Visual arts resources are categorized in this category.
About Drawing and Sketching
This website provides an introduction to drawing and sketching. The site has information to help you learn how to draw and sketch, as well as common beginner mistakes you should avoid. The site also has tips to help you sketch portraits. You can also get advice on what drawing materials you should purchase here.
A virtual online art gallery for architecture, art and religion with picture downloads, a forum, and articles. Membership and a free newsletter are available.
American Academy of Equine Art
The American Academy of Equine Art is a non-profit American organization that promotes horse related art. The site has plenty of workshops on how to paint and make sculptures of horses. You can also view of a gallery of art works created by the Academy's members.
American Fine Arts Foundry
Based in Burbank, California, the AFA Foundry serves as a full-service bronze and stainless steel art foundry for fine artists and art publishers. Its process and services are described, including its mold making and bronze casting processes, and other details.
American Foundation of Arts
The American Foundation of Arts is the national US arts foundation. The site has a range of resources for educators who want to emphasize the importance of art, including family and student guides. You can also find out how to join the foundation from this website.
The Art website makes it easy to purchase art from five hundred thousand prints of famous art works. You can browse for art by subject (e.g. music, sports, transportation, animals, scenic etc) and by artists (e.g. Dali, Monet, Picasso, Adams, da Vinci and Klimt). The website also offers discounts on art works.
Art a Go Go
Art a Go Go is website that gives you the story behind art. You can find listings of upcoming art exhibitions around the world here. There is also a section dedicated to art in the news. The site also has a learning section that familiarizes you with basic art history and concepts.
The Art Cyclopedia is one of the Web's best resources for art information. One of the website's best sections covers art movements such as Orientialism, the Arts & Crafts movement, Realism, Mannerism, Cubism, Dada, Bauhaus and other styles. You can also research individual artists and art works on this website.
The Art Deadline website is focused on helping people earn an income from art works. The website also provides information on exhibitions that artists can use to promote their works. Whether you are interested in finding out about new public art RFPs, internships or art jobs, this is the website for you.
Art Dealers Association
The Art Dealers Association of America is a professional group for those who make a living in buying and selling art works. You can find extensive listings of art galleries and art exhibitions across the United States here. One can also get details on art appraisal here.
Art in the Public Interest
Art in the Public Interest is a non-profit American association that advocates for the importance of art in society. You can read issues of High Performance magazine here, including back issues. The site also has a Community Arts Network which encourages research and collaboration in art.
The Art Net website has online auctions, artists, market trends and more about the art world. You can also use this website to learn about the latest market trends in art. The website also has a price database that has information on how much art tends to sell for. There is also an art magazine you can read here.
The Art News website is a Web service that helps artists distribute their creations over the Internet at low cost. You can also learn about art exhibitions covering media such as art on paper, film, and more. You can also find out about upcoming art exhibitions through this website.
Art Paper Work
Art Paper Work is a website that provides details about exhibits, workshops and other resources about art on paper. You can also consult a gallery of art on paper here. You can also find out about upcoming paper making classes here. Exhibitions of Jean Michel Letellier and other artists in London and Paris as well. You can also find dye works as well as wax paper art works.
The Art Public website provides information on contemporary public art around the world. The website also makes it easy to promote public art works through this website. After paying an access fee, you can find documentation on approximately five hundred works of public art.
Art portal with a selection of inspirational art quotes, art directory, art ezine, art news, famous artist profiles and a fine artist portfolios.
Art To Get
The Art To Get website is dedicated to making original art works for sale. You can search for paintings, mixed media works, photography as well as sculptures through this website. You can also search for art works under $1000 if you are shopping on a budget. You can also purchase gift certificates for art here.
The Artezan provides a useful guide to making folk art, tole painting and decorative painting. The website covers both traditional and contemporary painting practices. The Artezan website also covers the history of decorative painting as well.
The Artist Info provides details on thousands of artists as well as galleries and exhibitions. With more than ninety countries represented, this website provides a global perspective on the art world. There is also art for sale here. The website can also be used to track down works of art that you are having difficulty finding.
Artists in Nature International Network
The Artists in Nature International Network (AININ) is an organization for visual artists and researchers interested in nature art. The Network includes artists working in music, visual arts, dance, architecture, video, writing and other media. You can also apply to become a member of the Network here.
The Arts Connected website has an art gallery and other art resources from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. You can also find art education resources for the classroom here. The Playground section of the website makes it easy to discover art by creating it and making it.
The ArtsForge website provides a canvas for musicians, writers and artists seeking inspiration. The website's new CDs include Audiocracy and A Bit of Light. Artists can also submit their works for publication on the website. You can also find works of poetry here.
Artspan serves the visual arts community with easy-to-update, fully customizable, artist web site templates, and acts as a portal to artist sites hosted by the company. Members may be located in an alphabetical index, by genre, or location.
Burning Man Project
The Burning Man Project is an annual event that fosters art and free express in its broadest forms. For those who have never attended this event, there is a First Timer's Guide to Burning Man here. You can also find out more about Burning Man art installations and theme camps here.
Comprehensive Celtic art site.
The Collage Art website provides information on this accessible art form that many people can enjoy. You can also find a list of places where you can exhibit collage art works. The website also has a list of books that can be helpful in developing your collage skills.
College Art Association
The College Art Association is an American association that encourages scholarship, publication and other services for those who teach, create and research visual art at the college level. You can find information about the association's conference here as well as its publications. There is also a list of current art related dissertations.
The Colour Lovers website is a community art website that values the many different uses color can be put to. You can find samples of new digitally created colors, palettes and patterns as well. Anybody can create a free account on the website to share their new color ideas with the rest of the world.
The deviantART website is a great place for artists to share unusual artworks online. You can share traditional art, photography, literature, flash animations, cartoons, comics and fan art as well. Anybody can apply for an account on deviantART and get feedback from others interested in art.
The business model of dotPhoto is to serve as a place where its members can handle all of their imaging in one place, including printing, creating gifts, telling stories, sharing, building a photo web site, hosting pictures, printing books, storing videos, and more.
Allows users to create tutorials and teach others how to draw, or create drawings and save to galleries. Browse over the latest tutorials, drawings and galleries, or upload images and drawings, or join in discussion forums.
This website is a great place to learn about some of Canada's finest drawing masters. The website has a gallery of resources where you can view samples of great Canadian drawing. One of the website's most interesting sections is that of the Canadian Academy of Drawing which is an online education initiative.
Provides fantasy stories, science fiction and fantasy art, forums and other community resources. Fantasy and science fiction fans can share their original artwork through this website with other fans. The website also has stories involving magic, parodies, alien encounters and other themes.
Ohio State University's Huntington Archive of Buddhist and Related Art. Containing photographic resources and exhibitions on a great number of Buddhist artforms, as well as academic projects and links.
Institute for the Management of Creative Enterprises
The Institute for the Management of Creative Enterprises has a great variety of resources about art including public art. You can also learn about how to manage art companies, a difficult challenge for any manager. You can also find software to help organizations manage grants and their email systems.
The Its Art magazine website is a great place to learn about the latest in visual art. The website has an emphasis on computer generated and designed art works. You can also access art tutorials here to help you improve your artistic skills. There is also a forum where you can discuss art with others.
An online journal of Latin art and culture. Showcases artists, art issues, and exhibitions. Offers biographies, interviews and photographs. Website is in both English and Spanish.
Photographs, illustrations and tales from travels around the world by artists are for sale and for viewing.
The Mental Contagion website is dedicated to helping artists and writers find good spaces for creative people to work and live in. You can also find essays, fiction and poetry pieces to inspire those who visit the website. You can also find information on the activities of artists and their recent creations.
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation supports the artistic efforts of the Atlantic states of the United States. The site has information on the full range of the foundation's funding programs including funds for traditional artists. You can also subscribe to the organization's email newsletter here.
Painter's Keys Community
The Painter's Keys Community is a free resource for painters around the world who want to learn more about their practice and cooperate with others. You can find out about great art books here as well as inspiring art quotes. The website also has short videos showing painters in action.
Offers distinctive art prints for people who love nostalgia drag racing and muscle cars.
Public Art Fund
Non-profit arts organization that presents the work of contemporary artists in New York's public spaces.
Online art community for 2D and 3D digital artists, animators, photographers and writers. Offers thousands of free 3D models, textures, tutorials and galleries.
This website is dedicated to the art of silverpoint art. You can find a history of the medium and learn about some of the major practitioners of the art form. You can also find out about silverpoint art workshops. For artists interested in learning a new medium, this website should prove inspirational.
The Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC) is an art organization that believes of the importance of art in public spaces. You can find a gallery of interesting public art exhibits here. The website also has information on public art educational programs for students.
The Stone Foundation of Masons and Masonry offers workshops and information on stone architecture, sculpture, walls, building, construction and periodicals.
Graphically rich virtual library, gallery and studio exploring the work of various artists, writers and thinkers, both major and obscure.
Find listings of open-entry arts and crafts shows, festivals, and fairs for the upcoming year. Searchable by date, state, or region. Provides name of show, location, and dates.
Large surrealism website, with hand picked galleries, artist information, and the history of this art style.
This website has information on a variety of modern artists and art movements. Whether you are interested in impressionism, post modernism or other styles, this site has interesting resources. You can can also find information on art books from this site.
Ubu Web is an art and art commentary website that is based on volunteer contributions on a variety of subjects. You can also find lectures and other materials available for free download in the MP3 format. The website's content is available free for non-commercial or educational use.
Urban Archives Database
Collection of documented urban texts such as graffiti, public art, advertising, signage and architectural design. View original photos and information of urban texts from cities around the world.
Visual Arts Data Service
The Visual Arts Data Service is a British educational website that provides digital resources for art education. You can obtain guidance in planning digital art projects in the classroom and get consulting services. The website's image archive is also searchable.
VSA Arts is an international nonprofit organization that aims to create a society where everybody with disabilities can enjoy participating in the arts. The website also has a literary journal, Infinite Difference, which publishes creative pieces by middle and high school students.
The Wooster Collective is a website dedicated to celebrating and showcasing street art in cities around the world. The site combines articles, photos and videos to show you the latest in street art. Whether you're interested in culture jamming, activism, crowd art or chalk art, this site covers it all.
This Contemporary Art website provides you with everything you need to purchase quality pieces of contemporary art. The site helps you discover more than one hundred thousand items of contemporary art. You can also find out about galleries that specialize in this form of art.