Stimulating and supporting contemporary visual arts practice
A guide to great art online - useful reference
An "online zine for everyone that's interested in playing and having fun with paper, paints, inks and stamps, and any other exciting mediums."
Bead and Button Magazine
Bead and Button magazine's website with regularly updated ideas and tutorials.
Beaded Necklace Patterns
Beading Daily is offering a free ebook with ideas for beaded necklaces here
Beadweaving patterns - free e book
A free e-book of beadweaving patterns is available here. All that's needed to get it is an email address.
The following link demonstrates how to crimp your beads:
Some ideas for working with a wire jig: This website is good example of some of the many patterns you can try: http://www.jagwearjewelry.com/wirewrap.htm
Recommended by tutor Amanda Eady
There's a really great 4 minute-long video on the BBC Learning Zone site about block printing in India. Very well worth watching - raises interesting questions about mechanisation and the merits of "improving" old, traditional skills.
Book Arts Web
The home of the Book Arts Web which features links to a large selection of book arts related sites on the web, including educational opportunities, professional organizations, tutorials, reference materials, and galleries with images.
A really useful site for calligraphers