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ARTIST RESOURCES

As a part of the creative community here in Eastport, we want to not only support our members but all artists. To that end we have gathered resources that we find helpful, from education and reference materials, to how to present artwork for shows and galleries.
 
Be sure to check in as we continue to grow this resource page.

PRACTICES & GENERAL INFO

 

Line of Action - References & Figure Drawing tools for Artists

This page is a wonderful resource for practicing human and animal forms with basic instruction.

Attaching Hanging Wire to Artwork

A good simple how-to for hanging works.

PR & MARKETING

Photograph Your Artwork for Web & Social Media

How to photograph your artwork with your smartphone.

Build a Website

Easy to use templates and interface

Intro to Instagram

Good information when dipping your toes into social media, or a refresh if you're looking to grow your following.

SHIPPING

Print at Home Shipping - Discounted Shipping Rates (USPS, UPS, FedEX)

Easy to use site for printing your own postage at home (No subscription required!)

 

How to Package Work to Ship - Prints and Small Works

Get your work safely to your customers

 

MAINE RESOURCES

Maine Arts Commission - Connections for Artists, Grants, Information

https://mainearts.maine.gov/

 

Maine Craft Guide

https://shopmainecraft.com/

 

CALLS FOR ART & MARKETS

These sites are great for finding arts opportunities, and their newsletters can
be tailored to the style of calls you'd like to receive!

https://www.callforentry.org/

https://www.zapplication.org/

 

ART SUPPLIES

Some of our favorite spots for art supplies!

https://www.jerrysartarama.com/

https://www.dickblick.com/

https://www.trekell.com/

https://www.cheapjoes.com/

 

LEGAL AID FOR MAINE ARTISTS

https://mainevla.org/

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