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Free Art Events for February 2017

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of February, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Melissa Budasz Solo Show – Amorphous Amorphous – by ArtWeb member Melissa Budasz – is an existential body of work that focuses on…

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Interview: Manolo Ty’s Unique World View

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Manolo Ty is a tireless traveller and photographer, based in Berlin. After working in television and film, hospitality, and ending up on a boat full of passengers trying to escape society, he travelled to Pakistan with a camera and single…

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Art Events for January 2017

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of January, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Persona Perspective A solo exhibition with over 30 paintings on display in a celebration of colour from ArtWeb member Rosie Cunningham. Dates Jan…

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Learning to Paint: Tips on Where to Start

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It’s easy to become overwhelmed by all of the technical information out there about painting, or for that matter, to presume that painting is a ‘free for all’ world. However, there are still some basic things that it is helpful…

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Art Events for December 2016

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of December, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Christmas Exhibition ArtWeb member Felice Hardy is the artist of the month in December 2016 at this Christmas Exhibition Dates Dec 1 –…

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5 Lesser-Known Artists to Have Used Their Bodies for Their Art

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To what extent would you be willing to use your own body for your art? That is a question that many artists over the last century, in particular, have asked themselves, producing results that have been by turns insightful, controversial…

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Art Events for November 2016

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of November, submitted by the ArtWeb community:   The Colin Jellicoe Gallery Exhibition Group show of gallery artists—featuring two paintings by ArtWeb member Tricia Warrington Dates Nov 1, 2016 –…

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How to Write Effectively About Your Own Artwork

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If there is one task that has filled many an artist with dread down the generations, it is that of writing articulately and clearly about their own work. On one hand, writing about art may seem to be one of…

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The Community-Led Contemporary Art Scene in Yokohama, Japan

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This post was originally published on Tokyo Cheapo. Yokohama has a lot going for it—stunning views, the ever-growing craft beer community, Minato Mirai—but there’s also a burgeoning contemporary art scene that’s well worth exploring. Finding the best of the Yokohama…

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Art Events for October 2016

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of October, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Event: Wandsworth Artists’ Open House A huge variety of colourful figurative and semi-abstract paintings by ArtWeb member Judy Copestake. French cafes, alleyways and doors,…

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Advice on Getting the Colours Right in Your Painted Portraits

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When painting portraits, it can be tricky to consistently achieve the right skin, eye, lip and hair colour tones. The fact that colour names often differ from one manufacturer to the next, as well as that some oil colours are…

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Art Events for September 2016

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of September, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Event: Ways of Seeing ArtWeb member Teresa Gordon is showing her works at this mixed exhibition Dates July 9 – Oct 30, 2016 Cost…

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‘Clear Drinks Only’: Home Galleries and Open Houses

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A friend invited me to Sigmund Freud’s house recently. House museums are a passion of mine, as they are for many people, and I love the art programme the Freud Museum has put in place. Contemporary artists, responding to a…

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The Basics of Setting Up Your Own Printmaking Studio

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The ubiquity of the printed image in our contemporary world makes it unsurprising that the art of printmaking – encompassing such traditional disciplines as relief, intaglio, screen printing and lithography – continues to capture so many artists’ imaginations. However, while…

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Art Events for August 2016

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of August, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Event: Ways of Seeing ArtWeb member Teresa Gordon is showing her works at this mixed exhibition. Dates July 9 – Sept 30, 2016 Cost…

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