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Watermarking Your Images

Thomas Boldt on Watermarking Images for websites. The Internet is a truly incredible place, where almost any kind of data imaginable is easily accessible with only a few minutes of your time. Usually this is a great help to the world at large, but when you're an artist it can be a little nerve-wracking to take your masterpieces and make them available online. It's a common story among…
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Online Business

Challenges and Benefits of an Online Business

Ana Brdar writes about the challenges and benefits of an online business. When it comes to running an online business, there is somewhat of a misconception that doing web-based commerce is easy and does not require a lot of effort. And while it is true that in the internet era pretty much anyone with a computer can set up an online business, this does not mean this type of endeavor does not…
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The Queen of Hearts

THE QUEEN OF HEARTS by Amy Polling is the latest piece of work from this accomplished artist available in our gallery. The artist has for many years been reading the poetry of Kahlil Gibran and his words on LOVE have always been one of her favourite pieces. Finding inspiration in the poets words, Amy went on to paint The Queen of Hearts which expresses the ecstasy of Love as well as the…
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Kobo Art Birthday Sale

A gift for you, the Kobo Art Birthday Sale! We're celebrating 3 years and who better to celebrate with than our clients and supporters so we're offering you a discount on ALL work on the website. The more you buy the less you pay! Happy Birthday to us and happy shopping to you. Remember you can buy in advance for upcoming…
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World Art Dubai

World Art Dubai

We're super excited to be a part of the inaugural public art fair, World Art Dubai that will play host to several galleries from across the globe and will include paintings, sculptures, photography, performances, installations and a lot more! This first ever affordable art fair is a very important initiative and as a new and online gallery committed to working with early to mid-career artists,…
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ING Creative Conference

ING Creative Conference

The upcoming ING Creative Conference to be held at the Knowledge Village Conference Centre on March 27 and 28, 2015 will host a line-up of top international creatives. Bringing together creative minds, the conference looks to generate positive change through inspiring people and building networks by hosting talks, workshops and portfolio reviews by industry leaders. If you are creative on…
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Inside the Studio of Nissa Riyas

I was invited Inside the Studio of Nissa Riyas last Thursday to view her latest work in progress. Of course I accepted immediately as I knew it was going to be a wonderful opportunity to see not just the piece spoken of above but also the rest of the work by this incredible artist. Nissa Riyas, based in Dubai is a self-taught artist with a very varied but distinctive style. Having observed…
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Top 12 for Valentine’s Day

With love in the air it's all about making your special one feel special and what better way to let them know how much you care than with an original painting or print from our Top 12 for Valentine's Day. Order now for on time delivery across the world to make the occasion a truly memorable one for you and your beloved.   BUY NOW from our website and get a 10% discount on any of the…
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Al Serkal Avenue Galleries Night

Monday January 12 was the first Al Serkal Avenue Galleries Night of 2015. All participating galleries showed an excellent collection of work although some were a slightly more absorbing then others. I made my usual round starting at the beginning and worked my way through all the lanes and galleries. Some of the pieces were completely captivating and very original. There were many interesting…
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City in Celebration

Top 10 Viewed Artists

Soon we will be saying good-bye to 2014 and ringing in the new year. We thought it a good time to share our Top 10 viewed artists for this year with you. Hope you enjoy the Kobo list, we've added our selection from their paintings but please do visit our website for more work by these and our other fabulous artists. *The cover photo is City in Celebration by Manisha Andrade Wishing you all…
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