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The Space Between

  • On October 24, 2015
The Space Between The Emotional Collaboration Between Artist and Audience. “The artwork that is meaningful and truly speaks to us — and thereby has value — is the artwork that connects with us on a deeper level than like and dislike. It connects with us because somehow it explains, clarifies, illuminates, sympathetically vibrates with, or […]
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How To Photograph Your Art Like A Pro

  • On October 18, 2015
How To Photograph Your Art Like A Pro Image Capture Tips for Artists We all know that there are numerous reasons to document our art, but obtaining a good image is often easier said than done. If you’re not a photographer, it is certainly possible to hire one for this task, but with a little […]
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Critique: A Tool Not A Weapon

  • On October 16, 2015
Critique: A Tool Not A Weapon How to Offer and Receive Constructive Critique Properly wielded, constructive critique can be one of our most powerful tools for growth as artists. As with any tool, there are important rules for use – rules that are designed to render positive results and protect the user from harm (say from […]
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5 Ways to Break Your Creative Block

  • On October 15, 2015
5 Ways to Break Your Creative Block Studio Habits to Keep You Working   We’ve all been there: the dreaded creative block. Ideas, which once flowed in an unstoppable river, have dried up and the creative process has transformed into a nightmare of self-doubt and uncertainty. Interestingly, what many artists call creative block is simply […]
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Signed, Dry and Ready to Hang

  • On October 12, 2015
Signed, Dry and Ready to Hang Is Your Artwork Gallery Ready? Though this phrase was originally aimed at painters, the idea holds true across all art forms. It may seem like a small consideration, but the way your work arrives to a gallery is often a key consideration in whether they will choose to work […]
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Are You Struggling to Create in Isolation?

  • On October 10, 2015
Are You Struggling to Create in Isolation?  How Group Environments Influence Productivity     You may not be alone. Which is to say that you are alone… but you’re not alone in being alone.  That made sense, right? Over the course of a typical week, we talk to a lot of artists. We hear stories […]
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