When it comes to creating art, getting started is often the hardest part. It’s made a little easier, however, when you’ve got thousands of people doing it at the same time. We’ve seen how daily and monthly photography projects can stretch your imagination and bring forth new and exciting developments in your work. But if drawing is more your style, we’ve got the perfect creative challenge to inspire daily art-making: Inktober.
Calligraphy is an ancient art that's popularity still exists today.
Google now lets you leap into space with new Google Maps feature that shows 16 different planets, moons, and the...
Many of us remember a time when getting your first library card was a rite of passage. Stepping into the library, filling out some details, and getting your card stamped for the first time signaled entry into the world of learning. Now, as time marches on, brick and mortar libraries are giving way to virtual collections, where borrowers can download and read texts online or via e-readers. So what do these changes call for?
Stencils are as common place in art as drawing or painting. We're often acquainted with them when we're young.
Whether you are a professional photographer looking to gain more exposure or an amateur who wants to know how your work...
The world is full of text, and not all of it is designed to be pretty. Typography, like any creative field, can be dry and boring. One area in which it shines, however, is in hand lettering. This approach adds a distinctive flair to ordinary text and infuses it with personality and unique flourishes you wouldn’t find in ordinary typefaces. So, how does hand lettering differ from conventional typography? For one, it’s often project specific.
Bob Dylan has had a musical career that has spanned half a century.
Japanese culture, and its rich visual history, has enamored collectors for centuries, whether it meant accumulating woodblock prints, netsuke, or illustrated texts.
A post shared by MOBGEN (@mobgen) on Mar 6, 2017 at 6:50am PST When Shazam arrived in the app store, it made frustrated music listeners everywhere rejoice. Any tune that you heard—but couldn't name—was suddenly at your fingertips. Building on that idea is Smartify, an art app that allows you to scan an artwork, identify the name and artist, and learn more about it.
With a long rich history, Japanese woodblock prints are sources of inspiration for everything from tattoos to reimagined video games characters.
Seeking natural remedies outside of chemical pharmaceuticals isn't just for Eastern medicine.