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How to Avoid These 3 Beginner Mistakes When Using Oil Paints

New artists often have a love-hate relationship with oil paints It s probably the most forgiving type of paint to work with but it comes with a...

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Varnishing Your Art: 4 Things You Should Know

Working with Oil and Acrylic paints has an important benefit that you won t get with most mediums they re ideal to use with varnish We...

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Artist Spotlight: Lori McNee

Lori McNee lives in the beautiful Rocky Mountains of Central Idaho where she derives much of her inspiration A native of California and...

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A Trend We Can Get Behind: Creative Workshops!

If you keep up with the events happening in your area or your city s leisure guide you may have noticed a trend making a stronger entrance...

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Will Your Art Last? 3 Potential Problems To Keep In Mind

When you create something that you re proud of you want it to stay crisp and vibrant for as long as possible Fortunately for painters it s...

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Artist Spotlight: Jess Park

Jess Park is a watercolor artist who has been painting from a very young age She took her first fine art class at age and has painted casually...

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4 Reasons Synthetic Brushes Might Be Right For You

There are a huge variety of options available when you re choosing your brushes and each one can be sorted into two main categories...

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3 Common Problems (and Solutions) When Working With Watercolor

Watercolors are inexpensive easy to clean up after and can lead to breathtaking effects without much practice It s no surprise that they re...

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5 Important Reasons Your Child Should Be Creating Art

Most parents will already know that art projects are a great way to keep a child occupied and happy but the benefits can go far beyond a fun...

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4 Simple Money Saving Tips for Artists on a Budget

Most artists are all too familiar with the struggle of sticking to a budget that can t keep up with their creativity If you re not careful...

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Tutorial - Fresh Limes by Jenna Rainey

Nothing says refreshing like the fresh zest of a lime Brighten up your day by following along with our featured artist Jenna Rainey s tutorial...

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3 Common Habits That Could Be Damaging Your Brushes

A high quality brush can last many times longer than a poorly made one so many artists consider it a worthwhile investment to spring for brushes...

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