Here is a giant list of useful art links which you may find useful. If you know of any other art websites that should be on the list, feel free to let me know.
Art Publications & Media Websites
Bored Panda – A popular website which features weird, unusual and fun art posts. You can submit your art as a guest post on this website.
Booooooom – A large publication for contemporary artists.
Juxtapoz – Another large publication which features established and emerging contemporary artists.
Hi Fructose – A quarterly print magazine founded by artists. You can check out the website for an online version of the magazine stories.
Colossal – Features all kinds of weird, unusual and popular artists.
My Modern Met – Daily posts regarding all things creative.
Wet Canvas – The top forum for fine artists.
Deviant Art Forum – A great forum for concept artists.
Concept Art Forum – Another concept art forum.
A Singular Creation – An active forum for all kinds of artists.
Art Education / Blogs
Artists Network – One of the largest online art communities in the world.
The Art Story – A huge database of art history.
Empty Easel – A very popular blog which is perfect for aspiring artists. You can guest post on this blog to get some exposure for your own art. Empty Easel posts about 3 times a week.
Fine Art Tips by Lori McNee – An interesting fine art blog which posts about art techniques, supplies, featured artists and art business.
Lines And Colors – Regular posts about inspirational modern and historical artists.
Will Kemp Art School – Great acrylic and oil painting tutorials for beginners.
Draw Mix Paint – A website by Mark Carder and a great resource for those who want to learn how to paint realism with oils. He also creates many useful tools for artists. I definitely recommend you check out his website and Youtube channel.
(See the supplies page for details about what I use and recommend.)
Art Youtube Channels
Jeff Watts – A masterful artist and the founder of the Watts Atelier. This Youtube channel has excerpts of his Atelier teachings.
James Gurney – Just an all-around interesting Youtube channel for artists.
Draw Mix Paint – Mark Carder’s Youtube channel. There is a load of useful information regarding color mixing, brushwork and setting up your studio.
Fine Art Academy – Demonstrations from some extremely talented artists.
Colour In Your Life – Features talented artists from all around the world.
Stefan Baumann – He has not produced any recent videos but his older videos are still very helpful for beginner artists, particular oil painters.
Kevin Hill – He is like a modern day Bob Ross. If you are a complete beginner to oil painting, then his videos are somewhat helpful.
Art Websites For Kids
Easy Drawing Guide – Basic step-by-step drawing tutorials for kids.
Kinder Art – A great free art resource for kids and art teachers.
Art For Kids Hub – Basic step-by-step drawing tutorials for kids.
Art Projects For Kids – Various art projects targeted at kids.
Art History Websites
Wiki Art – A huge database of famous paintings. Great for researching and exploring the artists of history.
Google Art Project – An extremely useful resource which has high-resolution images of famous paintings. You are able to zoom-in on some famous paintings to see even the finest brush strokes.
Any Other Art Websites You Found Helpful?
These were just some of the art websites that have helped me in some way over the years. If you have any other art websites which have helped you and are not on this list, please share them in the comments below.
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