With a long rich history, Japanese woodblock prints are sources of inspiration for everything from tattoos to reimagined video games characters. And while we've already shared how the Library of Congress has made their ukiyo-e available free online, a new database brings together over 220,000 examples of the art form. Ukiyo-e.org is a digital archive that collates collections from 24 museums, libraries, auction houses, and art dealers around the world.
Seeking natural remedies outside of chemical pharmaceuticals isn't just for Eastern medicine.
In this day and age, there's something for everyone—and that includes online.
The adult coloring book craze has been around for many years and inspired busy grownups to take a moment and create—without deadlines or expectations. But if you're an avid colorer who's looking to change up your creative routine, we have something new to try: a zentangle. Like coloring, zentangle art is easy to do and offers a relaxing way to engage in art making. Rather than filling in someone's drawings, however, you are the one producing the patterns.
Picking out the right font for your design project is like selecting an item of clothing.
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As technology continues to advance, there are many forms of music playback that we will never experience. If you’re of a certain age, for instance, you probably haven't touched a CD. Going back even further, there’s one device that even fewer people alive today would’ve listened to—the gramophone.
Today, many cultural institutions have turned to free online resources in order to engage with the public and excite new audiences.
In the age of subscription services, it pays to wait for a movie to come out on demand.
Whether you’re a hobbyist or a professional painter, it’s always a good idea to figure out what brand of paints work best for your needs. When it comes to acrylic pigments, however, the choices can be daunting. Not only are there many companies to choose from, but with descriptions like “heavy body” and “high flow,” how will you know what to choose?
A few weeks ago, the world-renowned British Museum made a 3D model of the Rosetta Stone—one of its most prized and popular artifacts—available...
If you’re a New York City resident, the number of free streaming movies you can watch just got a lot...