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Museum ‘Bans’ Cameras And Asks Guests To Sketch Art Instead

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 11.23.2015 | Arts

Does a swarm of selfies being taken next to the "Mona Lisa" make you want to reenact Edvard Munch’s “The Scream?” If so, you’re not alone. In ...

The 5 Major Benefits Of Doodling

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.04.2015 | Healthy Living

While coloring books for adults are something of a trend, there's another artistic outlet that requires even less effort than colored pencils and mark...

Here's What The Insides Of Sketchbooks Look Like Around The World

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.05.2015 | Arts

In less than a decade, the Sketchbook Project has been able to collect more than 30,000 sketchbooks offered up by individuals spanning 130 countries a...

11 Tips For Finally Starting Your Own Sketchbook

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.04.2014 | Arts

It was artist Paul Klee who said, "A drawing is simply a line going for a walk." His quote aptly captures the simplicity of sketching -- an art form s...

These Amazing Before-And-After Drawings Show The Real Value Of Practice

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 07.09.2014 | Arts

"For the first couple years you make stuff," public radio host Ira Glass stated once, "it's just not that good. It's trying to be, but it's not." ...

A Global Design Invasion in the Land of "Oz"

Ken Carbone | Posted 06.28.2014 | Arts
Ken Carbone

My journal entry upon arrival in Australia, or as the locals call it "Oz" on March 30th. After more than twenty hours of flying, I finally returned ...

Ask the Art Professor: Where Do I Start?

Clara Lieu | Posted 02.18.2014 | Arts
Clara Lieu

Think about your sketchbook as the ultimate resource for ideas and visuals; it should reflect the inner workings of your mind.

Paper Prototyping Turns Ideas Into Actions, and Does It Quickly

Juan Vasquez | Posted 12.02.2013 | Technology
Juan Vasquez

Given two options - "do it" or "talk about it" - which do you choose? I usually go for the first, so when I had the chance to lead a breakout session ...

How to Make a 'Buddha Doodle'

Molly Hahn | Posted 09.29.2012 | Comedy
Molly Hahn

Namaste y'all! In lieu of today's daily doodle, I've made a REALLY FUN video on "How to Make a 'Buddha Doodle.'" Enjoy!

Hidden In Plain Sight: Observation and Awareness in Drawing and Painting

Tad Spurgeon | Posted 07.31.2012 | Arts
Tad Spurgeon

We develop a shorthand version of the visual world in order to navigate through it, but what we see also contains tremendous detail and complexity.

Mega-Architect's Unexpected Hobby

Jacob Slevin | Posted 12.26.2011 | Arts
Jacob Slevin

More and more I've become fascinated with architects' alternative forms of creative expression, those lying outside the boundaries of their core work....