There are some objects that are so commonplace in our everyday lives that we hardly give them a second thought. A quilt is likely one of those items. Many of us have probably snuggled up with a handmade quilt at some point in our lives; maybe you have one that was passed down from a relative. But how much thought have you given to how they are made and their history?
Selecting a color palette can be a daunting prospect.
Watercolor painting has long been a favorite medium of expression for enthusiasts and professional artists alike.
Are you looking for a way to jumpstart your creativity? You could always start an art journal or try some of today’s hottest crafts, but if you’re craving structure and wanting to produce a body small of work, then try the 100 Day Project. The endeavor implores you to explore a single idea every day for about three months.
Stanley Kubrick once said that his adaptation of Stephen King’s novel, The Shining, would be the “scariest horror movie of...
If Pinterest has taught us anything, it’s that there is no shortage of ways to be creative.
If you’re a Vincent van Gogh enthusiast, you’ve probably heard of the Van Gogh Museum, an institution that houses the largest collection of work by the Post-Impressionist painter. In the past, Van Gogh fans would have to travel to Amsterdam to view the museum’s holdings; but now, anyone can “visit” the site with the simple click of a mouse.
If you live in New York City, you’ll be happy to know that your library card can now get you into...
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Hand embroidery is a famously easy craft to try. With its inexpensive materials and helpful beginner kits, even stitching novices will be able to make their first pass through the fabric with a needle and thread. The running stitch is the most basic of embroidery techniques, and that’s just the beginning.
Today, more and more art institutions are sharing their permanent collections online.
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