The Best Planners of 2022 for Your Dates and Deadlines
September 13, 2022

Calendar applications are convenient, but no smartphone tool can truly replace a material planner. It’s helpful to have one physical space where you can write down all your important dates and deadlines and be able to flip through it to compare weeks or months at a glance. For most people, this kind of simple agenda […] Continue reading

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Black Women Photographers Is a Global Community at the Forefront of a Changing Industry
August 19, 2022

In June of 2020, Polly Irungu launched Black Women Photographers with about 100 members and the hope that more Black women would receive commissions and greater recognition for their work. “I didn’t really know that photography was a space for me to be in, as I didn’t see myself in the world of photography or really any art spaces for that reason,” Irungu said about the impetus for the organization in a recent interview. More Continue reading

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The Best Colored Pencil Sets for Aspiring Artists in 2022
August 14, 2022

Whether for art classes or for projects that need pizzazz, a set of good-quality colored pencils is a must for every back-to-school season. It can be overwhelming finding the right one, however, as many colored pencils are geared toward pros. For most students, a solid beginner set—while not necessarily lightfast—will suffice. You’ll quickly see that […] Continue reading

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2022 Students Take Note! We’ve Found the Best Composition Notebooks for Classwork.
August 10, 2022

Gearing up for a new school year? You’ll surely need an empty composition book—or several. These notebooks, which are typically lined, are necessary for note-taking, personal writing, and using for dedicated projects. Unlike taking notes on a computer, with a composition notebook there’s no threat of a technological glitch that’ll make all your recorded ideas […] Continue reading

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The Best Metallic Acrylic Paint for Glittery Effects
June 13, 2022

If you’re looking for a paint to impart an allover metallic effect or one that can just add a light-catching detail here and there, metallic acrylics may be the way to go. But it’s hard enough to find an acrylic paint with a flawless consistency, let alone one with a beautifully balanced metallic sheen. Many […] Continue reading

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