Glass on Bradstreet

Glass on Bradstreet Featured Artist: Mike Smith from The Rusty Pickle

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Glass on Bradstreet Featured Artist: Mike Smith from The Rusty Pickle

When Mike Smith asked me if I would be interested in offering one of his stained glass panels for sale on consignment in our Etsy shop, I was immediately thrilled!  I had already seen his work at The Rusty Pickle and had fallen in love with his designs and workmanship.  His glass lines are PERFECT. His solder lines are FLAWLESS.  And his colorful selection of glass and composition of his abstract designs are a dream!      Can you believe that Mike has only been making stained glass art for a little over a year?? Mike explained that he's always loved and...

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Pricing Your Stained Glass Art

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Pricing Your Stained Glass Art

You make beautiful stained glass art, and everyone says you should sell it.  But how much should you ask for your work?  One of the most common questions I receive is, “How do I price my stained glass art?”

You need a basis for estimating your work that gives you confidence in your numbers (and your own value) when you’re presenting it for sale. A consistent pricing formula for stained glass art provides that confidence, and you can download the full Stained Glass Art Pricing Spreadsheet with formulas and instructions. 

 

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Deciding What Rates to Charge for Stained Glass Art Work

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Deciding What Rates to Charge for Stained Glass Art Work
After you download the Stained Glass Art Pricing Spreadsheet, you will need to replace the sample rates in the yellow box to reflect the rates you want to charge for your work.  Here is how you estimate your own rates for pricing stained glass art.

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David Wertheimer Branches Out

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David Wertheimer Branches Out

One of the best aspects of making custom precut stained glass shapes is the conversations I get to have with artists I wouldn’t have met otherwise!  In most cases someone anonymously reaches out from the internet with only specifications: size, shape, color, texture, opacity…and as I’m making their glass shapes as requested, I get all sorts of images in my head about how these might be used.  For example, I wonder, “Why do they need 22 translucent and 3 opaque circles at 2 inches, and one at 1.365 inch?”  Hmmmm curiosity! Sometimes I never find out….it’s likely not any of...

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