Empowered Artists

Empowered Artists

Empowered Artists: a podcast for Artists who want to bring their visions of success to life!

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July 17, 2024 8 mins

In the United States, copyright protection is automatic for original works of authorship fixed in a tangible medium of expression, including visual art. This means that you do not have to register your artwork with the U.S. Copyright Office to be protected by copyright law. However, there are some benefits to registering your artwork with the Copyright Office, such as:

  • Filing an official copyright registration gives you prima...

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An event artist is a type of artist who creates art live at events. They can be hired to paint, draw, or sculpt at weddings, corporate events, festivals, and other special occasions.

Event artist rates vary depending on a number of factors, including the type of event, the artist's experience, and the location of the event. However, as a general guideline, event artists typically charge between $500 and $10,000 per event. You m...

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There is no one "most profitable" art business, as the profitability of any art business will depend on a number of factors, including the artist's skill level, the type of art they create, and the market for their work. However, some of the most profitable art businesses include:

  • Offering commissions. This is a great way to make money if you have a specific skill set or style that is in demand. If you'd lik...

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June 5, 2024 16 mins

When you take on a commissioned project, you get into a legal relationship with your client. Below is a list of the key provisions for the artist commission contract that you can use to protect yourself.

To get our Agreement template (plus a comprehensive Agreement Checklist), take our live or on-demand Working on Commissioned Projects masterclass, so you can protect yourself and take on projects with confidence. You'll also g...

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Yes, you can be represented by multiple galleries, but it is not always advisable. It is important to consider the following factors before approaching them and asking for art gallery representation:

  • The galleries' locations: If the galleries are located in different cities or countries, it may be difficult to manage your time and to ensure that your work is being promoted in all of the right places.

  • The galleries' ...

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May 8, 2024 11 mins

Here are some tips on how to get gallery representation as an artist:

  • Build a strong portfolio. Your portfolio is your most important tool when it comes to getting gallery representation. Make sure it showcases your best work and that it is well-curated.

  • Do your research. Before you start approaching galleries, it's important to do your research and to find galleries that are a good fit for your work. Look at the type o...

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April 24, 2024 9 mins

Pricing your art can be a challenge, but it's an important part of selling your work. Here are some tips on how to price your art:

  1. Consider your materials and time. How much did you spend on materials? How long did it take you to create the piece? These are factors that should be considered when pricing your art.

  2. Look at the market. What are other artists charging for similar pieces? This will give you a general idea of...

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April 10, 2024 8 mins

What is an NFT? A non-fungible token (NFT) is a unique digital asset that is stored on a blockchain. NFTs can represent anything from artwork to music to in-game items. They are often bought and sold with cryptocurrency, and they can be traded on online marketplaces.

NFTs are unique because they cannot be replaced by another token. This means that each NFT is one-of-a-kind, and it cannot be copied or divided. This makes NFTs ideal ...

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March 27, 2024 11 mins

There are many different art business models that artists can use to make money from their work. Some of the most common models include:

  • Direct to collector: This is the most basic model, where artists sell their work directly to collectors. This can be done through art shows, galleries, online marketplaces, or even their own website.

  • Gallery sales: This model involves artists working with galleries to sell their work. Gall...

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The amount of money that commission artists make varies depending on a number of factors, including their skill level, the complexity of the work, and the time it takes to complete. According to ZipRecruiter, the average annual pay for a Commission Artist in the United States is $70,894 a year. However, salaries can range from $26,500 to $161,500.

We have created three masterclasses to help you break into the field of art commissio...

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Having a plan of action is essential to becoming successful in the field that you choose. Here are some steps on how to create an art business:

  1. Define your art business goals. What do you want to achieve with your art business? Do you want to sell your art, teach art classes, or both? Once you know your goals, you can start to develop a plan to achieve them.

  2. Identify your target audience. Who are you trying to reach with yo...

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February 14, 2024 13 mins

Here are some ideas on how to make money with your art:

  • Offer commissions. This is a great way to make money if you have a specific skill set or style that is in demand. Consider taking our Pricing Commissioned Projects masterclass (currently it's FREE, so don't miss out and sign up now) and these other highly effective Masterclasses with all the insight and tools you need to break into commissions.

  • License your art...

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In this episode, Robert Najlis, amazing artist and Fulbright scholar shares his thoughts on color theory and how to apply it. Robert is an author of Color Movement Theory, a book that every artist should have in their arsenal!


Robert is a true color theory expert! We are so lucky to hear his thoughts and advice on color movement and the logic behind the choice of colors.


His book Color Movement Theory has over 250 example...

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September 25, 2023 6 mins

In this episode, I am sharing a list of seven best art licensing platforms. Licensing your artworks is a great way to make money from your art and get your work seen by a wider audience. I hope you like this episode and it helps you on your creative path!


If you’d like to get a free digital copy of my book “Artist’s Success Mindset,” please leave a review for our podcast, and email a screenshot to us at info@empoweredartists.c...

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In this episode, I am sharing the typical range for art licensing fees and royalty rates, as well as some factors that affect those ranges. I hope you like this episode and it helps you on your creative path! 


If you’d like to get a free digital copy of my book “Artist’s Success Mindset,” please leave a review for our podcast, and email a screenshot to us at info@empoweredartists.co.


Have a lovely week!


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September 11, 2023 8 mins

How to license your artworks


In this episode, I am sharing some tips on how to license your artworks. Licensing your artworks is a great way to make money from your art and get your work seen by a wider audience.


If you’d like to get a free digital copy of my book “Artist’s Success Mindset,” please leave a review for our podcast, and email a screenshot to us at info@empoweredartists.co.


I hope you like this episode a...

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In this episode, I am sharing 22 Instagram content ideas for Artists to help you get more followers on instagram. I hope you like it and it helps you on your creative path!


If you’d like to get a free digital copy of my book “Artist’s Success Mindset,” please leave a review for our podcast, and email a screenshot to us at info@empoweredartists.co.


Onwards and upwards!

Tamara Hergert


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In this episode, I am sharing my thoughts on 2023 Instagram strategy for Artists to help you get more followers on instagram. I hope you like it and it helps you on your creative path!


If you’d like to get a free digital copy of my book “Artist’s Success Mindset,” please leave a review for our podcast, and email a screenshot to us at info@empoweredartists.co.


Love and light!

Tamara Hergert


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In this episode, I am sharing 5 Easy Instagram tips for Artists to help you get more followers on instagram. I hope you like it and it helps you on your creative path!


If you’d like to get a free digital copy of my book “Artist’s Success Mindset,” please leave a review for our podcast, and email a screenshot to us at info@empoweredartists.co.


Love and light!

Tamara Hergert


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In this episode, Rachel Berkowitz, an amazing LA artist, shares her advice on how to get into Art shows and Artist residencies.


Rachel has done numerous art shows and residencies! We are so lucky to hear her advice on how to present yourself and apply successfully.


Come to her painting show ETERNAL BOUQUETS When: AUGUST 12th, 2023 7-9 pm

Where: GREAT ART SPACE in Beverly Hills (Address: 9465 S. Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly ...

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