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    CHESWICK, PA 15024

  • June 27, 2013

    Art Festivals to Market your Paintings

    Contrary to what you might think or have heard, it’s not that easy to get into an art show. One of the first things I learned that helped me get into the better shows with my own photography was the importance of having    Read More…>>

    YOUR JURY IMAGES IMPROVED
    YOUR ARTWORK PHOTOGRAPHED

    August 18, 2012

    ZAPP Preview as Juror Problem

    With the recent upgrade, ZAPP increased the enlarged image size that monitor jurors see from 700 to 750 pixels. My first response was it was too large for some monitors and some jurors wouldn’t be able to see the entire image. It appears I was correct.    Read More…>>

    YOUR JURY IMAGES IMPROVED
    YOUR ARTWORK PHOTOGRAPHED

    August 14, 2012

    ZAPP Preview as Juror

    Despite what we artists see in our profiles when enlarging the images, the jurors see it differently. And actually the jurors see it almost exactly like they’ve seen it before except for one difference. That being the enlarged size of the images are now 750 long dimension instead of 700 long dimension. They see our […]    Read More…>>

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    YOUR ARTWORK PHOTOGRAPHED

    August 10, 2012

    Black Borders or Not for ZAPP Images

    This is about squaring your images with black borders. I recommend adding black borders to square the images, because if you don’t, ZAPP will do it for you when you apply to any of the shows that project the images – the top shows.    Read More…>>

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    YOUR ARTWORK PHOTOGRAPHED

    August 8, 2012

    Verticals Need Not Apply

    Someone has been making really bad decisions about our jury images, the only thing we have between an application and an acceptance. Non squared horizontals are appearing almost twice the size as squared and non squared verticals or squared horizontals.    Read More…>>

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    YOUR ARTWORK PHOTOGRAPHED

    August 6, 2012

    Identifying Newer Images in the ZAPP System

    Prior to the ZAPP system upgrade,  image file names could be used to identify images and to figure out which version of duplicate images was the newest. Images were numbered consecutively as they were uploaded so newer images had higher file name numbers. the ZAPP image identification number  How to find your ZAPP image identification […]    Read More…>>

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    YOUR ARTWORK PHOTOGRAPHED

    August 5, 2012

    ZAPP Image Issues

    As artists, our jury images are the most important asset we have in being able to get into art shows. Don’t ever forget it, and make sure the shows and application systems treat your images with respect.    Read More…>>

    YOUR JURY IMAGES IMPROVED
    YOUR ARTWORK PHOTOGRAPHED

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