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    QUALITY. ZAMM.

    …QUALITY. ZAMM… … ‘Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance’ by Robert Pirsig…   ZAMM is a fictionalized autobiography...

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    …Elephants Breath…

    …Names of colours… Primary colours. Red Blue and Yellow.  The colour wheel theory has it that all colours can...

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  • Prints

    …Acrylographs, and other Prints…

    “One day my prints will come” Snow White  …Another look at acrylographs and other printmaking… My previous blog about...

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    ‘BRITART’ ART MOVEMENT

    Art movement? You mean dancing or something like that? No! ‘An art movement is a tendency or style in art with a specific common...

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    COLLAGE and DECOUPAGE

      COLLAGE and DECOUPAGE as an ARTFORM Collage Collage is where the artist glues extra layers of material onto...

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    ART as an INVESTMENT

    Update based on my article in ‘Art Business Today’ magazine 2010. … I had an email yesterday from someone...

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    Filberts, Riggers, and Hakes.

    Artists use funny uncommon language some of the time. I recently got asked why my painting was labeled ‘gesso...

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    Limited Editions v. Signed and Numbered Prints

    Printmaking has an interesting history. Limited edition fine art prints still have some popularity but they are really out…

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    THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES

    This ‘Emperors New Clothes’ subject follows on from my previous blog post about Arty Farty Bol**cks.

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    ARTY FARTY BOL**CKS

    Arty Farty B’s refers to some of the terminology and descriptive language often experienced in the art world. AFB’s…

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