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Submitting digital photos to online juried art exhibitions

Submitting digital photos to online juried art exhibitions

Thursday, August 23, 2012

A few ways to make submitting your digital photos to online juried art exhibitions, catalogs or studio brochures easier. Online art competitions or submission sites will almost always be very specific in the requirements for submitting digital files to them. Read through, make sure you have 1) the best sized file for the job, 2) the correct file type and 3) the right colour mode and you'll be amazed at how many online art applications you can submit to! ..

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Outside the Frame... Tips & Tricks for framing a piece of Art

Outside the Frame... Tips & Tricks for framing a piece of Art

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Essentially the purpose of framing artwork is to protect it from damage. Picture frames are normally created from wood although other materials can be utilized such as silver, bronze, aluminum, and plastics. Frames can also be applied solely for aesthetic purposes but always remember to take colour schemes into consideration when you decide to frame a piece of art with one of many colours of the rainbow available for both mats and frames. ..

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Best practices for buying supplies to create long lasting art

Best practices for buying supplies to create long lasting art

Friday, July 06, 2012

Sketching away the afternoon under a tree reminds me how much I love summer and the beautiful natural light. Unfortunately that same light can do some serious damage to your art work and even alter the way colors look on your painting.  ..

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