The Curious World of Vicarious Fashion

1869 Fashion Plate

Many of the clients we’ve been working with lately have worked cool clothes into their commissions. We love the idea of living out one’s fashion fantasies through art, and decided to see if this has ever been done in the past. Sure, plenty of wealthy art patrons had themselves painted in their expensive clothes, but […]

Help Us Share Your Artistic Adventures!

ArtCorgi Support Artists

This week, we kicked off a fresh series of targeted ad campaigns using Facebook and AdWords to discover which sorts of online audiences will be most interested in commissioning art from you. We’re starting with ads targeted at newly-engaged women who might like to commission original art for wedding invitations, favors, gifts, and keepsakes. Next […]

How We Artistically Pursue Cheap Immortality

Eleonora di Toledo, a famous Medici and patroness of the arts

One thing we love about the commissions created on ArtCorgi is the manner in which they immortalize their subjects. When you think of how relatively inexpensive original art commissions are, they’re quite a steal when compared to other means by which people attempt to achieve immortality (e.g. cryogenics, large expeditions to the Fountain of Youth, […]

Our Favorite Lesser-Known Online Art Subcultures

Simone and Malcolm My Little Pony Commission

As we trot around the online art world, chatting with (and admiring from afar, stalker style) various artists, we frequently stumble into various subcultures that delight and surprise us. Should you not spend much time poking around them, we highly recommend doing so. Some of our favorites include: Fan art: We love seeing our favorite […]

How Profile Photos Say More About You Than You’d Like

Profile

Though we often worry more about our physical appearance than our social media avatars, those profile images are often seen much more frequently than our actual faces. I think this might be why we’re getting more ArtCorgi clients who are interested in commissioning art that can be used as social media avatars. Have you taken […]

A New Blog and New Artists!

Mulder and Scully by Studio Catawampus

Today, we’re debuting a new blog and a fresh batch of artist styles (the sample depicted above is by Studio Catawampus, aka Rebecca Flaum- you can see more on Rebecca’s official commission page). We want to extend a very warm welcome to the newest artists to have joined our network, and plan on sending out […]