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Learning to Paint: Tips on Where to Start

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It’s easy to become overwhelmed by all of the technical information out there about painting, or for that matter, to presume that painting is a ‘free for all’ world. However, there are still some basic things that it is helpful…

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5 Lesser-Known Artists to Have Used Their Bodies for Their Art

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To what extent would you be willing to use your own body for your art? That is a question that many artists over the last century, in particular, have asked themselves, producing results that have been by turns insightful, controversial…

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Art Events for November 2016

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of November, submitted by the ArtWeb community:   The Colin Jellicoe Gallery Exhibition Group show of gallery artists—featuring two paintings by ArtWeb member Tricia Warrington Dates Nov 1, 2016 –…

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How to Write Effectively About Your Own Artwork

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If there is one task that has filled many an artist with dread down the generations, it is that of writing articulately and clearly about their own work. On one hand, writing about art may seem to be one of…

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The Community-Led Contemporary Art Scene in Yokohama, Japan

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This post was originally published on Tokyo Cheapo. Yokohama has a lot going for it—stunning views, the ever-growing craft beer community, Minato Mirai—but there’s also a burgeoning contemporary art scene that’s well worth exploring. Finding the best of the Yokohama…

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Art Events for October 2016

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A list of some fantastic artist events coming up in the month of October, submitted by the ArtWeb community: Event: Wandsworth Artists’ Open House A huge variety of colourful figurative and semi-abstract paintings by ArtWeb member Judy Copestake. French cafes, alleyways and doors,…

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Advice on Getting the Colours Right in Your Painted Portraits

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When painting portraits, it can be tricky to consistently achieve the right skin, eye, lip and hair colour tones. The fact that colour names often differ from one manufacturer to the next, as well as that some oil colours are…

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The Basics of Setting Up Your Own Printmaking Studio

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The ubiquity of the printed image in our contemporary world makes it unsurprising that the art of printmaking – encompassing such traditional disciplines as relief, intaglio, screen printing and lithography – continues to capture so many artists’ imaginations. However, while…

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3 of the Most Controversial Works of Public Art

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It seems that everyone has an opinion on public art, whether positive or negative. Is it all a waste of taxpayers’ money, or a welcome way to add interest to what may otherwise be a dull urban or rural landscape?…

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Creative Start-Up in London Looking for a Workspace? Meet Camden Collective

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This post was originally published on London Cheapo. London’s start-up boom is growing, and much of it is going on in east London. However, Camden Collective is bringing creativity and economic regeneration back to NW1, an area that is home…

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