Free And Not So Free But Very Useful Online Web Tools for Artists If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place!
The Internet offers AMAZING tools for artists. The problem is knowing what is available. I hope you like my selection of wondrous findings exciting. You will find awesome programs and organisations that can:
calculate your hourly rate
find out if anyone on the Internet is using your artwork
provides artist references
produce excellent model posing options
check your ability to see colour
list art studios and spaces for artists in Australia
offer special insurance rates for artists
can show you how your artwork will look on any wall
merchandise your artwork, from T'Shirts to Wallets and much more....
Don't skip this section, I am confident that you will find tools that will be relevant to you. We will add more features over time, so do come back.
IMAGE SEARCH TOOL
TinEye is an image search system that tracks down the Internet for your artworks or photos.
MERCHANDISE YOUR ARTWORK WITH PRINTFUL
A company that creates your merchandise, sells it and ships directly to customers. Integrates with a host of commercial selling outlets, such as amazon, Shopify etc.
SELL YOUR ART THROUGH MERCHANDISE
Print Aura makes the whole process of merchandising easy. It is a brilliant option to do more with your work and create a second income.
CREATE WALLETS FROM YOUR ART
Produce one of a kin wallets of your artwork as gifts for merchandise. Also great for personal gifts.
ARTIST REFERENCE TOOL
A quick reference tool for artists with both male and female hand and head rotatable 3D renderings. Light can be changed from any angle and in colour.
HOURLY RATE CALCULATOR
A handy hourly rate calculator and some other sweet business resources by Flying Solo.
COLOUR HARMONY GENERATOR
A program that calculates harmony options for any specific colour, incl. complement, triad, tretad etc.
Low cost Anatomy app for iPhone, iPod and iPad. Displays human form with muscles, skeleton and Bammes method, movable in all directions.
FREE 3D RENDERING TOOL
Innovative FREE 3D rendering tool, a 3D Warehouse that contains the world's biggest reference library of free 3D models from a chair to a Rhino.
MODEL POSING TOOL
Free program to practice figure, animal, hands & feet and face drawings. Choose gender and what kind of session, e.g. warm ups or longer poses or both.
COLOUR BLINDNESS TEST
A colour blindness test checking your ability to see colour. You can check if you have any weakness in seeing colour. 40% of sufferers remain undiagnosed.
If you need a quick Logo design. Enter your name, industry and even a slogan and voila you get pages of ideas. And if you find one you like, you can buy it for $39.
If you are looking for an art space within Australia this is the search tool you need. Search by lease duration, suitability, ceiling height, parking and public transport.
PUBLIC LIABILITY FOR ARTISTS
Public and general liability insurance is available by Flying Arts to individual visual artists engaged in activities related to professional practice at an affordable price.
ART ON YOUR WALL
Finestra is a great site to promote your art, as it gives potential buyers an idea how your work will look on their wall at home.