Do you want to make money by selling your art projects? Today, we’re exploring the best places to sell art online so you can earn money from your passion!
Many people want to become artists but aren’t sure how to earn a living selling art. Maybe you already consider yourself an artist, but you have trouble making money with your art.
I’m sure you’ve heard the term starving artist, am I right? Well, it doesn’t have to be that way. In this post, we’ll show you how to sell art online and make money, so you can be free to pursue your passion and pay the bills.
As more and more people are selling products online these days, there are many websites dedicated to helping you do the same with your art.
Where you sell your art online depends on what type of art you sell. There are a wide variety of mediums that art encompasses. From drawing and painting to crafting and woodworking, chances are, if you’re doing it, you can sell it and make money online.
Here are some of the best websites and art marketplaces to help sell your art online.
Most of us know the power of Etsy. Since its launch, Etsy has helped many artists and creatives go full-time with their art business. Yes, there are listing fees and a lot of competition, but there is also a massive, engaged audience on their platform. If you haven’t considered selling your art on Etsy, you should check them out.
Of course, with any online platform, you’ll want to put your best foot forward by including high-quality images of your creations. If you’re not sure how to set up your home photography studio — this post covers what you need to know to get stunning photos of your art projects.
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Artfinder is an online marketplace for independent artists to sell their original art—be it painting, photography, sculpture, illustrations, and more! This platform is marketed toward high-end art collectors. On the plus side, buyers are often more willing to pay a premium price for quality work. However, it also means Artfinder’s qualifications for sellers are a little more exclusive. You must apply to be a seller on Artfinder, and your application will be reviewed for quality and originality. Ideally, you will be self-represented and produce primarily limited-edition work, though it seems like there is some room for agent and gallery-represented artists.
Artfinder charges a base monthly fee of free to $12 AND a commission on all sales that range from 33-40%. Check out their seller subscription plans here.
3. Big Cartel
Big Cartel has pricing ranging from free to $29.99 per month. The cool thing is that it’s a flat fee, and they don’t take a percentage of your sales. This one is definitely worth checking out if you’re looking to make money from your art.
Storeenvy is all about discovering and connecting amazing brands, people, and products. And the best part is that you can sell your art for free using their platform. It’s pretty simple to set up. My middle daughter started her craft website when she was only 12 years old!
You can sell your art for no upfront cost on ArtPal and keep 95% of the profits (when selling your artwork. Different terms apply for their on-demand service).
Artmajeur is an online marketplace based out of Paris, France, but it sells artwork worldwide. You can list paintings, sculptures, photography, drawings, multimedia, and more! Their payment plans include a free Basic Account, which takes a 20% commission, or a $5 per month Platinum Account, which takes a 15% commission.