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Artist’s acrylic paint

Artist’s acrylic paint. In the late 50’s we saw these strange words describing some of the latest art from the USA, ‘acrylic on masonite’. What...
CR printing on Epson

GICLEE PRINTS. The best thing since sliced bread.

GICLEE PRINTS. The best thing since sliced bread. Giclee is the best thing since sliced bread, or is it? Some artists will already have shut...

How to publish prints and why

How to publish prints and why How to publish prints and why? That is the big question for artists nowadays. It is big because there...
The artists role in the art industry.

The artists role in the art industry.

The artists role in the art industry. The less obvious middle ranks of the art business world have a multitude of everyday uses for images...

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WEDNESDAYS JOB

WEDNESDAY’S JOB – part 1 … by Rachel Brown Administration – love it or hate it – it’s got to...

Sale or Return issues

SALE OR RETURN ISSUES. Recently I received an email order from one of the art galleries that has been showing and selling...

Sketches or photographs as reference

Sketches or photographs as reference.... I paint cityscapes, among other things, and I want to base my paintings on real views. So in my studio...

EMPERORS NEW CLOTHES

The emperor’s new clothes idiom. This ‘Emperors New Clothes’ subject follows on from my previous blog post about Arty Farty Bol**cks. In that post I...

ARTY FARTY BOL**CKS

ARTY FARTY BOL**CKS Sorry about the inferred swear words. But this a term that is widely used to describe something quite interesting.     Arty Farty B’s refers to...