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Creating a Series of Paintings and Its Advantages

Beneath the SeaA series of painting might seem strange to some.  It brings varied thoughts to both artists and spectators.  The negative (or positive), if your focus is to sell pieces, is that if a large group does not like the subject, all may be dismissed.  But likewise, if the subject is popular, then you are offering many options of that popular subject.

 

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How to Select Art to Buy

How to select an art to buyFor some, it can be a hard decision on what to buy.   How do you come to that decision?   What are the factors you should consider when buying art pieces?

 

 

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It’s All Happening at Redlands Creative Alliance

There is often more to art than paint brushes and creativity.   There is a very practical side behind the scenes.  There are, of course, exhibitions, marketing, administration, plus also keeping up to date with that is happening.   I’m a member of Redlands Creative Alliance and it’s all happening with them at present.   The Alliance, run by Chair May Sheppard, has been operating now for 7 years and has a strong membership that expands daily.

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How to Plan an Art Show

How to plan an art showGreat job! You have just bared yourself as an artist with a hard worked masterpiece.  Now, you are finally prepared for a gallery or art show.  What happens next?  Obviously, you need to prepare and plan out everything so you will know how things will go when you are really prepared for it.

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How to Balance Studio Time with Work, Life or Business

How to Balance Studio Time with Work, Life or Business

Everyone is on the bandwagon when it comes to balance – and why not?  We all want to do well at work or in our business, plus have a social life, recreation and time with family.  We need to learn studio time as well.  Finding balance isn’t always such an easy task.

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To Frame or Not To Frame

To frame or not to frameA debate on whether to frame or not to frame paintings has been going on for quite some time now.  While most enthusiasts perceive that frames make paintings look more professional and finished and increase their value, others doubt and say they are not always the best option.

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What I Love About the Art I Do

What I love about the art I do

For this blog, it’s more personal, about my passion for art and what I love about my art and what I do.   Sharing a little of the personal me.   : )

 

 

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Favourite Social Networks to Promote Your Art

If there is one platform that has taken the world in a storm, it is social media.  Right now, everything you could ever imagine can be found in social media and online.  Social networking has become the norm especially in upholding business and selling.  It has remarkably taken over the marketing and promotion industries.

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Time Mastery for the Artist

Time Mastery for the ArtistAs both an artist and business coach, time mastery is close to my heart.  Time mastery for the artist is very important.  As a multiple business owner, I grew businesses, wrote books (number six has just been published), raised a family and painted.  Anyone who knows me is constantly saying “how the heck do you do it all?”.  So I thought for you, if you need to get art production on task, then here are my tips:

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15 Ways to Avoid Artist’s Block or Creative Block

15 ways to avoid artist block or creative block

Artist’s block or creative block really is no different from writer’s block. As an author of six business books, the same principles that I opted there work also with art and creativity.

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