The Internet is packed with web sites that relate to fine art, decorative painting, craft projects, scrapbooking and other creative applications. We’ve done some of the searching for you and found the premier web sites for today’s artist, crafter or designer. Enjoy and happy creating!
About.com Drawing/Sketching Guide: An up-to-date resource site for anything and everything having to do with drawing or sketching. Site includes a collection of offsite links as well as traditional techniques and tools to aid any crafter, artist or designer at any skill level.
Art Materials Retailer: The leading magazine for Fine Art Stores since 1998. Published quarterly with a readership of more than 11,000 art supply and craft stores.
ARTmine.com: One of the most comprehensive contemporary fine art resources available worldwide. Art-Mine.com provides contemporary art for sale to collectors, consultants, architects and interior designers, providing an opportunity to view and purchase fine art for their art projects, as well as an abundant list of valuable resources for artists and designers.
Arts & Crafts Magazine: This bi-monthly, full-color magazine caters to high-end crafters and features more sophisticated and sometimes more complicated projects than what appear in other craft magazines. Projects are presented with step-by-step, easy-to-follow instructions that are captured with beautiful color photography. Additional feature stories include items of interest to crafters.
ArtTalk: The link between you, the visual artist, and the manufacturer of art materials since 1990. This site links to a gamut of art magazines, art galleries, art organizations, art links, and just about anything art.
Black Magic: Colorize black and white photographs, enhance digital and standard photographs, plus numerous links to graphic applications, software and resources.
Creating Keepsakes Magazine: The Scrapbooking Authority. Enough said!
DIY Network: The Do It Yourself Network! DIY answers the call for more how-to projects with easy step-by-step directions. Whether you’re creating a craft, remodeling a home, or planting the perfect garden. The DIY Network gives you the details you need, and the DIY Web site lets you see it again, print it out and take it with you.
Glass Patterns Quarterly: Glass Patterns Quarterly is the leading international glass magazine. They feature the best designers in the industry and offer instruction on beadmaking, glass etching, fusing, leading, copper-foil, soldering, beveling, slumping, painting, overlay techniques and more.
Great Art: For professional and discerning leisure artists… Art therapists, education and framers… 25,000+ products in printed catalogue and online… Lowest discounted prices… Fast and reliable service… No quibble guarantee… Order hotline 0845 601 5772 (local rate).
HOW Magazine: The business, creativity and technology magazine for graphic designers.
How to Transfer a Photo Onto Wood – A DIY technique explained.
Jackson’s Art Supplies: Operating now out of North London, their aim is to deliver, fast and efficiently, the world’s finest art materials at the lowest possible prices.
JustArtist.com: Links to artist directory resources and informational web sites.
PaintWorks Magazine: PaintWorks Magazine is “The Discovery Magazine For Decorative Painters”. This site, as well as the magazine, is jammed packed with projects for every season and occasion for decorative painters of all skill levels!
Quick & Easy Painting Magazine: Quick & Easy Painting provides artists and crafters of all skill levels with excellent tips and techniques for decorative painting. The site and magazine include easy to follow projects fit for anyone.
SchoolArts Magazine: Since 1901, Davis has been dedicated to helping art teachers bring the visual arts to life for their students. SchoolArts Magazine offers monthly ideas and inspiration from September through May.
Scrapbooking & Beyond Magazine: Scrapbooking & Beyond is truly beyond your ordinary scrapbooking magazine. The magazine provides not only wonderful page layouts, but more importantly, step-by-step “how to” instructions on many of the things that perhaps you could only guess at before.
The Cole Works Studio: Offering a select range of unique, handmade artwork from the leading contemporary British artists, designers and craftspeople, all individually chosen as being the best in their fields.
WallMurals123.com: Excellent resource for all of your mural needs – from custom to wall transfers.