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.

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What’s That Wednesday: Fiber Arts Terms Explained

With classes including spinning and dyeing, you can learn about pretty much any part of the process, except for shearing the sheep. Read more →

Artists, Here Are 4 Videos You Can Make Today With Your Phone

People love watching visual art in progress, whether you’re documenting, demonstrating, or just talking about it. Read more →

Plein Air Painting: What It Is & How to Join the Fun

When the weather’s beautiful and the skies are blue, it doesn’t matter what you’re doing — reading, cooking, writing a blog post — you want to do it outside. Read more →

Tortillons, Explained

There are lots of cool things in art supply stores, including a fair number that might make you wonder, "what's that for?" Read more →

April Art Events in DC: Your FOMA Rx

Experience Sonic Blossom at the National Portrait Gallery, the free community day at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, or Slow Art Day pretty much anywhere. Read more →

14 Artful Ways to Spend a (Springtime!) Snow Day

Well, that was unexpected! Read more →