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How to Sell Your Art in a Culture of Freebies – DP Mavia

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Langston is a Designer amongst other things. He has set out fir freelance work for the last three years. He likes his work but with liking it, it has borne some sense of business...

How to Nurture a Unique Signature for Your Art – Part 1 – DP Mavia

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Lets play a little game. Let me mix a bunch of people then I will allow you to do some guesswork. Picasso, Van Gogh, Pollock, Dada they are all guess? Artists. But apart from...

How to Deal with Your Harshest Critics – DP Mavia

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I have just published a book and the excitement of having it distributed is great. This has been a long awaited process finally bearing fruit and lending itself to public...

Four Things that Hinder Your Art – DP Mavia

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Art is thinking and production. Art is theory and practice. Sometimes there are seasons of production of art, where we get stuck to produce or even to conceptualize art. I have...

Value as a Support System for Discipline in Art and Creativity – DP Mavia

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I the other day I wrote a short article titled Discipline as A support System for Art and Creativity. A full reading can be found when you click on the link. In the article I...

Two Hours a Writer – DP Mavia

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I have been glaring at the white space and tapping my keyboard without writing a word for the last two months. I had this incredible idea that this year my writing would be hard...

How to Find Your Art – DP Mavia

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I had just finished teaching a fifteen-week class that centered largely on artistic process. Every Monday morning we gathered to learn or unlearn something. From fashion...

Challenges of the Innovative Mind, Part 3 – Sal J Kitololo

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Challenges of the Innovative Mind, Part 3 We’re continuing an examination of the unique challenges of the innovative mind. I’ve said and repeated, “MASTERING THESE...