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Live with Pointebrush: Dena Abergel

Since Covid started I've been dancing in my basement to stay in shape and to keep my morale up but like for so many people, it can be hard to maintain focus and stay inspired when we are apart from our communities of friends, family, teachers and colleagues.This why I recently decided to start a series where I invite fellow dancers and artists along with me on Instagram Live for us to chat, dance, commiserate, make each other laugh and inspire each other.  . My first guest was Dena Bergel who is an illustrious faculty member at the School of American Ballet. Also known for her career at the New York City Ballet and featured spot in the Disney series,...

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Pointe shoe sewing hack for better feet

Do you need to improve the look of your feet and arches en pointe? Well you're in luck because I have the perfect trick to make your feet look better in as little as ten minutes! Follow my super easy sewing tutorial to learn how to make your pointe shoes look even better on your feet! Hope you enjoy! Xo, Margot

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What I use for Gouache painting

I’m always really fascinated to see what other artists have in their toolbox and I know that a lot of people who follow we are really curious to know what brushes, paints and papers I use for my work. So today I’ll be sharing my gouache collection with you as well as a recommended starters set for you if you’re looking to dip your toe in and try your hand at some gouache painting. Art supplies can be really expensive to buy so hopefully I can get you started with a basic kit without breaking the bank! 1. PAPER The first thing you need to create just about anything is paper.Not all papers are created equally so what makes artist...

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Poinntebrush Channel

I am so excited to share the launch of my brand new channel on YouTube. After receiving so many questions throughout the years about my art, my techniques, my materials, etc... I decided to embark on a new adventure of sharing my knowledge with you. From projects tips to tutorials for absolute beginners, I would love to take you along with me.   I would love to add some beauty to your every day life so if you'd like to join me for the ride, subscribe so you never miss a new video. Xo, Margot   

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An introduction

Hi everyone! I wanted to welcome all my new followers and say a special thank you to those who continue to follow me here every day. My name is Margot and I am an artist, a designer, an entrepreneur, a ballerina, a mom and the creator of Pointebrush. I started Pointebrush a few years ago and unknowingly, it sent me on a collision course, bringing together two of the big passions in my life, ballet and art. I was always artsy and studied graphic design at Parsons School of Design in New York City. After graduating, I went on to work at big branding agencies designing logos and packaging for some of the biggest Fortune 500 companies in the world....

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