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Creative ideas to boost your child’s artistic skills during this summer

Creative ideas to boost  your child’s artistic skills during this summer
Usually the summertime is the children’s most favorite season – the weather is beautiful and there is no school. It is a great time to enjoy in different ways the beauty of nature – and besides of various exciting outdoors activities, there is a great opportunity to inspire your child’s...

Is it possible to teach yourself how to paint or draw at home?

Is it possible to teach yourself how to paint or draw at home?
While it is essential to dedicate a great deal of personal time to practicing your art technique and developing your own style, attempting to teach yourself art is generally not a good idea.  Attending art classes with professional teachers is the only way to develop a strong technique, to learn a solid...

How can art benefit other aspects of your life?

How can art benefit other aspects of your life?
Taking art classes is a hugely rewarding and satisfying experience.  Developing your skills as an artist offers a deep sense of personal achievement and can lead to fulfilling artistic career opportunities.  However, art also has many secondary benefits that are not necessarily very obvious.  These...

Popular Career Options for Artists

Popular Career Options for Artists
Portfolio development is the course taken by those who wants to have art related career. There is a very wide range of career options available for people with a passion for art who would like to make it their profession. These options seem to be increasing every day with the advance of digital media...

The Top 5 Important Factors to Consider when Choosing an Art School

The Top 5 Important Factors to Consider when Choosing an Art School
Starting art classes can be the beginning of a wonderfully fulfilling experience and it all starts with choosing the right art school. Your first art lessons are where you will begin expressing yourself artistically. It is very important that you are taught a solid foundation of artistic knowledge and...

The Best Age to Begin Visual Art Lessons

The Best Age to Begin Visual Art Lessons
Many parents often ask: “What age is best for my child to begin art classes?”  The simple answer to this question is that it is never too early to introduce children to the artistic world of creativity, color and expression.  Furthermore, there is clear evidence to suggest that attending art classes...

Art Portfolio: Don’t Delay to Develop It!

Art Portfolio:  Don’t Delay to Develop It!
The importance of a good portfolio in the art world cannot be under-estimated.  Decisions regarding admission to universities and prestigious art colleges will be based upon the student’s portfolio.  It is also what potential employers will consider when deciding which applicants they will employ. ...

Why our kids get better grades at school?

Why our kids get better grades at school?
Participation in regular art classes is an enjoyable and creative activity for children.  They acquire artistic knowledge and skills which will assist them if they want to pursue a career in an artistic field.  Additionally, children who attend art classes experience many other benefits for children...