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Talking about artwork when it is a secret commission - how would you do it?

Talking about artwork when it is a secret commission - how would you do it?

This blog is just asking the question about posting "artwork in progress" photos of commissions. I reveal a selection of photos of my current pet portrait commission without revealing the full portrait. My aim is to keep you up to date with my artworks without giving too much away. Have a look and please give me your feedback if you have the time. And if you like what you see, why not have a commission done as a Christmas present? Food for thought......

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It's back to the easel now, after a successful exhibition is over

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It's back to the easel now, after a successful exhibition is over

Well, it is a few days now since we dismantled our exhibition at the Makers Mezzanine in Whitney on Wye in Herefordshire. We enjoyed the 9 days of H-art (Herefordshire art ) week this year as, unlike in previous years, we were able to visit other venues across the county...... We did meet a lot of people during our exhibition as we attended the preview on Friday September 6th and stewarded on the afternoons of the 10th and 12th. It was great to hear feedback from visitors about the venue as well as my artwork and it was all very...

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Not long now until my next exhibition as part of H-art week 2019

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Not long now until my next exhibition as part of H-art week 2019

Can't believe how quickly this year has flown by! Does not seem like a year since I last exhibited as part of H-art (Herefordshire Art) week here at home However I decided this year to exhibit at a venue where there were a number of artists also displaying their artworks. As a solo artist in our home there are advantages to visitors ( seeing the studio, work atmosphere etc ) but many visitors prefer to visit one venue with many artists, which was difficult for us.... So after seeing a few venues we chose the Makers Mezzanine in Whitney-on-Wye HR3...

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I am interviewed by Dave Nevue as a Featured Artist

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I am interviewed by Dave Nevue as a Featured Artist

I am always interested in finding out more about art marketing and how to increase my exposure across all my social media platforms and my wife Cathy helps me in this. It is hard to balance the PR aspect with art creation but with Cathy as my "manager" it helps enormously. I discovered Dave Nevue on my art marketing journey on both Pinterest and Twitter. His depth of knowledge and wide range of articles on art marketing make for very interesting reading - you can see more on his website Nevue Fine Art Marketing. When Dave offered to interview artists,...

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Why did I chose a hedgehog for my latest pastel artwork?

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Why did I chose a hedgehog for my latest pastel artwork?

This blog talks about choices to be made on artwork subject matter as well as where from, and why, I chose a hedgehog. It also talks about alterations made to the reference photo as well as how I corrected a mistake made during its creation. I also mention details of the exhibition in September. I hope you find this of interest.

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