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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Free Liquitex Demo on Monday, Oct. 22!

Liquitex artist Tony Zatzick will be back at The Art League next week for another free demo on topics including color mixing, permanence, product history, mediums, pigment characteristics, and techniques! Attendees also get a free bag of samples to take home. The demo will be Monday, October 22, 2012 from 2:00–4:00 pm. It’s totally Read more →

Artful Links: Inspiration & Restoration Edition

In our continuing quest to be helpful, we’ve gathered some inspiration-themed links artists might find useful or interesting. Click away! Inspiration, education, and entertainment all in one: it’s easy to get lost in the videos and interviews posted at Those Who Make. They aren’t all artists, but they all use their hands to make Read more →

Colorful, Artful Links

In honor of the October “Color Sphere” exhibit, today’s links are all about color! Read all about Pigments Through the Ages, including a timeline of familiar pigments through the ages, from the ancient umber to titanium white, invented in 1921. You can see what they’re made of and what famous paintings use them. It Read more →

Artful Resources & Links

In our continuing quest to be helpful, we’ve gathered some miscellaneous links artists might find useful or interesting. Click away! Because perspective is always useful: the experience of a juried art show, written by an artist and a juror. The takeaway: whether your artwork is accepted or rejected, don’t forget one juror’s opinion is Read more →

Artful Resources: Starting an Artist Blog

If you have spare time, blogging can be a great way to keep in touch with the people who follow your work, and a place for new people to find you. Read more →

Photographers’ Rights

Whether an amateur shutterbug or an exhibited professional, every photographer can use a guide to what is and isn’t legal to photograph. The ACLU shares these tips for photographers, which explains how the law and Constitution apply to photography. Happy shooting! Read more →