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02,2024
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The Name Behind the Canvas: How important is an artist’s name when buying art?

February 10, 2024
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Navigating the art world can be like exploring a vast, uncharted territory where the value of a piece isn’t just in its colours, shapes, or themes, but often in the name scribbled in the corner. Whether you’re a seasoned collector, a hopeful investor, or someone who simply loves the way a piece complements your living room, the artist’s name can ...Read More
15
01,2024
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Where can I buy great art from local artists? Discovering and buying art from local artists

January 15, 2024
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Purchasing art directly from local artists and through local galleries plays a crucial role in nurturing the creative ecosystem of your community. When you buy directly from artists, you ensure they receive the maximum benefit from their work, which supports their livelihood and encourages their artistic endeavours. Engaging with artists personally adds a layer of connection and meaning to the ...Read More
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12,2023
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Art as a Force for Change: My Journey with #262 “Where Sky Meets the Earth” for the UNHCR Refugee Fund

December 29, 2023
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As I reflect on my latest endeavour, I recognize its meaningful impact. As an artist, I’m continually exploring how creativity can contribute to support. This isn’t my first initiative; previously, I’ve been involved in various projects supporting different causes. Recently, on November 29, 2023, my painting “#262 – Where Sky Meets the Earth” helped raise $7,000 for the UNHCR Refugee ...Read More
22
11,2023
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Intimate Brushstrokes: Portraying the Soul of Animals in Art

November 22, 2023
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My passion for painting is deeply rooted in portraying animals and birds in a manner that feels intimate and personal. Each time I pick up my brush, I am driven by the desire to bring these creatures and they habitats to life on canvas, capturing them in close-up views where they seem to be peering straight into the viewer’s soul. ...Read More
14
10,2023
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The Definitive Guide to Picking the Perfect Size of Art for Your Room

October 14, 2023
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Discover the secrets to perfect art sizing for your space. Artwork that matches your room’s proportions can make all the difference. Learn the rules and create harmonious, captivating spaces. Happy decorating! ...Read More
24
09,2023
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Canadian art can be tax deductible for businesses | Fine Art

September 24, 2023
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Investing in Canadian art offers aesthetic appeal, supports Canadian artists, and provides enticing business tax incentives recognized by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). ...Read More
15
09,2023
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How colour was used by my favourite artists | fine art

September 15, 2023
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Artists in History
In this article, I’ll be talking about how three of my favourite artists used different colours in their artwork. The artists are Lawren Harris, Vincent van Gogh and Claude Monet. ...Read More
09
07,2023
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How do you incorporate your new art pieces into your home décor? | fine art

July 9, 2023
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You’ve finally arrived. The culmination of years of patience, hard work, and maybe a little luck has led you to this moment-you are now the proud owner of an art collection. But what do you do with it?  ...Read More
16
03,2023
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Boynes Emerging Artist Award for Artistic Achievement: Artist Interview with Jeff Dillon

March 16, 2023
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Exciting news! I won the Boynes Emerging Artist Award for Artistic Achievement. Check out my artist interview. Boynes supports emerging artists since 2008, aiding recognition, portfolio building, and professional growth in the art world. The Boynes Emerging Artist Award for Artistic Achievement is one such initiative that has been highly regarded in the art community. This award recognizes artists who have demonstrated exceptional talent and dedication in their artistic pursuits. Winning this award is a significant achievement and serves as a testament to an artist’s creativity and hard work. ...Read More
15
02,2023
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Introducing the Jeff Dillon Fine Art ChromaLuxe® HD Gloss Metal Limited Edition Collector Prints

February 15, 2023
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Experience the ultimate in image brilliance, detail, and durability with the new ChromaLuxe HD Metal Limited Edition Collector Prints. These unique coating technology and high-quality inks create vibrant and detailed images that are scratch-resistant, waterproof, and easy to clean. Perfect for both indoor and outdoor use, these prints are a virtually ageless medium that can withstand environmental factors such as sun and rain. Get the ultimate in image brilliance with ChromaLuxe HD Metal Limited Edition Collector Prints. ...Read More
18
01,2023
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Exploring Golden Acrylic Paints: Heavy Body & Fluid | Fine art

January 18, 2023
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As an artist, I am excited to share my experience with two of the best acrylic paint lines on the market: Golden Heavy Body and Fluid Acrylics, which have buttery consistency, 100% acrylic emulsion, wide range of pure pigments, endless possibilities for creative process, intense colour pigmentation, flowing consistency, easy blending with other acrylic colours, and versatility that elevates my art practice, and I highly recommend them to fellow artists looking to take their work to the next level. ...Read More
20
12,2022
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What inspires me to paint what I paint? | Fine art

December 20, 2022
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As an artist, I am inspired by the beauty of landscapes, birds, and animals. I aim to capture the feeling of contemplation or reflection in my landscape paintings, particularly in Canada. I am also inspired by birds, particularly bluejays and owls, and have created art featuring a variety of animals. ...Read More
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11,2022
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How to Tell When Your Painting is Complete: Tips for Knowing When to Stop | Fine art

November 12, 2022
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Are you unsure if your painting is finished? In this article, we provide tips and advice on how to know when your painting is complete, including when to stop adding details and when to step back and evaluate your work. ...Read More
18
10,2022
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Choosing How to Light Artwork at Home | Fine art

October 18, 2022
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There are a few things to consider when choosing how to light your artwork. The first is the size of the painting. Small pieces will require less light than larger ones, such as those covering an entire wall or spanning across multiple walls in a room. ...Read More
20
09,2022
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A promise to my Father | fine art

September 20, 2022
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This painting was one of the very few paintings my Father saw before his illness followed by his death a few years later. I remember his face when I showed him. One never gets too old to show your parents what you have created… ...Read More
12
08,2022
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Art books to read | fine art

August 12, 2022
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Artists in History
This post is about eight good art books that are worth reading. They can be used as a source of inspiration for your own projects. ...Read More
17
07,2022
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Change your art collection to match the seasons | Fine art

July 17, 2022
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As any art lover knows, a fine art painting can be the perfect addition to any home. Not only do they add beauty and elegance, but they can also be a great conversation starter. For example, in the spring you could display a beautiful landscape painting with blooming flowers. Or in the winter, you might choose a cozy scene with a crackling fireplace. Here are a few tips on how to do just that: ...Read More
06
05,2022
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How Colours Can Influence Your Emotions | Fine Art

May 6, 2022
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Ever wondered how the colours you’re exposed to can affect your mood? This post explores how different colours can influence your emotions and offers tips on how to use colour to your advantage. ...Read More
03
09,2021
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FAQ’s & Specifications about Limited Edition Fine Art Prints | Fine Art

September 3, 2021
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Find out everything you need to know about the production process and specifications of Jeff Dillon limited edition fine art prints. ...Read More
14
04,2021
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How to care for Your Fine Art Canvas Prints | Fine Art

April 14, 2021
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Find out how to care for your fine art prints and canvases. For the best printing experience, consult the guidelines below when framing your prints or displaying them in open areas. ...Read More
07
05,2020
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“Why don’t you paint faster?” | Fine Art

May 7, 2020
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In this blog post, the artist discusses why he takes his time with his paintings and how it reflects in his overall body of work. ...Read More
25
02,2020
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The Discipline of Being an Artist | Fine Art

February 25, 2020
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Follow this advice from a professional artist to help you stay on track with your creative goals and reach new levels of success. You’ll learn how to create better habits, what type of environment works best for your artistic style, and how to improve the quality of your art as well. ...Read More
07
09,2018
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The Group of “Seven” actually includes 11 people | Fine Art

September 7, 2018
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It’s made up of the original seven members, plus three additional artists who were later invited to join: A.J. Casson, Arthur Lismer, and Frederick Varley. Plus Emily Carr, however she wasn’t an official member. The Group of Seven was a Canadian art collective that was active from 1920 to 1933. The group consisted of seven painters: Lawren Harris, A.Y. Jackson, ...Read More
03
10,2019
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Daily Life of a Professional Artist | Fine Art

October 3, 2019
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As a professional artist, I often get asked about my process and what a typical day looks like for me. People are always surprised to hear that there’s no such thing as a “typical” day in the life of an artist. Every day is different, and that’s part of what ...Read More
19
12,2017
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How do You Know When a Painting is Finished? | Fine Art

December 19, 2017
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There’s no one answer to this question – it depends on the artist and their individual process. But here are a few tips on how to know when a painting is ready to be called finished. ...Read More