Pricing, original pieces and prints
New member to this forum here. I create three-dimensional pieces from “found on the ground” and recycled materials.
I am fairly new to exhibiting and selling my work, and would appreciate some advice.
My question is fairly specific:
How much should I expect for a small (10x10cm) original piece, and how much less should I ask for a print of the same dimensions?
Frames are pretty inexpensive, postage is a couple of quid – but if I factor in my time I feel bad for asking more than “minimum wage!”
Thank you in advance!
This is always a hard question. I had an older professional artist tell me once that they advised never accepting less than 100 dollars for any piece of their work.
I advise looking at similar works of art and the prices the artists charge. And please value your time above minimum wage.
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I agree with Cherrie. Ask for more than the minimum. I've always priced the item for sale on the high end so the prospective customer had room to talk me down on the price.
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