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    Street Art – It’s Various Forms

    When most people think of street art, their minds automatically go to graffiti. Graffiti has long been a taboo subject in urban setting because it is assumed to be associated with gangs, drugs, and street violence. But graffiti, among other types of street art, has become a way for people living in urban settings to voice themselves and create a positive space. Rooted in a deep need to rebel against oppressive politics, harmful norms, and a need for change, it is one of many methods that artists use to make a statement.   Below are the different types of street art and how they have been used in the past.…

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    Selling Your Art – A Beginner’s Guide

    Many artists want to take their artwork to the next level and create a business out of it. There are many ways to sell your art: online, festivals, and even exhibits. But before you get started, there are several tips you should follow to ensure that you get the most out of your work while also being realistic about your sales.   Find your target audience. Selling your art is all about standing out from other artists. In order to do that, it’s important to figure out who you are creating art for. Who can connect to your pieces? What message are you trying to send with your work? These…

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    Artists on a Budget – Tips to Save Money on Painting Supplies

    Whether you paint with oils, watercolors, or acrylics, stocking up on paint supplies is expensive. It’s especially tempting when you discover new products or get lost in the art store with no strict plan in mind. Artists at any stage of the craft can suffer a big hit to their pocket once they run out of paint, canvas, or need to replace their budgets. But if you are careful, there are ways to cut these costs in half. These following tips will allow you to have the same creative freedom while also saving some money. Be mindful of the supplies you already have. One of the main reasons I used…