Examining the various ways that artists employ trompe l'oeil, a technique that tricks the eye of the viewer, one core similarity remains: the works of art make us question the boundary of the painted world and our own.
This common decoration used during Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, altars is called cartonerías. Made with papier-mâché, they are an important part of the celebration of both life and death. Learn more about it and make your own!
This is a masterpiece! Today, we delve into how, by whom, and when a masterpiece work can be ascribed to an artist.
What's your first impression? We stepped outside the studio and took a brush from Impressionist artists, who focused on painting the changing light and colors around them in everyday scenes. Find out how we made Impressionism our own!
We're relieved this week, because we finally get to talk about relief sculpture! Want to experience it in person? Come visit us to see Indiana artist Dale Enochs' sculptural exhibit, "Static Energy", now on view.
This week, we take inspiration from working artist Therman Statom, who creates sculptures of houses and ladders out of glass and other materials. Construct your own cardboard creation with our intern, Galeena!
Perhaps the most easily recognized genre in art, the still life is often ranked lowest among the principle subject types of Western art. Here, we explore the longevity of the genre and how artists have made it their own.
It's a studio in a studio! This "Saturday Studio" is brought to you by our High School Intern, Galeena Gephart, who was inspired by Arthur Geisert's book "The Etcher's Studio". Watch her video to learn how to make your own etching!
It's official! The 2021 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards starts today! Get inspired by multiple Award recipient Jocelyn Cooley as she discusses her Award winning portfolio, "Melanocytes", in this artist interview.
Don't let the wording trip you up! In this "Art Term Tuesday", we walk you through the definitions of drawing and illustration and their distinct meanings when discussing art.