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10 reasons why you should be art blogging

10 reasons why you should be art blogging
If you’re a contemporary artist competing into today’s fast-paced market, you can’t afford not to be art blogging. Why? Well, the ultimate goal for any artist is to sell the work they create and a blog can help you do just that. But the benef ...

Anne Kelly: Textiles in the garden

Anne Kelly: Textiles in the garden
Subject of a recent TextileArtist.org article and co-author of ‘Connected Cloth’ (with Cas Holmes), Anne Kelly is 2014 artist in residence at Sussex Prairies Garden near Henfield in West Sussex.  As part of her residency, she is  producing a collaborativ ...

Pate Conaway interview Pt 2: Sculptural fiber art

Pate Conaway interview Pt 2: Sculptural fiber art
Chicago-based artist Pate Conaway creates stunning mixed-media sculptural fiber art using unusual materials such as rope, wire and rubber. In Part One of our interview Pate spoke about the importance of exploration and explains how he “discovered” ...

Liz Heywood interview: Working with wire

Liz Heywood interview: Working with wire
Textile artist Liz Heywood creates quilts using a combination of machine embroidery, knitted wire, and paper pulp. Her aim as an artist is to capture the essence of plants and present that essence in a surprising and fresh way. Captivated by quilts TextileArti ...

Bethany Walker interview: Cement & textiles

Bethany Walker interview: Cement & textiles
We were drawn to Bethany Walker’s work at the recent Knitting and Stitching show in London, not only because of its beauty, but because of the unusual combination of materials she uses to create her captivating pieces. The juxtaposition of cement and tex ...

Tutorial series: Building your artist website

Tutorial series: Building your artist website
In section 2 of The Ultimate Guide to Building Your Artist Website you’ll learn all the skills necessary to get a portfolio site up and running online; register your domain name, get reliable hosting, install WordPress, customise the look of your site, a ...

Tutorial series: Planning your artist website

Tutorial series: Planning your artist website
In section 1 of The Ultimate Guide to Building Your Artist Website, we work our way through the planning phase. We help you with identifying the aim of your site, choosing a great domain name, planning and creating the content, organising the text and images f ...

Harry Schumacher interview: A return to nature

Harry Schumacher interview: A return to nature
Harry Schumacher is a Dutch artist who makes both 3D installations and 2D mixed media work using felt and lead. Harry creates an alternate world through his work, using repeated elements to express his ideas of humanity and nature. He studied at the Academy ...

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