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Art Business Advice: Real Strategies to Help you Succeed in the Business of Art

One of my favorite parts of being a high school teacher was teaching IB Art, a two year art program. There was a moment every. . . read more

Editor’s note: Recently I caught up with Dianne Panarelli Miller, a Boston-based plein air painter who also happens to do. . . read more

Every week we receive questions from new artists on what it takes to become a successful artist. The truth is, there is nothing easy or quick about it—instead, it is a series of positive traits and habits, done consistently, over time, that will lead you to becoming a successful, professional, artist.

Most successful artists work very hard on all aspects of their craft in order to. . . read more

I paint at home, so an open studio event has always been something of a pipe dream for me. But when our local school of the arts. . . read more

One of the best ways to improve your craft is by learning how to critique your own work. No one else knows better than you do. . . read more

What is art?

That's the question artist Robert Good and designer Jane Glennie have been asking for years—3 years, to be exact—while they painstakingly compiled answers from every corner of the internet into a never-before-published book titled A New Dictionary of Art.

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On your way to becoming a professional artist, you will be frequently hit with these types of questions. Ready? • What’s. . . read more

Current events seem to be on overload: earthquakes, hurricanes, fires and health problems, to name a few. I’m guessing we’re. . . read more

If you're like me, you're always seeing great opportunities to sketch and paint. But it isn't easy to carry lots of brushes, pencils, or other studio equipment. . . and much too often, those opportunities fall by the wayside.

Luckily, two artists from the UK have launched a Kickstarter project that is the perfect solution to our problem. It's called . . . read more

If you’re truly serious about marketing your artwork or art services, then you need to get serious (right now) about. . . read more

You’ve finished your latest masterpiece, and you know it’s the best one so far this month. Drink in that enjoyment, toast. . . read more




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