DFW Craft Shows Weekend Guide

Every week, DFW Craft Shows compiles a guide of upcoming arts & crafts shows to help you find local events, support local artisans, and plan your weekend.  Our Weekend Guide covers the extended North Texas area and is continuously updated as new craft shows, fairs, and festivals are submitted.  Check back frequently to see what's … Continue reading DFW Craft Shows Weekend Guide

Calls for Artists: Guide to Finding Sources

DEADLINES Calendars For local opportunity deadlines, click on ArtNewsDFW.com's Art Deadlines Calendar to see details and links.  You may add events to your online calendar or subscribe to this calendar.For local crafts show deadlines, click on DFW Craft Shows Calendar On Art News DFW To see the most recent announcements, click on the categories: (free daily or weekly … Continue reading Calls for Artists: Guide to Finding Sources

Photographing your art using a smartphone – a resource guide

Artists: 8 Tips for Photographing Artwork With an iPhone 9 Common Mistakes when Photographing your Artwork with an iPhone (and how to fix them) Four Tips for Photographing Your Fluid Art to Attract Buyers How to Photograph Art with Iphone or Smartphone -- Step-by-step Guide https://acrylicpouring.com/four-tips-for-fluid-art-photography/ Videos How to take quality pictures of your artwork … Continue reading Photographing your art using a smartphone – a resource guide

Advice on Websites for Artists

A collection of advice for artists and examples of good artist websites: Successful Art and Artist Websites: Do's and Don'ts - How to Build a Website that Works https://www.artbusiness.com/weberrors.html 30+ Best Artist Websites To Inspire You https://www.pixpa.com/blog/artist-portfolio-websites 9 Great Artist Websites - Online Marketing for Artists https://theabundantartist.com/great-artist-websites/ 11 Impressive Websites By Artists That Will Inspire … Continue reading Advice on Websites for Artists

Quilting and Quilt Guilds in DFW: a resource guide

Opportunities for quilting abound in North Texas! Updated 12/2020. Most of the local guilds schedule monthly meetings with quilt demonstrations, workshops, quilting circles, shows, charitable and community service projects, and even retreats. With groups in almost every city and county, it's not hard to find quilters! This year due to the pandemic many guilds have … Continue reading Quilting and Quilt Guilds in DFW: a resource guide

DFW area Visual Arts on YouTube: a Guide

Updated 10/18/20 If you would like your channel added to this guide or have a video to suggest, email artnewsdfw@gmail.com. Include your name, plus the channel name & link. For links to some of the local videos posted by these channels and others, check out these playlists hosted on ArtNewsDFW's YouTube Channel:Local Artists. Local Exhibits. … Continue reading DFW area Visual Arts on YouTube: a Guide

Artist Groups in North Texas

updated 10/2021 Artist groups in the North Texas area: • Allen Quilter’s Guild • American Institute of Graphic Arts, Dallas Chapter (AIGA Dallas) • Arlington Visual Arts Association (site not updated) Facebook page • Art After 5 – ceased 2019 • Art Club of McKinney • Art Connection (IrvingArtsCenter) • Art Educators of North Central Texas … Continue reading Artist Groups in North Texas

Guide to Sources of Arts and Crafts Supplies

This guide has four sections (with links to websites): 1. Local arts and crafts suppliers 2. Arts and crafts supplies online 3. Other art-related services 4. Guides to art supplies Updated October 2019 To suggest additional links or corrections, please email artnewsdfw@gmail.com  1. Local arts and crafts suppliers (suppliers with locations in North Texas) Many … Continue reading Guide to Sources of Arts and Crafts Supplies