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How to digitise your artwork: photography and scanning

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As practicing artists in a digital age, we all know the importance of getting our work online. And we do so by uploading images to websites, blogs, social media, online galleries and so on. Because of this, it is so…

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How to increase your creative productivity

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to do list go a long way in helping creative productivity

Tips and advice for artists on improving creative productivity and time management. A few changes can go a long way.

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How to package artwork

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Tips and advice for artists on how to package artwork for shipping. Personal touches and secure packaging are a must!

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Artist Interview: Watercolour Painter Rachel McNaughton

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In this artist interview Yorkshire-based painter Rachel McNaughton shares some of her beautiful watercolours, and talks about her inspirations, influences, and future plans. You can see more of Rachel’s work at www.rachelmcnaughton.artweb.com. Being a painter Please give us a few words…

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Wild Landscapes – Spotlight Interview with Painter Douglas Roulston

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See more of Douglas’ work at www.douglasroulston.co.uk Being an artist Please give us a few words of introduction about yourself My name is Douglas Roulston, originally from Glasgow, I studied at Duncan of Jordanstone and achieved a MFA in Fine…

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8 steps to overcoming creative block

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All creative people at some point or another suffer from ‘artists’ block’, a cycle of frustration generated through a lack of inspiration and a lack of self-belief. These two creative enemies perpetuate one another until the artist in question reaches…

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Guest Post by Emma Cownie: Promoting Artwork via Video

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Emma Cownie is an artist based in Swansea. To see more of her work, please visit her website at  http://emmacownie.artweb.com/. Using video as a promotional tool I wanted to promote my artwork in a different manner to the promotion normally…

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Abstract Journeys – painter Sally Willbanks in the Spotlight

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See more of Sally’s work at www.sallywillbanks.com Being an artist Please give us a few words of introduction about yourself I am an Australian artist who primarily paints abstracts. When did you decide to pursue art as a career? I…

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8 Artists in control of their branding

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A few months ago we wrote an article about how important the idea of branding is for artists. We talked about building an identity, sharing the stories behind your work, and gaining publicity through various sources. For this article we’ve…

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Fragments of the subconscious: Collage artist Julia Bellamy

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See more of Julia’s work at www.juliabellamy.co.uk Being an artist Please give us a few words of introduction about yourself I am a collage artist who lives and works in Brighton. When did you decide to pursue art as a…

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