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Contents:

Art

Business

Education

Exhibition Planning and Display

Photography

Visioning Project


 

ART

Acquiring Your Own Voice

Demystifying Composition

Where Can You Learn Art Fundamentals?

Derivative Art Quilts

To Border or Not to Border

An Overview of the Principles and Elements of Design

Craft vs Art

Reinventing Gee’s Bend Quilts in the Name of Art

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BUSINESS

Shipping:

Shipping Internationally with Carnets

Finishing and Packing Techniques for Professional Presentation

Shipping 3d artwork

Customer Service

Record Keeping

Press Releases:

How to write a press release

creating a press release with a wizard

Advice from member Jake Finch about press releases

Sample Press Release

Pricing Artwork:

Methods of Pricing

Strategies for Pricing your Artwork

Pricing Your Artwork

What Are You Really Earning?

Branding

Promotional Materials

Forecasting, Planning and Budgeting

Accounting: The Art of Record Keeping for Artists

Distribution Channels

Achieving Recognition

Should quilters provide artist's statements?

Understanding Copyright Law

Copyrights and quilting

Appraisals

Certified Quilt Appraisers

Saqachannel video FAQs

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EDUCATION

Studio Electricity & Lighting

Tips on Building a Design Wall

Critique:

Learn To Analyze Your Own Work

Self-Assessment Sheet

Proposed critique process

Your Inner Critic

Getting Started Teaching

Sample Teaching Contract 

Commissions

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EXHIBITION PLANNING and DISPLAY

SAQA Exhibition Proposal Forms (for reps)

Exhibition Proposal Process

Entering Juried Exhibits

Grow Your Own Exhibition Opportunities

Exhibition Organization

Creating Your First Exhibition

Curating the Exhibition

Mounting and Matting Art Quilts

Framing art quilts

Walker System

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PHOTOGRAPHY

Preparing Your Digital Images for Juried Exhibition

Submitting Photos to SAQA Publications

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VISIONING

Project Plan Development

Suggestions for Steps

mp3 audio - "project planning"

mp3 audio - "the fear factor"

mp3 audio - "Visioning Project Kickoff"

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