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How To Spot an Art Scam

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We’d like to think we’re wise to endless variety of spam emails, but the art scam email can be particularly hard to spot.  Not because these phishers are particularly canny, but because they prey on our hopes and vanity. Unfortunately,…

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Interview With Loretta Ana Kaufman

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Loretta Ana Kaufman has been an Artweb member for many years, and we reached out to her for an interview after hearing her work was to go into the permanent collection of the CICA museum in South Korea. Can you…

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How to photograph artwork

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It’s essential for artists to have good-quality photos of their artwork, either for displaying on an art website or for making print reproductions. In this article, we’ll cover methods on how to photograph artwork, both simple and advanced to ensure high-quality results.…

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How to get your artist website to rank in search engines

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Web search technology, Search engine, SEO, Data finding. Search bar with result elements. Web banner, infographics. Vector illustration on white background.

Tips on search engine optimization and getting your artist site to rank.

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How to scan artwork

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How to scan artwork at home or professionally, including how to scan large works and Photoshop tips and techniques

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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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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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Catherine Rogers – A passionate, memory inspired artist from Holloway

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Being an artist Please give us a few words about yourself My name is Catherine Rogers, I am a freelance artist based in Holloway. I graduated from Wimbledon College of Art in July 2012. I specialise in Fine Art, predominantly…

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Tia Gillespie – An OCAD University Graduate, Professional Artist from Canada

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Being an artist Please give us a few words of introduction about yourself I am an emerging artist based in Kingston ON Canada. I graduated from OCAD University with a Major in Drawing & Painting and a Minor in Art…

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Amy Digi – Painter of mostly anything from New York

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Being an artist Please give us a few words of introduction about yourself Amy DiGi can be found painting in the studio from November to March and outside painting on NYC streets/parks or by water the remainder part of the…

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