20Sep
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5 Tips for Creative Collaboration

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Art history is chock-full of duos or groups resulting in creative magic. Andy Warhol & Jean Michel Basquiat, Walt Disney & Salvador Dali, and Marina Abramovic & Ulay are all examples of artistic collaboration. Sometimes artists work together to master a new form, connect emotionally, bring new energy into stale work, or for complementary skills. […]
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24Aug
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When to Turn Down a Commission

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By Melanie Bindon, Art Gym Denver Getting a commission can be extremely exciting for artists- it means someone recognizes your skills and wants to invest in your creations. However, not all commissions are as ideal as our excitement leads us to believe. Here are some guidelines for determining if you should reject an artistic job: […]
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14Jul
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Stop! How to Know When an Artwork is Finished

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By Melanie Bindon, Art Gym Denver When you spend umpteen hours working on a project, it’s hard to know when to stop. While the process of finishing will look different for each endeavor, the feeling is often the same. Luckily, time and experience make it easier to recognize this feeling. Remember you’re the artist and ultimately […]
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02Jun
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5 Traits to Increase Creativity

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By Melanie Bindon, Art Gym Denver Creativity is an increasingly important skillset for one to thrive in the modern world. As technology and communication accelerate the rate of change, so too must the creative applications of these new ideas and technologies grow. We must accommodate quickly or risk falling behind. From business to the arts, […]
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11Feb
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Organization For Artists

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By Melanie Bindon, Art Gym Denver Have you ever looked around your studio and seen a multitude of in-progress works nearing completion, yet been full of new ideas and ready to sketch? When working on so many projects it is hard to ensure definite progress is made on each one. It is easier to start […]
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