You can opt to write the date on the back of your canvas or frame. Some artists choose to put only the year on the front and the month and year you completed it on the back. Putting a date on a painting does not limit your potential to sell it.
How do you sign an art date?
Traditionally, the signature is placed in the lower left corner on the front of the work. This is where a collector or buyer will look first for the signature. Some artists incorporate their signature into the painting, hiding it in a bush or tree so it doesnt interfere with the painting.
How do you sign painting on canvas?
8:4712:41How to Sign your Acrylic Painting ART SIGNATURE - YouTubeYouTubeStart of suggested clipEnd of suggested clipSo at the bottom on the top on the side whether it be by signing with a brush or etching. So peopleMoreSo at the bottom on the top on the side whether it be by signing with a brush or etching. So people also just sign the back of the canvas or drawing.
How do artists sign their paintings?
The usual place to sign your painting is on the bottom right hand side of the painting. Its the place everyone knows to look. If for some reason it doesnt work to put it there, then it can be placed elsewhere. Some sign their paintings on a sticker attached to the back of the frame but stickers come off.
How do you read an artist signature on a painting?
Look in the corners of the painting to see if there is a signature or monogram. If the name is easy to read, simply search the artists name up online to find the painting. If its harder to read, look carefully to see if you can break down the letters and read them.