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The Best Art Lenses On Squidoo

Updated on July 8, 2013

A Collection of the Best Tutorials and Art-related Lenses on Squidoo

Squidoo has a great many lenses reviewing and explaining different aspects of art - but the trick is often finding them. So welcome to my still-in-progress lens - always in progress - collecting some of the many wonderful tutorials and reviews of art programs, drawing techniques and products, galleries and everything else artistic here on Squidoo.

I'm currently focusing on image related art - painting, drawing and photography, both digital and traditional. I've read each lens - they're all actually useful and some are amazing; if there's an area with too many I've tried to pick the best. If there's nothing here on a subject then it means I couldn't find a good one or you need to write one.

Are You A Photographer?

What kind of photos do you take?

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Favourite program?

Alright then - there are a lot of programs out there, some free, some not, some pretty, some easy to use, some functional, some horrendous... but what's the best?

(not a member and want to play? join now!)

What's YOUR favourite graphics program?

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Best Online Art Site? - Where's the best place to upload your art?

RedBubble, DeviantART, Flickr, Photobucket, Artician, Elfwood, PaperDemon, RedGage...

Just a handful of the many sites where one can upload one's artwork - not even touching on the Print on Demand sites such as Zazzle and CafePress!

It's hard enough to keep up with one site, let alone try and stay active on all of them, so which is your favourite? Mine is DeviantART - sure, I don't earn much, but it's easy to use and talk to people, you get a lot of exposure if you're reasonably active (and the potential audience is larger) - and while you don't necessarily get a large amount of useful feedback, you get a lot.

Which is the better art site/community/gallery?

Did you find the one you were after? Got a suggestion?


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      RocklawnArts 6 years ago

      Great resource, thank you!

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      JoyfulPamela2 8 years ago from Pennsylvania, USA

      Wow ~ this is a tremendous resources for anyone interested in art! Thank you for sharing these fantastic lenses. :D

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      Mona 8 years ago from Iowa

      Thanks so much for adding my latest. :)

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      Levitah 8 years ago

      Awesome work!

      Marking this as a favorite for sure, I'll be back!

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      Heather Burns 8 years ago from Wexford, Ireland

      fantastic lens!

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      Cynthia Arre 8 years ago from Quezon City

      Fantastic collection of art lenses, this is definitely a one-stop resource for all things art-related. *angel blessed*

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      Mary 8 years ago from Chicago area

      lots of quality stuff here!

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      Mona 8 years ago from Iowa

      Thanks so much for including many of my lenses. This is a excellent resource. It's been favorite'd.

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      Ellen Brundige 8 years ago from California

      Wow, tons of resources here! Definitely lensrolling to some of my graphics lenses!

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      PocketofTea 8 years ago

      Superb resource, thanks so much for adding my lens!

      I wish you all the best,



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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 8 years ago from United States

      Such a wonderful resource lens deserves Angel Blessings on my very first day as a Squid Angel:)

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      Katherine Tyrrell 8 years ago from London

      Many thanks for including so many of my lenses.

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      Dreamzanstuff 8 years ago

      What a fabulous lens! Wow. I'll have to keep coming back as there's so much here.

      Can I just put a word in for my favourite (and FREE) painting program? It's a version of the Gimp which has been adapted for artists and has lots of resources for traditional artists wanting to produce digital drawings and paintings. And, in my opinion it is far superior to Art Rage and the like. It's called Gimp Painter and I use it all the time. Have a look and see what you thing.

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      semas 8 years ago

      A great lens! I did not know there were so many lenses on art.Being an artist it will be wonderful to visit these lenses.adding to favorite to refer again.5*

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      AnnRadley 8 years ago

      There iso much here! Thank you. I am favoriting and rolling to my JoyofDrawing update.

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      Samantha Devereux 8 years ago from Columbia Mo

      Fantastic Lens!

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 8 years ago from United States

      Wow!!! What a wonderful resource lens! Thank you for working so hard on putting this together for all of us.

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      dancerene 8 years ago

      Thanks for the great lens. Favorited. Really love it. Hope you will keep updating it.

      I will be coming back often to read the lens listed in here.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      This is great! Art is a big part of my life, and I'll have fun looking through these lenses. Thank you for putting this together.

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      FlynntheCat1 8 years ago

      @Ramkitten2000: Just trying out the new guestbook - thank you for the comment, and I found a couple of his lenses to add! I'm glad you liked the collection ^_^

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      Deb Kingsbury 8 years ago from Flagstaff, Arizona

      Wow, that's quite a collection! I'll have to check some of these out and tell my husband about this, too. He's the artist of the family. I don't know if you've seen any of his art lenses yet, but he's buffalokid here on Squidoo. (Yes, I'm just a wee bit proud of him.) Anyhow, off to scroll back up and look through these.

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      oztoo lm 8 years ago

      Great resources. I'm sure many people will find this extremely useful.

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      Bambi Watson 8 years ago

      Great collection of Art themes lenses!

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      HorseAndPony LM 8 years ago

      This is a great idea. I added a few links that are not my own. They are lenses by d-artist.

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      pkmcr 8 years ago from Cheshire UK

      You have really made it easier to find some of the great information on art here at Squidoo! Well done and you have been blessed by a Squid Angel :-)

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      editionh 8 years ago

      Thanks a lot for the feature. It is great to have this lens, makes it a lot easier to connect with fellow artists and learn from each other.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      What a super good idea this is! I am blogrolling this and favoriting it so it's easy to find. Keep it up! You may indeed find it will turn into more than one lens... Thanks for the work you did.

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      Susanna Duffy 8 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      Great collection. Thanks for making it easier to find the top Art Lenses