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Insuring work sent by courier to Europe

I am sending some textiles made by another artist to a buyer in Europe and none of the courier companies I have tried will offer any insurance to cover. Best I have found is FedEx who go to max $1000 […]

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Insurance for workshops

Hi, I am wanting to start a weekly art class and have permission from the Scout group that I volunteer for to use the building for it at a fee of £10 a month, but I would need my own […]

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What’s stopping you?

This week I’m taking part in a fantastic course creation challenge run by an old friend who’s been working in educational psychology. As part of my research, I wanted to ask you all this question: what’s your biggest roadblock? Is […]

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Prices for art classes

I have been teaching adult art classes for quite a few years but the local college is now axing all the adult leisure classes.  I have decided to carry on running the classes myself but wondered how much to charge. […]

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Commission rights

I have recently completed a commission (a large one off collaged drawing) of a bar for a couple for their anniversary. The owner of the bar has seen this image and now want to use it on all of their […]

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Insurance cover

Hi all, I am new to the group and just wondered if anyone knows if the insurance covers running workshops with children? Thanks!

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re insurance

please can you update me on how to find the insurance policy to see what it covers and also how to renew. thank you!

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Artists and Ipads

I have just bought an ipad mainly so that i can use it when i teach art (showing examples of paintings, techniques etc).  I am also using it as a portable portfolio to show people images of my work. However […]

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Exhibiting in USA – which visa?

Hi there, I want to exhibit at (and hopefully sell through) an art show in the USA. Can anybody advise me on what kind of visa I should obtain for this? I ask as US guidance seems a bit opaque […]

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Giclee Printers, recommendations, please.

Can anybody recommend any giclee printers please? Thanks. Also how have you decided in the past at what size to make the edition and do you enlarge or reduce the image? Would you sell the original work as well?

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Children’s book illustration

Hi there, I hope someone might be able to offer me a bit of advise regarding chilsdren’s book illustration.   I’ve been approached by a lady who has writen a children’s book about autism and has interest from publishers, although […]

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Damage to work submitted

I recently submitted to an Open Exhibition. When I came to pick the work back up I found I found one of the frames of the pieces had a section damaged so that it was no longer presentable. Like most […]

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Changes to practice post eye-op

I’ve recently had laser eye surgery with tri-focal lenses inserted and am amazed at the difference to my sight, particularly perception of colour (especially blues, and purples) and detailed pattern. What experiences have other a-n members had and most importantly, […]

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Studio Space research in Brighton & Hove

Does anyone know what the benchmark is for renting creative studio/work space in Brighton & Hove? My research so far has ranged from people paying £69 per month to £330 per month for around 100 sqft. I’d love to set up […]

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Membership confirmation

Hi. I joined here yesterday and haven’t yet received an email to agree my membership. I would have thought I would have had that quickly followed by insurance documents. Does anyone have experience of this? Thanjs, Alyson

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Make Art, Save Money

Hi everyone, I’d like to introduce you to the Make Art, Save Money Facebook group. The group’s been set up to share ideas and articles and ask questions related to saving money on art supplies and exhibitions, and cutting our overheads. Please […]

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Artist pricing tables

As an amateur freelance artist I am in need of an average pricing table for different kinds of services and clients and for UK standards. Is there such a thing that i can find on the Internet or this website? Thank you

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Etsy for fine artists

Etsy for fine art – naff or not?   I had a conversation with a non-artist recently who said she had the impression that a platform like Etsy was “a bit naff” for fine artists. I get it… but on […]

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Help with profile settings

After years of floating round the edges of a-n I have finally decided to get a bit more involved and have a go at blogging on here. My first job was to update my profile however, I’m having a few […]

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