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NEW: How to spot art scams and fraud

I have a new page about "How to spot art scams and fraud" on my Art Business Info for Artists website.  I can't think for the life of me think why I haven't created this before. After all,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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The Disappearing Art Competitions

Has anybody noticed the disappearing art competitions? Here's my summary of where I think we are up to The Bad News: Art Competitions which no longer exist - and why that might be happening Big... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Review: Episode 5 of Portrait Artist of the Year 2020

I'm very late posting my review of Episode 5 of Portrait Artist of the Year 2020 - which you can see on demand on Sky Arts or Now TV. Line up for the decision on the Shortlist The Artists, Self... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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C Roberson & Co and an e-catalogue to drool over!

Today I was looking up a particular art material and came upon the e-catalogue of C Roberson & Co - and I started drooling alternated with reading. Below is a REVIEW of: the history of C... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Review: Royal Society of British Artists Annual Exhibition 2020

The online catalogue of the Annual Exhibition 2020 of the Royal Society of British Artists promises that it might be a good exhibition. I viewed it today and the actual exhibition more than lives up... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Call for Entries: £25,000 John Moores Painting Prize 2020 + NEW Prize

The John Moores Painting Prize is a PAINTING competition  This week it opened for entries for the 2021 exhibition The deadline for an entry is 24 March 2020 It's open to all UK-based artists... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Insurance Policies for Art Teachers

I've developed a new resource page about Insurance for Art Teachers. Do you teach art? Or have you ever thought about teaching art outside a state school setting? Was insurance one of the things you... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Pricing a Pastel and Pastel Society Annual Exhibition Metrics

The annual exhibition by the Pastel Society is the largest exhibition of artwork in pastels and other dry media in the UK every year. The Pastel Society Private View I reviewed the exhibition... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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A Banksy Valentine for Bristol

I don't think Banksy has sent us a Valentine before. This one - of a young girl using a catapult to send lots of plastic red flowers and petals - appeared yesterday in the Barton Hill area of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Review: Episode 4 of Portrait Artist of the Year 2020

This is a review of Episode 4 of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2020 - filmed at the Battersea Arts Centre last April. View of the Heat which became Episode 4 of Portrait Artist of the Year... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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How to find an art gallery for your art

This is a checklist of questions for how to find an Art Gallery which provides a good fit for both your artwork and your achievements to date - and offers you good prospects. I saw a query today on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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How Banksy retains control

There is an absolutely fascinating article in the New York Times - Banksy Is a Control Freak. But He Can’t Control His Legacy - which unpicks the business model Banksy uses to remain in control of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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121st Annual Exhibition of The Pastel Society

I visited the The Pastel Society's 121st Annual Exhibition earlier this week for the Private View. It is currently on display in all the galleries at the Mall Galleries,  The Mall, London SW1 It's... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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121st Annual Exhibition ofThe Pastel Society

I visited the The Pastel Society's 121st Annual Exhibition earlier this week for the Private View. It is currently on display in all the galleries at the Mall Galleries,  The Mall, London SW1 It's... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Review: Episode 3 of Portrait Artist of the Year 2020

I watched the third episode of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year this morning having been occupied with Life Drawing Live on Tuesday night when it was broadcast. (Why do they always do the good... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Live Drawing Live - my results and conclusions

I have to say Life Drawing Live flew by yesterday and the two hours were up in not time at all. You can see my results below with some quickie comments from me. Live Drawing Live - The... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Art from the BBC Archives - a retrospective

The BBC has been having a rush of art to the BBC4 programme controller's brain. Moreover it is raiding the BBC Archives as a way of making television programmes about art while spending very little.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Book Review: Notes from the Atelier by Julie Douglas

This book review of Notes from the Atelier follows on from Julie Douglas's appearance on Sky Arts in Episode 2 of the Portrait Artist of the Year 2020 last Tuesday and  precedes her studio appearing... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Views about the Nude and Life Drawing Live - on BBC next week

Two upcoming programmes about drawing and painting naked flesh next week - in a very artistic way!  Mary Beard’s Shock of the Nude Life Drawing Live! PLUS a comment about life drawing programmes... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Review: Episode 2 of Portrait Artist of the Year 2020

The very odd thing about Episode 2 of Portrait Artist of the Year 2020 is that I need to be completely upfront and declare an interest.... Three of my former clients are in it! I went to this heat... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Next time stop and think before you have a coffee at the Tate

Today the Tate garnered some of the worst PR for an art museum that I've seen in a while - except from those who hang stolen art and/or are run by people who are fraudsters. It's not up there with... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Review: Episode 1 of Portrait Artist of the Year 2020

On Tuesday this week, the first episode of Series 6 of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year was broadcast. The Heats of Portrait Artist of the Year were filmed in a brand new venue in April last year... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Landscape Artist of the Year 2019 - Exhibition

Today, I finally visited the Landscape Artist of the Year 2019 Exhibition at the Clarendon Fine Art Gallery in Dover Street in London - and learned about aspects of the exhibition which are very... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Call for Entries - 5th Derwent Art Prize 2020

This is an overview of the Derwent Art Prize and how to enter this international art competition which focuses on those who create artworks created in pencil or coloured pencils, pastel, graphite... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Hockney on Van Gogh and The Joy of Nature

I came across this video of David Hockney talking about Van Gogh and the pleasure of landscape painting.  It was made by the Van Gogh Museum for an exhibition they had last year called Hockney - Van... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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J.M.W Turner and The Vaughan Bequest

Every January you can see watercolour paintings by JMW Turner for free at: the Scottish National Gallery - Turner in January 1-31 January 2020 Print Gallery, The National Gallery of Ireland - Turner... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
Tags: Art, Jmw Turner, J M W Turner, Making A Mark, Vaughan Bequest, National Gallery Turner, National Gallery of Ireland Turner


Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2020 starts on....

The new series of Portrait Artist of the Year 2020 starts on Sky Arts on Tuesday 21st January 8pm. Below are details of: the dates for the televised episodes the commission reminders of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Making A Mark achieves 5 MILLION visits!

Making A Mark recently received its 5 millionth visit! When you've spent most of the last year noting the the number of visitors to your blog is edging ever close to 5 million visitors, you feel... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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LAST CALL - Annual Open Exhibition 2020 of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters

The deadline for the Call for digital entries for the annual exhibition in 2020 of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters is Friday 17 January 2020, 12 noon. You've got just over 3 days left to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Third series of The Great Pottery Throw Down on Channel 4

Last week there must have been a lot of people who were very pleased to find out that Series 3 of The Great Pottery Throw Down has started - this time on Channel 4. I'm not intending to write about... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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