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Investing in Art

A lot has been said about investing in Art, that it is a solid investment which will generate a profit one day, that it can enhance your social status, etc.
Assuming art is a good investment, in order for it to come to fruition you will have to be aware of several considerations when you make an artistic acquisition.. One of them is the quality of the artwork, i.e. the materials used by the artist. This is even more critical now when artworks are purchased online directly from various websites and various artists which may not offer any guarantee with …

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Guitars Aren’t Hard To Play Once You Have Some Information

The guitar is a fantastic instrument to learn. You can explore your creativity, learn fine motor skills and actually relieve stress. If that sounds great to you, read on to learn more about playing the guitar.

It is not a good idea to try to learn all there is to know about playing guitar all at the same time. You will succeed by going slowly and deliberately. If you use the guitar each and every day, you will slowly start to learn the skills that you need for more complex playing.

Although it may sound obvious, make sure you buy …

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The Plein Air Critique – It’s a Bonus!

A plein air (French for “open air”) painter attends a workshop for a variety of reasons. Perhaps for the purpose of improving his/her painting skills, have long periods of quality time in which to paint, or perhaps just to get away from the routine of daily life and get a fresh perspective on his/her work.
As the workshop begins, the instructor has the class members introduce themselves. He/she then gives an overview of the class, any special instructions and a demonstration related to the lesson of the day. The members are then free to choose their location within a given …

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The Reasons Behind Anthropomorphic Art

This artist is able to paint pictures such as a pug, seemingly taking the part of a person accompanied with a coat, tie and high collar. Many people perceive this art as anthropomorphic. Those old paintings that can be found in European ancestral homes or galleries can be restored by this artist as this is his talent.
A dog’s face would maybe then take the place of a human face in the paintings of this artist. He, the Belgian artist who used to be a restorer when he started out, refers to his pieces as aristochiens and aristocrats. The good …