I Sold a Painting

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 39 People

    My Aunt Has Given Me a Commision

    I told my mom's sister that i'm thinking about selling some art work. she is sending me a picture and $50 and says she wants the first one so that when i get famous she can say she has the first actually sold work of art. I'm so excited. i can't wait to see what she wants me to...
    tamarah tamarah
    18-21, F
    Nov 2, 2008

    Shoshone Dam

    I put one of my paintings in the logo for this group,hope you like it.It's a plein-air painting I did about three years ago of Shoshone Dam on the Colorado river in Glenwood Canyon near Glenwood Springs,CO.I've been painting for about 20 years,I've sold about 30 paintings in that...
    pavlovscat pavlovscat
    56-60, M
    Oct 24, 2009

    My dad had acquired an oil painting

    while in California. After he passed and the contents were being liquidated, another party was interested in the painting. It was nicely framed too. Neither he or his second wife paint. We agreed on a price and sold it along with a glass coffee table.
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    Feb 16, 2016

    I Just Plain Don't Sell My Paintings Anymore...and I Have Buildup!

    Wow, I just stumbled into your group. HELLO PAINTERS! When I look at a painting of mine.. I know exactly what I was going thru At the time..better than keeping a diary, because nobody knows but me. I have sold paintings that I really should not have parted with. I do not...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Jan 14, 2012

    I Sold My Paintings

    well so far i have sold 15 paintings and today I sold one that now makes me feel very sad because it was special to me. It represented a part of my life painted on canvas. I dont even know I sold it . I regret it so much . I painted that when i was going through a difficult stage...
    Secretpoem Secretpoem
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Dec 23, 2008

    I Used To Paint..but Then I Realized That I Had No Talent

    I was always into arts and crafts, but my main 'gig' was singing and creating music. I've always been fascinated by creative people,no matter what the medium; but I've always been 'jealous' of artists (the painting, artsy type). Although I've sung with the New York City Opera...
    fishsweeper fishsweeper
    56-60, F
    Apr 13, 2012
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