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Want To Buy An Antique Oil Painting? Better Make Sure It Is Real

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If you are planning to purchase an antique oil painting, it can be easy to come home with a bunch of junk if you do not know what to look for. Below are some tips you can use when you start shopping to ensure you are getting what you paid for. Canvas Color The first thing you should do is to turn the painting around and look at the back. This is a big clue on what year the art is from. For example, if the back is a dark beige or brown, the art came from the 1800s. Art this old will also have an open weave, which means there are tiny...

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Getting Your Art Noticed

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If you are an artist, you are most likely very proud of the unique pieces you have created. Most artists like to share their work with the public, gaining recognition as a result. If you are just beginning to get your artwork into the public eye, and you want to increase how many people see your pieces, you will need to be diligent in your efforts to market yourself and your work. Here are a few ways you can get your artwork the attention it deserves. Create A Blog Blogging is a sure-fire way to get your work noticed by people you...

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Classic Native American Art Pieces

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When decorating your home, especially if you live in the Southwest, it could be culturally appropriate to use authentic Native American art. However, each piece of Native American art has a very specific meaning. Here is a list of the most popular pieces, and their cultural significance: Dream Catcher When you think of Native American art, the first thing that comes to mind is usually a dream catcher. Many children use dream catchers to catch their bad dreams above their heads before they have to have them. This is obviously not the original...

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