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Spotlight interview with artist Yordanka Sirakova

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London-based artist Yordanka Sirakova shares with us her artistic process, ideas and inspiration.

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Interview with Tag Beckett: painting, positivity and finding your own visual language

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In this artist interview, we speak to Dublin-based painter Tag Beckett about process, positivity and manifesting your own visual universe.

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How to prime paper and cardboard for oil painting

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A simple guide on how to prime these simple materials, allowing you to experiment without a hefty price tag attached.

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Art supplies: what to splurge on and where to save

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We’ve compiled a list of art supplies worth splurging on, and where you can afford to cut a few corners.

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Media in focus: portrait miniatures

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Before photography, miniature paintings played a crucial role in both personal and diplomatic relationships, and were prized for their technical virtuosity and portability.

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Media in focus: painting on copper

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Learn why copper, a medium that particularly appealed to collectors in the 16th and 17th centuries, has been rediscovered by artists today.

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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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Media in focus: Chinese traditional painting

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Contemporary artist of Chinese ink painting

A brief guide on the techniques, materials and history of Chinese traditional painting.

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5 techniques to try with your next acrylic painting

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Learn about 5 techniques that will help you to get more out of acrylic painting, with the help of ArtWeb.

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