• Art,  New York,  San Diego,  WorldWide

    Finding Inspirations from The Nature, Fun Art Project to Do in This Upcoming Holidays

    No matter where you live, whether the climate is tropical, arid, humid, oceanic, or cool, you likely have a great spot to observe nature, and you will find yourself feeling more peaceful. There really is beauty everywhere you look! In this upcoming holiday season, doing arts with your partner or your family is a great idea. Let’s fall in love with art, and having fun in the life. In Nature Painting in Watercolor, the focus is all on the great outdoors—specifically, the plants that grow there. Beginning and aspiring artists can learn to create their favorite ferns, leaves, trees, florals, as well as animals, using the popular watercolor medium. Start…

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  • Art,  San Diego,  WorldWide

    Create beautifully embroidered art pieces featuring past and present female icons with Empowered Embroidery

    With Art Makers: Empowered Embroidery, learn to sketch and stitch strong, recognizable women from all walks of life. Featuring sketching and illustration instructions, basic stitches, embroidery techniques, and 6 projects with portraits of famous women (Maya Angelou, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Frida Kahlo, Michello Obama, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Harriet Tubman), this book is a must-have tool for hands-on artists and crafters. If you’re a beginning embroiderer, start with the basic stitches and embroidery instructions at the beginning of the book. Essential tools, warm-up exercises, tips for embroidering facial features and hair, and general information on embroidery will give you the know-how you need to get started. Sketch This is when you begin to put the ideas on paper…

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  • Art,  WorldWide

    Children’s Book About Adoption & Inclusion

    This November is National Adoption month, a month set aside to raise awareness about the urgent need for adoptive families for children and youth in foster care. We would like to share with you a book that can help foster conversations about adoption with your family. A Crocodile in the Family is a touching and heartwarming picture book about adoption, acceptance, and inclusion. This is a charming children’s story about a family of birds who stumble across a lone egg in the Australian bush. After taking it home to care for the egg themselves, they discover it’s actually a baby crocodile! The bird family raises the baby crocodile as one of their own,…

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  • Art,  Beauty,  Fashion,  New York,  WorldWide

    ARTURO OBEGERO AND PIGMENTARIUM PRESENT THEIR NEW FRAGRANCE “AZABACHE”

    Czech perfume house Pigmentarium and Paris-based fashion designer Arturo Obegero collaborated on AZABACHE, a new fragrance only available in limited edition. Set to launch on September 29, 2021, online and in several exclusive boutiques, it is the outcome of a creative conversation that lasted for 12 months. Pigmentarium and Arturo Obegero share the same love for craftsmanship and appreciation of high-quality products. AO’s collections are designed and made in a Parisian atelier, and Pigmentarium’s fragrances and packaging are created locally in Czech Republic. Trapped in a black as night hand-painted bottle, AZABACHE is a mysterious fragrance designed to entice lovers. It is a manmade concoction, delicately engineered to trick the…

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  • Art,  New York

    Renowned New Yorker cartoonist Liza Donnelly’s new book “Very Funny Ladies” celebrates femalec cartoon artists

    It’s no secret that most New Yorker readers flip through the magazine to look at the cartoons before they ever lay eyes on a word of the text. But what isn’t generally known is that over the decades a growing cadre of women artists have contributed to the witty, memorable cartoons that readers look forward to each week. Now Liza Donnelly, herself a renowned cartoonist with the New Yorker for more than twenty years, has written this wonderful, in-depth celebration of women cartoonists who have graced the pages of the famous magazine from the Roaring Twenties to the present day. An anthology of funny, poignant, and entertaining cartoons, biographical sketches, and social history all…

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  • Art,  Gift Guide,  Los Angeles,  New York,  San Diego,  WorldWide

    Mermaids and unicorns make delightful doodle mashups in CREATE & COLOR!

    From hair to fashion and even to food, mermaid and unicorn inspiration can be found almost everywhere! And now, artists of all ages can add these colorful and fantastical creatures to your creative practice with Walter Foster’s new Create & Color series, available this October: The Mermaid’s Book of Tails and Unique Horns and Unicorns! If you’re ready to take your creative talents to imaginative new heights, this book from the Create & Color series is just for you. The Mermaid’s Book of Tails offers tons of drawing, doodling, and coloring prompts and ideas for creating mer-mazing doodle mash-ups. Mix and match the characters with a variety of colorful, patterned…

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