I know it's a cliche to be a nerd who loves M.C. Escher, but boy am I a nerd who loves M.C Escher. This is a great new digitized collection of his prints from @BPLBoston: https://t.co/aIEczEx8jf pic.twitter.com/zZnHpjvadk — John Overholt (@john_overholt) May 4, 2018 Today, you can find a wealth of optical illusion art with the click of a mouse. Before interactive videos and animated gifs, however, there was the mind-bending work of M.C.
What's in a name? According to On the Go Tours, quite a lot.
Ink drawing is one of the oldest forms of art making, and it’s a tradition that keeps even the most casual creatives in good company. The imitable Leonardo Da Vinci, for instance, kept careful sketchbooks with ink; modern drawers still make the most of this material—there’s even Inktober, a global drawing challenge that revolves around pen and ink drawings. If you’re just getting started with ink, it can be daunting to pick what you’ll use.
Drawing is one of the most basic ways to exercise your creativity.
Whether you've just started painting or are a professional, chances are you've considered using oil paint.
Renowned for the rarity of its cartographic treasures, the David Rumsey Map Collection is a one-of-a-kind organization. Over half of its 150,000 historic documents—including one of the world's largest maps—has been digitized, allowing the public to explore the charted world like like never before. One recent addition to this virtual library is the Medicinal Plant Map of the United States, a vintage guide to each state's pharmaceutical flora.
In the 15th century, wealthy and worldly individuals collected illuminated manuscripts, hand-written books embellished with exquisite illustrations and gilded decoration.
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A post shared by RamaLamaCreatures (@ramalamacreatures) on Nov 8, 2016 at 12:50pm PST We often think of ceramics as being made with porcelain clay and, a lot of times, that is the case. But did you know there’s another way to create sculptures without a kiln? Oven bake clay is a popular way for crafters and professional artists alike to build ceramics.
Released earlier this month by iNaturalist—an online social network for nature enthusiasts—the new app, Seek, is part of an ongoing attempt...
Colored pencils aren’t just for kids—they are powerful tools of creativity for people of all ages.