August 10, 2017

8 Best Acrylic Paint Sets That Both Beginners and Professional Artists Will Love

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?

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August 9, 2017

Majestic Whale Art Inspired by the Beautiful Mysteries of the Sea

Inspired by her coastal surroundings, California-based artist Marissa Quinn creates enchanting illustrations of whales. Each whimsical work of whale art features highly imaginative iconography that places the calm creatures in surreal, dream-like scenes. Using black ink, Quinn realistically renders each creature in exquisite detail. This meticulous approach to her subjects showcases both her unwavering admiration for the animals and her undeniably impressive knowledge of their anatomy. While the whales themselves are lifelike, various elements of each drawings are not.

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August 9, 2017

Creative Dad’s DIY Submarine Crib Turns Naptime into an Under-the-Sea Adventure

Video game artist Rob Adams might design in the virtual world, but he fashions his offline life in a similarly fantastical way. Adams first wowed the internet last year by building an incredible fairy tree reading nook for his daughter’s bedroom. After seeing his handiwork, the website Fatherly asked him to construct an imaginative baby bed that captures that same charming spirit. Modeled after a submarine, Adam’s colorful DIY crib design takes a newborn “under the sea.

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