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September 14, 2017

2 Historical art themed Novels to Read This Fall

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as a well-written work of fiction on the topic of historical art. Books like these climb “bestsellers” lists because they appeal to individuals who have a passion for both literature as well as visual art. There are a couple of specific novels that beautifully marry these two forms of art.

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August 17, 2016

3 Children’s Books with Impossibly Beautiful Illustrations

Many children’s books are laden with amazing illustrations, but these 3 are particularly breathtaking…

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July 22, 2016

Books EVERY Artist Should Read

Are you an artist? If so, how are you feeding your artistic soul? This is a question you probably don’t ask yourself or get asked very often. We may not want our bodies to be fat, but our artistic abilities are a different story! We do want our skills to grow and our capacity to create to become large. Guess what? This can happen when you are regularly reading the right books.

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June 9, 2016

4 Reasons Every Adult Should Own a Coloring Book

Everyday, millions of adults color in coloring books designed specifically for them. No longer is this pastime reserved for children. How big a craze is adult coloring, you ask? To...

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April 24, 2016

3 Amazing Benefits of Coloring for Adults

Color affects us more powerfully than we assume. It has the ability to make humans feel happy, sad, and every emotion in between. Color is more than aesthetically pleasing; it...

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September 5, 2015

Coloring Books for Adults

A British illustrator’s coloring book–created for adults–has sold over one million copies. This tells us that grownups are desperate for creative, playful, childlike pastimes. Coloring Books for Adults are Selling by the Millions.

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October 9, 2012

Lovers of Literature Get Lost in 250,000-Book Maze

Any art-lover who plans to be in London before August 25, 2012, would do his or herself a disservice by not going to see the “maze” of books that has been created by two Brazilian artists.

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July 13, 2011

Is an art education necessary?

There’s an ongoing debate about whether an artist needs a ‘proper’ art education before they are considered a ‘true artist’. Some say yes, others say no. What do you think?...

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June 14, 2011

Introduction to Color Expert Johannes Itten

“Color is life; for a world without color appears to us as dead.” – Johannes Itten When you take an art course on color theory, you can thank Johannes Itten...

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