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How I Determine Prices For My Drawings

How I determine prices for my traditional artworks  Firstly I determine what level I’m at on a professional scale; whether I’ve accomplished allot in the art world, namely, competitions, awards, validity form peers and gallery presence as well as art displays in its various forms.  Secondly comparatively to well renowned and already fully establish artists doing work in my category/genre of pen/ink drawings, how well do I compare to them? Specifically how uniquely well done is my work in comparison.  Thirdly how important is the artwork to me and how much time I placed into it, I spend a tremendous time on my pieces so I don’t charge for each hour but how difficult the art was to create within a frame of time. Some artworks takes only a day and others take more than a few weeks on the same size of paper so I charge on how difficult it was to create.  Forth, will I make prints of the work or not. I generally refrain from creating prints because I want the customer to have