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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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Getting the most out of a life drawing class

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Tips for gaining the maximum value from a life drawing class. Attend a good local class, bring the right materials & develop your own style!

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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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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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