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You Don’t Have to be a Starving Artist

You Don’t Have to be a Starving Artist

  • On March 24, 2016
By Melanie Bindon, Art Gym Denver Further reading: Puttylike.com: Starving Artist Meet Web Psychcentral.com: Scrapping the Starving Artist Mythology Youtube.com: Fear and Permission with Chris Guillebeau (TEDxCMU 2010)   Join us to grow. Join us to share. Lend your voice to the conversation.     “Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen […]
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Arts Employment in Colorado

Arts Employment in Colorado

  • On March 5, 2016
By Melanie Bindon, Art Gym Denver   Join us to grow. Join us to share. Lend your voice to the conversation.     “A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” – George Bernard Shaw    
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Selfie

Selfie

  • On February 18, 2016
Self Portraiture in the Age of Modern Technology By Melanie Bindon, Art Gym Denver We’re all familiar with the selfie pose: camera angled 45 degrees above the eye line, head casually turned to three quarters angle, pouty lips and flexing muscles. Proudly, we show ourselves off to the world one snippet at a time saying “this […]
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Organization For Artists

Organization For Artists

  • On February 11, 2016
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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5 Questions for Pricing Your Artwork

  • On December 16, 2015
 5 Questions for Pricing Your Artwork Pricing your artwork is never easy, even if you ignore the tension between the creative process and the idea of your art as an object-for-sale. However, balancing this tension and pricing your work must be done if you intend to sell your art. Even if you are represented by […]
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