Author Archive for Stephanie Gavan

Tips for oil painting on paper (and the best paper to use)

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We outline the benefits of oil painting on paper, the best paper to use, and tips for oil painting on this versatile and accessible medium.

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Support Hart Club’s scholarship fundraiser for artists with disabilities

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Support Hart Club’s scholarship fundraiser, which will promote its mission to provide inclusive and accessible arts programming to artists with disabilities.

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The world of artist’s books

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An artist’s book generally refers to an artwork which uses the form or function of a book. We take a closer look at this niche medium.

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An artist’s guide to writing successful applications

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A beginner’s guide on how to write artist applications for open calls, opportunities and competitions. A little planning goes a long way!

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The contemporary comeback of craft

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Top view of potter standing near pottery wheel and holding hands together

The boundaries between fine arts and crafts practices such as ceramics, weaving, printmaking and glassblowing are becoming more and more blurred.

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Cut and paste: 3 techniques to step up your collage game

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We present three artists who us collage in surprising ways, along with three techniques that you can try at home.

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Marketing for artists: should you start a newsletter?

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An artist newsletter can be a secret weapon for you to engage with your client base on a more personal level. This simple guide explains it all.

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Do you need an artist’s assistant?

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We offer tips on how to find the right assistant for you and how to make sure you get the most out of your time and investment.

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What is the role of patrons for artists today?

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Statue of Lorenzo de Medici, one of the most famous art patrons in history

Artweb looks at the history of arts patronage and asks how and where it can be found today.

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6 art documentaries to watch this International Women’s Day

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Yayoi Kusama - women artists art documentaries

In 1971, the American art historian Linda Nochlin was asked: “Why have there been no great women artists?” In the now renowned essay of the same title, she set about answering this, deftly dismantling the cult of male genius, whilst…

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