Lovers of Medieval art and literature will appreciate an initiative undertaken by the British Library, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, and the Polonsky Foundation. The trio has teamed up to make some of the illuminated manuscripts in the libraries’ collection more readily available to the public. And now, two separate websites allow easy access to 800 Medieval manuscripts created between 700 C.E. and 1200 C.E..
You’ve got a lot of choices for tools when it comes to drawing.
With an infinite amount of online resources, owning a library card might seem a little outdated.
It’s a big year for Bauhaus. Founded in 1919, the avant-garde movement is currently celebrating its centenary. To commemorate the occasion, we’ve crafted a selection of fascinating and free documentaries and lectures—all of which you can watch from the comfort of your own haus. In order to cover all of the Bauhaus bases, we’ve picked videos about a range of topics.
Acrylic paint is popular because of how easy it is to use.
With appreciation for typography, hand-lettering, and calligraphy on the rise, there’s more attention than ever on the diversity of scripts...
There is no shortage of available adult coloring books and pages for any person who wants to enjoy the calming creative activity. However, it’s just once a year that coloring enthusiasts are given a new opportunity to fill in the blank pages provided by cultural institutions from around the world.
In the realm of drawing, there are a lot of popular subjects that you should learn.
Oil paint has a long tradition in art history.
During the second half of the 19th century, interest in Japanese art by Europeans was at an all-time high. This appetite for studying Japanese aesthetics, and its influence on Western art, is known as Japonism. Though closely associated with Impressionist painters like Edgar Degas and Mary Cassatt, Japanese woodblock prints also played a pivotal role in the career of Vincent Van Gogh.
When you ask people if they sew their own clothes, the answer is often no. Who has time for that?
You don’t have to go far to see a stunning natural phenomenon—just watch the sunset each day!