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Art Events for June 2016

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of June, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Event: SEOS Gallery of 10 members of the Ashford Visual Artists. Dates June 3-19, 2016 | 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Cost Free Location Straw Barn…

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5 Less Obvious Holiday Destinations for Artists

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Picking a truly enticing or original holiday destination can be a tricky task for an artist, whether amateur or professional, especially when there are competing priorities to consider. Perhaps the expense associated with your practice is forcing you to consider…

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Green Rooms: An Affordable Artists Hotel and Creative Workspace in London

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This post was originally published on London Cheapo. If you’re an artist or a creative, wherever you’re based, chances are you will come to London to work and meet people. Chances are you will also be broke, and struggling to…

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3 Surprisingly Invaluable Books for Turning from an Amateur into a Professional Artist

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Paint Pencils

Some artists handle the divide between amateur and professional more easily than others. While some can become disillusioned by a stop-start practice defined by only occasional sales or gallery interest, perhaps due to prohibitive time, money or location factors, others…

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The Stories Behind 5 of the UK’s Greatest Art Colleges

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If there is one type of institution that may never receive its just credit for its pivotal role in producing some of the world’s genuine creative greats – in fields often far transcending fine art – it has to be…

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The Story of ArtWeb

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Our story of ArtWeb actually begins as the story of “The Artists Web”. Back in Brighton, in 2005, after designing websites for a number of artist friends, our founder Chris Kirkland came up with the concept of “The Artists Web”—an…

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How to Find the Perfect Art Studio

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It is many an amateur and even professional artist’s dream to have access to their own working space. They may have this aspiration for many different reasons – perhaps a simple lack of space at home in which to get…

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Tips for Building Up your Contacts List As a Professional Artist

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It can be very easy, as an aspirant or current artist, to see the broader art world as arcane and impenetrable, in which those who possess the ‘gift of the gab’ all too often triumph over those with the most…

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Standing with the Greats: Interview with Painter Alessandro Andreuccetti

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Alessandro Andreuccetti

Alessandro Andreuccetti - Being an Artist Please Give Us A Few Words Of Introduction About Yourself I am from a land of ancient artistic traditions – Tuscany – where every city, every street, every corner of the landscape is reminiscent of…

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The Art Of The Steal: Appropriation

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Image by Andy Farr via ArtWeb

Joseph Cornell had a huge exhibition displaying 80 pieces of his work in 2015 at the Royal Academy in London. Within the art world he won the admiration of Marcel Duchamp and Robert Motherwell. Among art collectors, his assemblage boxes…

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6 Great Abstract Artists You Shouldn’t Ignore

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Painting may be the artistic medium that has been declared ‘dead’ more times than any other, but for as long as there exists some kind of paint, some kind of painting surface and some kind of human being to bring…

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Getting The Most Out Of A Life Drawing Class

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By Cherie Sullivan via ArtWeb

As you will have already gained insight into if you read our recent blog post on the human body in art, there are few subjects quite as compelling as the figure in drawing, painting, sculpture or almost any other creative…

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Artists Take Note: Online Courses And Career-Driven Professionals

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In an age when everything has moved online, MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are becoming increasingly popular educational models. Distance learning and online resources are now part of some more formal and traditional qualifications. But, as a creative professional, where…

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Artist Events for February 2016

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of February, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Event: Fresh Off the Press 2016 Date: Feb 12th-Mar 20th, 2016 (19:00-21:00) Cost: Free Location: Lime Kiln Gallery (Calstock, UK) Details: ArtWeb member and colourist painter Alexandra Jacobs…

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Helpful Advice on Selling Your Artwork – Whatever Your Career Stage

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As you will hopefully already appreciate if you have read our previous comprehensive artwork pricing guide, selling your artwork isn’t necessarily as simple as just totting up all of your obvious expenses (paints, canvas, studio rent and the like) and…

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