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Why life drawing is important

Why life drawing is important: Insights To Getting Better

What is life drawing? What are the benefits of taking a life drawing class? These are some of the questions that many people have when they first hear about why life drawing is important. Drawing from real models in front of an audience can be intimidating, but there are many benefits to it. I used […]

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How do I build an art studio in my garage

Turning Your Garage into an Art Studio – all you need to know

Have no space left in your home? Want an art studio but don’t want to spend a ton of money? Converting your garage into an art studio can be an affordable way to solve your problem. But before you rush into it, find out the best way to create the perfect art studio in your […]

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Why you should create a sketch before watercolor painting

Why you should create a sketch before watercolor painting – answered

We have all seen sketching before watercolor paintings. They are often drawn in pencil on paper, with the sketch being a preliminary sketch of what is to be painted. Sketching before painting is an excellent way to plan out your composition and get a feel for how things will look when they are done. It […]

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Gouache vs Acrylic – over 9 Clear Differences Explained

There is a lot of confusion out there about Gouache vs Acrylic paints. Both types are water-based, so they both have similar properties when it comes to drying time, mixing with other colors, etc. However, the two paints differ in many ways that you should know before deciding which one to use on your next […]

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Does acrylic paint work on glass

Does acrylic paint work on glass – the complete guide (answered)

If you have ever wondered does acrylic paint work on glass then you should know the answer is simply Yes, acrylic paint works on glass. Acrylic paint is water-based, so it dries quickly and does not require oil or solvents to dry. This makes it perfect for painting on glass because all you need to […]

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Can you bring colored pencils on a plane

Can you bring colored pencils on a plane? Yes, but there are rules..

Whether you are an artist about to embark on a flight with your art supplies for the first time or flying long haul with kids and you need to keep them entertained you may be wondering, “Can you bring colored pencils on a plane?”. What about coloring books or crayons? The answer is yes, you […]

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What does it mean to be an artist

What Does It Mean To Be An Artist Today – 6 Key Points Discussed

So you want to be an artist? Or you already consider yourself one, but are not sure if your idea of ‘what it means to be an artist’ is outdated an outdated one. With time, all things change and so it is true for the nature of art and what it means to call oneself […]

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art pricing guide

Ultimate Art Pricing Guide – How to Price Your Art so it Sells

Once you have laid down your paintbrush and palette, it is time to price your masterpiece. Creating a sensible price structure is essential to a thriving art career. For emerging artists, this may seem an intimidating step; however, there are several guidelines to follow when pricing your art so that it sells. To help you […]

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How to photograph art

How to Photograph Art for Non Photographers – Best Tested Tips

Every time I took photographs of my art they looked horrible, I couldn’t find a how to guide that was easy to understand as I am not a photographer, so I wrote my own How To Photograph Art for Non Photographers guide. The first thing you should know is that a phone camera is great […]

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Benefits of studying art (1)

What Are The Benefits Of Studying Art? What we found is revealing

The arts play a fundamental role in how our society is shaped but have become considered to have no educational value by many people. They believe that studying art is impractical and that children and young adults should put more focus on more practical pursuits in fields such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). […]

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What is resin art

What is Resin Art? Everything you must know when working with Resin

If you ever wondered “what is resin art?” the answer is more simple than you think. Resin art is created when a runny chemical called epoxy resin is combined with various color pigments and additives to produce a blend of unique patterns and textures. The resin mixture gradually hardens (when mixed with a hardener) to […]

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non objective art

What’s The Difference Between Non Objective Art & Abstract Art? ✔

Abstract art and non objective art can often appear to be the same thing to the untrained eye. But there are several key differences between the two that separate them as classifications of art. Abstract art represents reality by changing the subject so that it is completely unrecognizable. Non objective art has no recognizable subject […]

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