A select collection of all-ages links for arts and drawing sites. Enjoy.
The Campaign For Drawing

DAVe Warnke's Flickr-artist and educator

The Center for Cartoon Studies

National Cartoonists Society

Comic Tools-Great site covering what art materials the professionals use.

JVJ publishing classic illustrator biographies-Take in every name, soak in all the work displayed and wonder at the collection of Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

50 Watts-Will Schofield's first class site of book design and illustration

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards -"The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards has an impressive legacy dating back to 1923. Over the years, the Awards have grown to become the longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in the U.S., and the nation’s largest source of scholarships for creative young artists and writers."

Tiny Pencil-Safe haven for graphite groupies. Here's the tumblr site:Tiny Pencil tumblr

Pencil Revolution -pencil philosophy:wooden wisdom

Pencils-explore the world of pencils and sketchbooks

The Comic Book Project-art-based literacy and learning

drawdrawdraw on Pinterest -drawing talk, ideas, leads and visuals

Kate Wodell's Pinterest- extraordinary collection of "outsider" or self-taught artists.

Leslie Parke's drawing board on Pinterest

A collection of drawing boards on Pinterest

The Drawing Center-"The Drawing Center is the only fine arts institution in the U.S. to focus solely on the exhibition of drawings, both historical and contemporary. It was established in 1977 to provide opportunities for emerging and under-recognized artists; to demonstrate the significance and diversity of drawings throughout history; and to stimulate public dialogue on issues of art and culture." 

Book By Its Cover-Wonderful site devoted to art related publications

It's Okay To Be Smart -"Science is awesome, and there’s so much of it to explore. Let me be your guide. Remember, It’s Okay To Be Smart."

Art Education 2.0-connecting art educators around the globe

Art Beyond Site-The site for Elizabeth Saltzhauer-Axel's Art Education for the Blind

Inkstuds Radio - Radio show about comics. "Hosted by Robin McConnell and rotated cast of sidekicks, Inkstuds explores the underbelly of the comic world, interviewing some of today’s top creators. Inkstuds focuses on underground and indy comix from publishers like Fantagraphics, Top Shelf, Drawn and Quarterly and more."

Creative Growth Art Center- "Creative Growth Art Center serves adult artists with developmental, mental and physical disabilities, providing a professional studio environment for artistic development, gallery exhibition and representation and a social atmosphere among peers."

Pencils of Promise- made with pencils auction gallery

Tribal textiles resource

Sock Dreams - Unique, comfy, colorful, sexy, socks.

Spiral Art Education-University of Chicago Art Ed Program.

Adopt The Arts- "It is the mission of Adopt the Arts Foundation to bring together well-known artists, public figures, and the general public to save the arts in America’s public schools...due to our state budget crisis, LAUSD has decided to eliminate its elementary school arts education budget entirely for the 2012-2013 academic year. There will be no visual art, instrumental or vocal music, dance, or theater classes throughout the district’s 535 elementary schools."

Eye Can Art-art kits that are like little quality art workshops in a can

SilverPointWeb - Silverpoint drawing information and materials

State of Creativity- "Formed in 2006, Creative Oklahoma (CO) is a statewide non-profit organization that promotes and catalyzes creative idea generation in individuals and institutions."

Deep Space Sparkle-Art lessons for kids from art teacher Patty Palmer. Both her links and facebook pages have a fantastic overview of art educators.

Nature Art -Translate if you want but look around and take in all the projects on this french language site. Most of the art will remind you of Andy Goldsworthy work.

Fury comics-Amazing free collection of comics from the Golden Age. George Carlson's Jingle Jangle comic is on there.

Stanford Institute of Design-d school

Drawing 1 + 2- drawing course blog

Cartoon Brew

Schell Sculpture Studio- "Schell Sculpture Studio offers the finest creature and character design available anywhere. The studio has been providing concept art in the industry for over ten years, and owner and head designer Jordu Schell has been in the film and television industry since 1987."

The Barnes Foundation -  Dr. Albert C. Barnes

Good - "GOOD currently produces a website, videos, live events, and a print magazine. Launched in September 2006, the company has garnered praise for its unique editorial perspective and fresh visual aesthetic and is quickly positioning itself as a significant new voice in our culture."

The Painted Desert Project on facebook

Hand Drawn Map Association

The Sketchbook Project 


Make Magazine videos on Vimeo 

American Visionary Art Museum 

The Museum of Forgotten Art Supplies

Raw Vision magazine

MakerBot Industries-If you haven't checked out the maker universe yet, you need to and this is the perfect place to start.

New Urban Arts

Schoolism- thorough and substantial online art classes and interviews focusing on character and concept art.

Jack draws anything- "I am drawing *anything* to raise funds for the Sick Kids, just ask me..."

Art With Heart -"Our mission is to improve the lives of high risk youth with therapeutic tools..."

A-Team artists of Trenton-"In February 2001 with the support of the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK) Board of Trustees, a group of artists who regularly use the services of the soup kitchen formed an artists' cooperative known as the A-TEAM Artists of Trenton."



Doodlers Anonymous

ArtLex- Art Dictionary

The Scribble Project 

Kristen Kohashi draws her socks

Smart Girls at the Party

Danny Gregory site-drawing, writing and journal videos

Engage-National Association for Gallery Education

Bobby Beck's blog-animator and educator. He's also part of the Animation Mentor site so check those links as well.

Through the sketchbook

Sketchbook Magazine's tumblr site

Vintage Kids' Books My Kid Loves-Burgin Streetman's wonderful site full of art, writers to note and appreciation of all the details that make up that classic book you want to return to again and again.

School Arts magazine

Awesome World-Dallas Clayton

Rad how to-Rad Sechrist's blog. Dreamworks storyboard artist

Artwise-after school art program in California

Charles M. Schulz Museum

ArtThink-The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art's curriculum site.

Anorak Blog- Anorak Magazine

OKIDO-Arts and Science Magazine for Kids

National Doodle Day-Click on the celebrities button for a huge archive of doodles