Playing to the Galley Grayson Perry
Playing To the Gallery: Helping Contemporary Art in It’s Struggle to Be Understood by Grayson Perry (Penguin Random House) is a exploration of the contemporary art world that aims to prove through Perry’s own experiences and ideas that “anybody can enjoy art and anybody can have a life in the arts.” If […]

Playing To the Gallery: Helping Contemporary Art in It’s Struggle ...

Daily Zen Doodles
If you find it hard to clear your mind, relax, and let your creativity take over, then you’ll want to check out Daily Zen Doodles: 365 Tangle Creations for Inspiration, Relaxation and Joy (Ulysses Press) by artist Meera Lee Patel. A full year’s worth of doodle-prompts (i.e. partially started doodles that you’re […]

Daily Zen Doodles: 365 Tangle Creations for Inspiration, Relaxation and ...

The Story of Women and Art (DVD) is a fascinating documentary focusing on women’s place within the world of art throughout history, or rather, the places that they dared to go. Broken into three separate episodes and obviously unable to profile each and every prolific female artist throughout the ages, host Amanda Vickery […]

The Story of Women and Art [Documentary / DVD Review]

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Reality is stranger than fiction. Art inspires life. If you believe either of these then newspapers are a great source of inspiration for art and creative pieces. Try this creative challenge: Create pieces inspired by newspaper clippings. Grab a newspaper – or a pile of them – and a pair of […]

Creative Challenge: Create Pieces Inspired by Newspaper Clippings

Halloween Finger Puppets
It’s time for ghosts and goblins, skeletons and spookiness! It’s also a great time for some creepy art and craft projects and I have you covered. Check out these Halloween-themed art and craft activities for kids: Halloween shadow makers Create spooky silhouettes with these fun Halloween shadow makers from   […]

Halloween Art and Crafts for Kids

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If you’re looking for an awesome Halloween costume check out these art and artist-inspired ideas that will bring some definite style to your spooky night! From Buzzfeed Life: Grant Wood’s “American Gothic” Banksy’s “Flower Thrower” Oh, Jeff…I Love You, Too…But…, Roy Lichtenstein Van Gogh self portrait Gustav Klimt’s “The Kiss” […]

Art and Artist-Inspired Halloween Costumes

Exposing your children to art by taking them to galleries and genuinely engaging them is a great way to spend time with your little ones while sharing your love of creativity and helping to encourage an active relationship with art. Here are 15 questions you can ask to get your little […]

15 Questions to Ask Children at an Art Gallery

Sterling Ruby - Urethane Works - The Artist's Studio - MOCAtv
The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) offers an excellent ranges of videos on their YouTube channel – MOCAtv – but practicing artists and those interested in the creative process will definitely want to check out The Artist’s Studio playlist. With 35 videos that feature “films and interviews investigating and revealing […]

The Artist’s Studio: MOCAtv Offer Films and Interviews Investigating and ...

The gorgeous art covering Greek vases is well-known for its depictions of ancient life giving us a peek into how the celebrating civilization lived, played, fought, loved, and died. Now you can get an even livelier look at ancient life through animations created by Panoply. Animator Steve K. Simons, who started […]

Animating the Art of Greek Vases [Includes Videos and GIFs]

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Mr. Bean always seems to find himself in interesting situations and now that includes some of the most famous portraits throughout history. Caricature artist Rodney Pike has digitally replaced the faces in well-known artworks with that of actor Rowan Atkinson portraying his most recognizable character. From the Mona Lisa to Rembrandt, enjoy […]

Artist Inserts Mr. Bean Into Historical Portraits

The WORN Archive: Fashion Journal about the Art, Ideas, & History of What We Wear is a cover-to-cover treat-filled delight for anyone who likes fashion, art, creativity, and above all style. Each page is filled with style-related expertise, experiences, opinions, and anecdotes from WORN writers affectionately known as Wornettes. …with each […]

The WORN Archive and the End of WORN Journal: The ...

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Ello is the latest social networking site to sweep across the web and Art F City has deemed it the “first…truly artist-friendly” platform. This is the first social media site we’ve seen that’s truly artist-friendly. That’s in large part due to the design. … it features stark black text with vast swaths […]

Hello Ello: New Social Media Site Being Called the “First ...

Take a tour of the collections held by some of the most famous museums around the world by checking out the various apps that have been released allowing art-lovers access to pieces they might not ever have the opportunity to see otherwise. Musée du Louvre   (Free/iPhone, $2.99/iPad) Discover the museum […]

Apps That Let You Visit Museums Around the World

Do you have trouble setting fees and prices for your art and creative services? Then check out the What Are My Services Worth – Setting Prices tip sheet from Work in Culture. The tip sheet was created by Heather Young (author of Finance for the Arts in Canada) for the workshop “How Much Am […]

What are Your Art and Creative Services Worth? Setting Prices ...

If your mini-musician also likes to colour, check out the range of music-related colouring pages from Free Coloring Page Site. * Click images below for larger versions to print. (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) (15) (16) (17) (18) (19) (20) (21) […]

22 Musical-themed Colouring Pages for Kids

Are your children budding artists and designers? Or do they like to colour, draw, or doodle? Then check out Wendy Tsao at Child’s Own Studio, an incredible artist who will create custom toys based on your children’s art. Creating plush toys that copy the original drawings amazingly accurately, each toy ends […]

Child’s Own Studio: Creating Custom Toys from Your Children’s Art

Summer is a great time to seize the day and enjoy every moment of the beautiful weather and that doesn’t need to end when it comes to working on your art. Here are 5 ways that you can stimulate your art (and your art business) this summer: 1. Move Your Studio […]

5 Ways to Stimulate Your Art (and Art Business) This ...

If you’re looking for another way to make art playful for your children (or perhaps you just like a little creative fun yourself), then check out the Roll A Picasso Art Game. This game is played individually with a dice. …[R]oll the dice and draw the appropriate part to create portraits […]

Roll A Picasso Art Game: Pablo-Styled Faces Create Fun for ...

Create your own colourful pop-art pieces by using the free and easy Andy Warhol Effect app. This app will automatically transform your pictures into the iconic pop art style of Andy Warhol’s ‘Marilyn’ paintings. Simply capture a new photo or open an existing photo and this app will generate a beautiful […]

Andy Warhol Effect App: Create Your Own Colourful Pop-Art Pieces

As a Canadian artist, are you sure you’re getting paid the fair amount for your work? Do you want to ensure that you’re receiving proper compensation in every appropriate circumstance? CARFAC, an organization that works to promote fair dealings with Canadian visual artists, has a resource you don’t want to miss. CARFAC’s […]

How Much Should You Be Paid for Your Art: CARFAC’s ...

Are you getting your garden ready for summer? Are your little ones eager to get involved? I’ve gathered some ways for your children to be creative while digging into the dirt at the same time. Here are 5 gardening crafts for kids: 1. DIY Garden Markers Source: ready-set-read! 2. Garden Treasure Jars Source: Empress of […]

5 Gardening Crafts for Kids