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Contents Insurance

Hi, I’ve recently joined the a-n, and have opened my own studio/creative space to work, sell and run workshops from. I am needing contents insurance, but not sure where the best place to go for it! Any recommendations?   Thank […]

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Instagram

Always interesting to discover new work, if you use it maybe you could enter your user name. Thanks. Instagram: hidekia

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Do you love art books? Join the Art Book Club

Are you looking for a book club group where you can discuss your favourite art books or artists? Then this book club might be for you: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ArtBookClub/ I set the club up because reading is a solitary activity but when a […]

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Any other Aphantasic creatives here?

This is a drawing my son did (in Paint!) when he was helping me mock up a gallery set up. The first speech bubble contains what he sees in his minds eye. The second is what I see/don’t see. If […]

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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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Getting online with your work

Hi fellow a-n members, I have created a workshop for creatives and freelancers about getting their work online, protecting their intellectual property, standing out through the noise, safeguarding and increasing their visibility. I’ve had some great feedback and thought I […]

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Walk Through a Rainbow out now.

https://amazon.co.uk/Walk-Through-Rainbow-Ellie-Collins-ebook/dp/B0871PV3Y9 She’s stolen my studio chair – again! Meet the moody model for the cats eyes page of our new kids book ‘Walk Through a Rainbow.’ Type Walk Through a Rainbow into Amazon it will come up. Funds will help adults with […]

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Black Jeans by Pasha

https://youtu.be/SLBNggjIJ6E This is my latest track. I am working on a series of experimental compositions fusing traditional and classical instruments with experimental processes.

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New to a-n!

Hi I am a Chainsaw Artist in Lincolnshire and have just joined a-n. Any tips of the best features and how to connect with other artists would be gratefully received. Many thanks Sarah

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Grant / gift taxable income or not?

Hello all, I am writing here to see if anyone can advise me on the following before I seek advise from HMRC. Is there anyone else that has received a grant / gift / subsidy from either Arts Council Emergency […]

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Patreon, ko-fi, buymeacoffee

With Covid-19 having brought my photography business, and income, to a screeching halt, I am now looking into doing more in the way of teaching and mentoring online. I’m wanting to set up a membership and am looking at platforms […]

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Exhibition Review

I am about to launch my new exhibition and have used social media to raise awareness of the show. Does anyone know of other effective ways of advertising?  e.g. influential blog sites etc? Normally I would contact media who cover […]

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Marcel – online gallery app

Has anybody had experience of the gallery sales app Marcel? Came across it earlier on today and wanted some impartial user reviews before trying it out. It allows you to set up a gallery of work which you can sell, […]

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Creating online art classes

Does anyone know anything about creating online art courses?  As the UK looks to ‘shut down’ for a while I won’t be able to run my normal art classes.  I have never done videos or online teaching before and don’t […]

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How should I package A5 prints for shipping?

Hi I’ve been posting my recent collection of prints on Instagram and got an sales enquiry. So I whipped up a shop on my website and I’m ready to sell. The work is A5 on 300gsm card. It is sold […]

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Walk Through a Rainbow out now.

Check out the new book that I’ve illustrated for Ellie Collins. https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0871PV3Y9 “I remember a story I heard from a friend… If you follow a rainbow right to its end There you find… or so I’m told A great big […]

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Illustrating books

Hi I’ve been asked to illustrate a book cover, my friend has written it. I don’t normally take commissions, she has explained that she doesn’t have a budget. However, I’m not willing to do it for nothing. I have no […]

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