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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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Join an Artist Group and Take Your Art to the Next Level

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The collaboration between Warhol and Basquiat is a good lesson in the value of joining artist groups that help you network and discover collaborators.

From Impressionism to Pop Art: Every Movement Begins as an Artist Group If you’re wondering whether you’d like to join a local artist group or create your own, it may be intimidating to imagine yourself among the ranks of the…

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How to publicize your art: seven different tricks

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The exhibition date is set, the artwork is ready to install – so now it’s time to generate some publicity. But chances are you may already be too late unless you think ahead and follow these simple rules to publicize…

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Advice on getting the colours right in your painted portraits

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Do you struggle with colour when painting portraits? Read our guide here at ArtWeb to ensure you achieve the right skin tone every time.

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Getting the most out of a life drawing class

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Tips for gaining the maximum value from a life drawing class. Attend a good local class, bring the right materials & develop your own style!

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How to write effectively about your own artwork

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Do you struggle to write about your own art practice? Here are some tips on how to improve how you write about it.

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3 questions to ask yourself before you blog about your art

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What’s the key to maintaining a successful art blog? Here at ArtWeb, we outline three of the most important questions to ask yourself.

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Advice on selling your artwork, whatever your career stage

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If you have read our previous comprehensive artwork pricing guide, you’ll appreciate that selling your artwork isn’t as simple as just adding up all of your obvious expenses (paints, canvas, studio rent and the like) and giving yourself a wage…

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