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By The Inch Or By The Hour? The Complicated Dance Of Pricing Your Art

Posted by Filipinas Makabenta on Thursday, June 11, 2015, In : behind the canvas 

One thing about being a fine artist that I find very very uncomfortable is the pricing of a piece.

Recently, a potential client had approached me excitedly for a portrait. She had seen my work through another client who had ordered two pieces for himself and his wife.

I was quite hesitant to take the job as I have a waitlist (yay) so I said to her, “Let me see what you want first then I will give you a quote.”

Two weeks had  gone by and I have not heard since.

I had learned that this potentia...

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