Art Organisations

Colored Pencil Society of America
Membership information, exhibitions and more.

Graphic Artists Guild
"...dedicated to the artist/designer, rather than to art/design..."

International Association of Fine Art Digital Printmakers
Giclée made easy (and understandable)

Metropolitan Museum of Art
One of the biggest and best!

National Association of Photoshop Professionals
Tips & tricks, techniques, special effects and lots more.

New York Institute of Photography
"...for anyone who loves photography and wants to take better photographs."

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
"...the only professional organization dedicated to serving the people who write, illustrate, or share a vital interest in children's literature."

Wood Engravers' Network
"History and Characteristics of a Historic Printing Medium"

Art Resources

Art Deadlines
A monthly listing of art exhibitions and competitions.

Art Museum Network
"The official website of the world's leading art museums."

Arts Wire Jobs
Weekly job listings in the arts.

The Drawing Board
Articles, inspiration and more.

"...emphasizing Adobe Photoshop plug-in compatible products"

International Registry of Artists & Artwork
Register yourself, your art or search for other art & artists.

Internet Art Resources
Gallery listings, book reviews, articles, etc.

New Media Call-for-Entries Resource
Gallery and exhibition information

Art Supplies

Art Supply Warehouse
"The Lowest Prices & Free Shipping; All The Time!"

Supplies for art and design. Online ordering.

Cheap Joe's Art Stuff
"For Art Supplies, Creative Inspiration and Peace of Mind"

Dick Blick
Extensive inventory of art supplies.

Discount Art Supplies
"Free shipping on orders of $100 and more"

"A leading manufacturer of quality artist's materials."

The Jerry's Catalog!
"The Encyclopedia of Artist Materials"

Paints and other art supplies

"Art Supplies from around the World"

MIS Associates
Inkjet cartridges, paper, etc.

Pearl Paint
"World's Largest Discount Art Supplier"

"Great Prices! Orders Shipped in 24 Hours!"

Texas Art Supply
"We search the world to bring you the best materials at everyday discount prices."

Utrecht Art Supply
"Manufacturing professional quality artist supplies for more than 40 years"

The Wholesale Art Supply Company
"40-60% Off Every Day"

Winsor & Newton
"The World's Finest Artists' Materials"


Better Business Bureau
"Helping Consumers and Businesses to Maintain an Ethical Marketplace"

CareerLab Cover Letters
Over 200 cover letters, free to download

Chambers of Commerce
"Connections to Chambers of Commerce at home and abroad."

Copyright and Other Legal Stuff

A Guide to Copyrights
Copyrights from a lawyer's point of view

How to Commission Illustration
An Introductory Guide for Clients and Artists by illustrator Michiko

Intellectual Property Today
"Who Owns What You Paid For??"

Information from an entertainment attorney specialising in copyright, trademark, music and new media - who also happens to be a designer.

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Links to dozens of organisations who provide free legal services to nonprofit arts organizations and individual artists.

U.S. Copyright Office
"To promote the progress of science and useful arts..."

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
General information, databases, forms, etc.

Illustration in Museums

Brandywine River Museum
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

Delaware Art Museum
Wilmington, Delaware

The Illustration House
New York, New York

The Norman Rockwell Museum
Stockbridge, Massachusetts

Image Reference

AltaVista Photo Finder
AltaVista search engine specifically for online graphic files

American Memory Collection
"Historical Collections for the National Digital Library"

Bioinfo Animal Pictures Archive
More than 16,000 images!

Detroit Publishing Company
"Touring Turn-of-the-Century America"

Lighthouses Around the World
Lighthouses of every size, style, shape and location
"The world's largest online encyclopedia of graphic symbols!"


The Daily Motivator
"A brief, fresh motivational message every day."


Giftware News
"Up-to-date trends information, great book listings and new product releases for the giftware trade."

Greeting Card Association
"Representing greeting card publishers and allied members of the industry."

Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association
"The Information Resource for the Licensing Industry"

Party & Paper Retailer
"World's Best Source for Party & Paper Needs in Cyberspace"


Art Calendar Magazine
"Dedicated to connecting artists with income and exhibition opportunities."

"The Bottomline Design Magazine"

Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine
"Information for Writers and Artists Submitting Material for Possible Publication"

"The online magazine for electronic publishing professionals"

Wildlife Art
"The Art Journal of the Natural World"


The Great Globe Gallery
Globes of every imaginable kind

Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
Online collection of current and historic maps of the world


Jellybean Photographic Services
Slides, transparencies, prints, etc.

Maria Piscopo - Creative Services Consultant
Education, seminars, workshops, consultation - 888-713-0705

Source Books

American Showcase

The Black Book

Directory of Illustration