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A beginners guide to mixing vivid colours!

2018-02-24T17:58:27+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Art Blog, Articles|

Familiarise yourself with the colour wheel The best way of getting to know the colour wheel, off by heart, is to paint your own by mixing and painting each colour. Google, 'Colour Wheel' for more examples. It’s a really good exercise to do in order to learn how secondary and tertiary colours can be made [...]

When I Decided To Become An Artist

2017-10-14T22:23:49+00:00 October 14th, 2017|Art Blog, Articles|

I never actually consciously decided to be an artist, not before this year anyway. All the circumstances of my life just kind of lead me that way. I mean, I always wanted to be an artist when I grew up, I just hadn’t thought about what the modern day interpretation of that job would entail. [...]

The Miss Plunkett Guide To Organising An Art Exhibition

2017-08-01T14:35:09+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Art Blog, Articles|

Sharing  artwork with the general public is an important step in the process of completing a piece of art. Art never really lives until it has been perceived in the minds of people other than it's creator. The more I put on art events, the more organised I get about it. This is because rather [...]

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Art Exhibition Photography

2017-07-06T13:20:35+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Art Blog, Articles|

Just a note on what is required from the photographer of an art exhibition. Identify what camera and equipment you will be using, send the make and model number. This is so it is known what kind of photographs to expect. Style Familiarise yourself with previous exhibition photos, look at these from the 9th Competa Art [...]

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Tips on how to be an artist

2017-06-23T14:40:02+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Art Blog, Articles|

This is by no means a complete list or guide, it's just some tips I have picked up, that work for me, to make life easy along the way :) Making Buy or find ample art materials. Choose materials that you love to play with. Remember that you have everything you need around you to [...]

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Why Modern Art Can Insult

2017-02-05T15:03:22+00:00 October 22nd, 2016|Art Blog, Articles|

Lloyd LindyBeige explains why it feels insulting sometimes when you experience a modern art gallery. Maybe some artists and curators need to be more conscious of this too. Dark and Light There is already enough darkness in this world with plenty of things to bring us down and make us feel bad. Thus it is all [...]

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The Miss Plunkett guide to attracting a magical partner

2018-01-29T13:39:22+00:00 January 28th, 2009|Art Blog, Articles|

Get your love life sorted, so that you can concentrate your energy on being creative, whilst making someone else very happy. Write a list Help the Universe along by writing out a list of all the specific qualities you’d like your magical partner to possess. Start by writing, […]

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