A compendium listing of art societies in the USA by genre and art medium.
Find out about the only view in England to be protected by an Act of Parliament
This site is about really great British sculpture and really great British sculptors and land artists.
Have you ever dreamed of being able to sketch in a really large good quality sketchbook?
Highlighting the best of new books about drawing published in 2014
"Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain®" is the most successful book about learning how to draw - ever! This is one of two books I recommend time and time again.
Find out about Sir Stanley Spencer - one of the most famous and most eccentric of English painters. Learn about his life and his paintings and how to see them.
Sorolla was a very popular and prolific Spanish painter - he was renowned as a painter of the colour of sunshine and light. Find out more about his Spanish version of Realism/Impressionism.
You know the principles about mixing colours - but you'd like more help - preferably in pictures. You want to know a lot more about the full range of colours produced when mixing colours.
Find out about how to paint wild flowers and learn about books which show us how wild flowers have been portrayed in the past.
Find out which are the best books for those wanting to learn more from the Masters of Pastels from the past and today
Find out about (1) the best books about drawing and painting animals and wildlife and (2) the best books about drawing birds - plus reviews.
This site introduces some notable and famous European artists from France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Low Countries, Scandinavia and Spain.
SJ Peploe is a very popular Scottish Colourist painter who worked in the late 19th century and early 20th century. He is most well known for his still life paintings and his landscapes of the Scottish islands
Find out about Arthur 'Smike' Streeton - Australian Impressionist and one of Australia's best known landscape painters
Find out about American Impressionist painter Childe Hassam and his paintings of urban landscapes and seascapes, and where to see his paintings in art galleries and museums and online
Are you learning how to draw or trying to improve your drawing? Want to know about some of the best NEW books about drawing which have been published - or are about to be published? This site lists my recommendations for 20 NEW books about drawing...
Find out about Reverse Glass Painting (also known as Verre eglomise or 'hinterglasmalerei') - where the painting is painted on one side and then viewed from the other side.
The first major retrospective exhibition about the Pre-Raphaelites travels to London, Washington, Moscow and Tokyo between 2012 and 2014. Want to find out about the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood - and why they are so popular? Or maybe you want to...
This compendium website shares information about Thomas Moran the American landscape painter and his art, where you can see it and where you can find out more about it.
Find out about great American artists of the past and present.
Do you want to find out about famous artists past and present? This is Makingamark's compendium of sites about famous artists in history and living today. It's organised according to: 1) country 2) time period 3) type of artist These sites...
The best selling and top rated art books about painting - for beginners, improving artists and advanced painters.
A compendium of all the sites about botanical art and botanical artists and illustrators created by makingamark
Answers for artists wanting to know how to write about their art and being an artist; how to price art and market art, how to sell art online and ship art and how to review and critique art.
Explore the top new books about mixed media art published in 2011 - in hardback, paperback and ebook editions.Each book highlights the type of format, nature of the book and the reception and reviews it has had to date. This site focuses on mixed...
One bookmark to recommended art books lists for both artists and art lovers. Find out which are the best art books about: * drawing and sketching * painting * oil painting * watercolour painting * composition and design, * colour, * landscape...
Find out about all the new books about painting and painters published in 2012 - in hardback, paperback and ebook editions. Listings are on a month by month basis - as books are published. Each book highlights the type of format, nature of the...
This site lists 20 BRAND NEW books about drawing and sketching published in 2012 and highlights those which I recommend. It includes all formats - as hardback, paperback and ebook. It doesn't include every book. Instead it highlights those likely to...
Find out about new books about drawing and sketching published in 2011 - in hardback, paperback and ebook editions. Listings on a month by month basis but are selective and do not list every book. Each book highlights the type of format, nature of...
Answers to common artists' questions e.g. What's the best way for an artist to sign a painting? Should you date as well as sign a painting? How should you sign a fine art print?
I highly recommend Moleskine Sketchbooks - however different ones suit different purposes and you need to understand the colour wrapper code, which is which and what they can be used for.
This is a compendium of the resources and lesson plans about art and famous artists available on the Internet. Plus other resources which support learning about art and artists. At present it's a work in progress and will be updated. The point of...
Peter Doig (1959 - present) is one of Britain's most prominent and exciting young painters. In 2007 when his painting White Canoe broke a record when it sold for $11.7million at Sotheby's.
A comprehensive listing for watercolour painters of the websites of watercolour societies around the world - and their blogs and Facebook Pages.
See famous paintings by Monet at the Muse Marmottan Monet in Paris. It's the home of "Impression Sunrise" and the largest collections of Monet paintings in any art museum anywhere in the world.
This listing of the best selling and top rated fine art books was completely reviewed and revised every single month up until the end of 2012
Are artists more likely to be left-handed? Do left-handed artists make better artists than right-handed artists? Which famous artists are or were left-handed - and what's the evidence for this?
This site is about David Gentleman the artist and illustrator. He's best known for his watercolour paintings and the stamps which he has designed for the Royal Mail
Do you need an instruction book about how to paint in oils? Want to develop your skills in painting with oils? Are you interested in knowing more about oil painting and oil painters?
Do you want to learn more about the business of being an artist? Looking to improve your marketing of your art - and your sales? Want to make the jump to full-time artist or illustrator but not sure what you don't know that you need to know? ...
Do you know which are the most popular museums in London? This a compendium of information about the top museums and galleries in London,
Canaletto is famous for his landscape paintings - particularly those of Venice - and he is a key figure in the development of landscape painting
A listing of the the top ten art galleries and museums in the world - based on visitor numbers in 2013 - and how to visit them in person or virtual reality.
The Louvre is a very large and famous museum in Paris. 9.72 million people visited the Louvre in 2012 - 3.5 million more than any other museum in the world. Some 10 million people are expected to visit in 2014. If you are planning a visit - or...
The Musée d'Orsay in Paris is the 3rd most popular museum in Paris and also ranks in the top 10 art museums in the world. Try paying a virtual visit if you cannot visit Paris,
This site is about really great British Artists in the past and present. It links to my "resources for art lovers" sites which provide good quality resources and information about notable British artists that I like These are artists whose work...
This is the most complete list of soft pastel societies on the Internet. Find out about Pastel Societies which cover your area.
Ever wanted to know what art magazines and journals are available but couldn't find a list? This site provides a listing of art magazines and journals in the UK, North America + international titles
Thomas Bewick (1753 - 1828) is a wood engraver whose artwork appeals to people who like wood engravings and people who like artwork derived from natural history.
This site is developing a list of good art bookshops. Starting with bookshops in LONDON, the intention is to identify other good bookshops in the UK and other countries
This is a compendium about Hans Holbein (1497 - 1543). He was an extraordinarily talented draftsman and painter and one of the greatest artists in 16th century Europe
A useful reference for various 'resources for artists' sites.Would you like some suggestions about how to learn more about how to create Art? Not sure what to do, where to go or which book to buy?
This is a list of favourite art books - compiled from the responses of artists who read my popular art blog. It also highlights the top art books over the years
Learn about Jan van Eyck, the 15th century artist who is frequently credited with inventing oil painting. He's an important painter of the Northern Renaissance.
This overview of art forums and art groups shows you where you can display your art and have discussions about art and art media. Plus tips on how to check out a forum prior to participation.
Find out about Monet's haystacks series (sometimes called grain stacks) - including links to where you can see them in art galleries and museums.
This lens provides information and advice from various websites for artists wanting to understand and draw and paint marine subjects, seascapes and waterscapes. Topics covered include: - definitions and categories of 'marine art'; - links to...
This site is about really great Women Artists in the past and present. It links to sites which provide a wealth of information and images about notable women artists.
Vilhelm Hammershoi is a Danish artist who developed a very distinctive style of painting. This site provides links to information on the internet and in books about Vilhelm Hammershoi.
Learn about Andrew Wyeth, a famous American Contemporary Realist Painter who worked mainly in watercolor and/or egg tempera.
Find out which are the leading art books about colour. Read the best books for artists and painters about understanding colour, mixing colours and using colour in paintings.
Find out about the art of Antony Gormley - museums and art galleries and exhibitions where you can see his work, books and articles about his artwork
Find out about the famous American painter Winslow Homer. This site shares information about the paintings and artwork of Winslow Homer
Learn about Mary Cassatt - the American Artist and Impressionist painter and printmaker. You can: - find out more about Mary Cassatt's life - see images of Cassatt's paintings and prints - either on-line or in museums and galleries around the...
Find out about the famous Post-Impressionist painter Paul Cezanne. Includes information about his paintings, where you can see his work and the places where he painted in Provence.
This site is about the American artist Chuck Close. It presents information about his life, self-portraits, portrait paintings, fine art prints and other artwork.
This lens is about Francisco de Goya (1746 - 1828) - one of Spains's greatest painters. He's characterised as the last of the Old Masters and the Father of Modernism.
Find out about Andy Goldsworthy, the British sculptor, photographer and environmentalist. Goldsworthy produces site-specific sculpture and land art situated in natural and urban settings.
Do you want to learn how to draw? Find out about the BEST BOOKS for: beginners and improvers; drawing media and techniques; how to draw different subjects
The compendium site is about the famous Japanese ukiyo-e artist Hiroshige (1797-1858) who was most famous for his landscape prints.
Find out about Hokusai (1760-1849), the famous Japanese ukiyo-e artist and his drawings, artwork and woodblock prints and where you can see and read about them online and in art museums and books.
Learn about the development of landscape painting. Find out how landscape painting has developed across the centuries and different continents.
This is a compendium of links to information about Rembrandt's drawings, etchings, paintings and portraits; museums and art galleries and exhibitions where you can see his work.
Learn how to draw a cat and about other resources for feline artists. This site shares information on: feline art and artists, feline art societies, collections of feline art & books about feline art