Art Stories

Nathaniel Mary Quinn - Why I Draw

This Vitamin D3-featured artist channels tough early memories into his visceral and fragmented drawings
Nathaniel Mary Quinn - Why I Draw

5 Books for Black History Month

From fire hoses to free jazz, these art books will make for compelling and thought-provoking additions to your bookshelf 5 Books for Black History Month

Jean Jullien shares a simple lover's cartoon, in time for Valentine's Day

The author and illustrator proves he can charm adults as well as children with this witty cartoon Jean Jullien shares a simple lover's cartoon, in time for Valentine's Day

Ogata Kōrin's Flowers make a loving Valentine’s Day gift

Searching for a timely yet timeless lover’s gift? Here’s why, this February 14, you should pluck a copy of Flower for them Ogata Kōrin's Flowers make a loving Valentine’s Day gift

Jade Montserrat - Why I Draw

'Drawing is meditation and observation. Drawing connects me to my roots, allows me to follow, to honour and to own them,' says this Vitamin D3 artist Jade Montserrat - Why I Draw

Emma Talbot - Why I Draw

The Vitamin D3-featured artist tells us about the immediacy and freedom that she finds in works on paper, and what she listens to on her drawing marathons Emma Talbot - Why I Draw

This emotive Victorian card makes a loving Valentine’s Day gift

Among its beautiful floral imagery our book Flower peels back the touching origins of this international day for lovers This emotive Victorian card makes a loving Valentine’s Day gift

Abelardo Morell's Flowers make a loving Valentine’s Day gift

Searching for a timely yet timeless lover’s gift? Here’s why, this February 14, you should pluck a copy of Flower for them Abelardo Morell's Flowers make a loving Valentine’s Day gift

John Wood and Paul Harrison - Why We Draw

The Vitamin D3-featured artists tell us how being clueless can be a good thing, why uncertainty is the only certainty, and that all politicians should go to art school John Wood and Paul Harrison - Why We Draw

Rachel Goodyear - Why I Draw

The Vitamin D3 featured artist tells us about the immediacy of drawing, the hardest thing to get right, and the difference between drawing as a child and as an artist Rachel Goodyear - Why I Draw

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