Internet Rivers: Art
The internet has created a large number of exciting new avenues for artists to share their work with the public at large. One of the primary reason for my creating the community color collection of web sites was to promote art in the community. Community Color has artists directories for several towns in Utah and Colorado. It also includes Missoula and Bend.
If you live in any of these communities. Please feel free to add a free link to the directory. If you do not live in the communities served please feel free to add a link in this global arts directory.
- My da Vinci (*) - review
Send this company a photo, and they will transcribe the image as a pencil or color pencil drawing. MyDaVinci.com also includes artistic renderings of celebrities.
- ABC You can Draw (*)
Learn to Draw with Jenny Gibson.
- Medeival Wall Art (*) - review
Medeival Wall Art offers personalized and artistic wall tapestries. Themes include Renaissance, Medieval, Romantic, and ethnic designs.
- Learn and Master Painting (*) - review
A DVD Course by Legacy Learning Systems on mastering the art of painting.
- Art of the West Magazine (www.aotw.com)
promotes western art. It contains several artists galleries, articles and more.
- National Gallery of Art (www.nga.gov)
located in Washington DC, the National Gallery of Arts houses one of the nation's collection of fine arts. The site contains on online gallery and historical information.
- NGA kids (www.nga.gov)
The Kids section of the National Gallery of the Arts has colorful tidbits on arts that parents and kids will enjoy.
- Art Wanted (drawing.artwanted.com) - review
ArtWanted.com is an open site that allows users to upload their various artistic endeavors. The site includes photography, drawings, computer created art and fine arts. This link leads to the drawing page.
- Art in the Community (irivers.com)
Quick reference to the arts directory in the community color family of community web sites.
- Mbare, Ltd. (www.mbare.com)
Specializes in importing high quality African art made from natural and recycled materials. All of our items are created by artisans in Zimbabwe, Kenya and South Africa.
- Yessy (www.yessy.com)
The Yessy.com program lets you buy and sell art online.
- Art Fair Source Book (artfairsourcebook.com)
Site has information on art fair best practices and ratings on the quality of art fairs for artists.
- Underwater Sculpture (www.underwatersculpture.com)
Jason deCaires Taylor has created underwater sculpture gardens off the coat of Cancun. The gardens are designed with the hope that they will turn into reefs.
- Paint Nite (www.paintnite.com)
Paint Nite organizes social events for adults involving drinks and painting.
- Inktober (inktober.com) - review
This is a challenge to create and ink sketch each day during October.
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