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What Are Your Options for an Art Short Course?

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In an age that has seen a scary heightening in fees for prolonged full-time art and design courses, and yet also a greater interest in seemingly every aspect of the arts than ever, it’s unsurprising that art short courses have…

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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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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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The Art Of The Steal: Appropriation

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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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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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Your Guide to Thriving As an Artist Outside the Major Art Capitals

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Many of those today who aspire to a sustainable artistic practice, or already have a long history of precisely that, have found themselves confronted with a major dilemma as London, New York and other more obvious art capitals have become…

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