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Organization for Artists

I don’t know about you, but I’d much rather hang out with The Muse and make stuff than create an inventory. I think we can all agree on that. But anyone can chase inspiration, that’s the

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Best Online Art Courses

The 7 Best Online Art Masterclasses

Looking to brush up on your craft in the new year? With no shortage of online art masterclasses available, it can be difficult to know where to begin. And while self-study is a great option to

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How Artists Find Their Voice

“Hey Crista, how do I develop originality and find my voice in the artwork?” one artist recently asked. “Do you have any tips?” I do! There are several things that artists can do to find their own

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Artist dream

What’s your Artist Dream?

Artists are dreamers. Often we operate in two different worlds: the vibrant, colorful, mystical world inside of our heads and…well… the real world. The real world isn’t as fun. Bills demand to be paid. Responsibilities need

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How to become a professional artist

How To Become A Professional Artist

Like many creatives, you want to become a full-time professional artist one day. Isn’t that the dream? But the path to becoming a professional artist isn’t clear. They don’t teach entrepreneurial skills in art school. There’s

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How to define art

How To Describe Your Art

Too often, people outside of the art world view get confused when confronted with art. They’re afraid that it means something secret, something they don’t understand. Many times they walk away, not because they don’t like

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A Photographer’s Guide to Instagram

A Photographer’s Guide to Instagram

Instagram has become an enormously popular social media platform. And this visual app is positively viral amongst photographers. Whether you’re a professional or a hobbiest chasing the perfect photo, Instagram is the ideal platform to post,

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art gallery challenges

Should You Consider Joining A Co-op Art Gallery?

An artist’s life is a balancing act.   Managing finances for the art studio, honing one’s artistic skills, finding the right platform to showcase works of art, thinking of social promotion, and investing time within your local art community are challenging for every artist. Participation in art fairs is

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Enter The Working Artist World

“The true job of an artist is to create an artist,” said art historian Harold Rosenberger. I believe that’s true. Don’t you? Like most artists, the road to creating the artist I am and the artist

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Ways That Artists Make Money

There are all kinds of ways to make money from your creativity. Let’s take a look at some of them. GET YOUR WORK OUT THERE Yes, you can exhibit in a commercial gallery and follow a traditional

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