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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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 →

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 →