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New Artworks on Artist Rising 4.30.07

Time for another slideshow straight from the Artist Rising galleries! Learn more about each artwork and about the artists featured here at their A|R gallery pages:

Golden Splendor – watercolor painting by Natalie Kornicks
Untitled 1 – digital drawing by Mona Sharma
Custom Dreams – photograph by Brad Murphey
Vertical Sunset – painting by Robert Darabos
Scenic Impressions – oil painting on canvas by Gina Lemelin
Pinwheel – photograph by Teresa Stallone
Broken Promises – painting by Rich Milo
The Pre-Match Meditation of a Sumo Spider – digital artwork by Thom Withoos
Spring Flowers – painting by Thi Nguyen
Stream of Thought – digital artwork by Terry Hancock
Traveling On – digital artwork by Gordon Beck
Stock Taking – photograph by B.D. Watters
Tremors – digital artwork by Rhonda Phair
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April 30, 2007 at 6:05 pm 6 comments

7 More Tips for Promoting Your Online Gallery

iStockPhoto.com / Ilya IvanovThanks for your great comments about our “5 ways to drive more traffic to your online gallery” article!  Those 5 tips were just the start — there’s lots more to learn about finessing your gallery to get more traffic via search engines (a.k.a. Search Engine Optimization or SEO) and online networking.

I’ll be posting more articles on this subject soon, but in the meantime, Empty Easel just posted a great article, including 7 MORE ways help art buyers find your online gallery. They include: (more…)

April 30, 2007 at 12:29 pm Leave a comment

Show More, Sell More: Sistino Listings Increase

It’s true — if you show more, you’ll sell more. So to help that along, we’re increasing your Sistino image listings allowance for all accounts. Here’s the deal:

    THEN   NOW
  Open Studio 3 images 10 images
  Select Studio 15 images 50 images
  Premium Studio 40 images 200 images

What do you need to do to get this upgrade? Nothing — these allowances will be added to your account automatically. All you have to do is sign in to your account, and select additional works to be listed on Sistino. Remember, images must be set-up for Print-on-Demand (POD) in order to be listed on Sistino.

  • Haven’t added images to your gallery yet? Sign in to your Artist Rising account and go to “Your Gallery” to get started
  • Ready to take your gallery to the next level? Sign in and go to “My Account” to upgrade to Select or Premium Studio Membership

April 30, 2007 at 11:34 am Leave a comment

A New Look for Sistino

Have you been to Sistino lately? Lots of changes and new features to make browsing and discovering new artwork easier than ever, including:

Drop by Sistino and see what’s new.

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April 17, 2007 at 11:26 am 2 comments

What if M.C. Escher had a Wacom Tablet?

Found this amazing YouTube video from Origiful.com via Bazipedia’s blog on WordPress.

I have a Wacom tablet at home, but somehow haven’t gotten past the awkward stage with it. Watching this video is inspiring me to blow off the dust and try again.

It also reminded me that I still have a few days left to check out the M.C. Escher Exhibit at the San Jose Museum of Art. It’s up until April 22 so I’ve got two weekends left to see this art show.

April 10, 2007 at 12:51 pm 1 comment

MySpace is Your Space

So you say you want more people to visit your Artist Rising Gallery? Maybe I can lend a hand here.

I’m updating the “new artworks” slideshow next week, and I’d love to get some suggestions from you!

Please send me a note via MySpace or leave a comment on the blog with your URL for your Artist Rising gallery, and maybe you’ll see your artwork up on the Artist Rising blog and on the A|R MySpace page soon.

April 6, 2007 at 6:22 pm 14 comments

New on Sistino: Staff Picks

We here at Artist Rising and Sistino see a lot of great art, so we thought we’d share some of our personal favorites. The Staff Picks Galleries rolled out this week on Sistino, and most all of us, from Brad, our VP to Alice in Artist Services curated online galleries to show you some of the artworks that caught our eyes. There’s lots to see — artworks in different styles and mediums from artists from all over the U.S. as well as international painters and photographers.

In my Staff Picks Gallery, a lot of my choices remind me of favorite places: Hawaii, Japan and Joshua Tree National Park. But I also picked a few artworks that appealed to my interest in graphic design, illustration and digital animation. One artist’s work that I thought was especially interesting is Charles (Chuck) Cirino’s flying saucer series — definitely not your average landscape painting!

April 4, 2007 at 12:16 pm Leave a comment

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