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Pareidolia

Pareidolia, a blog post by Neleisha Weerasinghe. Inanimate Objects Taking a Life of their Own Have you ever seen faces or animals on walls or even on inanimate objects? Do you have creative ideas popping off the walls? People tend to see faces a lot because we are programmed that way to identify each other and we are face to face with people every day, so there is a high likely hood of you…
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The Art of Rayonism

Ana Brdar writes about Natalia Goncharova and The Art of Rayonism. One of the most prominent painters to come out of Russia in the first half of the 20th century, Natalia Goncharova and her groundbreaking style redefined the path of contemporary and abstract art in Russia. Together with her partner, fellow artists Mikhail Larionov, she originated a new art movement called Rayonism. Even…
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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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The Importance of an Up-to-Date Portfolio

Thomas Boldt writes about the importance of an up-to-date portfolio. If you're like most creative people, you probably hate dealing with paperwork and administrative tasks. You got interested in art because it's your passion, because it's your reason for getting up in the morning, not because you have to do a bunch of management tasks to keep things running smoothly. Unfortunately for all of us,…
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How Best to Photograph Your Paintings

Read on for tips on How Best to Photograph Your Paintings by Thomas Boldt. When it comes to finally put your artistic masterpieces online, painters have something of a problem. For photographers and digital artists it can be a relatively simple process, but for artists who work in the offline world it can be more complicated. To help you out, we've put together a quick guide that will give…
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A Quick Guide to SEO for Artists

A Quick Guide to SEO for Artists By Thomas Boldt It's hard to go anywhere on the internet these days without running into the acronym 'SEO', and the online art world is no exception. For those of you who haven't heard of it before, SEO stands for 'search engine optimization', and it's one of your most powerful online marketing tools. It can be the difference between obscurity and massive…
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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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