While people enjoy the process of doing paint by number kits what often surprises them is just how good the end painting can be. When you run out of people to gift them to, and you do not have a place to hang them all, you might wonder can you sell them? Is it legal to sell them even? The answer is you can sell them. If the painting is a reproduction of an original artwork though you do need to clearly state on the work that this is a reproduction of that so it does not look like you are trying to be some mastermind forger. If it is artwork artists have been paid to create for the paint by numbers kit specifically those are already paid loyalties by the company selling the kits.
How to sell the paintings
There are a lot of places you can sell the work, places that focus on selling crafts and artwork and places that sell everything. You can also find the same kind of places online. There are even opportunities to sell a paint by numbers for kids piece. Tips for being successful are;
- See how long it takes you to finish, you want to charge enough that takes into account the hours put into it as well as the final results themselves.
- Build relationships and lower your costs with those who sell the kits. You can then decide whether to pass on that saving to your buyers, or keep it as profit.
- If you do not know what the market wants, ask the paint by number kits Canada manufacturer what is in demand right now. You can also look at popular sale sites and see what are more popular purchases.
- Try adding more personal touches once you get comfortable with the process to give the painting more of an edge. You could do something to the painting itself or use a custom frame for example.
- Consider the cost of the kit in your pricing as well as the effort and how much detail is in that particular piece. Also, consider the frame costs and other additions you might add or costs you might incur as you paint. Keep in mind that what the market will pay now might be different from what they will pay 30 days from now. Things change!
Paint by number kits for adults can lead to great paintings and are a great chance for stress relief, fun and creativity. For some people, they are also a chance to make some money from their hobby. If you are ready to get painting, like the chance to be creative no matter whether you are an artist or not, and you have a good eye for detail you could turn this hobby into whatever you want it to be. The great thing about art is that is subjective and different people are drawn to different things. If you are creating something interesting or unique people might just pay money for it!