Thoughts and musings from Matt Kaplinsky

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    The 3 Myths of Buying Art Online
    July 20, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    With online shopping extending its reach to the food, clothing, and many other industries, buying art online has also become an option for shoppers l...
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    Is Custom Art Worth It? Insights from Matt Kaplinsky
    June 30, 2020 at 6:00 AM
    Custom art creates a unique space in any home, office, place of business, or public space. When customers reach out for a custom Matt Kaplinsky piece,...
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    The Benefits of Hiring an Expert Painter: Travel, Portrait, Landscape Paintings
    May 22, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    Those interested in paying someone to create a custom painting may be tempted to cut corners. However, it's more than worth it to seek out an exp...
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    Tips for Ordering Custom Artwork From Painters
    April 21, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    Commissioning custom artwork can make for the perfect piece of decor, a beautiful memento and an unforgettable gift. However, not a lot of people know...
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    Interested in Buying Art Online? What You Should Know
    March 24, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    Buying art can be an enriching personal experience. If you have the chance to browse through your local art galleries, I highly recommend it. Viewing ...
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    Top 5 Tips for Hanging Art by Your Favorite Painters
    March 16, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    It’s a wonderful feeling when you connect with a piece of art. You’re giddy the whole way home. You walk into the room you know will be the perfect ar...
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    How to Choose Art That's Perfect for You
    February 28, 2020 at 5:00 AM
    Deciding which pieces of art to bring into your home can be overwhelming and intimidating. Everyone has different tastes, so while your friends and fa...
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    A Beginners’ Art Glossary From Matt Kaplinsky, Artist Producing Oil on Canvas Paintings and Much More
    January 21, 2020 at 5:00 AM
    For almost three decades I have honed my style and vision, always working harder to improve my craft and produce art that charms and inspires. Along t...
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    Matt Kaplinksy’s Insights on Buying Art from an Artist
    Are you thinking of commissioning art directly from an artist or buying one of their originals?Congratulations – this isn’t just a wonderful way to ow...
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    7 Simple Tips on Buying Art for Your Home
    November 1, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    A lot of people feel uncomfortable inside art galleries and exhibits. And for those who muster the courage to attend one, approaching the gallery owne...
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    Art, Health, and Happiness
    October 1, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    From our earliest existence in prehistory down to the digital age, art has served as a constant in our human experience. Caves in France still bear ...
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    5 Reasons Why You Should Buy Art
    September 4, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    Art is one of the most beautiful things you can experience. Not only does it bring joy to everyone around it, but it can also teach us a lot about our...
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    A step-by-step guide to buying your first big piece of art
    August 7, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    5 Points to Consider Before Buying Your First Big Piece of ArtJust as art is subjective, a person’s reason for wanting to buy a work of art may spring...
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    Busting 4 Myths and Misconceptions About Oil Painting on Canvas
    July 1, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    All too many people go to a museum to appreciate masterfully produced oil paintings on canvas and come away with the wrong impression. People think “t...
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    Opening Night at the Commerce Gallery in Lockhart
    June 3, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    I recently had the pleasure of being a guest artist at the Commerce Gallery in Lockhart, Texas. If you’re not familiar with the area, Lockhart is in c...
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    The Folksy Impressionism of Matt Kaplinsky
    May 1, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    Matt Kaplinsky's work can be described in a variety of ways. He plays with impressionism and abstract techniques to achieve colorful, textured landsca...
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    Paintings Don't Always Last Forever
    April 1, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    As an artist specializing in oil on canvas paintings, I’m always interested in stories that depict interesting facts about iconic artists and their wo...
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    Your Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Matt Kaplinsky 
    February 26, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    Hi there! I'm so glad you've found your way to my blog. Whether you are a long-time fan of mine or have just discovered my work, I am beyond happy to ...
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    Can't-Miss Art Studio in Dallas - Matt Kaplinsky 
    February 13, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    If you're visiting Dallas, Texas, we have the first must-have event for your itinerary. Matt Kaplinsky is an arts and entertainment studio that is sur...
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    7 Ways to Get the Creative Juices Flowing (and otherwise solving dilemmas) 
    January 28, 2019 at 10:00 PM
    It's common for artists of all mediums to feel their creativity ebb and flow in their lifetime. In fact, it's perfectly normal.  ...
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    Favourite painters + painters that inspire me
    January 21, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    Not everyone gets to do what they love for a living but I feel very fortunate to be able to earn money bringing beauty and joy into people's homes and...
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    Taking Care of Business: The Art World’s Unsexy Side 
    November 28, 2018 at 12:00 AM
    Many artists are notoriously lax when it comes to the business side of their art. Perhaps that‘s the reason the “starving artist” stereotype remains i...
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    My experience as a working artist for 20+ years
    October 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    I’ve been painting since 1991. It has paid my bills since the late ‘90s. And it turns out the reality of being a working artist isn’t what most people...

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