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 is perhaps no other author as synonymous with English literature as William Shakespeare.
Practice is a vital part of perfecting your drawing skills.
For any fiber art—whether you’re knitting, embroidering, or crocheting—patterns are important. They provide critical directions and precise structure for your projects. If you’ve taken up crochet, learning about crochet patterns will be one of the first things you do. Once you learn about the abbreviations that make up “crochet language,” you’ll be able to start reading patterns and begin sourcing new projects.
Looking for a timeless craft? Knitting is a pastime that anyone can learn and enjoy, no matter their age.
On January 1, 2019, there was even more to celebrate than the start of a new year.
If you want to get better at drawing, there’s a simple way to do so. Just start drawing! You’re only going to improve with many hours of putting pen or pencil to paper. And in all this time spent sketching, one of the most important things you can do is make mistakes. It’s in these blunders that you truly understand how things look and ways to fix them.
The possibilities of embroidery are seemingly endless.
Earlier this year, 20 million irreplaceable artifacts housed by Brazil’s National Museum were lost in a fire.
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...