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Blog posts January 2012

How can I come up with my own Style in Art?

January 27, 2012

One really good way to work out what you want to paint is to think about what you don't like, both in subject matter and in style.

If it were possible for you to read every book written about, say, R…

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'I never had any proper art training.'

January 20, 2012

You needn't let that worry you. Many famous names in the history of Art had little or no formal training. Neither had I, at the time I committed to a life as an artist. Here are the three facts you ne…

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'My family doesn't take me seriously as an artist.'

January 13, 2012

'My family doesn't take me seriously as an artist.'

Can you truly blame them? After all, for most of your life up until now, you've been a wage slave or brain surgeon or housewife or rock star - inse…

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'I could never fit Art in with my day job.'

January 6, 2012

The third most common reason for not becoming the artist you always wanted to be: 'I could never fit Art in with my day job.'

You've seen elephants 'painting' with their trunks and chimpanzees making '…

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