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I’ve been so disappointed with everything about selling my art through galleries, both off-line and online that I decided to do something about it!

Things to Consider when Photographing your Artwork

Things to Consider when Photographing your Artwork

There are many ways you can photograph your work! You could scan your work with a scanner but your smart phone can be used really well, especially when it comes to social media! They can be shared to social media straight away. So here are a few tricks... The...

Diversify Your Ways Of Selling Work

Diversify Your Ways Of Selling Work

Channelling only one way to sell your work is only going to narrow your market. Imagine what would happen if all your work was only being shown through Facebook! Then Facebook went down and crashed! It happened... What if it never came back again? You have now lost...

Finally, at Long Last We’re Live!

Finally, at Long Last We’re Live!

This venture of building a platform has taught me so much. Aspects of this I didn't know anything about at the start, but over a year and many many Kanban boards, coming to terms with a "Launch Campaign" and reigning in my web designer in. Finesse gallery is now...

Painting Water: Elements to Consider (2)

Painting Water: Elements to Consider (2)

Now that the gradient has been painted, from “waterline” to “forewater”. Some rocks could be poking out of the surface. Where the rock will be above the water, will be a lighter tone than the area you want to be below. But you must factor in the direction of the light...

Painting Water: Elements to Consider

Painting Water: Elements to Consider

Welcome to this topic of painting water. It is quit a strange idea of how to paint something that is transparent. But there are factors that add up and when put together, make up the illusion of water. So, working from the water line furthest away from you but coming...

My First Ever Pet Portrait

My First Ever Pet Portrait

I thought I'd share this one with you all... This is my first ever portrait of someone's dog who had to go to sleep!.. But it has another story behind it. My wife came home with the photo, knowing I could draw, and she asked if I could paint it for her friend she...

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