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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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How to increase your creative productivity

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to do list go a long way in helping creative productivity

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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Spotlight interview with painter Kip Kavallares

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Newent-based artist Kip Kavallares shares with us his artistic process, ideas and inspiration.

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8 New Year’s resolutions for artists to rekindle your creative spark

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new year goals for artists checklist

As we say goodbye to 2020, there’s no better time to reflect on the challenges and successes of the past year and start planning for the twelve months ahead. The start of a new calendar marks a fresh slate ready…

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How to scan artwork

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man scanning artwork at home

How to scan artwork at home or professionally, including how to scan large works and Photoshop tips and techniques

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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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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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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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