Painter, inventor, and scientist Leonardo da Vinci paved the way in many fields during his lifetime. One of the reasons why historians know so much about the Renaissance Man is because of the numerous notebooks he kept from the 1480s until his death in 1519. Inside these journals, Da Vinci explored the many fields that interested him, including anatomy and physiology, engineering, art, and more.
The world's grand museums—such as the Louvre and the Metropolitan Museum of Art—present sculpture to the masses.
Photoshop and Procreate are game-changing programs, if you want to digitally draw and paint.
The legendary Musée du Louvre in Paris is presently closed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. However, like many art institutions around the world, the Louvre is taking the opportunity to bring its massive collection of artwork and artifacts to a global audience by creating easy-to-explore virtual catalogs. The museum has revamped its website and has added a new, free platform where researchers and art lovers can browse 482,000 entries from the rich collections.
Valentine's Day is swiftly approaching and many of us will be searching for the words to express just how much...
One of the best parts of creating art is the endless possibility for exploration.
Have you ever wondered where the name “cheddar cheese” comes from? The delicious dairy product is actually named after an English village; the village in turn draws its name from an Old English word, ceodor, meaning a ravine. This fascinating fact is an example of etymology—the study of the origin of words and how the meanings of these words change over time.
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Public lending libraries developed in the United States in the latter half of the 19th century, and to this day...
The Rijksmuseum is a popular stop for tourists visiting the city of Amsterdam in The Netherlands. At the museums, visitors can view countless works by old Dutch Masters as well as more modern artists like Van Gogh. The paintings of Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Van Dyck held at the museum are treasures of world art history. These priceless works are among the over 709,000 digitized artworks now available to view for free online.
An incredible amount of time and attention to detail goes into each and every Studio Ghibli film.
Masks are the new normal.