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Instagram Reel Ideas for Artists

Updated: Feb 8, 2022

It's been a while since Tit-Tok was banned and Instagram came up with the new (you get the pun) Reels feature.

In the social stage of Instagram, as performers, now you have the load of a new trend to keep up with, and that is none other than Instagram Reels ! With the new trend already pacing up and demanding that we make more Reels, it is somewhere becoming a struggle to manage the sudden pressure, but here, we have the perfect solution you need.

Read these tips that introduce you into this world of reels, and to mix - match it with your own style !

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Reels are really short clips, they last for around thirty seconds, and what you show in the first five seconds, should be attractive enough to let the viewer stay, and complete in itself even in such a short span of time. By using the brilliant effects of Instagram reels, be it the filters or the transitions, you can make a really simple clip appealing. What you can also do, is record tiny clips of your artwork while it is in the making, edit and compile the clips together and end it with the completion of your work, showing how it turned out.

While you are working on a painting, take boomerangs or short hands free videos and save them. Compile these together to make a quick Reel.


The best filter you can use for your content, is sunlight. That's right, no matter how you light up your room, nothing better than the sun rays to glow up your work. Reels are of a really short span, so a few seconds are all that you have got! Not only for photography, you can even use sunlight with a lot more other effects including patterns for it to pass through, showcasing some of your best works laid out, shown along the best suitable musical tracks.

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