What is Impressionism? The Basics

If  like me you struggle to make sense of all the different styles of painting,  let’s take things back to basics. Starting with Impressionism, what is it and what sets it apart from other styles? Impressionism, is an art movement that began with a group of Paris based artists in the mid 1800’s. Art at […]

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What Type of Art do You Like?

On her Facebook page last week Ellen posed the question ‘What type of Art do you like? That turned out to be a tricky question for me. I like what I like, but what type is that? Taking things back to basics, particularly for those beginners amongst us, art is essentially determined by medium, form, […]

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Overcoming the Hurdles to Discover the Artist Within

Getting started at anything new can be daunting and starting out as an artist is no different. If you have the passion to create you should do all you can to release the artist within. Here are the most common hurdles we hear and our tips on how to overcome them. I have no time. […]

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