Buying a painting

April 25, 2016
This is a big subject, so I am going to share my thoughts on two key aspects only. Why buy a painting? How to choose a painting? Why buy a painting? The simplest answer is because you like it, are happy to decorate your living space with it and perhaps because you want...
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Get Your Art Out There! "You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great." Zig Ziglar This saying has stood out to me for a long time because it has a few components – all of which are important for art and life! For me these components are: 1.Ge...
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Taking portrait photos

March 16, 2016
Taking photos for portraits When taking photos for painting portraits it is good to be mindful of these key points to make sure you capture a workable image. ·Take lots of photos so you are sure to get one you can paint from ·Pay attention to the persons expression and pos...
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We are all different

February 6, 2016
Isn't it amazing that there are so many faces on the planet and essentially they are all different? Yet eyes, ears, noses, mouths are all roughly in the same place on our heads. Given that there is 6 billion of us - this is no small feat. ...
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