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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Saatchi Online TV

The well known Saatchi online gallery, following its trail on continuous improvement and providing more resources to artists and art appreciators, presents us with Saatchi Online TV.
The visitors are abble to assist videos about art openings, interviews, art performances, etc. .
Users are given the possibility to upload their own videos.

Friday, October 24, 2008

"Make Your Mark" Art Competition

To celebrate its 225th anniversary, fine-art-material supplier Daler-Rowney is holding the "Make Your Mark" art competition.
The artists of all ages and skills can enter any form of drawing or painting uploading a digital photo.
There are four categories and five finalists will be selected from each one to display their artworks at the Mall Gallery (London).
You can access further information here.
The deadline is December 1, 2008 and is open to worldwide artists.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Art for Hereditary Disease Foundation

When going around town, you have probably already seen scultpures of caricatures, however most of them are copies.
What about having your own original sculpted to your desire ?
That is where Patricia Lynn comes in.
Patricia has been a sculptor for several years and she will be happy to discuss what you have in mind.
And if you are still not convinced, the artist donates all the money comming from her sculptures to the Hereditary Disease Foundation.
Her father was diagnosed with the Huntington's Disease,which is hereditary.
With this, Patricia wants to give her contribute to help the research for hereditary diseases.
You can be a part of that contribute.

Saturday, October 18, 2008

The Pleasure of Investing in Art

With the recent developments in the world's economy, investing securely and wisely is proving to be a more difficult task.
Throughout the centuries, Art has proven to be a relatively reliable investment, namely because it has always been taken in high consideration by most of the people.
Of course that when buying Art, one should take into consideration if the purchase is to fill a personal taste, a pure investment or both. In my opinion, unless one is really well informed and can more or less predict the future, it's better to buy an artwork that one likes, afterall many times a real appreciator spends millions on a painting or sculpture, not with the intention of profiting but to contemplate its beauty.
Most of us cannot reach the famous works seen in auctions, however there are many good artists with great potential who's Art is accessible. The pleasure of buying Art and even possessing a collection is not reserved to the rich, I myself have recently acquired some works which can be seen at this page of my website.
Beautiful Asset Advisors is good resource that can help you decide to enter the exciting world of owning your private collection and here you can read an interesting article.

Sunday, October 12, 2008

We Have Another Winner

The winner of the free original watercolour postcard has been found.
I already sent the e-mail to the lucky subscriber and now it's a matter of waiting for the reply.
More details will be posted soon.
You can take a look at the painting here.

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

FECO Portugal

FECOPORTUGAL - Associação de cartoonistas, created on October the 3rd (Annual World Smile Day), is the portuguese association for caricature, cartooning, illustration and alikes.
Its objectives are the colaboration between the artists and the several worldwide associations, defending their interests and promoting their art.
The name is based on the FEderation of Cartoonists Organizations, which the portuguese association pretends to become affiliated with.

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Charlie Kratzer decorates basement with Sharpie

Using $10 worth of Sharpie, Charlie Kratzer, the associate general counselor for Lexmark, has decorate his basement in South Lexington.
The work of art features historical charaters such as Winston Churchill and fictional ones like Hercule Poirot and even the Marx Brothers.
You can read more about it and watch a 360º photo here.
A thank you note must go to my coleague Diana (Rose Queen) at Wetcanvas from whom I got aware of this news.

Free Postcard for October

Today is the day to show the original watercolour postcard for October.
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