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  • Cleaning Brushes Better

    I'm a beginner and I need help getting my brushes cleaner. I decided to spend some money and buy fairly nice brushes at Blicks, but after one month of painting with them every day, they are almost worthless. Can someone give me advice on how to care for them better? Thank you! Mandy www.etsy.com...
    Posted to Beginners (Forum) by DesignedSigns on 19 May 2014
  • Pricing Artwork

    So I decided to try my hand at painting just for fun and somehow managed to have someone want to buy my painting within 2 hours..... The buyer wants to display the original in a beauty salon and would also like to use it on their business cards as a logo. I have no idea of pricing or anything and would...
    Posted to Outside the Studio (Forum) by Akadok on 21 Apr 2014
  • Marketing advice?

    Hello! I'm trying to learn how to market a guided painting video series, on a global scale, I have developed and would love any advice you all may have out there! Three years ago, after 10 years of teaching art in the schools (K-8), I developed a local paint and sip business in which I lead fun,...
    Posted to Outside the Studio (Forum) by AimeeCJArts on 3 Mar 2014
  • Re: Newbie at canvas painting.

    Hi there! Good for you to start exploring painting--it's so much fun! I recommend to my beginning art students to go with a stretched canvas that is already gessoed. Keep it simple and don't worry about stretching and prepping your own canvas. That's valuable if you're working very large...
    Posted to Beginners (Forum) by AimeeCJArts on 3 Jan 2014
  • Hi

    Hi everyone, my name's lee and I am trying to make a new career for myself as an artist. I have joined this boardso that I can get some opinions on my work to help me improve and hopefully sell my paintings. I like to work in all kinds of media, oils, acrylics, watercolours, ink etc, and I'm...
    Posted to Welcome! (Forum) by Leeallenart on 28 Apr 2012
  • New Beginning For Me and Asking For Critique

    Hello All. I just happened to find this forum and see that folks are very friendly and helpful to others. I'm placing a photo of my latest painting here to ask for critique and advice. Just now changing careers, hoping to turn my new found enjoyment in painting into income. I've played guitar...
    Posted to Beginners (Forum) by artbymds on 15 Oct 2011
  • Should a Beginner Attend a Workshop

    I have been painting with acrylics for less than a year and recently decided to post three pieces of my work on this site. I want to attend a workshop but I feel that I would be lost, since being self taught, I have never had any lessons. Can anyone on if I should attend a workshop or attend some beginner...
    Posted to Beginners (Forum) by TraceyD12 on 21 Jan 2011
  • Painting again

    What is a painter to do when all she thinks about is painting and creating and yet nothing inspires her enough to begin painting again?
    Posted to Beginners (Forum) by efontanez on 22 May 2010