Art Questions Answered by our Experts

Trust the expert staff at Artist’s Network to answer all of your burning art questions. Check our FAQs and more for information on tricky techniques, problematic pigments or career concerns. Overcome common missteps and get it right the first time when you get the answers from our popular Q&A series.

Digital photography terms: RGB and CMYK

Whether on a computer screen or in print, images are rendered in only a few colors. Computer monitors use three colors (RGB); printers use four colors (CMYK). When choosing one color system over the other, there are certain things to keep in mind.

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For Love of Art and Artists

Running a family business is a challenge that is never completely met. When I began Jack Richeson and Co., Inc. over 30 years ago, I never imagined that one day this business, in an industry I love, would be able to provide an income not only for 8 family members, but also for over...

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Can Selling Giclées Enhance Your Career?

Paul Dorrell, owner of Leopold Gallery, has clients that include Warner Bros., H&R Block, the Mayo Clinic, the Kansas City Chiefs, and more than 1,000 private collectors. He’s a public speaker and the author of the guidebook for artists, Living the Artist’s Life, Updated & Revised. Recently, he contributed to The Artist’s Magazine’s “Ask...

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How to Display Art on Paper

Wondering how to display art on paper? Get advice from the pros: Litsa Spanos, Chris Morris and Craig Valentine of Art Design Consultants; Paul Schaff of Wellage and Schaff Fine Art Services; Michael Chesley Johnson, pastel artist; Jean Pederson, watermedia artist; and Michael Skalka, Chairman ASTM D01.57.

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Sealing Oil Pastels

Is there a way to seal or coat an oil pastel painting so that you can hang it without need for glass? Find out in this "Ask the Experts" from The Artist's Magazine.

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Discovering Oil Pastels

Are oil pastels compatible with other (non-oil) pastels, and do the same application techniques apply? Do they have any different requirements for such things as supports, priming and fixing? Find out in this "Ask the Experts" article!