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Why Film Photography is Making a Comeback

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Digital photography is approaching its third decade in the mainstream, but film photography is making a comeback.  So what’s the enduring appeal of this 200-year-old medium, and what can it do for you and your art practice? Like vinyl records,…

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How Artist Residencies Improve Your Art

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An artist residency is one of the steps towards becoming a professional artist, and a chance to develop your art practice and other highly-prized skills in the Artworld. So how do you become an artist-in-residence? What are artist residencies? Artist…

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The Best Art Competitions in 2023: How to Take Part

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Art competitions and art prizes are a great way to get your work seen and sold. And the good news is there are lots of them. Whatever your medium and wherever you work, there will be dozens of open exhibitions…

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DIY Guide to Photographing Sculpture on a Budget

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Photographing sculpture can be tricky. On the one hand, you know that stunning photos of your sculpture, ceramics or other three-dimension art is key to a successful art business. Whether you want to sell your art on your website, via…

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Unmissable exhibitions in 2023

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After an enforced break, art exhibitions are back with a flurry in 2023.  So what are the unmissable exhibitions in 2023 and how do you get the most out of them? Some artists shy away from exhibitions. They worry of undue…

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DIY Guide to Photographing Jewelry on a Budget

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Who hasn’t succumbed to an impulse buy based on stunning photos of jewelry online? As an up-and-coming jewelry designer, you know that photographing your jewelry is the key to booming sales. Whether you want to sell on your website, via…

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How to do a self portrait: the bravest form of art?

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You may be intimately acquainted with your face. But that doesn’t mean you know how to do a self portrait. In fact, mastering the art of self-portraiture can be a lifetime’s work in itself. Self-portraits offer an intriguing paradox. Most…

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Write the Perfect Artist Statement

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An artist statement sets out your unique philosophy as an artist in no more than 300 words (and sometimes as few as 150). It offers insight into your work, in your own words. It also provides context for your art and enhances the viewer’s experience.

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What is Beauty in Art? And Does it Still Matter?

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What is beauty in art? It’s an eternal question which tests our ideas of history, culture, geography, politics, race, religion, time and place.  But the question remains: should art be beautiful?  And if it should, what does beauty in art…

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How to Create Prints of Your Artwork

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As a painter, sometimes the market for your work can be limited. That’s particularly true if you work on a large scale or attach a high price to your art. One way to expand your market is to create prints…

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