Using YouTube–especially if you have to show time or movement

Artist John T. Unger has the right idea using YouTube to promote his sculpture. He writes:

My original plan was just to upload some footage of the fire pit with both gas and wood fires so people could see what it looked like, but then I took it a little step further to give the piece some serious entertainment value as well. I interspersed video with photos of customers and locations to give a better picture of who it is that buys the art as well as why. And since it's a pretty diverse crowd (from a lesbian couple who put it in a stone circle, to restaurants, to the Catholic Archdiocese of chicago, to neighbors and families) I think it's worth getting that message out there. People like to know that other people like what they like, right?

Choreographing live flame to dance to the beat is tricky, but it sure looks cool. Let me know what you think. If this takes off at all, I  think I'll do a whole series of rockin' art videos.

Share this post

START NOW

Optimize Your Online Marketing

This program emphasizes your limited capacity. It’s not about balance. 

It’s about being fulfilled—about enjoying the life of an artist. To do that, you seek to optimize how you spend your precious time.

It’s not a social media course and it’s not about posting more!

4 thoughts on “Using YouTube–especially if you have to show time or movement”

  1. Whoa! This is great! I am inspired to go farther than I had planned. And I want a bowl. I’ll be in touch!

  2. Chris Petrauskas

    The work and video are both great but to reiterate Sari’s comment, it’s a real problem to use unlicensed music in commercial promotion. One resource I’ve found is that local unsigned bands are quite often eager to share their work in exchange for attribution (once signed it’s usually not their choice anymore). There is also the Podsafe Music Network which could help you find similar-minded musicians. http://music.podshow.com/ C.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Scroll to Top

Ready for a new perspective?

Get 31 People Who Can Help Sell Your Art

You will also receive my regular news for your art business.
Privacy + Terms

Where can we send your special report?

Happy to send it!

You’ll also receive my regular news for your art business.

Privacy + Terms