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Celebrate American Artist Appreciation Month

Made for Hampton Arts 2009 Catalog
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Scrapbooking is an art form and as a scrapbooker, it’s important to take time this month to celebrate your skill and show off your beautiful creations. August is American Artist Appreciation Month and scrapbookers should be counted in with the celebrations. Not sure what you can do? Clueless on how to showcase your scrapbooking skill? Let help with these 10 tips for celebrating American Artist Appreciation Month:

1.) Create a scrapbook featuring the work of famous American artists and have it displayed at a local library, school, or community center as an educational tool.
2.) Make a scrapbooking website or blog and show off some of your best creations. Post photos, tips, and stories about scrapbooking!
3.) Start a scrapbooking class or circle in your community. Art flourishes when you give it room to grow!
4.) Work with your local museum on commemorating the history of scrapbooking as an art form or offer to host scrapbooking workshops.
5.) Visit museums and scrapbooking stores. They need your support!
6.) Give feedback to other scrapbookers on how they might improve their craft.
7.) Try out a new scrapbooking technique or layout. Use August as a time to experiment with scrapbooking!
8.) Go on a miniature artist tour in your area and make it a point to visit local galleries and exhibits. Take photos and scrapbook your adventure.
9.) Travel to an American art museum, major gallery, or an artist’s home and scrapbook your experience.
10.) Keep scrapbooking!

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