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Take the Starving out of Starving Artist: BEAU’s Graphic Design Program Focuses on the Jobs

There is always at least one person in your life who tells you that art isn’t a real job. Maybe they’re a family member who says an art career isn’t “reliable.” Maybe they’re a co-worker telling you…

Connecting to Your Audience: The Human Face

Whether you’re giving your time to a passion project or trading work for money, everything you design, draw, or sculpt over the course of your career will have to connect to other people. And in a world…

Adopting and Coopting Urban Art

The Grunge line from Marc Jacobs drew its look from the art and fashion Marc Jacobs saw in the streets. Soon, upscale designers also began looking to the city to…

Tattoos that Play Music: Mixing Media with Body Art

It’s official: Artists can pair ink with digital technology to add music and spoken words to tattoos.

Skin Motion built an app that interprets waveforms tattooed on the body. The…

7 Unconventional Perspectives: BEAU’s Summer Art Challenge

Summer provides opportunities to use different and often unique materials in your work. You may be visiting exotic places on vacation and you may gain access to materials you do not have in your home locale. You…

Hiding Your Art? That’s What Community Rock Painting Is All About

Carrie Sharp’s granddaughter just wanted a ladybug painted on a stone. But Sharp fell in love with paint and rocks. She began painting rocks and hiding them in parks and…

Color: The Element Artists Love to Hate

As a digital artist, you have something traditional artists don’t: clickable access to a plethora of colors. While non-digital artists have to engage in trial by error using finite amounts of art supplies, you can easily change…