Research says that the bigger your signature on your art the more It will sell for.

I just found this article that I thought folks selling their work would be interested in. The article is attached but basically it says the bigger your signature on your art the more narcissistic you are likely to be and the more your art will sell for.

Lawrence Weathers

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It seems like a logical extension of the uber-marketing age. Everything is more about the branding and logo than the merchandise itself. Art imitates life imitates art . . .

I also posted this article on the ceramicartsdaily.org forum. One person tested it. Here's their post with my reply 

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Posted Today, 06:27 PM

oldlady, on 07 May 2016 - 6:28 PM, said:

well, doc, i tried it.  the sale at the virginia arboretum is happening this weekend.  i used your suggestion and not only darkened the signature i had carved into the bottom of the pots but added with a sharpie "Original Art".  the two large most expensive pots sold first to a single buyer and others went off with new owners all day.  maybe tomorrow they will all be gone.

 

and the other idea that if something sells fast, raise the price.  yep, that will be done when i offer the big ones again.

If you weren't female, the next step I would suggest would be wearing a large codpiece."


That's why I started signing my pots from the beginning. I figure famous potters have cools sigs, so if I had a cool sig I would be famous too! Patiently waiting by the mailbox for those big checks...

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