- by Barney Davey
She tells us the total market for wall decor in 2005 was an astounding $49.6 billion. WOW! Imagine just carving a tiny slice of that for your art publishing business.
A valuable goodie hit my Inbox today…one you are going to like too!
It is from Global License! magazine announcing its annual special Art of Licensing issue. The issue comes as a nifty free download in digital magazine format. As with years past, you will find it chock full of great insider information and inspiration about art licensing .
If the tidbit from the Senior Associate Editor Regina Molaro’s column doesn’t pique your interest, then think twice about licensing for your own art. She tells us the total market for wall decor in 2005 was an astounding $49.6 billion. WOW! Imagine just carving a tiny slice of that for your art publishing business.
You will find a fascinating in-depth article about the licensing of Bob Timberlake’s work. He is also prominently mentioned in my book, How to Profit from the Art Print Market, as a leading example of how certain visual artists are able to make an enormous impact well beyond 2D art, and do it with style and integrity.
There are other features including, Ask the Experts, the upcoming Surtex show and on trends. The experts weigh in on using art reps and art consultants with valuable insight. Overall, the information provided will be useful for any artist interested in learning about the licensing market. I commend reading the issue and guarantee you will come away better informed about the licensing market for visual artists.