Best Watercolor Tube Sets for Easy Painting – ARTnews.com

Packed full of pigment with organic binders, watercolors in tubes are a beautiful, convenient form of paint, providing saturated color with consistent results. The paints may be used straight from the tube for optimal color saturation; they may also be mixed with water for lighter hues and washes. Because the pigment load is high for … Read more

7 Easy End-of-the-Year Checklists to Take You From Final Grades to Party Time

Home / 7 Easy End-of-the-Year Checklists to Take You From Final Grades to Party Time As you count down the days until summer, you quickly fill your mind with the end-of-year tasks. Trying to remember everything you need to do as these final weeks fly by is dizzying. Finish your year on a high note … Read more

Best Air-Dry Clays for Easy Crafting and Art Projects – ARTnews.com

People have been creating clay objects from the beginning of their time on earth, and artists continue to do so today. Air-dry clays were developed for artists who desire the integrity of clay but do not have easy access to a kiln. Most air-dry clays are mineral based and have properties comparable to those of … Read more

Seattle Art Museum Guards Are Trying to Unionize, But It Hasn’t Been Easy

A group of Seattle Art Museum visitor services employees who are leading union organizing at the institution (photo Amber Cortes/Hyperallergic) SEATTLE — For almost three weeks in a row during the month of February, a group of Seattle Art Museum (SAM) workers known as Visitor Service Officers (VSOs) who are seeking to unionize would send … Read more