Art isn’t just for artists and art dealers. As part of my job, I have occasional access to art that hangs in businesses, and I’m always struck by how emotionally evocative art can be. Sometimes I love it, sometimes it irks me, but always I’m touched by it. If art isn’t your thing, maybe it’s […]
Graphic design, sometimes called visual communication, is the practice of combining text and images to convey a specific message. Graphic designers often combine typography, visual arts (such as photography, illustration, film), and page layout. Curious if graphic design is for you? If you enjoy taking things apart and putting them back together, then a career […]
Curating a unique gallery, boosting your online presence, and hosting events can help increase art sales. Let’s learn more about how to increase sales of art through marketing.
Have you ever seen such an intricate piece of art? The Dorset Felt Making Festival is a one-day festival at the end of October, where people from all over the world flock to Dorset, England, to see the work of artists, makers, and craftspeople using felt and wool. Participants in the festival learn about the […]
Textiles are an ancient technology, and they have been around for thousands of years. They’re older than writing itself. Since the invention of ball-bearing looms, the world has experienced an unparalleled burst of creativity and new ways to express ourselves. They have played a role in society for centuries, but only recently have we started […]
Woodlands art is rooted in American Indian culture and Northwest Coast tribes. Read on to discover what inspires this unique genre.
A painting is a piece of art created using a paintbrush and a large amount of paint. A painter uses a palette of paints, which contain a certain set of paints. The palette is used to create a certain number of colors in a painting. The colors of the palette choices can be used to […]
Art is a reflection of the soul. It is something that can speak to people and touch them in ways that words cannot. It is a universal language that everyone can understand. We can use art as a way to express ourselves. Many people use art as a form of relaxation and an outlet to […]