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Blog posts September 2013

3 empowering habits of successful artists

 

Across the modern world, millions of people enjoy making art in their leisure time. Most don't need, or want, any advice from someone like me. If you're the exception – the one who has the heart o…

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7 Sure and Steady Ways to Change from 'Sunday Painter' into Professional Artist

Aussie artist Gauvin

 

More people than ever before in the history of the world have the leisure to dabble in painting. Some of them hold a secret dream to become a professional artist. One fine day. If this is your d…

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When a Good Oil Painting Goes Bad, is There a Cure?

 

Even experienced artists can tell a horror story of getting stuck half-way through a new painting. I can still recall that heart-sick feeling when you know: ' this painting just isn't working.' Wo…

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Painting by Daylight – Is It the Best Way for Modern Artists?

 

Painting by Daylight – Is It the Best Way for Modern Artists?

Before electricity was harnessed to human purposes, artists had only two options: daylight or firelight. The most ancient art on Eart…

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Choose the Worst Studio Lighting for the Future of Your Paintings

Choose the Worst Studio Lighting for the Future of Your Paintings
   

When that longed-for day of your first professional exhibition arrives, guess where your art will be shown? Yes, that's right:…

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Some Hazards of Weather When Painting Outdoors

Some Hazards of Weather When Painting Outdoors


Other arguments against painting outdoors involve the hazards of unpredictable weather.

1.Rain. Just a light shower may ruin a watercolour but oil pain…

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