July 21, 2022

Getty Gives Public Access To 30,000 Images of Black History and Culture

Embed from Getty Images Getty Images recently announced an initiative that aims to uncover Black stories that are traditionally left unseen and untold. With the launch of its new Black History & Culture Collection (BHCC), the global visual media company will now provide free non-commercial access to more than 30,000 historical images that highlight the history and culture of the Black diaspora in the U.S. and the UK.

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March 21, 2022

For 100 Years This Company Has Been Teaching People How To Be Creative

If you ever wanted to learn to draw or master a new craft, you may already be familiar with Walter Foster Publishing. This leading publisher of art and craft books helps everyone embrace their inner artist. And this year, they're celebrating a milestone—100 years of publishing. It's an incredible achievement that started with one man. Yes, that's right, there was a real Walter Foster.

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February 21, 2022

80+ Painting Ideas That Will Inspire You To Pick Up a Brush Right Now

When it comes to painting, everyone starts out on an even playing field—those that paint well have built their skills over time. Doing so, however, requires patience, and for you to put brush to canvas (or paper) and increase your aptitude stroke by stroke. We’ve seen this happen in a drawing; just a few years of drawing practice can mean the difference between a sketch that’s just okay and one that shows extraordinary talent.

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January 1, 2022

10 of the Best Art Competitions to Enter in 2022

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. There are loads of different competitions out there, from world-renowned painting contests to inspiring digital art challenges.

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