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How to Determine a Painting (Original or Reproduction)

If you are buying a painting for your own enjoyment, buy what you like and what feels reasonable. But buying a work of art as an investment is very different. …

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Vintage Art Decoration

1.Adorn the staircase with framed family photos. For this idea, you can use a variety of sizes. If you have a wide variety of small and large photos, hang the …

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How Rejection Will Make You a Better Artist

Your assignment: Face rejection 10 times, for a start that is. You’re likely thinking that sounds rather unpleasant, but we’re serious. Searchartdirectory magazine has found a common thread running through most artists’ stories—they …

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How To Show Your Work at Art Fairs Like a Pro

Outdoor art fairs are an ideal way to get your work in front of a new audience, meet with other artists and sell your creations. Never participated in an art fair before? Have some …

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How to Paint Water with Acrylics, Watercolor & Oil

Watercolor painting is the process of painting with pigments that are mixed with water. Of all the painting processes, watercolor painting is known for its inherent delicacy and subtlety because watercolor …

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Tips For Painting Fast,Loose and Bold

When you are starting out, it is not uncommon for your brushwork to be very tight and overly refined. This leads to an unnatural looking painting. When you watch the …

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7 Cool Ways Technology Has Affected Artist Recognition & Sales

In the past, artists and art collectors tended to find each other by happenstance. Most artists only gained true fame years, sometimes decades after their death. Collectors had to fight …

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How to Design an Art Gallery Ambience

In a perfect world, gallery curators could allow the art to speak for itself. Unfortunately, many people have been predisposed to see art galleries as stuffy and boring. You know …

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What they didn’t tell you about studying high school Art

This article aims to provide a clear, unbiased view of what studying a Art at high school is like. It complements our Art Careers resources and aims to help you …

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The 16 most important steps you can take to ace high school Art

People often think that high-achieving Art or Design students are blessed with a gift: bestowed with a creative talent since birth. You might be surprised to learn that those who …

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