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Jamie McCartney is sculpting a full-bodied art scene in Brighton

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Brighton’s reputation as being a cosmopolitan, carefree and sometimes controversial city often attracts the movers and shakers of the artworld, keen to make their mark on it’s vibrant art scene. The city has recently seen the opening of the UK’s…

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Lunch with Hayao Miyazaki in Tokyo

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Being the media ignoramus that I am, I thought Hayao Miyazaki (of Studio Ghibli) has made some great animated films (such as Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle and Princess Monokoke) which were well respected in the right circles. So I…

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Catching the Light Cascade…

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In this edition of Spotlight, we are joined by the beautiful and talented Stella Dunkley, a Dorset-based landscape artist who after experimenting with different subjects in her artwork, has finally found her ideal subject… And she only needs to look…

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ArtWeb CEO lands on his head at pehcakucha night, Tokyo

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photo: Atsuko Miyawaki, Klein Dytham Chris Kirkland CEO of ArtWeb has what he considers a perfectly normal and respectable hobby, standing on his head (with no hands) in interesting locations throughout the world. From peaceful walks in the country to…

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Breathing and Creating

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In this edition of Spotlight, we’re joined by U.K-based landscape artist Celia de Serra. Formerly an abstract artist, it is now the incredible realism and masterful depictions of light, shadow and colour that is attracting the most attention in her…

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Attention Photographers – Terry Oneill Award – Call For Submissions

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Lucy Bell from IPG Battle has asked us if we could mention The Terry O’Neill Award this year, a competition open to photographers based in the UK or Ireland and over 18 years of age. First prize is a delicious…

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How do you say “The Artists Web” in Japanese?

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This is an interesting topic (at least to us in the office 🙂 ) – how does “The Artists Web” translate into Japanese? Does it work? Well there are two potential points that may me ‘lost in translation’. Firstly is…

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The Garden within the Cityscape

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Belinda Simmons, a Tokyo-based New Zealand pastel artist joins us in this edition of Spotlight. Belinda Simmon’s career as an artist started very differently to the way most painters or illustrators begin on the road to becoming an artist. After…

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Dos and don’ts for scalable image hosting

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Top do’s and don’ts from Chris Kirkland’s experience in managing and hosting hundreds of thousands of images.

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Opportunity for Artists in the South

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Opportunity for Artists in Hampshire A new art space is set to open in Southampton this autumn. Spice Art Studios Ltd [situated in a beautiful old pharmacy building] seeks to offer professional artists a range of professional services. There will…

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Shirley Shelton – Striking Out

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In this edition of Spotlight, we are joined by successful artist and commercial painter, Shirley Shelton

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Mark H. Wilson – After the Dawn

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In this edition of Spotlight, we are joined by Sheffield-based artist Mark H. Wilson.   Mark Wilson knows only too well the breathtaking and hypnotic power that light has had on many artists before him. Before Mark had even begun…

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Brian Petrie – A Place in the Scottish Sun

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This month on ‘Spotlight’ we are joined by Scotland-based artist Brian Petrie. On any given morning, you will find Brian Petrie hard at work at his easel, elbow-deep in the luminescent sunset pinks, and deep velvety ocean greens he so adeptly…

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10 Top Tips to make your artwork sell!

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A popular topic in our online forums has been how artists can increase traffic to their site, and generally heighten marketability of their work online. We’ve developed a very helpful top-ten list of recommended actions for all artists to help…

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Jason Adamson – Evolution of the bird people

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This week we’ve been talking to painter Jason Adamson… Part 1 – Practical Questions 1) – Do you think artists need to be able to talk about their work in order to exist? How much of this business of artists…

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