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Which art blogs are the most creative, informative and inspiring? There isn’t one clear answer to this question, as everyone will have their own views and opinions, however, that’s what creates such an interesting conversation and discussion. Below we explore 7 interesting art blog sites, which all offer something unique and different. Some offer one-off articles, some aim to teach and educate, whilst others aim to tell a story.
Here are our 7 top art blog sites and articles. Enjoy!
Streetartnews was founded in 2009 and is devoted to publishing Urban Art. On their rise to success they became a trusted source for art news, exhibitions analysis and reviews. One of their latest blog articles ‘‘The Alpha Project’’ is a great example of some of the artwork they have on their website.
The Alpha Project consists of four massive portrait murals, painted secretly over three months in an abandoned paper mill.
Founded in 2008, Doodler Anonymous was inspired by the incessant need to draw, sketch and doodle. Whether that be with a pencil in a sketchbook, a marker on napkin, a pen on a torn receipt or a sharpie on concrete. Doodlers Anonymous can be described as a modern art blog featuring a whirlpool of creative inspiration. In many ways, the site has given exposure to thousands of up and coming artists and illustrators and has become an international community of like-minded creative’s.
The Goal of Sketchbook Skool is to get you making art again. An Essential part of what they do focuses on fitting art into your everyday life so you keep improving and having fun. Sketchbook skool was designed to teach those who love art, offering a variety of courses, with every class designed to inspire you.
Hookedblog is a street Art News site established in 2005 as a place to document and showcase street art from London and beyond. Their blogs tell some great stories of how their projects started and what inspired some of the artists. ‘‘Striking new street art’’ by Ant Carver in Shoreditch, London, is definitely an article worth checking out.
Corridor8 is a contemporary arts and writing journal that operates as a not-for-profit platform for contemporary visual arts and writing in the North of England. They are committed to producing high-quality writing that reflects the vibrant art scenes and cultural events taking place across the North.
Jackson’s is a UK online art suppliers of some of the World’s finest art materials. While selling everything from the latest brushes and colours, the site has a fantastic blog page. Their blogs explore a variety of areas, such as colour mixing with oil paints, a guide to dip pens and drawing ink, and much more.
Rose Scribblah is a talented artist, printmaker, scribbler and headbanger. Her work is largely influenced by her surroundings as she carries a sketch with him at all times, looking for any opportunity to have a scribble. She is currently based in Wales and lives with her husband and her adorable cats, which often feature in a lot her drawings and blogs. Her impressive portfolio has led to many traditional and online galleries features, as well as internationally. If you want to see more of her work, follow the link.
So there we have our 7 top art blog sites (barr our own). We hope you found them to be helpful, but most importantly, inspiring.
**All images in this post are credited to their respected artists and websites linked within this post**