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Spotlight interview with artist and craftsman Andrew Boyce

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In this artist interview, Andrew Boyce shares with us his artistic process, ideas, and inspiration. To see more of his work, please visit his online gallery. Editor’s note: This interview has been lightly edited for length and clarity. Being an…

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Beyond creation: other careers in the art world

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Consider these art careers for extra income or to connect with others in the art world.

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The DIY art schools revolutionising art education

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alternative art schools

Around the world, these radical MFA programmes are offering alternative models to traditional institutionalised arts education.

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9 exciting opportunities for artists in November

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Exciting open calls and residency programs all over Europe, including France, the UK, Austria & Belgium.

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How to get press coverage as an artist

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press coverage for artists

Press coverage is an important career milestone for any artist and can help build your profile.

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Interview with sculptor artist Faith Bebbington

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From skateparks to international train stations and football stadiums, her ‘3D graffiti’ engages with communities and explores non-traditional materials.

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Making connections: how to build an artist community

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art class networking

We outline seven strategies to help build long-lasting creative friendships in the artist community.

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6 things you should know as a novice abstract painter

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Would you like to try abstract painting for the first time or paint with a little more skill or inspiration? If so, turn to ArtWeb for some timely advice.

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The best surfaces to paint on when using oils

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best surfaces for oil painting

It’s a fascinating question for new and experienced oil painters alike: What surface, or ‘support’ to use the popular painters’ parlance, should you actually be painting on when you work with oils? You probably won’t be taken aback when told…

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Spotlight interview with artist Amber Raye Haigh

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In this artist interview, painter Amber Raye Haigh shares with us her artistic process, ideas, and inspiration. To see more of her work, please visit her online gallery. Editor’s note: This interview has been lightly edited for clarity. Being an…

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8 opportunities for artists this October

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artist opportunities october

A specially selected listing of the most exciting residencies, commissions and competitions open to artists in the UK and beyond in October.

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Fantastic and free art events for October 2020

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october art events

Support the ArtWeb community at these October art events across the UK and abroad throughout October.

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Media in focus: tapestry

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Today, tapestry is enjoying a rebirth, fuelled by contemporary artists embracing its ancient techniques.

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Times have changed: the evolving role of an artist

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role of an artist

Throughout history the role of an artist has changed dramatically. What is the current role of an artist? What is the purpose of art?

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An art lover’s guide to Edinburgh

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This Edinburgh art guide will direct you to world-class collections of Old Master paintings alongside innovative contemporary galleries.

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