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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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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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How to increase your creative productivity

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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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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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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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How to get your artist website to rank in search engines

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

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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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A 6-step guide to art commissions

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Commissioning works best when it’s approached as a collaboration, not a service.

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