Artybuzz.com, created by Richard Wilde. Here anyone the ability to upload images of their artwork which can then be sold as prints, canvases, t shirts, etc.
Image: Shaun Crump's BIG FOOT.
Here is what Richard told us about the site/community:
Artybuzz.com is free to join and gives every member their own dedicated online space to showcase and sell their work from. The website is based around a community ethos, and gives members the ability to join and create their own groups, advertise their exhibitions and events, interact with other creatives and gain feedback on their work through a comments system.
“Artybuzz provides a hassle free way for creatives to get their work noticed and sold," said Richard. "All people have to do is set their price, upload images of their work and choose the products they want to sell on. When artworks are purchased, we manufacture and distribute orders on behalf of our members and then send them their earnings.” Artybuzz takes no commission from sales and takes no subscription fee.
"Artybuzz.com operates internationally and prides itself on setting no restrictions on who can join its online community. Richard Wilde said, “at Artybuzz, we provide an indiscriminate place where creatives of all ages, abilities, styles and backgrounds can show and gain recognition for their work.” The website has a diverse range of art covering areas including, painting, sculpture, illustration, photography, design and more.
"The products that are made from the images members upload on Artybuzz are manufactured to the highest quality. Using top grade raw materials and the latest giclee printing processes means that Artybuzz can provide high quality goods consistently to all its customers. This ensures that its members artworks are reproduced to a standard that does the utmost justice to each piece.
Artists, photographers and designers who sell their work through Artybuzz retain all copyright over their images and are fully credited for everything they produce. They are also under no obligation to show their work exclusively on Artybuzz.com. Anyone interested in joining or adding their work just needs to go to www.artybuzz.com and create a free profile.”