Succeeding in the Restoration Market
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Pricing a Project

Do you find pricing a project perplexing? Mike and Mickie give you the lowdown on how to do it right!

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IDAL Heads to High Point, N.C.
High Point, N.C., with its world-renowned home-furnishings market, has long been associated with decorative fashion and cutting-edge design. It seems natural, then, that the International Decorative Artists League (IDAL) should be heading there for its 2017 national convention—and at the same time as the autumn High Point Furniture Market.

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Time to Freshen Up Your Social Media?

Has it been a while since you've reviewed what you're doing with social media? Then now is a good time to do it! Here are some tips for freshening up your social media presence.

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Art In the City

Murals add so much to an urban landscape! They beautify the cities in which they are placed, correct structural problems, deter blight and so much more. We take a look at a few notable examples.

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How to Succeed in the Restoration Market

Decorative artist Natalie E. Tackett has found success in the restoration market. In this Artist Q&A, she tells us how she became involved in restoration, how she markets her services and some of the keys to her success.

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The Business Side of Your Art

You may be a talented artist, but don't underestimate the importance of being a good businessperson.

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New Study Predicts Growth of Faux Finishes

Faux finishes are a growing market, but the market is growing much faster than you might have expected. In fact, the market in less than 10 years is expected to grow by nearly 75 percent.

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Salon NYC 2017 Shows Art Deco Flair 

Decorative artists embrace the Art Deco theme at Salon NYC 2017, which took place April 13 through 16 in midtown Manhattan.

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Soft Metallics Are Among Trends for 2017

In 2017, expect continued use of soft metallics and Venetian plaster as well as use of feature walls and techniques rendered in horizontal bands.

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Worried About "the Other Guy"?

Mike and Mickie talk about what to do if another muralist comes in and undercuts your price.

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