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Re-COLLETTE-tions Artist Blog

  Looking for some fast & easy Art Advice? Let me help you with that. I have worked as an art tutor, arts marketing advisor and arts business coach as well as being a successful long term practicing artist.

        re-COLLette-tions is a blog about anything art related but its mainly advice on how do just about anything with art or your art practice, including how to deal with galleries, creating bread & butter lines, blank canvas syndrome and much much more.....and best of all its FREE

Please note I often link to resources in my blog posts that I believe are useful. These are NOT affiliate links. That means if you choose to purchase through my links, I DO NOT make any commission so you can trust I tell you these things because I genuinely think they are the best idea or option.

*Side Note 2022 - A lot of this blog was created during 'The Dot Project' where I posted something Art related every day, a lot of the posts are short posts. i have made it my mission to update each post with more indepth content so keep an eye out for more!

 

 

  • The Artist's Way, a Must Read book for Artists
    The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron -
    When I teach an art class or mentor any other artists, I always advocate that they read this book. I usually also ask my art students to do the artists pages at the beginning of class if we have enough.....
    Posted: Friday 8 January 2010
  • Artist's Brushes what to use and what ones are best
    Often when I teach an art class, the question about what brushes to use for which type of painting or technique comes up.
    So here is a run down on the brushes I prefer and have used...
    Posted: Thursday 7 January 2010
  • What do we know about the colour Yellow?
    Throughout my blog I want to talk to about colour, today I’m thinking Yellow….
    Posted: Wednesday 6 January 2010
  • Why do Research for your Art Ideas?
    Research is important to me as I like to know the history behind things, why they are what they are and their significance to the project I might be working on.......
    Posted: Tuesday 5 January 2010
  • Things you should know about Art Copyright Issues
    One subject I get asked a lot about is Copyright and what is covered under New Zealand Law in regards to the visual arts as in paintings or sculpture....
    Posted: Monday 4 January 2010
  • Yayoi Kusam's Dotty Exhibition - Wellington
    Mistress of Dots, Yayoi Kusama has an exhibition “Mirrored Years’ on at The City Art Gallery in Wellington, so with this project in mind, I set off on the overlander train both to enjoy the scenic tour on the way and to see the exhibition.
    I had mixed reviews from friends but went with an open mind and came away feeling pleased with the experience.....
    Posted: Sunday 3 January 2010
  • How to deal with Galleries as an Artist
    Things I think you should know about dealing with art galleries as an artist and a gallery worker.......
    Posted: Saturday 2 January 2010
  • This is the First Day of the rest of my life!
    The day has come where I have to dig deep and become disciplined with my writing and painting for the next 365 days. Here it is click on the image to read what this is all about.....
    Posted: Friday 1 January 2010

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