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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Artful Links: Summer Reading, Part 2

What with all the heat waves and thunderstorms, no one can blame you if your summer reading happens inside instead of on the beach. Here’s our second edition of arts-related things to read, watch and do: [article] Colorful stories: Allison Meier on Hyperallergic wrote a series of posts on historical art materials: pigments, pigments Read more →

Sarah Dale: Accepting Rejection as a Challenge

Interested in guest blogging for The Art League? Click here to learn more. Sarah Dale is an emerging Alexandria artist who uses upcycled materials to experiment with color and visual elements. Her 3D pieces bridge the gap from painting to sculpture where she focuses on trying to find her own voice using color and Read more →

Flickr for Artists: New Design, More Space

Back in December, we wrote about Using Flickr to Share Your Art — the popular photo-sharing site, most used by photographers, also makes an easy, well-trafficked place to post photos of your artwork. Last month, Flickr launched a complete redesign and reconfigured its services. The result: tons of free space, a much more attractive Read more →

Artful Links: Summer Reading

A photo posted by Paul Octavious (@pauloctavious) on May 25, 2013 at 6:50am PDT In this edition of Artful Links: summer reading suggestions, art documentaries on Netflix, the Pantone Project, and more. Click away! Read more →

Q&A: How to Photograph Artwork

Nothing tells your artwork's story better than seeing it in person — but for your website or a show submission, the next best thing is a photo. Read more →

Artful Links to Buoy Your Spirits

In our Artful Links feature, we share articles on the arts we think you’ll find interesting or useful. This time around, the reading includes information on 3-D printing for artists, art materials that last, and the road in Norway immortalized in The Scream. Click away! How to photograph art: J.R. Compton at Dallas Arts Read more →