Pictures that do sell and do not (personal experience)

posted on 4th of february, 2010

By this moment I have 242 sales, which include different types of images. There are some facts I've found...

Artistic pictures like these above that took a great deal of time usually sell very bad (and mostly - by subscription) or don't sell at all. This is a biggest disappointment, to be sure. But there are two exceptions that brought me 21$ and 18$ when others - zero or usually 0.42$

Sketches sell surprisingly well, even when their colored variants have no sales at all.

Borders and frames sell well if hand drawn and don't sell at all if they are collage or vector

Crayon drawings (I have few of them) sell...

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Posted by Mildegard on May 05, 2010
Yes, drawings do sell well :) Good luck to you)
Posted by Thanatonautii on May 05, 2010
You have cool photos and drawings! I never thought that drawings can be sold like that! I have some drawings myself, so thank you for the idea!
I love your blue cat watching that bird! It`s so cute!
Good luck and many many sales!
Posted by Mildegard on May 05, 2010
Thank you :) No, I don't photograph drawings, I just scan them.

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