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What is Non-representational Art?

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Is your painting abstract or non-representational art? Does it matter?  In the Artworld,  yes, it does matter.  Understanding and being able to explain your work – and that of your peers – is a vital part of being a professional…

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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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What are the Best Surfaces for Oil Painting?

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It’s a fascinating question for new and experienced oil painters: What are the best surfaces for oil painting? Or, to use the famous painters’ parlance, what “support” should you paint on when you work with oils? While the default answer…

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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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Diving into the world of digital art

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01001111 01101110 01100101 00001010 | Past When Marcel Duchamp first placed an upside-down urinal on a plinth signed “R. Mutt, 1917”, marking that the altar of all modern art—that anything can be art—he ignited a fire within the world of…

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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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Your guide to thriving as an artist outside the major art capitals

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Many of those today who aspire to a sustainable artistic practice, or already have a long history of precisely that, have found themselves confronted with a major dilemma as London, New York and other more obvious art capitals have become…

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The dos and don’ts of working on an art series

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Art Exibition Lot - 3d visualization - artwork "Triptichon" & "Vertical Geometry" created by Macie Nowacki, Poland 2015

Some helpful tips to consider when creating your own art series.

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