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How major cities shape up for artists: London

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London remains home to many of the world’s most significant artistic institutions and events, but is it the right city for you as an artist?

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How Major Cities Shape Up For Artists: Madrid

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One only needs to wander around the capital to see all manner of colour and creativity.

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5 Women Who Showed New Ways Forward for Self-portraiture

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Self-portraiture is one of those vexed subjects within art that has not always attracted the attention and analysis it really deserves. After all, there is so much more to any given artist’s self-portrait than a straightforward expression of ‘this is…

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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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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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Standing with the Greats: Interview with Painter Alessandro Andreuccetti

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Alessandro Andreuccetti – Being an Artist Please Give Us A Few Words Of Introduction About Yourself I am from a land of ancient artistic traditions – Tuscany – where every city, every street, every corner of the landscape is reminiscent of…

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6 Great Abstract Artists You Shouldn’t Ignore

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Painting may be the artistic medium that has been declared ‘dead’ more times than any other, but for as long as there exists some kind of paint, some kind of painting surface and some kind of human being to bring…

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Wang-Eyed Pop Folk Art – Spotlight Interview with Artist Tim Bradford

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Being An Artist Please Give Us A Few Words Of Introduction About Yourself I am a folk artist (specifically a new wave wang-eyed pop folk artist) tapping a well of inspiration — hidden landscapes, sad skies, old maps, memories, politics,…

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Hyper-realist/Abstract Expressionist – Interview with Painter Andrew Newton

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      Please Give Us A Few Words Of Introduction About Yourself My name is Andrew Newton and I’m a hyper-realist/abstract expressionist painter from Fleet, Hampshire, UK. I have been painting for the best part of 12 years on…

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Nature and Surroundings – Spotlight Interview with Painter Beverley Rouwen

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Beverley Rouwen

Please Give Us A Few Words Of Introduction About Yourself I am Beverley Rouwen, and I live with my husband and two sons in the Kent countryside [England]. My work is inspired by nature, my surroundings and everyday life. I…

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