November 17, 2014
Sell art locally - Crated

Grow Your Art Sales Locally

Crated is a great way to get your work in front of an wide audience of art buyers, but with so many artists promoting themselves on many different online platforms it can seem daunting. The best way to start growing your sales and building confidence and knowledge is to begin locally. You’ll be surprised how many people (not just friends... Read more

November 6, 2014
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Inspired Typography Prints

A growing trend in wall art is the use of typography and hand-lettering to create inspiring, beautiful, and original works of art. On Crated we have an amazing library of typography art prints to offer as paper prints, canvases, or framed prints. Check out some of our favorites and some brand new works from artists on Crated, we’ll let the... Read more

October 31, 2014
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5 Questions with Jordan Oram

5 Questions is a Crated blog series where we interview Crated artists to discover how they started, what inspires them, and learn more about their art! This week we connected with Canadian photographer and adventurer Jordan Oram. — 1. Tell us a little about yourself and the art you’re creating now. My name is Jordan Oram and I’m a 34 year... Read more

October 23, 2014

Exploring Contemplative Photography with Kimberly Poppe

As part of our new Guest Blogger series we’ve reached out to our community of talented artists to share their knowledge, passion, and art! In this post, Kimberly Poppe introduces us to Contemplative Photography and explains how you can apply it to your own work to achieve new ways of seeing! — Contemplative photography is a way of approaching photography that focuses... Read more

October 20, 2014
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Unleash the Creative Potential – with Maria Grønlund

As part of our new Guest Blogger series we’ve reached out to our community of talented artists to share their knowledge, passion, and art! This post is written by self-taught artist Maria Grønlund and explains the process she follows — and encourages others to explore — in creating. In this blog post I want to share the learning process I’ve used to... Read more

October 16, 2014
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Seller Tips – How Your Profile Helps

Selling your artwork is all about creating a connection.  A potential buyer will notice the art first, but buyers often enjoy buying from an artist they feel connected to.  Having a rich, complete profile on Crated can help sell your art by fostering that connection between you and the buyer. Your Crated Profile Your Crated artist profile is found under... Read more

October 10, 2014
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Artist Spotlight: Bobby Reys

As part of our new Guest Blogger series we’ve reached out to our community of talented artists to share their knowledge, passion, and art! For our first post in this series we got photographer Bobby Reys to tell us a little about what he shoots and why he goes to great lengths to capture the beauty of urban decay. —... Read more

October 6, 2014
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7 Incredible Painters to Follow on Crated.

When most people think about buying art online, traditional paintings aren’t the first thing that come to mind. But we’re here to show you that Crated has an impressive collection of affordable art prints from photographers, digital artists, illustrators, and painters alike! Check out the sampling of 7 Crated artists below to see the incredible range of styles and subjects in... Read more

September 30, 2014

Win $1000 Worth of Art With Crated and Simply Grove

We’ve teamed up with Simply Grove to bring you an amazing opportunity to win a wall of art! All you have to do is start collecting your favorite Crated art pieces! Here are the details: WHAT YOU WILL WIN  $1000 worth of art from the Crated marketplace — that’s enough to set up a whole wall of art in your home.... Read more

September 29, 2014
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Wall Art on a Budget: Poster Prints

On Crated, you can buy quality art prints for as little as $10. Sometimes you don’t have the space or the budget for big prints, frames or canvases — that’s where poster prints come in. Our posters are printed on our high quality photo paper and can be a great, smaller, cheaper alternative for modern wall art. So how do... Read more