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Archive for December, 2014

On the Road With Wicked Art Bar

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Highway

Waking up one morning with the realization that the world was large, and that by itself in its own small corner, Wicked Art Bar seemed too small in comparison to its surroundings. This became a scarier thought as the day went on. Seeking a remedy and self actualization, Wicked Art Bar took to the road. [...]

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Painting for Beginners, Part I – 5 Good Reasons to Start Loving Acrylic Paint

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acrylic

It always seems like a big decision when painting, whether to use oils, water colors or acrylic paint. Plenty of people have their own preferences, and others just happen to be using a combination of all.  Maybe you are new to painting and you can’t decide where to start. The next time you begin a [...]

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5 Painting Surfaces You May Not Have Thought Of

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Glass Globes-Terry Feuerborn

When thinking about painting it is easy to envision the quaint studio with the standing easel, blank canvas and a beautiful view, but painting can be much more than a pretty view, it can be incredible, and larger than life. Opening up to new aspects of painting can help create new opportunities and bring out [...]

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Select Your Weapon of Art Construction: Styles of Paint Brushes and Their Uses

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Types of Paint Brushes, Courtesy of of Tech109 (Flickr.com)

Starting a painting, you decide your content and follow your motivation, but to be successful in your endeavor you must have all the supplies working with you, and standing by your side as you make each step. Finding and using these tools properly is important, they determine the look of your piece. So why not [...]

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Painting for Beginners, Part 3 – 5 Good Reasons to Start Loving Watercolors

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Watercolors

Going back to the days of elementary art classes, this was the first paint given. That may have been because small little students needed something simple, quick, and easy to clean. Water colors are not simply for young kids learning to paint, they are a source for many works and allow for an artist to [...]

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Art in the North Shore: Home to Wicked’s Paint and Sip

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Beverly Beach

The North Shore has plenty to take pride in, its arts being one. Wicked Art Bar has joined the well-established and constantly growing art scene. Let’s acknowledge  the trend starting in Wicked’s home in Beverly. Beverly in itself has formed a community and expression all its own. There are not only solo artists but buildings, [...]

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Get Artsy Winter Fundraiser: Networking, Penguins, and Positive Atmosphere

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Wicked-Art-Bar-6

Having a day of rain didn’t stop guests from attending the Get Artsy community event. Once inside, the warmth of friendly faces made it easy to forget the weather, and to begin enjoying the company. After a quick sign-in, donations of all sorts were collected and appreciated, small talk began, and many dug into the [...]

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Bob Ross The Joyful Artist

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bob-ross

As a favorite of Wicked Art Bar, Bob Ross is an artist not only to be mentioned but remember for his positivity and character. The positive energy and memorable demeanor of Bob Ross kept every audience inspired to paint, and accepting of  “mistakes,” which in the eye’s of Mr. Ross were simply “happy little accidents.” [...]

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Painting for Beginners, Part 2 – 5 Good Reasons to Start Loving Oil Paint

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Oil Paints

Finding yourself embracing tradition is always a positive experience, so why not get that experience through your painting. Oil paints have been used since the early seventh century, when artists obtained oil from poppies, and other sources available during that period in the Afghanistan area, later they became more common in Europe during the 11th [...]

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Wicked Art Bar Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary with Contest for Customers!

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Wicked-Wall-Art

The submission period for the Wicked Wall Art photo contest is now closed.  Thank you for all who participated, we received almost 200 entries total! The winner will be announced at 5pm, so make sure you check back then!   Wicked Art Bar has just completed it’s first full year in business! We are so thankful [...]

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