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.
Practice is a vital part of perfecting your drawing skills.
The world is full of text, and not all of it is designed to be pretty.
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.
There’s a simple secret to mastering how to draw anything in a realistic way—learn about its internal structure before you...
Drawing is a skill that you can practice at any point in your life.
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.
The possibilities with art are endless.
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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.
Do you remember coloring with markers as a kid?
Whether you’re a professional artist or a hobbyist who wants to get serious about your craft, you’re going to need...