Art

Paul Cézanne

Paul Cézanne

Paul Cézanne (1839 – 1906) was a Post-Impressionist French painter who bridged the gap between the Impressionism movement of the 19th century and the Cubism style of 20th century. Although not famous in his lifetime, Cézanne is now considered one …[Continue]

Comic Strips

Comic Strips

No longer confined to news print and comic books, nearly all your favorite syndicated comic strips can be read online. Many of these sites also offer e-cards, games, comic strips via email, and bios of the cartoonists….[Continue]

Art Gallery

Art Gallery

Hanging upon refrigerator doors everywhere, along with party invitations and family snapshots, is the best of our children’s artwork. As the Web has become a global exhibition space for kids’ art, the refrigerator door metaphor has become common. If you …[Continue]

Digital Photography

Digital Photography

For years I was the sole family photographer, dutifully recording our vacations and family get-togethers whenever I remembered to bring my camera along. Now I am joined by my teenage son, who has a digital camera. I, alas, am still …[Continue]

Interactive Art Adventures

Interactive Art Adventures

While some art museums are content to simply post photographs of their artwork online, these virtual museums have gone beyond “photo and post” to create interactive exhibits. From writing activities, to games and curator-lead video tours, these sites bring art …[Continue]

Drawing Cartoons

To recognize the value of humor in our lives and to highlight the art of cartooning (America’s most popular art form), the National Cartoonist Society has designated May 5 Cartoonists Day. So pick up your pencils and get out your …[Continue]

Photography

Photography

Summer is a good time to take up a new hobby, or renew your interest in an old one. And photography is a pastime that nearly the whole family can enjoy. To improve your skills and make the most of …[Continue]

Art Gallery

Hanging upon refrigerator doors everywhere, along with party invitations and family snapshots, is the best of our children’s artwork. As the Web has become a global exhibition space for kids’ art, the refrigerator door metaphor has become common. If you …[Continue]