Traditional Art Week
Pinterest has a reputation for being the site for mommy-and-me projects and crafty DIY adventures. For the artist, however, Pinterest is a trove of resources and inspiration if you know where to look.
Here are 5 of the main things I use pinterest for. I hope they bring you some "pinspiration" of your own. Use ctrl-click to open the links in another window and save the tab for later!
All art featured is from your fellow deviants!
Tutorials and Art Learning
If you're like me, when it comes to art you're always looking to learn new tricks! These three boards have a wide selection of tutorials and instructions for a wide range of materials!
Deviantart's Artist Toolbox Jenthestrawberry's Collection of Tutorials How To Draw Tutorials
Nothing beats drawing from a life model. However, most people don't have regular access to live models. Before pinterest finding images or photos to draw from was taxing, because a google search for "nude model" doesn't get the exact sort of images that I like to draw from!
These boards that I follow might give you a good starting point!
Figure Drawing Art-Figure Drawing/Painting Figure Drawing Reference Human Anatomy Reference.
Art Journal and Sketchbook
I wish I worked in my sketchbook every single day. Sometimes the hardest thing is to just find a place to start! I keep a board of sketchbook pages as well as follow a few more, so that whenever I'm struck with blank page syndrome, I always have some images to prompt me.
Art Journals, Sketchbooks and Travelogs Art Journal Ideas Art Journals, Smash Books, Diaries
Workspaces and Field Kits
Seeing the tools and workspaces that other artists use always fascinates me! These three boards are dedicated to just that!
Watercolor Field Kits Art Studios Art Workspaces
Beautiful Images for Inspiration
Just looking for something beautiful to brighten your day? Follow these boards to make sure your pinterest feed has something beautiful in it every day!
Daily Deviations on Pinterest Fine Art Paintings Pinterest's Explore Fine Art Deviantart Traditional Art