Author Archives: Beth Erikson

Time for a Little Facelift! Change is Ahead

Calling all artists! We have an exciting announcement to share with you! Artists Network is getting a face lift. That means a brand new redesign, new features throughout the site, gorgeous imagery as always and a new gallery where you can upload your art. We will be looking good and feeling...

Inktober 2017 Drawing Challenge | Draw, Share, Win!

Hello October! October means that it’s time for Inktober. What is Inktober? Inktober is a daily drawing challenge created by artist Jake Parker back in 2009. You can read our interview with him from last year’s challenge. Taking on the Inktober 2017 Challenge Each year Jake Parker releases an official prompt list. You’ll...

Splash 19 Winners Announced

Congratulations to the 126 artists selected for North Light Books’ 2017 watercolor competition Splash 19: Illusion of Light! If you see your name below, please check your email for instructions on next steps. You will receive an email from us with the subject line “Splash 19 Winner Notification” no later than Friday,...

Creating a Travel Sketchbook Kit

Creating a travel sketchbook kit means you’ll be ready for anything. See something inspiring? Sketch it out! Even if you’re just sketching little thumbnails while you’re waiting for the bus or killing time before meeting friends for a movie, you’ll be able to capture those moments of inspiration for later. Sketchbook:...

The Art of Food: Good Enough to Eat!

Everyone loves food, right? The smell, the taste, the look of your favorite food is just irresistible. Who can stop themselves from enjoying a tart and juicy apple, the smell of freshly baked bread, sweet and crunchy candy or a refreshing salad? I can’t! We get to see amazing art with our competition...