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Janice Ayers
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A Journey into Art and Craft e-commerce.
I am trying out a little experiment. I have an account with Artfinder to sell my artwork on line. I have now started a blog with e-commerce to see if it is possible to get sales on my own. The advantages of my own site are much lower costs and direct contac...

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Making a Mark Art Blog
I have just spent quite some time looking at Kathryn Tyrells blog Making a Mark . It was one I have had bookmarked for quite a few years, mostly to read her informative comments about Major Art competitions in the UK. She also provides links to as many of t...

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This painting is one of  series I have just completed. It was great fun making them as I just "let go" and revelled in the actual process of creating rather than aiming for a finished product. It employs my favourite set of colours, blue, purple and green. ...

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Abstract Seascape
This seascape is one of my latest paintings. It measures 36" x 24" and is in oils on canvas. It is painted over a textured layer which picked up the white paint applied with a pallette knife. This was a joy to paint. If you think you can't paint, this type ...

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The Colour Purple.
My favourite colour is purple, even my just turned 2 year old granddaughter knows it :-). So just for fun, here is a collection of purple based paintings. It is a good exercise to try painting with as few colours as possible and in these I have used only 2....

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Get the right Colour
Today I have been uploading more work to Artfinder for which, of course, I have to take reasonably accurate photos. Usually I use my own camera and take a set of shots with different exposures choosing the one which made the whites in the picture look white...

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Fun with paint.
Sometimes I read about analyses of different paintings and wonder. Is that what the artist was trying to convey? Do most paintings have a deep and serious meaning? Do I want a picture on my wall that makes me think too much? Or do I want something that make...

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This is a recent oil painting based on a view from the house where I used to live. I have now opened a shop on Artfinder where there are a number of my paintings for sale from as little as £25. It would be great if you could pop over and have a look. There ...

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Furthest from the sea
Until a few years ago I lived in Mid Wales. It's a great place to bring up a family, quiet, peaceful, beautiful. As a family we enjoyed regular day trips to the sea as well as longer holidays. I was never a sun-seeking type - I burn rather than tan - but lo...

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