Artful Resources

Links, articles, and other useful information for Art League artists. Topics include how to build an online presence for your art, how to craft an artist statement or photograph your work, online resources, and other helpful tips where we find them.

Popular posts in this category: How to Photograph Artwork, How to Create an Artist Website, Starting an Artist Blog, and What Are Jurors Looking For?.

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How a 38-Layer Silkscreen is Made

Creating a detailed silkscreen requires careful planning. We peel back the layers on the process and show you how it comes together. Read more →

What’s that Wednesday: Mahl Sticks

A Mahl stick is a tool that can be placed across a painting to steady a painter’s hand or to provide protection against the dreaded "palm touchdown." Read more →

Want to Enter an Art League Exhibit? Here’s How

With the 2018–19 exhibit year starting July 1, we wanted to put together an overview of how the juried exhibit process works. Read more →

DC Exhibits for a FOMA-free Memorial Day Weekend

F.O.M.A. (noun): “fear of missing art”; the nagging feeling that cool art events are passing you by. This Memorial Day weekend, we've got you covered. Read more →

How Trompe L’oeil Art Fools You

It's often defined simply by explaining that the words are French for "fool the eye," but that doesn't really tell the whole story. Read more →

Fill Your Summer With Books About Art

Is it too early to think about summer reading? We don't think so! Check out our compilation of art related books to add to your list. Read more →