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Examples of Artwork Labels

  There are a few questions I constantly receive, and one of the most common is how to label artworks in an exhibition. The truth is, there is no single standard format, though most labels include the same key elements.

Examples of Artwork Labels

  There are a few questions I constantly receive, and one of the most common is how to label artworks in an exhibition. The truth is, there is no single standard format, though most labels include the same key elements.

How to Choose an Art School

Choosing an art school, like any post-secondary institution, can be an exciting but daunting process. There are many factors to consider, including but not limited to location, cost, academic programming, and reputation. Below are some tips for finding an art

How to Choose an Art School

Choosing an art school, like any post-secondary institution, can be an exciting but daunting process. There are many factors to consider, including but not limited to location, cost, academic programming, and reputation. Below are some tips for finding an art

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How to Write an Artist’s CV When You Don’t Have Much (Or Any!) Professional Experience

The post How to Write an Artist CV in 10 Steps is the most popular in the history of The Practical Art World. Some of the most frequently asked questions people have after reading it are “What if I don’t

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How to Write an Artist’s CV When You Don’t Have Much (Or Any!) Professional Experience

The post How to Write an Artist CV in 10 Steps is the most popular in the history of The Practical Art World. Some of the most frequently asked questions people have after reading it are “What if I don’t

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Spring Cleaning for Art Studio Happiness and Efficiency

When the outside world begins to warm up, it’s a great time to open your windows and get some serious cleaning done! Although avoiding creative work by focusing on housework is a cliché, sometimes, you really do need to get

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Spring Cleaning for Art Studio Happiness and Efficiency

When the outside world begins to warm up, it’s a great time to open your windows and get some serious cleaning done! Although avoiding creative work by focusing on housework is a cliché, sometimes, you really do need to get

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New Years Resolutions for the Artist

1. I will take advantage of feedback from others, but above all I will trust my own judgement. 2. I will set aside time each day to make art or think about art. The amount of time is not important.

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New Years Resolutions for the Artist

1. I will take advantage of feedback from others, but above all I will trust my own judgement. 2. I will set aside time each day to make art or think about art. The amount of time is not important.

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The Best of The Practical Art World

I’m very happy to share that this November, The Practical Art World surpassed 200,000 visits! Over the past year and a half, we have enjoyed your generous feedback, emails, comments, and questions. We love hearing that the articles posted here

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The Best of The Practical Art World

I’m very happy to share that this November, The Practical Art World surpassed 200,000 visits! Over the past year and a half, we have enjoyed your generous feedback, emails, comments, and questions. We love hearing that the articles posted here

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5 Places to Find Free Art Education & Inspiration

1. Art Supply Manufacturers  Many artist-grade product manufacturers offer loads of free information about how to use their products. Much of this information can be applied to your studio practice in general, even if you don’t end up purchasing their

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5 Places to Find Free Art Education & Inspiration

1. Art Supply Manufacturers  Many artist-grade product manufacturers offer loads of free information about how to use their products. Much of this information can be applied to your studio practice in general, even if you don’t end up purchasing their

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10 Weeks to Improve Your Artistic Career – Week 10

Week 10: Connect with your community. One of the greatest assets we have as working artists is each other. Sharing experiences, asking questions, and learning from what we see and enjoy are all ways to greatly improve artistic practices and

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10 Weeks to Improve Your Artistic Career – Week 10

Week 10: Connect with your community. One of the greatest assets we have as working artists is each other. Sharing experiences, asking questions, and learning from what we see and enjoy are all ways to greatly improve artistic practices and

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10 Weeks to Improve your Artistic Career – Week 9

Week 9: Exhibit your work Exhibiting your artwork has endless benefits for your artistic career. You could say it is the most important things in building a solid practice! When you exhibit your artwork: it is viewed by peers, clients,

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10 Weeks to Improve your Artistic Career – Week 9

Week 9: Exhibit your work Exhibiting your artwork has endless benefits for your artistic career. You could say it is the most important things in building a solid practice! When you exhibit your artwork: it is viewed by peers, clients,

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10 Weeks to Improve your Artistic Career – Week 8

Week 8: Take a class Whether you are a self-taught artist or have earned a degree in the field, there are countless benefits to enrolling yourself in an art class. There is obviously the distinct possibility that you will learn

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10 Weeks to Improve your Artistic Career – Week 8

Week 8: Take a class Whether you are a self-taught artist or have earned a degree in the field, there are countless benefits to enrolling yourself in an art class. There is obviously the distinct possibility that you will learn