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« on: August 06, 2006 04:08:37 PM »

so i was in this mad scramble to create enough paintings for a small gallery space and i only had like a week. Out of this frenzy came these two paintings(and several others). The bluish-green one is my profile and rhe reddish-orange one is my mother's profile. They're both done in acrylic.

This one is called "Hair" cause for some strange reason it reminded me of the musical hair
http://img424.imageshack.us/my.php?image=0000039yo8.jpg

This one is "Flare"
http://img424.imageshack.us/my.php?image=0000037rp2.jpg

How much do you think they're worth? I never know how much to sell stuff for.
Well thanks a ton for looking.
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« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2006 04:31:09 PM »

i have no idea how to price those type of things but they are sooooooooo good!
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« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2006 06:39:10 AM »

LOVELY... I'm working on a self portrait, and my first thought was to use my profile... I love what you've done.

No idea what to price them for... It depends on your audience I think. I've seen stuff priced for thousands that I wouldn't pay tens for... and vice versa... I guess it's just all relative. Smiley

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« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2006 02:17:56 PM »

When I am pricing out my art, I keep track of all expenses. I add up the costs of the canvas and an estimate of materials such as paints. I then add in my time at a set hourly wage. Cost per hour depends on the complexity of the work done. Then I take that total and add a percentage on to reach my selling price. You want to take into account your experience in the medium and our previous exposue (like gallery shows).

Also, never forget that fellow artists and objective (non-artsy) people are invaluable resources. Good luck!
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« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2006 04:22:27 PM »

Totally rad! I LOVE THEM!
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the-artful-dodger
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2006 08:14:43 PM »

thank you all but mostly thanks stellato...that method of pricing seems reasonable.
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« Reply #6 on: August 08, 2006 09:12:51 AM »

Ooh- they remind me of the Bob Dylan album cover w/ the coloured hair.
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« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2006 09:47:42 AM »

amazing..  Shocked
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