This 11 minute video explains barcodes, how we use them at Art-a-Fair. and how to fill out the order form.
This 10 minute video is packed with information about what the Art-A-Fair booths look like and ideas for display.
The next video is a class from 2022. It covers pricing, booth display, business cards, selling your work, and other stuff you need to have a successful summer at the Laguna Art-A-Fair. This is one of the classes I give through The Shy Artist but tailored to new artists at Art-A-Fair.
If you have any questions, email Loretta at:
Either address will get to me.
Slideshow of completed booths
Clear Bags - (Packaging, mat board)
4949 Windplay Drive #100
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762 800-233-2630 916-933-4700
Art Supply Warehouse
6672 Westminster Blvd
Westminster, CA 92683
Red River Paper
(Inkjet printable greeting cards and photo papers for do-it-yourself printing.)
Packaging and shipping supplies
Books and Resources on Selling:
I'd Rather Be In The Studio – Book
(Weekly newsletter filled with lots of ideas. Other resources on her website.)
(Series of books on becoming a successful artist.)
(Videos, resources, and books including The Shy Artist's Guide to Answering Questions)
Business cards and other printing:
(The least expensive best quality online printer.)
Printing for Less
(Another good inexpensive online printer.)
(Short run printer best for greeting cards and prints.)
(Business cards, brochures, books)
(Full color magazine style booklets - good for guest books)
Orange Pico Store Equipment Co.
3001 E La Palma Ave
Anaheim, CA 92806
Ikea, Home Depot, Lowes, thrift stores, garage sales, Craigslist, FaceBook marketplace, your local FaceBook BuyNothing group, Freecycle.org, etc.
www.dickblick.com (click on Presentation/Display)
Crafts Report magazine and online
Sunshine Artist magazine and online
Online searchable lists of art & craft shows
Laguna Beach business license
California Department of Tax and Fee Administration - Sales tax permits -Irvine office
16715 Von Karman Avenue, Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92606
SCORE – Service Corps of Retired Executives
200 W. Santa Ana Blvd. Suite 700
Santa Ana, CA 92701
https://orangecounty.score.org/ (OC chapter website)
(Seminars on marketing, selling, business plans, and one-on-one counseling.)
Art Materials Retailer 2023 Buyers Guide