Valentine's Day is swiftly approaching and many of us will be searching for the words to express just how much we love the people in our lives. Sending a valentine to a lover is a centuries-old tradition. In the 19th century, lovelorn Victorians sent intricate, expandable paper creations. Today, options for sweet notes abound. On Etsy you will find adorable puns and sweet cats dancing across cards made by independent artists.
One of the best parts of creating art is the endless possibility for exploration.
Have you ever wondered where the name “cheddar cheese” comes from?
How did you eat gummy bears when you were a kid? As youngsters, many of us made Frankenstein-esque creations from different colors of the sweet treats. What was once a fun snack time activity can now be highly educational. Using gummy bears in a variety of colors, one can make colorful family trees illustrating how genetics are passed down from parents to children.
Public lending libraries developed in the United States in the latter half of the 19th century, and to this day...
The Rijksmuseum is a popular stop for tourists visiting the city of Amsterdam in The Netherlands.
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.
An incredible amount of time and attention to detail goes into each and every Studio Ghibli film.
Masks are the new normal.
The possibilities with art are endless. Drawing, painting, sculpture, embroidery—and any combination of them—means infinite opportunities to push yourself to make new things. But with so many choices of medium and technique, where do you even start? If you are finding your choices completely overwhelming, let us help with some art ideas.
As new lockdowns are implemented across Europe and cases sky rocket in the United States, it is comforting to enjoy...
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