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Special Opportunity for Artists and Gallerists

Posted on 1 July, 2020 at 10:35



For the past 3 years, I have been the coach on Be Smart About Art’s signature online course, Art Biz Bootcamp. However, this year, it was cancelled as we were heading into the pandemic.

Now Be Smart About Art is making the course available until 25th September 2020, for...
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Introducing my new Membership project

Posted on 12 May, 2020 at 7:40



I am delighted to announced a project I have been working on behind the scenes since the beginning of the year.

 

In response to people who want to work with me, but in a less formal way than a coaching package, I have created a membership programme on the Patreon p...

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Get Time on Your Side

Posted on 29 January, 2020 at 6:55



Many years ago, I worked in the UK office of an international charity. We used to work long hours –I was often in at 8am and leaving 10 hours later. This was regarded as child’s play by the US office, where they came in at 8am and often worked until midnight. We were often made to feel like ...

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Take Five with Brad Kenny

Posted on 20 January, 2020 at 8:15



Brad Kenny is an international contemporary artist, with works in collections in the United Kingdom, United States, Australia, Switzerland, Germany, Spain and Russia.

 

With an MA in Fine Art from the University of Chichester, Brad is attracted to Expressionist charac...

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The Difference a Decade Can Make

Posted on 8 January, 2020 at 8:10


 


"We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten.

Don't let yourself be lulled into inaction."   

Bi...

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Attitude

Posted on 2 January, 2020 at 3:45


 


"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."

Maya Angelou

 

 

The last year has just come to an end and the new year has just begun. Fact. Bu...

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Christmas Lessons on Time Management

Posted on 11 December, 2019 at 5:20


Photo by Barry Plott from Pexels


 

I had a conversation with a freelance colleague recently about Christmas and the lessons we can learn from it.


As a freelancer, with a freelancer husband, she was talking about the dilemma of having to work for some of the time during the ho...

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Take Five with Helena Appio

Posted on 4 December, 2019 at 4:45




Helena Appio is a multi faceted creative with parallel careers as an award-winning film-maker, textile designer, artist, writer and educator. Her creative output defies easy classification but exhibits a profound commitment to the stories of humble people existing outside the media l...
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A Thank You Goes a Long Way

Posted on 27 November, 2019 at 4:40



Let me tell you a story.


A woman has a painting which was created for and given to her late father.


Enjoyed during his lifetime, the painting continued to give the woman pleasure after his death, for itself and for the family link.


After a few years, the woman decided the get the pain...

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Take Five with Ruth Thomas

Posted on 20 November, 2019 at 4:40


 


Ruth Thomas is a printmaker who graduated in 1985 with a degree in Fine Art. Then she concentrated on painting, collage and drawing. Since the early 1990s Ruth has concentrated on etchings, screenprints and drypoints but the process which allows her to express herself best is collagraph, a print f...

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