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How to get press coverage as an artist

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press coverage for artists

Press coverage is an important career milestone for any artist and can help build your profile.

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Making connections: how to build an artist community

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art class networking

We outline seven strategies to help build long-lasting creative friendships in the artist community.

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6 things you should know as a novice abstract painter

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Would you like to try abstract painting for the first time or paint with a little more skill or inspiration? If so, turn to ArtWeb for some timely advice.

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The best surfaces to paint on when using oils

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best surfaces for oil painting

It’s a fascinating question for new and experienced oil painters alike: What surface, or ‘support’ to use the popular painters’ parlance, should you actually be painting on when you work with oils? You probably won’t be taken aback when told…

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How to write an artist statement

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A guide to writing an artist statement, the essential “who I am and what I do” of your marketing plan that helps you move up as an artist.

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Media in focus: egg tempera

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egg tempera landscape painting

Did you know egg tempera is more durable than oil and with a luminosity similar to watercolour?

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Working with art galleries: what artists need to know

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Art gallery representation

Should artists still seek gallery representation?

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Media in focus: vellum

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vellum art

Vellum is one of the oldest surfaces available to artists, and is among the most technically challenging. Used by medieval monks, Albrecht Dürer, and by the UK government to record Acts of Parliament, it continues to inspire contemporary artists, many…

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What are the principles of successful mixed-media printmaking?

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Have you always wanted to get into mixed-media printmaking? Find out more about the principles and processes involved at ArtWeb.

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A brief guide to enjoying art online: how to escape the endless scroll

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What I’m missing right now are the spontaneous activities that keep life interesting. Popping into a busy city gallery during a shopping trip or strolling through a cool museum on a hot day is a joy for many art lovers.…

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