Have you ever inherited a bronze sculpture or found something at a thrift sale and wondered how to get your bronze art appraised? Just like paintings, bronze art can and should be appraised. Appraising a bronze sculpture can be challenging, but not impossible. Here are some tips for getting a valuation for your bronze piece!
You might be noticing your once beautiful and glamourous bronze garden sculpture is no longer as brilliant as when you first purchased it. Don’t worry! There is a simple solution. Some dealers out there will recommend a complex cleaning process or try to sell you severely marked up cleaning solutions. We’re […]
Making a bronze sculpture is a challenging but rewarding task. It allows you to showcase your creativity in one of the most beautiful and oldest metal alloys on the planet. The “lost wax” casting method I’ll be discussing dates back as far as early Egyptian dynasties.
Step 1 — An Original Design
This summary is from findings in the 2015 Hiscox Online Art Trade Report
The Global Online Art Market
The value of the global online art market has risen from just under $1 billion in 2013 to an estimated $6.3 billion in 2019
Clearly the trend of buying art online is only […]
The “Lost Wax” bronze casting method dates back centuries to ancient Chinese, Indian, Greek and Egyptian cultures. And though the technique has evolved, it’s still much like it was in ancient times.
Bronze is the most popular metal for cast sculptures due to its strength, lack of brittleness, and expanding/shrinking properties throughout the casting process. Bronze alloys also allow for very detailed […]
I find that even collectors of bronze can be unclear about how editions work. Here I’ll pull back the curtain on the bronze industry a little and give you some key vocabulary to understand what you’re seeing here and at other sculpture sites.
You’ll find a nice video on the process of how bronze sculptures are made right here, so I […]
Having been an artist for awhile, I tend to network on and offline with artists that exhibit at art shows across the country. What I tend to forget is that for every artists that does a show, there’s probably hundreds that are considering it.
My intention is to […]
In an earlier post I talked a little bit about what juried art shows are and how they work. In this post I’d like to share a little acquired wisdom and tips related to applying to art shows. This information is geared primarily to new artists, but the rest of the human race with an interest in the arts might […]
Now that we’ve kicked off the first art show of the year at La Quinta, I’ve been reminded that not everybody understands all of the terminology that get used in art circles. Both the general public and aspiring artists.
For example, I get this question all the time…
What is a Juried Art Show?
Next time you go to any […]