By Alison Branagan
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Pat Getz-Gentle presents a transparent and targeted survey of the Cycladic interval, an early Bronze Age tradition that thrived on the middle of the Aegean. specifically, she emphasizes the stairs resulting in the enduring, reclining folded-arm determine that uniquely defines the Cycladic period. Getz-Gentle additionally makes a speciality of the private aesthetics of fifteen carvers, a number of of whom are pointed out and mentioned during this quantity.
The accumulating of drawings used to be lengthy the province of artists themselves. The Florentine Vasari shaped one of many first widespread and systematic collections of drawings, and his instance used to be by way of Rembrandt, Rubens, Lely, Reynolds, and Lawrence. nice eu museums—the Uffizi, the Louvre, the Berlin Museum, and the British Museum—have previous and demanding collections of drawings.
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Even the skills being taught at colleges today, and in the recent past, may be superseded in the near future. If you fail to keep up to date by attending workshops and conferences, or by reading articles or periodicals, you may find yourself in difficulties. Trend forecasting – predicting the future – is another form of innovation. If you are a commercial artist, printer, sculptor, illustrator or designer working in interiors, furniture, textiles, soft furnishings or any other product, it could be vital to understand the key themes, colour palettes, patterns and textures that retailers are planning for the next 36 months.
Time is a valuable resource and must not be wasted. Setting up a business requires hard work and perseverance. Artists and designers often exclaim that they just want to ‘sell their work’ and not enter into the complexities of running a business. Unfortunately, selling your work and gaining commissions or freelance contracts requires you to be your own manager, marketer, public relations consultant and banker. It also takes a great deal of time to develop a list of clients, customers or collectors who will buy, hire or commission your work.
What are trademarks? 57. Why should I keep inventions secret? 58. What is the relevance of terms and conditions? 59. What is the point of having a contract? 60. Why should I read a contract? 61. What should I do if I do not agree with a contract? 62. How do I spot a rights grab? 63. What should I do if I have been ripped off? 64. Tell me about DACS 65. What insurance do I require? 66. What is so important about safety? 67. What are British Standards and CE marking? 68. How do environmental regulations apply?
A Pocket Business Guide for Artists & Designers: 100 Things You Need to Know by Alison Branagan