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Why Do Artists Sketch in Red and Blue? 5 Important Reasons

Blue and red pencils aren’t just great for coloring. In fact, they play a really important role in sketching and drawing that goes beyond their aesthetic appeal. Red and blue pencils have been traditionally used with copy machines because the blue pencil becomes invisible and the red pencil appears black. They’re also less reflective when …

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The Key Difference Between Stippling and Pointillism

Stippling and pointillism are art forms that often get confused with each other, as both focus on using small dots to create your artwork. That said, stippling and pointillism are not the same thing and there is a very key difference between them. Stippling and pointillism both utilize small dots for creating art, but stippling …

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Can Art Appreciation Be Taught? 5 Tips That Can Help

If you’re an art lover, you probably can’t understand why someone wouldn’t love art. How can you NOT love art? Obviously, I’m in your camp as an avid art lover. But, the sad fact of the matter is that not everyone appreciates art. Whether you’re a teacher, friend, parent, or concerned citizen that wants to …

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How to Print Even or Odd Pages of a PDF

There are a lot of times when it doesn’t make sense to print every page of a PDF all at once and, instead, you need to print alternate pages of your PDF. Maybe you’re printing something double-sided and your printer can’t do that. Or, every other page has unnecessary info on it that doesn’t need …

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Quick Guide to the 7 Different Forms of Art

There are so many amazing and diverse types of art, but they can generally be categorized into one of seven categories. Understanding each distinct category of art is important to understanding its role in our lives and history. The seven categories of art are: 1. Painting2. Sculpture3. Literature4. Architecture5. Cinema6. Theater7. Music From the days …

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