When it comes to buying things on the internet, reviews are a big help. After all, how many times do you look at them before purchasing something online? For a best-selling class on My Modern Met Academy, our e-learning platform, the proof is in the reviews. Artist Demi Lang teaches a class called Architectural Illustration for Everyone: Draw Buildings in Ink and Colored Pencil.
Before photography, it was up to artists to document plants and animals in scientific illustrations.
Over the past few years, AI-generated art has risen in popularity and garnered controversy along the way.
If there’s a secret to drawing, it’s that even the most challenging subjects can be broken down into simplified shapes. Doing this makes them easier to tackle, and you can build up your drawing to achieve incredible detail. Illustrator and My Modern Met contributing writer Margherita Cole knows this well; her delightful drawings showcase the power of shapes and how they are vehicles for expression.
Woodcuts stand out for their unique and striking aesthetic.
Chicago-based artist Zoe Feast is a maker with many talents.
Want to try your hand at some lettering? Hand lettering is a great way to express yourself through written word. If it’s something on your creative bucket list, let Danison Fronda help you cross it off. He teaches an online course called Write Out Your Future: Hand Letter an Inspiring Phrase in which he shares the basics of hand lettering and how to cultivate your own style.
Instead of relying on a brush and paint, James Cook creates art through the power of language.
While some use sketchbooks as a way to jot down quick ideas on the go, others like Mattias Adolfsson create...
When you mention the likes of McDonald's, Twitter, and Amazon, the logos of these brands immediately come to mind. Artist Ilya Stallone continues to explore the power of these world-famous symbols by reimagining their designs in a creative new way. Inspired by the distinct style of Medieval art, he redraws different logos so they could easily be placed in manuscripts from the Middle Ages.
Opening an artist's sketchbook reveals a lot about their aesthetics and personal vision.
Princess Diana was a beloved figure whose untimely death in 1997 shocked the world.