In case you needed one more reason to head to your local library, did you know that simply having a library card can get you access to over 30,000 films…for free? Thanks to the streaming service Kanopy, you can take advantage of digital content from universities and public libraries in their network. With over 4,000 worldwide libraries participating in Kanopy, there’s a good chance you’ll be able to hop on board wherever you reside.
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When it comes to creating art, the types of supplies you use are important. Having dedication and talent allows you to produce the vision you have in your head, but the right tools will help you see it through. We’ve written before about the best colored pencils, markers, acrylic, and oil paints that professionals love. But you can’t forget about paper.
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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) and the Internet Archive, the world’s largest collection of Tibetan Buddhist literature is now available online. Dedicated to preserving and sharing Buddhist scholarship, the BDRC has archived over 15 million pages of Buddhist works since it was founded in 1999. Now, thanks to its collaboration with the Internet Archive, these texts will be available—free of charge—to an even wider audience.
It’s no secret that the best way to improve your drawing skills is with a lot of practice.
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. In addition to free museum materials and digitized library books, this phenomenon has culminated in a wealth of free online college classes, with MOOCs at the forefront. A MOOC, or a Massive Open Online Course, is a cost-free class you can take online in order to “accelerate your future.
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