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
Do you know someone who’s into limited-edition art toys?
With their laid-back attitude and seemingly permanent smile, sloths make it really hard not to love them.
Whether you’re planning a painting or simply giving your walls a new lick of paint, we’re spoiled for choice when it comes to shopping for pigments. However, sourcing colors wasn’t always so easy for artists. Before art shops and DIY stores, paint wasn’t readily available in tubes and cans like it is today. 40,000 years ago, primitive artists invented the first pigments, using a combination of soil, animal fat, minerals, charcoal, and chalk.
A piece of jewelry is always a thoughtful gift idea, but there’s something extra special about giving someone a trinket...
What was once a humble cup of joe has now been elevated to a fine art, and buying for coffee lovers can be difficult when there’s so much to choose from. Thankfully, we’ve curated coffee gifts to wake up your favorite sleepyhead on Christmas morning. Everyone knows someone who can’t function without a cup of coffee and we’ve got something for every type of caffeine fiend.
As the cold weather sets in, there’s nothing better than a good old-fashioned game night.
Sisters, what would we do without them?
Many would agree that rummaging through your Christmas stocking is one of the most exciting parts of Christmas morning. Hung by the fireplace or at the end of your bed, the tradition of filling an empty sock-shaped bag full of surprises originates from the life of Saint Nicholas.
Halloween is just around the corner and, for many, that means it’s time to get creative.