Artistic Control of Design, Promotion & Sales

Dear Art Entrepreneur,

Have you received a redesign or SEO (Search Engine Optimization) email from a web designer asking if you want your website redesigned or optomized for google search? Maybe you want a few new cool features for your site, or an app? I receive two - three a week, and I would suggest putting these in your spam folder and promptly ignore them.

Here is an example email verbatim: 

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Scott Hutchison Screenshot of Website Design dreamtank.com

How I Stay Creative

Creativity ebbs and flows. Life brings with it times of plenty regarding creativity and can also be peppered with dry spells.  I don't always want to create something and it's a constant challenge finding ways to be creative. The major take away from the following list: Persevere, try to surround yourself with creative individuals and make it a central part of your daily routine.

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Scott Looking at his work on the wall

Ultra Quick Shading Tip

A quick and simple thing to think about when you shade. It's all about edges. Not details or lines.

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A 1.5 minute Quick Shading Tip Video

Poster Giveaway

I periodically offer a FREE POSTER to a lucky winner. In 2017 I gave away 3 posters. One went to California, One to Brazil and another to Louisiana. Perhaps you will be the next winner?

GO TO: #scotthutchisonart on Instagram and follow me there. I will do more of these Giveaways in 2018!

Missed your chance to win in 2017? I post updates on my latest work and offer periodic giveaways through various social media outlets and a Mailing List.

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I ship posters in a tube from dreamtank.com

Juror for Local Annual Awards Show

Four months ago I was approached by the Washington Printmakers Gallery to Jury the 20th Annual Small Works Competition. It's a member-run gallery in the heart of Georgetown that specializes in prints. II accepted the invitation to be the Juror this year and I had an enjoyable experience working with them and judging the artwork that was submitted from all over the country. 

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Image of the selected artists for the Washington Printmakers Gallery Small Works Exhibition

How To Varnish an Oil Painting

A simple and quick example of how I varnish an oil painting. I varnish one of my paintings titled: "Plastic". 

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Scott Hutchison Varnishes one of his paintings

Strauss Grants Honors Three Remarkable Artists

The Arts Council of Fairfax County announces three $5,000 Strauss Artist Grants awards to Mount Vernon-based visual artist Linda Hesh, Mason-based painter Scott Hutchison, and Mason-based theatre designer Margaret (Margie) Jervis.

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Fairfax County - Strauss Artist Grant Recipients - Scott Hutchison, Margaret Jervi, Linda Hesh

Solo Show at The Hillyer Arts Space

Synchronicity

Recent Paintings by Scott Hutchison

at the Hillyer Art Space took place in the Fall of 2016
9 Hillyer Ct NW, 20008 Washington DC
 

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Scott Hutchison - Hillyer Arts Space Solo Show

Artist Talk at The Hillyer Arts Space

Join us for our September CultureBlast: Artists in Conversation.
Each of our current exhibiting artists will take part in mini artist talks
about their work and creative process, in conversation with members
from Hillyer's Artist Advisory Committee, featuring:

Scott Hutchison + Jarvis Dubois
Suzi Fox + Duncan Tebow
Christian Brahe + Judy Byron

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Scott Hutchison - Hillyer Arts Space Solo Show Talk