Author: Tikal Rivera

Tomorrow marks the start of Inktober - a month long drawing challenge where participants draw something new each day! This year we're posting some alternative prompt lists for participants! While Inktober initially began as a fun challenge for artists, the original creator Jake Parker has plagiarized content from artists Alphonso Dunn for his book on Inktober. You can learn more about Dunn's situation here.Alphonso Dunn...

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Happy Latinx Heritage Month everyone! Every month from September 15th to October 15th, Latinx Heritage Month rolls around - celebrating the culture and heritage of Hispanic and Latinx individuals around the world!September 15th is a significant day for the community because it marks the anniversary of independence for Latin American countries such as El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica and Nicaragua! Other Hispanic countries...

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A somewhat forgotten pastime that many people share, the arts of knitting and crocheting are making a comeback as of late. It is calming and relaxing, so that is why we have decided to bring it to you! Below you will find links to several how-tos on how to crochet and knit, different patterns, plus Pinterest is one of your best friends in looking for...

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Protest Chicago - https://www.protestchicago.com/ Protest Chicago is a resource that DePaul students can visit if they are looking for non-violent protest events in and around Chicago. This site can provide useful information such as meeting locations, safety tips, and transportation updates. You may also subscribe to rss feed updates to stay informed on protests in your area as they are happening.  Red Cross Chicago - https://www.redcross.org/give-blood.html With Students...

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Hello everyone! This summer our social media and marketing team has been interviewing a fantastic group of makers across the board of creative mediums. We are so excited to introduce them to you and for you to watch our interviews with them in the coming weeks!We encourage you to take a look at these makers' stores below! Stay tuned!______________________________________INTERVIEWEES Anaya of EllieMayClayA Black owned business founded...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We hope you have all had a wonderful July and have enjoyed your summer break so far. As we transition into August, we would just like to take a moment to recap all of the amazing content we covered in July.       Funds + Initiatives The 10k Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists is a new grant created  to draw "attention to an existing body...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The 10k Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists is a new grant created  to draw "attention to an existing body of work, sheds light on the under-recognized contributions of Black trans women visual artists and provides critical support to their continuing work."     Applications are open from July 8th to August 30th, with the grant being awarded November 2020. Check the link below if you...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Looking for a fun easy recipe to try this summer? Try our crepe recipe!   You will need:   1 c flour 1/2 c sugar 2 tbsp butter (melted) 1 1/2 c milk 3 eggs 1/8 tsp salt 1/8 tsp vanilla   You can add more vanilla to heighten the flavor's presence in your crepes. For those of you who do not eat eggs, you can use mashed bananas as...

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