Final Tips on Naming Art
- Avoid cliche, unless used for irony.
- Be appropriate to the scale and spirit of the piece.
- Don’t be pretentious.
- Give your viewer information without stating the obvious.
- State the obvious if you must, to identify the piece.
- Shorter is generally better. Let the art do the talking.
- 1 How do you title your artwork?
- 2 What do I name my artwork?
- 3 How do you write the name of an art piece?
- 4 How do I choose an art name?
- 5 How do I choose a title?
- 6 What is the subject matter of the sculpture?
- 7 Why did you choose that title for your artwork?
- 8 What is an abstract name?
- 9 How do I label my art prints?
- 10 How do you write an exhibit label?
- 11 Do you put quotes around art titles?
- 12 How do you create a unique name?
- 13 What are the cool names?
- 14 Should I use my real name as an artist?
How do you title your artwork?
The most standard information included on artwork labels is:
- The artist’s name. This one is pretty straightforward!
- The title of the work.
- The date of the artwork.
- The size of the artwork.
- 4.a The duration of the work.
- The medium of the artwork.
- The price or the credit listing.
- Additional information.
What do I name my artwork?
Instead of being ambiguous, consider naming your art something that describes what is going on in the artwork. For example, you just completed a still life painting of some fruit and a candle on a bedside table; you could name it “Still Life with Fruit and Candle.”
How do you write the name of an art piece?
Titles of paintings, drawings, photographs, statues, and other works of art are italicized, whether the titles are original, added by someone other than the artist, or translated. The names of works of antiquity (whose creators are often unknown) are usually set in roman.
How do I choose an art name?
Tips On How To Choose Your Artist Name
- Google your artist name first.
- Your name should be original.
- Don’t call yourself the thing that you DO.
- Your artist name probably shouldn’t have parentheses or a colon.
- Be careful with funky spellings.
- Limit the number of monikers you use.
- Know your brand, and match it to your name.
How do I choose a title?
18 Ways to Choose a Title
- What is your story about?
- A memorable image.
- Character’s name.
- Characters role.
- When the story happens.
- Where the Story takes place.
What is the subject matter of the sculpture?
The term subjects in art refers to the main idea that is represented in the artwork. The subject in art is basically the essence of the piece. To determine subject matter in a particular piece of art, ask yourself: What is actually depicted in this artwork? What is the artist trying to express to the world
Why did you choose that title for your artwork?
Help others to reference your artwork A title gives a work a name. That name, if unique, helps to create an identity for the work. A unique name and identity is then helpful for: establishing copyright specific to a piece of artwork (one “untitled” artwork sounds pretty much like the next)
What is an abstract name?
An abstract name does not describe the product or service it stands for, while the opposite is representational – it explains the product. An abstract name can be real words like, Apple, FaceBook and Brandroot, or it can be a newly coined word, like Pinterest, Pepsi, and Asana.
How do I label my art prints?
How to Sign A Hand-Pulled Print
- Prints must always be signed in pencil.
- The artist name and date are to be signed on the bottom right side of a print just below the printed image.
- The title of the print is to be written in the center of the image just below the printed image.
How do you write an exhibit label?
Six Tips for Writing Effective Exhibit Labels
- Keep Your Visitors in Mind. Writing with your audience in mind is crucial to creating clear and concise exhibit labels.
- Keep the Text Short & Simple.
- Keep Your Writing Active.
- Don’t be Boring.
- Keep it Casual & Conversational.
- Bring Objects to Life.
Do you put quotes around art titles?
Titles of paintings, drawings, statues, etc. are italicized, and so are titles of exhibitions. Titles of collections are neither italicized nor put in quotes. Works online are analogous to print publications, even if they don’t appear in print.
How do you create a unique name?
If you want something truly unique, give up basing your name in anything you’re already familiar with and try to invent something completely new. Create a name from other words.
- Blend common names together.
- Try different spelling variations.
- Rearrange your own (or a friend’s) name.
- Create anagrams from common words.
What are the cool names?
150 of the Most Cool and Rare Baby Names
- 50 cool boy names: Alden. Atticus. August. Beckett. Bowie. Brooks. Byron. Calvin. Chance. Cormac. Dashiell. Dexter. Easton. Edison. Elvis. Fitzgerald. Fox. Gus.
- 50 cool girl names: Alma. Anais. Bea. Beatrix. Birdie. Briar. Brooklyn. Calliope. Calypso. Cora. Dixie. Eloise. Esme. Everly. Harlow. Harper. Hazel. Ione.
Should I use my real name as an artist?
It’s not a decision to be made lightly – your name is your brand when you are an artist. If you are convinced that your given name just doesn’t cut it, however, a name change may be just the right strategy.