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    Spring Into the Art Show Season

    You’ve put your heart and soul into your art: capturing that magic moment when your inner muse is stirred, setting up the ideal composition, fine-tuning the details and then fine-tuning them some more. Now it’s time to get out of the studio or from behind the lens and in front of an...
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    7 Unspoken Rules for Hanging Framed Pictures

    Have you heard the story of the little boy who complained that his mom gave him too many green beans? When she told him he could just eat half, he bit into half of each green bean, leaving the remnants on his plate. Often we assume people know things that they don’t. Not because the process is...
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    Why Art Buckles in a Frame — And How to Prevent It

    As artists, we enjoy the process of putting our vision on paper. Inspired by the striking architecture of a city, photographers capture angles and textures, telling a story with a camera. Or maybe the butterflies and botanicals in your own back yard stir you to put paint, pen or pencil to paper....
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    Tips for Framing Art for a Gallery Show

    Your work is unique. It only follows that the presentation should highlight your one-of-a-kind creations. Whether you’re entering a juried art competition, presenting your work to a gallery or simply desiring to showcase your work in its very best light at home or in your office, here are a few...
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    Monthly Online Art Competitions

    Though many galleries and museums are now offering online viewing, as artists ourselves, we understand how deeply a cancelled art exhibition or show can affect an artist's livelihood and ability to provide for their family. I have put together a list of organizations, some I've personally...
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    Stay Connected and Advance Your Art

    Positive experiences often evolve from challenging times. When we find ourselves struggling with uncertainty or with a little extra time on our hands, it just might be the perfect time to do something for ourselves. Something that perhaps we've been longing to do but just couldn't fit it into...
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