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5 Creative Ways to Share Your Art on Pinterest

Are you looking for creative ideas to drive Pinterest traffic to your site? Pinterest is a mainly a visual showcase, which makes it perfect for artists.  And if you’re wondering just how effective a great image can be in driving … Continue reading

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Is Your Art Business Ready for the Coming Decade? I’ve Got a Secret to Share With You

“Come, my friends, ‘Tis not too late to seek a newer world. Push off, and sitting well in order smite The sounding furrows; for my purpose holds To sail beyond the sunset, and the baths Of all the western stars, … Continue reading

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Gary Bolyer’s Top 5 Kick-Ass Money-Making Art Blogs of All Time

Do you want your art career to totally kick ass? Are you ready to start really making some money with your art? Then you must read these top 5 blogs of mine. Making money is sexy.  Making art is sexy.  … Continue reading

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Don’t Believe Your Own Thoughts: What Can An Artist Learn From Mark Twain?

“I have been through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened.”          –Mark Twain, US humorist, novelist, short story author, & wit (1835 – 1910) It’s been estimated by psychologists that during the course of a normal day … Continue reading

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Do You Recognize These 10 Mental Blocks to Creative Thinking?

Whether you’re trying to solve a tough problem, start a business, get attention for that business or write an interesting article, creative thinking is crucial. The process boils down to changing your perspective and seeing things differently than you currently … Continue reading

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What Can An Artist Learn from Don Quixote?

To dream … the impossible dream …                                                                                            To fight … the unbeatable foe … To bear … with unbearable sorrow … To run … where the brave dare not go … To right … the unrightable wrong … To love … Continue reading

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8 Bad Habits that Crush Your Creativity And Stifle Your Artistic Success

“The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts the moment you get up and doesn’t stop until you get into the office.” ~ Robert Frost It’s a myth that only highly intelligent people are creative. In fact, research shows that … Continue reading

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How to be a Great Artist or Writer: 4 Secret Lessons from James Joyce

Would you like to be a great artist or great writer like James Joyce? Did you ever read Ulysses?  What about Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man? If you have ever studied Joyce, you know that his writings … Continue reading

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6 Important Things To Do Before You Approach an Art Gallery

Are you ready to approach an art gallery with your work?  Do you know what you will need if you decide to meet with a gallery director? If you have been painting for some time and are serious about your … Continue reading

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Gary Bolyer’s 5 Most Inspirational Art Blogs of All Time

Okay, so you want to be inspired? You want to feel something don’t you? You want to feel it in your bones? Then you must read these 5 inspirational art blogs that I have written. If you don’t know what … Continue reading

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