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5 Best Security Systems for Working From Home

Have you ever caught someone lurking in the shadows? Are you worried about all your hard work being stolen by an intruder? Are you sick of people telling you to get a dog when you already have one or to get a gun when you don't really want one?

When you have a business and work from home it can be a bit nerve-racking to have your inventory at your home even when you think it's completely secured you might be surprised with how easy it can be for someone on the prowl. Random security breaches happen more than the statistics like to report. In this post, I am going to share my insights on 5 of the best security options.
I will be really honest, security systems professionally installed that are monitored 24/7 are expensive. The DIY options I will go over towards the end are better if you are on a budget.


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Mixed Media Artists That Want To Make Money Series I: Part 4

Congrats!

You've made it to the end of Series I!

In this post, I am going to make sure you have all the tools that are necessary in order to succeed before beginning Series II of mixed media artists that want to make money. In the last two parts, I went into a lot of details about the right and left sides of the business model canvas. In this part 4, I am going to reveal the secrets regarding a cost structure and a revenue stream tailored to artists.

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The basic business model canvas again as a reference point before I transform it!



Ahhh, much better and artsy! We are going to start in the middle again with the value proposition and follow the arrows down to the bottom this time. What is it going to cost to deliver your value to each customer segment? How much are you going to make …

Types of Acrylic Paint: Part III

So many acrylic paints and not enough time or money to keep trying them all??!!! Have you ever went into Hobby Lobby or a Michael's and couldn't figure out which paints would enhance your art or produce the effect that your hoping to portray? Relying on the description on the back of the box or tube isn't exactly reliable so in this Part 3 of the acrylic paint posts I'm going to fill you in on the best uses for 5 more types of paints so you get the results you're looking for.

This post also may seem like I am comparing and contrasting more brands than parts 1 and 2. These are my opinions from personal usage and in no way meant to promote or defame such products mentioned. I am not affiliated with these certain products nor being paid to promote them. There are however, affiliate links throughout connected to websites where you can purchase them. When clicked these links will open in a new tab in your web browser. When a sale is made I receive a small commission at…

Mixed Media Artists That Want To Make Money Series I: Part 3

I apologize for leaving you off so abruptly in the last post. I gave you a lot to digest and didn't want to take up anymore mental real estate. Not that I didn't think you couldn't process it this fast but I wanted to give you time to let it really sink in! I would never a doubt fellow artist's capability!

I went through the right-side portion of the business model canvas and in this post I'm going to pass along the left side of secrets before going into the bottom portion in the 4th part of this series.

If you enjoyed the last post feel free to leave a comment throughout this series as I always love any kind of feedback!

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Here is the basic business version again just as a reference of where I'm going to be headed!



Ahhhh, much better and artsy!

Start with the big picture first and follow …

Mixed Media Artists That Want To Make Money Series I: Part 2

Types of Acrylic Paint: Part II

I split this post into multiple segments as there was too much to put it all into one! The first part I went over some basic information, and tips for using matte, gloss, satin, metallic and soft/medium bodied acrylic paints. In this post I'm going to be going over some tips along with information about opaque, transparent, color spray, heavy body, and glitter finish acrylic paints.
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Opaque Soft Acrylic Gel Used the best for bold edges, or for a layering appearance that oil paint produces. Since this is a gel opaque its more difficult to mix with softer colors so a heavier brush is needed if you're mixing right on the canvas, as I sometimes do this with backgrounds. Not the best option if you're experimenting with a scene as if you change your mind about where y…

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