What Does The Color Yellow Mean? Origin, Properties and Use

What does the color yellow mean? The fiery hue in between green and orange in the color spectrum, it is the most vibrant pigment to ever grace our eyes. Being an earth tone, the yellow color palette is naturally a part of our daily lives. It evokes strong emotions that we associate with certain universal experiences like watching the sunrise …

Marketing in Arts: How to Gain Exposure as an Artist

Deciding to become a professional visual artist is something that can be quite overwhelming and confusing at the start of your journey. You might now know where to start! Artists are all different from one another, and as with anything in this life – there is no one way to do things. Aside from carving your own path while simultaneously …

Successful Women Who Used Art As Empowerment

International Women’s Day, France, 1981. Image: Getty. Throughout the centuries, successful women artists have been very active in contributing to the art scene. Whether as artists, models, historians, and critics, they engaged in the movements of art as empowerment, and have fought to see its transformative roles in society. Indeed, their work has significantly contributed to the advancement of our …

Sketchbook Ideas: How To Find Inspiration For Art

As artists, we oftentimes find ourselves holding a blank sketchbook; eager to fill it up with sketchbook ideas, drawings, and random doodles to the brim! We get all giddy, buying these beautiful art materials which we can use in our new creative project. And then, the inevitable happens – we get paralyzed and anxious by the fear of starting. What …

How To Make Fun DIY Watercolor Christmas Tags

  Joining in the spirit of the Holiday season, we have our personalized gifts, Christmas cards, and home decorations. Before we forget, let’s not leave this one out from the set! Another fun thing to DIY this season is your own… *drumrolls*… Christmas tags! Refrain from buying those expensive and disposable cards from your neighborhood bookshops. Instead, we suggest that …

How To Have A Mindful Christmas

BY ARDAK KASSENOVA Christmas is all about giving. Every year, people from all around the world gather to celebrate and give each other gifts in solidarity with this joyous season. By doing so, we acknowledge that we are grateful for the existence of these people in our lives, and that we were first given the greatest gift of all – …

3 Easy DIY Christmas Decors

Ho-ho-ho! Christmas is just around the corner, and as much as it is the perfect downtime for relaxation, it’s also the time to have loads of fun with your family and loved ones. Part of entertaining guests is to make sure that you have the proper decor. Now, having good ones don’t necessarily mean that you have to spend tons …

Painting Prompts: What Should I Paint? (Christmas Edition)

Art by Mimma Immonen.  It’s Christmas season again, and along with the inevitable gift shopping, menu making, home-cooking, and gift wrapping spree — it’s also the perfect time to whip out your materials and create some art! The holiday break will be just around the corner, and this grants you some time to slow down, free your mind, and spend …

Easy and Simple DIY Christmas Cards At Home

Aside from the yearly tradition of family reunions and gift-giving, greeting our loved ones in a special way is something that we all look forward to during the Holiday season. It has been our practice to give away cards to our friends, family, and loved ones — especially those that live far away from us, as a symbol of remembrance …