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This is the Most Enduring Inspiration to Keep You Painting

January 24, 2015

Australia is a young nation

Wherever your Homeland, your country's National Day kindles patriotic emotions. Artists in every place and era express these feelings in painting, music and poetry.

Patriotism means a simple, heart…

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Committing Yourself to a Career in Art

August 14, 2014

 

Mona Lisa, Leonardo

One fine day, you put down your brush for the very last time as a hobby painter. You stand, frozen in a moment of revelation, hearing these words in your mind: 'I am an artist.' A lightning stri…

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The worst part of Painting on Linen

November 20, 2013

Linen canvas has one infuriating drawback. It bounces! In this regard, it's the worst. So, how to deal with it? Discover an easy DIY fix.

Once you're accustomed to painting on linen, it's impossibl…

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Many New Artists Believe Painting on Linen is Only for the Old Masters.

November 19, 2013

bouncing ball

In today's world, cheap, quick and easy are bywords. Painting on Linen is seen as too costly and difficult. Find out why you should consider it.The best of the 'Old Masters' painted in oils on linen…

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Capture and Store Your Inspirations

October 31, 2013

Infinite possiblities

Those 'flashes' of inspiration come in an instant but go just as fast unless you grab hold of them. Here's the easy way to do it...


Your best works of art can arise from a single, fleeting impressi…

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Painting is Easy

October 27, 2013

detail_Gauvin oil painting

Few will ever try painting a horse or a sunset. Yet they'll know your painting is 'wrong.'   How can you get the knowledge needed when...

For whatever reason, you didn't go to University or Art Sch…

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What is good art and can seeing it help you paint original, new art?

October 22, 2013

Dorothy Gauvin artist,author

Like everyone else, as you begin your life as an artist, you 'don't know much about Art but you know what you like.' Sure, the old sayings get that way because they hold a truth.

So, it follows: t…

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