Parents can be a challenge to shop for, and moms are no expectation. What do you get for the woman who has given you everything? It’s said that experiences bring greater joy than things, which is the perfect excuse to get your mom started with online learning. Through My Modern Met Academy, our e-learning platform, you can give your mom the gift of knowledge through drawing, painting, crafts, and photography.
If you’re a pet parent, chances are that you have a lot of photos of your furry friend.
Artist Megan Elizabeth is captivated by nature’s fleeting moments.
When you learn to draw, you create a wealth of possibilities for how to express the world around you. From still lifes to portraiture to the details of your neighborhood, having the right foundation for sketching will offer you a lifetime of art-making. You can start learning at any age; it’s never too late to put pencil to paper.
Illustrator Sara Barnes has found a unique medium to bring her illustrations to life—thread.
Combining multiple media into a single work of art opens up limitless creative possibilities.
Nothing says springtime quite like flowers, so why not stitch up a few of your own in this special virtual workshop hosted by My Modern Met. Our very own embroidery artist Sara Barnes has dreamed up a beautiful flower embroidery pattern and, over the course of our workshop, will take you step by step through the process of creating this seasonal wall hanging.
Our e-learning platform My Modern Met Academy has been around for over a year.
When the doldrums of winter finally shake away, we’re treated to the beauty of spring.
If there’s a secret to drawing, it’s that even the most challenging subjects can be broken down into simplified shapes. Doing this makes them easier to tackle, and you can build up your drawing to achieve incredible detail. Illustrator and My Modern Met contributing writer Margherita Cole knows this well; her delightful drawings showcase the power of shapes and how they are vehicles for expression.
Embroidery is a craft that’s ripe with creative possibilities.
Drawing is one of the best ways to express yourself. But to do that, it’s helpful to know the fundamentals.