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Annie.

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on: June 07, 2016, 06:02:58 AM
Do you read/subscribe to any art magazines?   and if you do what is your assessment?  Thanks
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Reply #1 on: June 09, 2016, 01:22:46 AM
no magazine subs from my side, but do sometimes flip through our local art magazine at the book store


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Reply #2 on: June 09, 2016, 05:23:31 AM
Interesting, and from the lack of response in this post, I think this may mean others don't regularely sub either.

So who buys all those art magazines I see at the bookstores?  There is also a fair collections at our public library.  I fliped through a few... lots of advertisement.

Maybe PB members are computer oriented and read articles on the internet, maybe those magazines are for people who like to look and buy art, and not those who make Art.
Cheers, Annie
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Reply #3 on: June 09, 2016, 07:38:14 AM
Annie,

I do not buy magazines - period.  Too much advertising.  I read about art on the internet.  When I find artists I like, I add them to Facebook so I can get their new ideas.

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Reply #4 on: June 10, 2016, 04:22:42 PM
I subscribed to a magazine I think is called Watercolor Painting for a year. It was somewhat interesting, but not enough for me to renew my subscription. When I first started painting, I began buying a lot of books about watercolor painting by artists whose work I admire. I do use those from time to time. And for the past three years I have purchased the annual edition of the book Splash, which shows paintings by good contemporary watercolor artists. But mostly I do what Mea does, follow artists I like on Facebook.
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Reply #5 on: June 11, 2016, 02:45:26 AM
Lloyd bought me a year subscription to Leisure Painter which was supposedly a downloadable version.... turned out to be a must see online which doesn't work well for me. Like watching videos it takes ages to download IF the net is running quick enough. So I now have almost a year's worth of magazines that I gave up trying to read from a couple of years back. A friend tried downloading them for me and sending me a zip file...that didn't work out very well. So... I stick with PB ... it's worth the effort!  :pullhair: :goofy:

Plus... you guys all supply some wonderful links to things I would probably never get to see!  :yippee:
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Reply #6 on: June 11, 2016, 04:34:49 AM
I agree that PB and the forum provide more information, education,  and leisure reading then any magazine I have flipped in the bookstore.  The only books I care to buy are collection of paintings from the old masters.  Looks like I am not alone in my approach.
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Cheers, Annie
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Reply #7 on: June 11, 2016, 07:47:32 AM
Hmmm..hey, Nolan.  I think we're on to a marketing strategy here. The PB Forum is really an online interactive art magazine.

Whatcha think?

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Reply #8 on: June 11, 2016, 08:43:05 AM
Hmmm..hey, Nolan.  I think we're on to a marketing strategy here. The PB Forum is really an online interactive art magazine.

Whatcha think?

aloha

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 :twothumbs: I totally agree, Mea!
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Reply #9 on: June 20, 2016, 03:17:45 PM
definitely better than a magazine and we don't have to wait for the next edition to arrive, it arrives 24/7 O0


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Reply #10 on: June 20, 2016, 06:47:11 PM
 :twothumbs: :deal:
Cheers, Annie
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