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Should You Bother With Art School?

July 9, 2024

If you are graduating from an arts high school (or any high school) and considering options for college, you might be wondering if you should bother with art school. It’s an important question to ponder, given that college is expensive. Plus, you’ve probably heard that you don’t need a certification or formal education to be...

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Arts Integration Is Not Arts and Crafts

June 25, 2024

Educators who teach academics through art often have to explain that arts integration is not arts and crafts. This is especially the case for teachers at arts academy middle/high schools who often need to clarify to new parents of incoming students that their child won’t be drawing pictures or banging on the drum all day....

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How Creative Writing Develops Real-World Skills

June 10, 2024

If you have a child who loves to write, you may find it difficult to comprehend how creative writing develops real-world skills. After all, how can making up stories or poems lead to any useful skills? Creative writing is so much more than that though. The skills attained in creative writing have wide-spanning applications that...

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Is AI Art Really Art?

June 3, 2024

Lately, one of the hot-button topics in the art world is artificial intelligence (AI) and the quandary – is AI art really art? There are certainly varying viewpoints on this. Some folks see artificial intelligence as an exciting innovation that creates the potential for amazing art pieces like we’ve never seen before. But it also...

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Arts Academy Update 05/23/2024

May 23, 2024

Arts Academy Updates 05232024

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Great Art Finds in Detroit Beyond Museums

May 7, 2024

If you live in Detroit or are planning to visit, there are so many great art finds in Detroit. And you don’t even have to step foot in a museum. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with going to a museum. The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) is one of the best in the country. And the...

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Ways to Handle Art Criticism

April 23, 2024

As if being an artist wasn’t challenging enough, you have to be able to handle art criticism. That’s just the way it goes. Yet, as harrowing as receiving feedback on your artwork can be, at the end of the day, it helps you grow as an artist and as a person. That’s why it’s important...

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A Short History of Rabble-Rousing Creative Folks

April 9, 2024

Myths about artists, writers, dancers, and musicians abound. There’s a tendency to label them all as rabble-rousing creative folks. That’s just not true though. Just as with any group of people, there will always be some among the collective who are more adventurous than others. But just out of curiosity, we’ll take a look at...

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Look at Artwork Differently Through the Five Key Themes of Art

March 19, 2024

If you love going to art museums but aren’t quite sure what you’re looking at, understanding the five key themes in art can help you look at pieces in a whole new way. Viewing art is objective and there’s really no right or wrong way. And there are always going to be times that certain...

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Art Careers: Becoming a CGI Artist

March 5, 2024

Have you ever watched an impressive video production and been so enthralled with all of the amazing digital effects, visuals, and/or animation, that you considered becoming a CGI artist? Why not explore further? If you’re computer savvy, are open to learning specialized software, and have a vivid imagination, you have what it takes. Soon enough,...

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