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You Get Asked to Paint a Portrait – What Should You Do Next?

March 2, 2015

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Congratulations!  To earn this client's confidence, you must've 'paid your dues' as an artist. So, this article won't discuss style or technique.

Instead, let's consider your next steps.

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George Washington - How Truthful are His Painted Portraits?

February 15, 2015

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Why commission an artist to paint your portrait? If, like Washington, the camera does not lie, why not have a photograph taken instead?

George Washington figures in the tale of a cherry tree an…

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