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Creating a Studio or Artist Space

The first question to ask yourself is  – is a dedicated, separate studio necessary? While a separate building or room may not be necessary or even possible, if you are taking your art seriously you at least need a dedicated artist space. You need a personal space that you don’t need to clean up afterwards […]

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Tips on how to choose a subject for your artwork.

Are you having trouble deciding on the subject for your next work of art? Feeling lost and uninspired? You’re not alone, it happens to every artist (even the professional) from time to time, but we have a few tips to help you through it. “The faculty of creating is never given to us all by […]

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Colour Preferences – where do they come from?

Colour influences many aspects of our lives; the clothes we wear, the foods we eat (would you eat green eggs and ham?) and the paints we choose to create with. Overall our colour preferences are deeply engrained, emotional responses that appear to lack a rational basis, but where do our preferences come from? Evolution or […]

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