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A Tribute to Robert Genn

The art community lost a very insightful and talented artist a few weeks ago to prostate cancer. Robert Genn, known as Bob, was a mentor to many and touched the lives of artists all over the world with his biweekly blog, "Painters Keys."

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Art Business Tip: How to Prepare for an Exhibition

“Must be nice to just sit and paint all day. What a soft life!” A friend of mine had said this to me, and half of it is true; being able to paint for a living is great, but there is much more to an artist’s life than paint and brushes. For example, preparing...

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What Are Your Real Priorities?

There'll always be reasons or excuses that will take you away from your goals. It's important to know what your goals are and where they fall within a hierarchy of most to least important. If improving your painting abilities is a priority, then you have to set up good habits.


New Subjects for Spring at Artist’s Network University

by Beth Samek, Online Education Manager with Artist’s Network University . The changes that the seasons bring mean a lot of opportunities for artists. Whether you’re interested in getting outdoors to paint to create or simply bring a few blossoms indoors to be your muse, new colors and subjects are plentiful. If you’re ready...


Become a Teacher with Artist’s Network University

by Beth Samek, Online Education Manager Artist’s Network University is committed to developing and offering great courses that help students all over the world improve their own painting and drawing techniques, taking their creativity and skill to the next level. None of this would be possible without our great team of instructors. They create...