By Alina Bradford
What’s better than getting free art tips, news and techniques delivered each week to your email box via art newsletters? Here is a list of the top five artist newsletters that are jammed-packed with information for new artists and professional artist, alike.
WetCanvas NewsletterArtist that love to create in a wide range of mediums will appreciate The WetCanvas Newsletter. It focuses on helpful tips and techniques that are shared on the WetCanvas forums. These tutorials come with step-by-step instructions and many helpful pictures on a wide range of subjects from encaustic painting to making your own sketchbook. Readers are encouraged to share their own techniques for use on the site and art newsletter.
The Artist’s Newsletter
The Artist’s Newsletter is the email version of the Artist’s Magazine and ArtistNetwork.com. It includes art tips, mini-articles, links to weekly, free video art tutorials and information on new art materials. The Artist’s Newsletter also has sister newsletters, The Pastel Journal and the Watercolor Artist, which you may want to subscribe to as well. These newsletters focus on the specific mediums of pastel and watercolor.
The Art Newspaper Newsletter
If you like to keep abreast of the latest news in the art world, then you couldn’t do better than to subscribe to The Art NewspaperNewsletter. This newsletter gives you tidbits of The Art Newspaper’s latest news articles and links to read more. The artist newsletter also includes information on upcoming art shows and exhibits.
Much like The Art Newspaper Newsletter, the ARTnewsletter delivers news from the art world to your email inbox. The comprehensive articles include subjects such as sale’s trends for paintings, reports on art thievery, gallery information, exhibit announcements and more.
ARTtalk Newsletter covers everything that’s art in its many sections. The section called Art Terms explains those technical phrases that more experienced artists throw around. The Kid’s Corner section includes art projects that will appeal to young artists. Artist’s Profile puts the spotlight on professional artists and the Art Events and Art Competition sections announce upcoming artistic events. If you are into airbrush painting you will love the newsletter section dedicated to airbrush painting techniques and products.
Subscribe to a few of these art newsletters and you will stay well informed and inspired by the work and ideas of other artists in a multitude of fine art categories.