Re: Selling more constantly
I keep remembering my one visit to Paris, France in 1980. I recall a stretch of street on which a number of artists set out their paintings on the sidewalks and even set up easels to paint while tourists stopped to watch them - and buy paintings from them.
Rather than limit sales to online venues only, an artist could take a couple already-painted studies - and/or sell the study made that day - to places where they can paint and actively sell on site each day in places where tourists and locals, alike, pass by. Southern California has many areas that might support such an activity.
A drawback would be the added planning and logistics, but in SoCal, sales could easily more than make up for that.
There are probably a few 2D artist enclaves in LA and surrounding locales which might be willing to share their thoughts on the best places to paint plein air, too.
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