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The weakest link

CONSTRAINTS … THE WEAKEST LINK.

CONSTRAINTS … THE WEAKEST LINK. I want to share with you a simple concept that cost me a few quid a while back. The guru...

Benefits not features of art

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Tate Modern

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Shyama Ruffell paintings at AOH17

ARTISTS OPEN HOUSE EXHIBITION 2017

ARTISTS OPEN HOUSE EXHIBITION 2017 13 Addison Road, Hove. 16th May 2017. The second weekend is over! That means we are half way through. Once again it has...
'Colours of London' by Colin Ruffell

Just as Famous One Year Later

Just as Famous One Year Later Time goes by … am I just as famous one year later? A year ago I wrote a blog here that was...
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Quit your day job, become an artist

Quit your day job, become an artist. If you like making art you might want to progress from hobby artist to professional artist. But you...
Spring Fair

Art Business Spring Fair Most Popular Artists

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Business to Business, or Consumer ? B2B, B2C + VAT.

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