If you’re creating amazing art but struggling to gain exposure, art contests are a great opportunity for publicity. And if you’re living the infamous “starving artist” lifestyle, this is also a way to pull yourself out of a rough spot by potentially winning cash prizes, allowing you to gain an extra financial boost towards your dream creative projects.
Posts by Emma Taggart
René Magritte is one of the most celebrated figures of the 20th-century Surrealist movement, alongside André Breton and Salvador Dalí.
If you know an illustrator, you know that they’re experts in visualizing ideas, stories, and much more.
What do you buy the person in your life who can make basically everything themselves? Crafters are famously, well, crafty—meaning they’re always keeping busy with DIY projects and probably have an “idea list” as long as their arm. But no matter how many artistic activities they may have on the go, there’s always room for more.
While many publishers are embracing the digital world, others are campaigning to keep print alive.
Have you ever looked up to the night sky and wondered how to identify famous star patterns? You may have heard of the “Big Dipper” or know the signs of the zodiac, but finding famous constellations among the stars requires knowledge of their fascinating history. Ever since humans walked the Earth, great significance has been given to the celestial objects in the sky.
You probably remember “Paint-by-Numbers” kits from your childhood, but do you know the history of how they came to be?
For fans of anime, there’s nothing quite like the works of Studio Ghibli.
Post World War I, the “Roaring Twenties” was a time of exciting social and political change in the U.S. and in Europe. Along with high economic growth and the burgeoning consumer culture, many women experienced liberation. They could at last vote, and many entered the workforce and became more financially independent. This new-found freedom also crossed over into how they dressed and behaved.
Most book lovers would agree that coming across a very long sentence in a novel can sometimes require multiple reads...
International Women's Day is celebrated every year on March 8 around the world.