Make Andy Warhol-style images to capture characters and actors from your favorite fandoms.
A pair of artists first created their “wild beasts” in the early 1900s. Try this fauvism inspired DIY to make familiar heroes even wilder.
One idea behind diptychs and triptychs is to look closer at smaller parts of a big picture. Try it with supernatural tales and ghost stories.
In Groundhog Day The Game your team plays as Bill Murray’s Phil, laying down cards and trying to achieve the perfect day, and hopefully not make the next day suck more than the last before you do.
Since the early years of vinyl, a good album cover design could define a band, music genre, or era. Now use them to define the soundtrack of a book.
Comic books are a fascinating medium for biographies, and I love the way that they allow for different approaches to illustrating somebody’s life. Whether they’re literal or metaphorical, they can convey personality and spirit in a way that can be hard to capture in words alone. Today’s stack includes five biographies: four are about artists, […]
Now that school is out, my kids and I have gotten caught up on a few movies that we missed from last summer and this spring, which also meant that I could finally peek into some of these art books. I always try to avoid reading them until after I’ve seen the movie because some […]
The summer Be the Artist series begins next week with some looks at some art styles in method through the centuries and beyond.
Reading Time: 8 minutes This week’s Stack Overflow is about comic book biographies and memoirs, with a mix of old and new books. Many of these were written for adult audiences, so they do include sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll, along with language and violence. Some are about well-known figures, and some are about […]
Dakster gives her top 5 reasons you should check out Madam Tussauds in Orlando, Florida.
For those of you concerned about the state of Cleveland during the RNC, it isn’t all chaos and riots.
Leave an anonymous gift with this portable graffiti project.
Books about Sherlock Holmes, Hannibal Lecter, plus a report on the new Judy Blume and the new teen smash, The Selection series, are among what the GeekMoms are reading.
Corita Kent turned words into art in beautiful way. Try the same with your favorite inspiring quotes.
Dear Fan Art: Let’s stop dismissing you as something less than art.
Art has been an important part of the NASA space program since close to its inception. In 1962, NASA Administrator James E. Webb invited artists to illustrate NASA many missions and projects. World renowned artists from all over the world have been granted special access to historical events, and in return have documented the progression […]
Early science education should be far more hands-on and fun. It’s important to foster a love of science in the early years.