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5 Steps to Drawing and Painting More Convincing Figures

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Male Nude by David Duncan via Artweb

Have you noticed that even in towns and villages where there may otherwise be very little formal art instruction on offer, there almost always seems to be a life drawing class going on somewhere? It’s almost as if, as human…

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Free Art Events for September 2017

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of September, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Drawn to the Valley Open Studios ArtWeb member Rosie Cunningham is exhibiting in her own studio. Please see the following website for more details: http://www.drawntothevalley.co.uk Dates…

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Free 2017 August Art Events

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of August, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Emma Cownie Exhibition Exhibition of ArtWeb member Emma Cownie’s work during the month of August 2017. Dates  August 1 – 31, 2017 Cost…

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An Introduction to the Wonders of the Collagraph

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If you’re accustomed to the idea that printmaking always involves the incision or engraving into metal that is then printed, you might want to know about a little thing called the collagraph—or collograph, as it is spelt in some circles.…

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Interview: Martin Holtkamp, Professional Photographer in Tokyo

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This interview was originally published on Tokyo Cheapo. Martin Holtkamp, as well as being an all-round good chap, is a German-born photographer who has built an impressive two-decade career in music and fashion photography in both London and Tokyo. He has…

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Blog About Your Art

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It’s pretty understandable that as a creative person, you may be curious about the potential advantages of blogging about your art. However, the thought of writing about your practice in this way can also be quite intimidating. There may seem…

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Free 2017 July Art Events

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of July, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Jo Lee Solo Ceramic Showcase An exploration of ceramics by curious creative and Yorkshire artist Jo Lee. These original and quirky characters that…

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What Can You Gain from Visiting Fine Art Degree Shows?

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Image by Maggie Bacon via ArtWeb

It’s that yearly event that so many artists – even those who are largely self-taught – so often talk about in hushed tones. Yes, that’s right – I’m talking about the fine art degree show. They happen in art schools…

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Free 2017 June Arts Events

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of June, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Rita Linney – Irish Art ArtWeb member Rita Linney is exhibiting in the entrance hall of the Ennis Museum with 20 or more…

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Free 2017 May Art Events

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of May, submitted by the ArtWeb community: A Painter, A Printer and A Potter Contemporary artists in a variety of media. Elaine Well was a contestant on the BBC2′s Great…

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Do You Dare Take On the Challenge of Nude Self-Portrait?

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By David Sawyer via ArtWeb

The self-portrait has long been absolutely central to Western art. It’s a genre that has been dabbled in by seemingly every celebrated and less-celebrated artist, from Sir Anthony van Dyck and Joseph Mallord William Turner to Lucian Freud and Louise…

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Free 2017 April Art Events

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of April, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Anna Conversano Exhibition ArtWeb member Anna Conversano is exhibiting along with other artists in a beautiful arts centre which also has a cafe, art,…

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Should Beginner Painters Avoid Watercolour?

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In a recent ArtWeb blog post of mine on the subject of where to start when learning to paint, I stated on the subject of watercolours that “despite their hobbyist-friendly image, [they] should perhaps be approached with caution by newbie…

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“Blossom Blast 2017″ – Tokyo’s Fierce All-Female Art Exhibition

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Below, we hear from Daniel H. Rosen, founder and director of Tokyo Dex, a creative agency in Tokyo behind Blossom Blast—an exhibition that celebrates femininity and showcases the amazing talent pool of ambitious female artists in Japan Serendipity brings with it…

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Free Art Events for March 2017

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of March, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Hatched 2017 As part of the Oxford International Women’s Festival and International Women’s Day, new exhibition HATCHED 2017 will showcase work by local…

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