When it comes to whimsy, consider Dr. Seuss an expert. Known for celebrating silliness, the American author wrote and illustrated children’s books featuring fanciful pictures and witty rhyming words. While these works have come to define Dr. Seuss’ career, penning playful books was not his only passion. Before and after titles like The Cat in the Hat hit the shelves, Dr. Seuss himself tried on many different hats.
Italian artist Leonardo Frigo uses string instruments as the foundation for ornate narrative paintings.
Artist Boryana Ilieva examines film architecture and set design in her project Floor Plan Croissant.
The meticulous art of botanical illustration has a long and rich history. Before the invention of photography, artists were expected to capture species of plant life in immaculate detail, which then informed scientists, physicians, pharmacists, and other researchers. Although this scrupulous art no longer serves a scientific purpose, the study of flora continues to flourish among contemporary creatives such as Svetlana Lanse.
Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer, and 2020 is shaping up to be the strangest summer yet.
There are some inventions that have changed the course of human history, and the printing press is one of them.
Many schools are still closed due to COVID-19 lockdowns, forcing parents to homeschool their kids, and leaving many children missing their friends and routine. Teachers are another group affected by the changes. Some have had to adjust to taking their classes online—through video calls—but this doesn’t achieve the same intimacy as a traditional classroom.
Kids’ art materials don’t always allow for children to accurately depict diversity when drawing people, leaving many feeling unrepresented.
As COVID-19 travel restrictions are still in place, you’re likely missing traveling to your favorite places.
The Atelier des Lumieres is opening its Immersive Van Gogh installation in Toronto this summer, and is encouraging Impressionist lovers around the area to “Gogh” visit it from the safety of their cars This special tour series will be open from June 18-28 and will consist of cycles of fourteen vehicles entering the installation at a time.
Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Once you have learned how to draw flowers, there is no better way to accompany a bucolic garden than with...