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Making it: Three artists reflect on their first big break

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From dream collaborations to solo exhibitions

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How to get your artwork recognised through social media

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Even Picasso would need to have his Instagram in shape if he wanted to get noticed in 2020.

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How to dress for an art gallery viewing

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Do you struggle to decide what to wear to an art gallery or exhibition opening? If so, swot up on our handy dress-code tips at ArtWeb.

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Which paper best suits which printmaking process?

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Given the many other labour-intensive and time-consuming stages of printmaking – not least the production of the matrix, such as the plate, block or stone that carries the image information to be printed – choosing your printing paper can seem…

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5 techniques to try with your next acrylic painting

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Learn about 5 techniques that will help you to get more out of acrylic painting, with the help of ArtWeb.

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Equip yourself with these key tools and materials for screen printing

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Is screen printing one of the most traditional of fine art processes, or instead a relatively recent development in printing? From a certain perspective, one could say it to be both; after all, stencilled handprints were among the very first…

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Watercolours, the landscape and ‘plein-air’ painting: practical tips and guidance

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Outdoor painting still has many potential benefits, including in how it forces an artist to look hard at a subject and make quick decisions as to how to depict it.

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Free Art Events for February 2020

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of February, submitted by the ArtWeb community: National Association of Women Artists – Small Works Winter 2020 Sixty-three paintings, photography, prints, mixed media, sculptures no larger than 15 in. x…

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A short explanation of aquatint

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Whether you are a complete printmaking or etching novice or someone possessing a certain level of familiarity with these processes, you could be forgiven for being confused about the term ‘aquatint’ and precisely what it means. Aquatint, in a nutshell,…

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Art Events for January 2020

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of January, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Alchemy An exhibition of new work by TAG (Textile Art Group) on the theme of Alchemy which includes some of their eco-printing experiments…

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The key stages of preparing an etching plate

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Whether you are using such a metal as copper, zinc or steel – what are the basic steps to prepare the plate?

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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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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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