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2nd March - Who's made a mark in 2014?

The book has taken over - and I'm not going to be doing a lot of blogging in March other than the odd review and some quickies. Here then is a round up of the year so far on my blog and my Facebook... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

"The Great War in Portraits" - a review

This morning I became a big fan of the Irish portrait painter and war artist William Orpen.  His work dominates "The Great War in Portraits" - the new exhibition which opens at the National Portrait... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Your Job Is In the Studio

I work every day to give you solid business advice through my blog, classes, social media posts, membership programs, and this newsletter. This is not only my job, it’s also my purpose. I don’t write about how you can improve your technique, try fresh materials on the market, or remove creative blocks. Show More Summary

Don't date your signature on your artwork!

I got this comment on my website How to sign a painting, drawing or fine art print If you are not expecting to ever be a great artist don't date the front of your work because normal people who buy... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Tips for repelling plagiarist bloggers

After 9+ years of repelling plagiarist bloggers and websites I now get straight to the point.  It's the only way to get the message across. Below you can read the comment I've just written on a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Twitter Tweekly for February 23 2014

I've been riding the stationary bike every morning, which means I have time to catch up on reading. I found some good stuff to tweet during the past couple of weeks. Here are the best of them. Craft Artist Income Survey: Income survey of craft artists - good to know craftemergency.org/outreach/repor… via @craftemergency... [...]

Tips for entering art competitions

View of the inaugural Derwent Art Prize Exhibition for pencil art at the Mall Galleries see The 2nd Derwent Art Prize - Call for Entries Here's my blog post 20 tips for entering art... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Resilience: An Interview with Mark McGuinness

Last summer I had the pleasure of interviewing Mark McGuinness, author of Resilience: Facing Down Rejection and Criticism on the Road to Success. Originally recorded for my members in the Art Biz Incubator, I am able to share this interview now that my members have benefited from it for a number of months. [...]

Packaging and posting artwork #2

Daffs #2 copyright Katherine Tyrrell The front end of my 2008 post Packaging and posting artwork - relating to the mail and parcel people - has been updated for subsequent changes in their website... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

How Artists Can Apply Youtility Marketing

Jay Baer, author of Youtility: Why Smart Marketing Is About Help, Not Hype, says “If you sell something, you make a customer today. If you help someone, you may create a customer for life. Artists are often left out in the cold with marketing practices that seem to be suggested for more service- or product-oriented businesses. Show More Summary

Ban kids from art museums vs. encourage learning opportunities

Following on from the recent "child climbs on very expensive sculpture" incident at the Tate, the Telegraph today published an article - Should children be banned from museums? - calling for a debate... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Art recording 'The Deluge of 1607' and 'Winter Storms in 2014'

The recent flooding in the UK make a post I wrote three years ago about Portraying the Bristol Channel Floods 1607 on my Art of the Landscape blog relevant again. Interestingly this also occurred in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

You Are Not Your Art

One of my coaching mentors used to say that she couldn't separate business coaching from personal coaching. "It's all personal," she would say. If you read enough business motivation, you will come across attempts to help coach you through rejection and criticism with some form of the following.... "You are not your business."... [...]

Making A Mark - in January and February 2014

A visit to the Courtauld Gallery last week I'm busier than usual at the moment due to trying to meet publisher's deadlines for my book which is due to be published in the UK and USA later this year.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Photorealism - artists, an exhibition and two videos

The Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery is the only place in the UK which is playing host to first and largest European retrospective exhibition of Photorealism until 30 March 2014. Showcasing key... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Get Over Blog Envy and Learn to Love Your Blog Again

Guest blogger Cynthia Morris writes: "There's a certain someone in my field who has a huge following. This certain someone also has a great blog. I found myself constantly referring to the blog as an example of what a good blog should be. And I admit it, I had blog envy.... " [...]

The Great British Paint-Off: BBC1 searches for best amateur artists

The BBC is looking for the best of Britain's best amateur artists - with a passion for painting and drawing - for a competitive art series on BBC1 which I guess will be the art equivalent of the The... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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