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    How to Earn a Living as a Photographer

    You’ve got an eye for composition, an instinct for lighting, and a talent for capturing the perfect moment. But how do you turn your skill and passion for photography into a career that pays the bills (and then some)? Many Beginnings Fine art photographer Charles Santora started taking pictures...
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    Handling Rejection as an Artist

    Has your work ever been rejected by a gallery or show? If so, you’re in extremely good company. From Monet to Manet, many famous artists throughout history have dealt with criticism, exclusion, and poverty. Let’s take a closer look at rejection and how to deal with it. What’s Not to...
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    Advocacy for Students: Art Scholarships and More

    In a blog post earlier this year, I unpacked Frame Destination's brand promise of advocating for artists. Today I want to focus on our advocacy toward a very specific and special group of artists — students! A Purpose and a Promise We recently distilled our brand purpose to six words: To...
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    The Solitude and Safety of Plein Air Painting

    If you’re like me and you love both creating and being outdoors, I encourage you to try painting “en plein air”. It’s a French phrase that loosely means putting brush to canvas “out in the open air” rather than in a studio. Although plein air painting has seemed especially timely...
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    How to Use Gouache

    Recently, gouache paints have been experiencing a renaissance. The velvety, versatile nature of gouache (rhymes with squash) attracts beginners and experienced painters alike. So if you've ever wondered what it is or how to paint with gouache, keep reading! Intro to Gouache Nontoxic and...
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    How to Pack Picture Frames for Transport

    Whenever you move a piece of artwork — whether it’s a custom-framed print or a gallery-wrapped canvas — you run the risk of damage. Frames are meant to hang on walls, not lie flat on a gallery floor or rattle around in the back of a moving car. And you didn’t put your heart and soul...
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