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Step by Step How to make your own wordpress website

DOMAIN & HOSTING The very first thing you need to do before anything else is decide a ‘domain name’ for your website. You’ll also need to check whether your domain name is not already taken. This website runs from QIQ which has a domain checker
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WordPress Simplicity Vs Twenty Twelve

If you’ve been thinking about purchasing any of my themes you may wonder why they are better than Twenty Twelve. Below is a breakdown of the fundamental differences and why ‘Simplicity‘ (my most popular theme) offers a more flexible framework to work with. While twen
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My Top Ten Must Have Designer Gadgets

Top Ten Must Have Designer Gadgets
Click Above to Zoom 1. Wacom Bamboo Pen & Touch Tablet – Literally couldn’t live without it. Its the holy Designers grail! Once used solid for about 2 weeks you’ll barely use a mouse again 2. iPad – Colours look better against white. Its a fact! 3. Bamboo S
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Drink n’ Doodle #4 Drawing Meetup Group Manchester

Drink n' Doodle
Monthly Meetup Reviews by Brightmist Whether you consider yourself to be just bit creative or a fully fledged artist, this is a group for everyone and anyone who likes a doodle, a good old natter with some interesting people and maybe a coffee or a
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New Technology Changing the Way Artists Work: 3D Printing

New technology has transformed the way many people now work, and artists are no exception. Sure, the paintbrush and canvas have by no means been made redundant, but now there are so many different tools available to artists that we are now spoilt for choice. Not only that, but the way
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Selling your Art Work: Tips for Opening a Shop

If you’re a budding artist with stacks of art work cluttering up the space in your studio, it seems logical to try and sell some of your pieces and make some money from all your hard work. There are plenty of places you can sell online, from auction websites like eBay, to actually cre
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New Facebook page – Join my community

Another way to keep up to date with my art. Finally I have my new facebook page up and running. If your looking to buy my art, just want to follow my arty interests or even have good old natter about design, you’ll find it all here.
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