The world of art history is filled with fascinating stories and as such, we hope to highlight the luminaries through history who have shaped and shifted the arts as we know them. From explorations of well-known names to profiles of brilliant creators lesser-remembered by history, our goal is always to inspire by way of educating. Take a look around and discover the stories and styles of some of our favorite A-L-P artists through the ages.

Embroidery Patterns

Say hello to your new favorite embroidery patterns!

Read more

ART AS MEDICINE? YES PLEASE!

Doctors prescribing looking at art as a form of medicine? 

Read more

HOW TO: CREATE TEXTURE WITH OIL PASTELS

mmm texture....even the word excites us. Texture.....say it slowly and ponder on the magic of language. It's really something, isn't it?

Read more

MUSIC TO CREATE TO

Just a friendly PSA that we're on Spotify and you should follow us to find the best of best music to create to - solo, with friends, family, lovers, sisters, brothers, pets, whomever,...

Read more

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: ALMA THOMAS

Alma Thomas(1891-1978) was an American painter inspired by the natural world, who often used vibrant colors and a signature brushwork to create her paintings.

Read more

How To: Collage

Doctors prescribing looking at art as a form of medicine? It sounds like exactly the kind of treatment we can get behind!  

Read more