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Five-Step Process of Creating Art

Five-Step Process of Creating Art

If you’re reading this, it probably means you want to create something – but you have no idea how. Don’t worry! Art is a process. When all artists start out, they don’t always have a vision in mind. While creating art is something that...
Autumn Destinations for Art Lovers

Autumn Destinations for Art Lovers

The brisk autumn air makes a splendid companion for visits to art museums, festivals, and exclusive events. Autumn marks the back to school season which cooler temperatures and fewer crowds. This is such a plus when it comes to visiting new art destinations around the...
Creating Your Own Art Studio at Home

Creating Your Own Art Studio at Home

In order to get into a creative mind frame, a personal space where you can go to in order to draw inspiration from is necessary. An art studio is the perfect place to escape to in order to get those creative juices flowing. Once you step into that space that is yours...
Getting Started With Pen & Ink Drawings

Getting Started With Pen & Ink Drawings

Drawings that have been wrought with pen and ink have a cleanliness to them. When drawn with ink and pen, artwork carries a starkness and simplicity that no other medium manages. That same cleanliness, however, can leave an artist feeling vulnerable. Line drawings...
The Most Famous Classic Paintings of All Time

The Most Famous Classic Paintings of All Time

Painting is an art technique that dates back more than 40,000 years ago. Over the past couple of millennia, we have moved away from cave paintings and have created more elaborate and detailed pieces of art. Thousands of paintings have been created throughout the...
3 Unique Art Techniques to Jumpstart Your Creativity

3 Unique Art Techniques to Jumpstart Your Creativity

As an artist, you probably found that you’re most comfortable with one specific medium. For some, it’s watercolor or oil painting. For others, it’s drawing with charcoal or sculpting with clay.   Artistic expression is largely influenced by the right brain, and...
Cats Featured in Famous Works of Art

Cats Featured in Famous Works of Art

People have been obsessed with cats for a very long time. Before the Internet was flooding with cute cat videos and laughable memes, many cats were featured in artists’ work. Below you will find a few works of art that any cat lover would love to have displayed...
How Art Builds and Improves Community

How Art Builds and Improves Community

When some people think of art, they envision individuals sitting at home and tinkering around with paint brushes. However, art is so much more than this vision. Not only does art empower people to express their thoughts it can help to build and improve communities....
Influential Female Artists

Influential Female Artists

When people talk about influential artists, they usually mention a bunch of male artists that have made a name for themselves in their own mediums. They tend to skip over the female artists who have faced challenges in training and education. Women have contributed to...
Art Therapy’s Effects on the Body and Mind

Art Therapy’s Effects on the Body and Mind

Art therapy is a type of therapy that is often used by physicians and mental health professionals to help people who have suffered from certain mental and emotional upsets. By participating in art therapy, the patient is able to express through his artwork the...