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Rembrandt's Art Reworked with Emoji Characters


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Portfolio Website: Brónagh Corr


Black and White photo of drift wood on beach

 

"Bleached"

 

Today we feature an artist from Derry, Brónagh Corr, who works in a variety of media and is very active in the arts community. Amoung other media and projects she has a large body of photography, painting and printmaking.

 

You can view more artwork from Brónagh Corr's portfolio website here: http://bronaghcorr.com


photo of boat on water under a tree

 

"Boat"

 


photo of sand and waves coming in

 

"Seascape"


How to Create Business Cards for Your Art with Moo


How to create your art business cards

 

Why have a business card as an artist? If done right your business card can be a thing of beauty - something so nice that people will hang on to it, stick it on their fridge, use it as a bookmark and refer to it again and again over time. Thats why I believe that artists should have a business card that is lovely to look at and up to date with current info and artwork being represented. 

I think it is very important to order small…

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5 Wealthiest Living Artists


Photo of diamond encrusted skull"For the Love of God"

 

A little quiz for you to test your knowledge of the wealthiest living artists according to present day stats. Simply match the images with the following artists and then click on the link at the bottom of this post in order to see if you were correct and to learn a little about each of these art biz tycoons. 

 

The images should be matched with the following artists:

Jasper Johns

Damien Hirst

Jeff Koons

Andrea…

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Studio Sundays: the Studio of Lori Sokoluk


Photo of artist studio with paintings

 

Every Sunday we give you a behind-the-scenes tour into the heart of creativity, the artist's studio. This week we visit the art studio of artist Lori Sokoluk from Vancouver, Canada. See more of Lori's painting portfolio here: www.lorisokoluk.com


Photo of artist studio with paintings
All images courtesy of the artist, Lori Sokoluk.


Artist Website: Carly Jaye Smith


Painting of woman's head and shoulders
"Everybody Loves Lucy"

 

"Carly Jaye Smith is an artist from Moose Jaw, SK. She uses an expressive portrait style with various mediums and a range of materials as her canvas. Carly enjoys turning old recyclable items along with scrap materials into something that can be appreciated by the eye and touched by the heart. Re-used frames, old serving trays, broken ceiling tiles and scrap pieces of wood are just a few items that…

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3 Tips for Staying on Track With Your Art Career


Set Goals

 

In a burst of optimism and confidence I jot down my goals for the year including art career goals. But how do I know that the notebook won't go back on a shelf to be discovered at some later date when the info is useless to me? Well I still have the sneaking suspicion that just the act of writing down your goals is a great step no matter what you do next but let's make the most of that crazy art career goal list shall we?

 

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Studio Sundays: the Art Studio of Sir Quentin Blake


Artist sitting by work desk
Every Sunday we give you a behind-the-scenes tour into the heart of creativity, the artist's studio. This week we visit the art studio of the famous artist Sir Quentin Blake well-known for his expressive illustrations that gave visual form to many Roald Dahl books such as Matilda, James and the Giant Peach and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Looking at Quentin Blake's drawings always makes me feel light-hearted. This artist brings…

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