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Fantastic and free art events for November 2020

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Support ArtWeb members and the greater art community at these November art events across the UK and online.

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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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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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Times have changed: the evolving role of an artist

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Throughout history the role of an artist has changed dramatically. What is the current role of an artist? What is the purpose of art?

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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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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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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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