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Starting Art on a Budget

There are still many people today who are leery of spending their disposable income for something they might discover they do not enjoy, so finding...

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Decorating on a Budget

Home decorating is a challenge for many. They want color and style, but they would rather not pay a large price. This requires creativity and...

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Supplies for Cave Paintings

Thousands of years ago, cavemen drew scenes of daily life on the walls of their caves. They used various paints to enhance their charcoal drawings....

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Buying Art Supplies From High Street or Internet?

When decorating their caves, ancient man had to search the local area for their supplies. They used water, plants, clays and minerals to create pigments...

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For a beginner, it may seem a bit intimidating to buy art or craft items in an art supply store. There are many items on display and in stock. Finding the right items may take time and some expertise. Even locating the correct supplies needed may seem an impossible task. Art stores have staff that is always ready and willing to help those beginning their art or craft project. Many staffers are artists and understand the difficulties of beginners. The community of artists as a whole tends to encourage new people who are exploring their talents. Those that work in shops can quickly make buying supplies a learning experience for new artists.