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How to Create an About Me page that Makes Your Artist Website Shine

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The About Me page of an artist website manages to compress in one diabolical location many of an artist’s least favorite tasks: writing, boasting and web design. Creating the perfect artist website can feel like an impossible task. Whether you…

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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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What is a “Vanity Gallery” and Is a Pay-to-Play Exhibit Ever Smart for Emerging Artists?

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A vanity gallery is the artist’s equivalent of fool’s gold.  You receive an email from a gallery you’ve never heard of before.  Maybe the gallery claims a “collector we both know” recommended your work.  They promise your very own exhibit,…

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Exhibiting your Art Part 3: Working with commercial galleries

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Welcome to part 3 in our ‘Exhibiting your Art’ blog series – how to work with commercial galleries. So far the series has looked at getting started and holding your own exhibition, with future articles set to cover ‘submitting to group shows’…

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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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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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How to find the perfect art studio

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Are you looking to rent an art studio? Read our post covering the process of finding and choosing the perfect artist’s work space.

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Spotlight interview with artist Lynda Minter

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In this artist interview, Lynda Minter shares with us her artistic process, ideas and inspiration. To see more of Lynda’s work, please visit her online gallery. Editor’s note: This interview was lightly edited for length and clarity. Being an artist…

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How to increase your creative productivity

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Tips and advice for artists on improving creative productivity and time management. A few changes can go a long way.

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