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Art Events for December 2019

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A wonderful time of year to support ArtWeb artists-led events!

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4 ways to get more out of your figure drawings

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Exercises to help you gain greater value from your figure sketches.

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Free Art Events for October 2019

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of October, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Geometry An international juried exhibition of 50 works of artists working in drawing, painting, printmaking, wall sculpture, collage and video relating to geometry.…

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Promote your art classes in Art Bundle for Good

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Bundles for good collage

The annual Art Bundle for Good collection is a great opportunity to promote your art classes to tens of thousands of artists and it costs nothing to participate. The best part is that you’ll also be helping to raise money…

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The best surfaces to paint on when using oils

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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…

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Free Art Events for September 2019

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of September, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Rita Linney Exhibition of Works A four-week-long exhibition of works by ArtWeb member Rita Linney.   Dates  2–29 September 2019 Cost  Free Location…

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Things to know before you start oil painting

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The title of this blog post may give the impression that I am about to give you a definitive rundown of all of the things that you should be aware of before you attempt to paint with oils — and…

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The south London art college that gave the world the ‘Camberwell School’

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Camberwell School of Arts

Camberwell, one of London’s many historically acclaimed art colleges, has developed some of the country’s most accomplished artists.

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What is beauty in art—and does it still matter?

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How have notions of beauty evolved in art down the centuries, and what do they tell us about the beauty of the art of today?

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Free 2019 June Arts Events

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of June, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Sculpture On & Off the Wall An exhibition of 24 contemporary 2D and 3D sculpture in any medium produced by women artists who…

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What Is the Role of the Male Nude in the Art of Today?

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It’s fair to say that the male nude in art has undergone something of a chequered history.

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Free 2019 May Art Events

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of May, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Daphne Sandham in Print Exhibition by ArtWeb member Daphne Sandham of prints (both new and from the archive), etchings, silk screen, lithographs, collagraphs,…

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Why Does It Make So Much Sense to Paint with Acrylics?

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Acrylic is the painting medium that many of those who casually dabble in the discipline are most familiar with—and for good reason.

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Free 2019 April Art Events

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of April, submitted by the ArtWeb community: National Association of Women Artists – Pushing Paint 44 oil and acrylic paintings produced by NAWA members and non-members from all over the…

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The Many Wonderful Ways Artists Have Used Ink Down the Years

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As a drawing and painting medium, ink has been available to us for as long as almost any alternative.

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