When stuck in a rut, many artists look to their libraries for inspiration. Whether studying masterpieces in art history texts or gazing at glossy photographs in coffee table books, leafing through art publications is a great way to generate ideas. With this in mind, blogger Danielle Krysa has crafted Creative Block, a “chunky blockbuster of a book” bound to help you out of any creative slump.
Looking for Artistic Inspiration? This Book is Full of Illustration Ideas from 50 of the Best Illustrators
When in need of illustration ideas, many budding artists turn to the masters.
In case you needed one more reason to head to your local library, did you know that simply having a...
If you’re trying to transform your love of art into a lifelong career, nothing is as valuable as advice from today’s top creatives. With this in mind, renowned mixed media artist Lisa Congdon has compiled her best tips and tricks into Art Inc.: The Essential Guide for Building Your Career as an Artist. Art Inc. offers indispensable information about how to make a name for yourself as a creative professional.
Last year, we introduced you to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s online collection of free art books, online publications, and...
When it comes to creating art, the types of supplies you use are important.
Where can you go if you want to peruse vintage travel posters, Civil War photography, or explore America via WPA imagery? The Library of Congress, of course. As the United States’ oldest federal institution, the Library Congress has become the de facto repository of all things associated with American history. Thanks to the institution’s large digital collection, it’s possible to gain access to millions of items right from your computer.
Throughout art history, the names of male artists have remained relevant as female creators have been largely dismissed or forgotten.
Thanks to the Buddhist Digital Resource Center (BDRC)
It’s no secret that the best way to improve your drawing skills is with a lot of practice. The same goes for flexing your creative muscles. Drawing games offer a fun opportunity to enhance your talents while challenging your imagination. Nowadays, you can play a variety of them on paper, your computer, or on a smartphone. Drawing games have a long place in art history.
Calligraphers today have multiple tools at their disposal, including digital means to preserve their beautiful work.
Thanks to the Internet, eager learners can easily access resources offered by educational institutions around the world.