8 Virtual Reality Artists Who Use the World as Their Canvas

Blending the virtual and physical environments is an endeavor tech giants have been seeking to master for the past decade. What originated in the world of video games has slowly crept into mainstream conversations about the potential to produce an enriched, more immersive artistic medium. Mixed reality experiences have evolved rapidly since the 1990s, and its domination of headlines indicates the…

Featured Student Work: February ’17

One of the best things about working at Kadenze is getting to see the incredible art our members create. We like to share the love with a monthly post of some of the most creative student work from the site. Here are our top picks from February. This month we focused on monochrome visuals and field recording.Juta Kibildytė Inside the box of 1996 Juta submitted this narrative self-portrait…

Year in Review: Student Work of 2016

It's hugely important to us that students not only learn creative skills, but also walk out of our courses with an excellent portfolio. That's part of why much of our coursework is project-based. By the time you're done with a course, you've already got a headstart on your own creative projects, or even some complete ones. It also means there's a ton of great art to check out on the site. Because…

Year in Review: Art Comes from the Future

“Art comes from the future. And I can prove it!?” - Timothy Morton2016 was a year of conversations with major art crushes. As we reflect back, we’re thankful for the ways our thinking has been propelled in new and beautiful ways by so many artists, and nine in particular. Here are some highlights of what we learned from conversations with our featured artists this year: on collaboration,…

Year in Review: Seven Top Courses in 2016

As we begin to wrap up our first full year offering online courses, we wanted to look back at some of our biggest. We took to Class Central, which is where we ask all our students to review their courses, to see which ones made a splash. Here are seven of our top-rated courses that launched this year, each with a review straight from our students. If you're interested in any, just click…

A Guide to Online Selling for Artists & Craftspeople

Why go for online selling? What makes the digital environment good, or bad, for creative work? These days, it’s easier than ever for talented artisans and makers to find a customer base and create a loyal following, but it's important to think about the work you do, and whether or not online selling is effective for you."Larger-than-life" objects won’t necessarily lend themselves to online…

Featured Student Work of the Month: October

One of the best things about working at Kadenze is getting to see the incredible art our members create. We like to share the love with a monthly post of some of the most creative student work from the site. Here are our top picks from October.Abner Zhung   http://blog.kadenze.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Abner_Zhung_Creative_composition.m4a Tunes first. Abner submitted this creative…

Featured Student Work of the Month: September

One of the best things about working at Kadenze is getting to see the incredible art our members create. We like to share the love with a monthly post of some of the most creative student work from the site. Here are our top picks from September. Daryl Doyal Summertime South Pole by Daryl Doyal Daryl submitted this thought provoking comic for our Comics: Art in Relationship course.Teru…

Online Portfolio Feature | Sahir Khan

Our mission is to bring art to everybody, and part of that is helping artists (and everybody!) network. We recently launched an online portfolio feature to help people do just that. Each of our premium members has their own dedicated page with unlimited upload space, where they can post their projects and share them publicly, along with profile/contact information and a bio. Whether it's images,…

Bex Freund: Surrealities and Ordinary Magic

The oil paintings of Bex Freund vibrate with vitality and decay in a way that is somehow joyous, revealing connections between life and death, between bodies and the world. They are portraits of a reality that is stranger and more perishable than we—in Western culture at least—tend to look at until we have to. But in Bex’s work, it’s impossible to look away. Her paintings unfold with all the…