My Little Project / What's my job?
People often ask what I do after getting a degree in fine arts and art history, so I wanted to sh...

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Japanese Hell Scrolls | Japanese Art History
The fascinating and strange Japanese art history of Rokudo-e. Scroll paintings of the six types o...

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Tristan and Isolde Love Story
The love story of Tristan and Isolde, and the art it has inspired. The last of the love stories o...
Romeo and Juliet Love Story
Happy Valentines! Here's the story & Art of the famous, star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet.
Chinese Zodiac Origin Story: The Great Race
The story of the great race of the Chinese Zodiac.
Pyramus and Thisbe Love Story
The classic tragic love story of Pyramus and Thisbe.
Chinese New Year Story of Nian
This video tells the story of Chinese New Year & explains why it is celebrated with the story of ...
Orpheus and Eurydice Love Story
The ancient myth of the lovers Orpheus and Eurydice.
Heloise and Abelard Love Story
The heartbreaking love story of Heloise and Abelard.
Must Reads to Learn Modern & Contemporary Art
Want to learn about Modern and Contemporary art but don't know where to start? Here's my pick of ...
DRESS-UP | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes
5 Artists who dress up for the occasion that is Art! 5 Artists in 5 Minutes is a video series...
TIME | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes
Let's take some time to talk about 5 artworks that have to do with time! 5 Artists in 5 Minute...
MIRROR | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes
Let's reflect on 5 works of art that has mirrors in it!
Bookshelf Tour
Sharing all my little trinkets on my bookshelf! :)
Must Reads for Creative People - December
Inspired by all the New Years Resolutions, I wanted to share some of my favorite videos and lette...

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Kamakura Period | Japanese Art History
The Art of the Age of the Samurai. Art history of Japan's Kamakura Period.
Learn Art in 2016 with Little Art Talks!
Looking forward to an art-filled new year with you all! :D
MEAL | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes
Meal related works of art. 5 Artists in 5 Minutes is a video series where I share 5 Artists who s...
UTENSILS | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes
Artists who made work with or about those tools we use to shove food into our mouthes :D <p>5 ...
Playing with Google Cardboard
Showing you guys the Google Cardboard, an affordable Virtual Reality (VR) platform that you can u...
Must Reads of November
Art-related readings, videos, and app of November! What have you been reading/watching/listening ...
Contemporary Art Books: 7 Days in the Art World & 33 Artists in 3 Acts
Two books on the Contemporary art world by Sarah Thornton. Books Mentioned: Seven Days in t...
Make More Art with these 4 Books
Looking for some inspiration for your art making process? Here's my 4 suggestions! Books Ment...
Heian Period (2/2) | Japanese Art History
Art History of mid- and late- Heian period of Japan. PREV PART: Heian period Part 1 (Intro + ...
Must Reads of October
Art-related readings, videos and podcasts of October! What have you been reading/watching/listeni...
JAPANESE GHOST STORY | Vengeful Ghosts of the Heike Clan
Happy Halloween! Let's celebrate with a little ghost story ;) The Vengeful Ghosts of the Heike Cl...
Heian Period (1/2) | Japanese Art History | Little Art Talks
Art History of the Capital of Peace and Tranquility: Japan's Heian Period. Part 2: Mid- and L...
MATH | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes
Art and Math collide in this episode of 5 Artists in 5 Minutes! Say Hi to Betty at ARTiculati...
LOSS | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes
5 Artists who turned to art to deal with Loss.
Japanese Mythology | Izanagi and Izanami and the Birth of Gods
The creation story of Japan illustrated with Japanese Art. The birth of the gods Izanagi, Izamani...

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Must Reads of September
Art-related readings, videos and podcasts of September! What have you been reading/watching/liste...
COMICBOOK II | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes | LittleArtTalks
Artists who made Comic/ Comic book influenced Art and Graphic Novels. (Oh, and they're women!) ...
Tyrian Purple | History of Colors
The most expensive purple dye reserved for the royals and worth its weight in silver: The history...
COMICBOOK | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes
Comic book inspired Art, Art made with comics, and Art by Comic book artists. This video has ...
Asuka & Nara Period | Japanese Art History
The Impact of China and Buddhism on Japanese art during the Asuka and Nara Period.
WAR | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes
5 art works that deal with war.
August Favorites
Art Favorites for this past month, August :)
HONEYBEE | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes
Buzzing about 5 Artists whose work deals with honeybees.
Jomon, Yayoi, Kofun Period | Japanese Art History
The art of Neolithic Jomon and the Protohistoric Yayoi and Kofun Periods of Japan.
Japanese Art History Series Introduction
Let's learn some Japanese Art History together!
BRIDGE | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes
Bridging the gap between these 5 artworks of bridges.
BREATHE | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes
Breath in and out 5 artworks in this week's 5 Artists in 5 Minutes.
5 Art Museums in Roppongi of Tokyo, Japan
Some art museum and galleries in the Roppongi District in Tokyo, Japan.
Meaning of Signs, Symbols, Icons, Index
An introduction to Semiotics, the types of signs, and what it means for Art!
Cats in Art History #InternationalCatDay
Happy International Cat Day! Here's a look at some awesome cats in art. Cat Art!

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July Favorites
Art related favorites of July!
SELF-PORTRAIT | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes w/ Amor Sciendi
Here are 5 Arts who painted themselves. Thanks to my friend James, from AmorSciendi. Check out hi...
Testing Color Vision Online
How well do you see color? Do you think you can tell the difference between two shades of teal? J...
SKULLS | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes
Artists who make art with and about Skulls! Ready to get a little creeped out?
MONEY | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes
Art about Money.
Color Mixing Games
Sharing 3 Color Mixing Games you can play on your smart phones & tablets! Train your artistic eye...
FOOD | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes
Artists making art with and/or about food. Ready to have your mouth water at these artistically c...
June Favorites
Art related favorites of May and June! Check out what I have been reading, watching, and listenin...
MUSIC | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes
Artists making art about sound.
WORDPLAY | 5 Artist in 5 Minutes
5 Artists: Word Art. Hey everyone! I want to try something different and start making a weekly...
Q&A: Why I YouTube! | LittleArtTalks
Your questions answered! :) Welcome to Little Art Talks! I'm so glad you found this video. I m...
Acrylic Paint Brand Comparison: Golden vs. Liquitex vs. Blicks
Acrylic Paint Brand Comparison: Golden vs. Liquitex vs. Blicks
ONLINE | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes | LittleArtTalks
5 artists of the World Wide Web.
COLLAGE | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes
5 artists who cut and paste, making collage with their art. Check out my latest videos of the ...
Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci | Little Art Talks
The history of this famous work by Leonardo da Vinci, and why so little of it survives. History o...

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WALKING | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes | LittleArtTalks
Walking in art. Come, walk with me. :) Here are 5 artists who put some movement into their works ...
Flake White | History of Colors | LittleArtTalks
The deadly history behind one of the oldest pigments in the world: Flake White. Studio Safety, M...
BORDERS | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes | LittleArtTalks
5 artists whose work incorporates the idea of maps, geography and the boundaries of our environme...
ANATOMY | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes | LittleArtTalks
Art about bodies. Check out my latest videos of the 5 in 5 series: https://youtu.be/ht8Bv8UUjwU?...
Celebrities Making Art
Quite a few famous celebrities have decided to try their hand at making art. Miley Cyrus, Jame...
Andy Warhol's Famous Pieces of Art
The fascinating story behind Andy Warhol's soup cans. Learn more behind the leading figure of pop...
Cupid and Psyche Love Story - Valentine's Day
Happy Valentine's! I thought I'd celebrate with the tale of Cupid and Psyche. Their story has bee...
The Story of Red Envelopes - Lunar New Year
Happy Lunar New Year! Red envelopes are often passed out to family and friends during special ...
February Favorites: Art Books, Movies, Podcasts
Hope you had a good month! I wanted to switch things up in this February Favorites, and share som...
How to Get an A in Art History Class | How to Study Art History
So you’ve taken the plunge and signed up for your very first art history course. Yayyy! Whether i...
Endurance and Performance Art
Video: 5 Endurance and Performance Artists Keep reading to learn more about their life, practice...
#TheDress Explained
Why do we see this photo of a dress as either blue and black or white and yellow? How was this st...
Looking Inside Your Eye
Do you ever wonder what the inside of your eye looks like? Well, you can actually kind of see it...
NATURE | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes | LittleArtTalks
Artists observing, imagining, returning to nature. Check out my latest videos of the 5 in 5 seri...
January Wrap-Up
How was your January? I was sick for quite a bit of it - A cold, food poisoning, then a runny nos...

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How to Use a Color Wheel
Watch this simple guide to How to Use a Color Wheel above! A color wheel can be a super useful t...
How to Learn Art History in 2015! Art History Challenge
Hey Guys! It’s a new year, and you know what that means: New Years resolutions! People always ...
The Strange History of Maya Blue
Maya Blue is a vibrant blue color  believed to have first appeared about 800 AD, and was document...
Student Grade vs Artist Grade Paint - How to choose your acrylic paint
Ever wonder why the price of paint can be so different between brands? Find out here in my latest...
The Nonsensical Art of Dada
Amidst the war torn Europe in WWI this curious movement called Dada sprung up around the world! D...
How Color Optical Illusions Work / Color Interactions Explained
The pair of X’s (well, kinda like half X’s with crop) are the same color!
Beginner's Guide to Paint Colors
Picking paint colors can be a daunting task in an aisle full of tiny, expensive tubes of paint. H...
Commonly Asked Questions about Dates
Dates are obviously really important when talking about history, but there’s a few small details ...
5 Amazing Facts About Color!
What things do you want to learn about color?
How to Store and Care for Paint and Brushes
Paint and brushes aren't cheap! Here's my top tips to keep your supplies well cared for to save y...
Modern art, Postmodern art and Contemporary Art
The difference between Modern art, Postmodern art, and Contemporary art isn't always clear. Wait,...
Mona Lisa may be First 3D Image! Stereoscopy
Did you know that the famous Mona Lisa has a twin? Well, these two girls may be more than just a ...
The Strange History of Mummy Brown
Once upon a time, a pigment called Mummy Brown was in vogue. Was there really mummy in there? You...
Technique & Technology: Impressionism - Monet, Degas, Renoir, Pissarro
Technique & Technology (TECH^2): Impressionists - Monet, Degas, Renior, Pissarro How did techn...
Open vs. Closed Composition - Art Terms Explained
This Monday Minute video explains the difference between open and closed compositions in art! Ar...

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Conservation & Restoration of Art
Unexpected ways that art gets damaged, who fixes them and how they do it, and why conservation-re...
April Favorites | LittleArtTalks
Hope you had a great April! Here are my April Favorites! There are some podcasts and tons of new ...
GATES | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes
Gates. They can be an entrance into a space, used to control who comes in or not, or they can be ...
The Difference Between CMYK vs RGB and When to Use Them
The difference between CMYK & RGB. If you ever looked really closely at an image in the newspape...
Intro to Color Theory - Terminology
Come learn the basics behind color theory!
Sensation and Perception
Sensation and Perception are how we are able to interpret the world. Sensation refers to how our ...
How to Save Money on Painting Supplies
Answering if you really need to buy that fancy art supply! Here are my tips of how to paint on a ...
Oil Paint vs. Acrylic Paint
Oil Paint vs. Acrylic Paint - Find which one is perfect for you!
Woman Bought World Class Art Collection for $40,000? Meet Peggy Guggenheim / Art During WWII
You might have watched the recent movie Monuments Men, which is basically about a group of Americ...
Lapis lazuli / Ultramarine Blue | History of Colors | LittleArtTalks
The history of one of the most expensive pigments that’s been prized since antiquity: Lapis lazul...
5 Art Books I've been Loving | Art Book Recommendations
These are not your average art history books! Here are five fun books I’ve been loving. You shoul...
A to Z Art Survey
I saw this A to Z book survey from perpetual page-turner and 1book1review and thought it looked s...
deYoung, art books & food!
Let’s go to the deYoung together! Then, maybe Burmese food, art books, & hot coco with pastries?
SELFIE | 5 Artists in 5 Minutes
Selfies seem to be the epitome of today’s self obsessed youth. But did you know, people were taki...
The Fountain (1917) by Marcel Duchamp
In 1917, A Urinal Changed the Course of Art History! For the price of 1$, the Society of Indepen...

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Top 6 Famous Living Artists
Can you name a famous living artist? How about the top 6? How would you also define "famous?" Let...
How to Learn About Contemporary Art (Part 1)
This first post will cover what exactly is contemporary art and what about it makes it difficult ...
Can you Trust your Eyes? Color is Relative!
Monday Minute: Color is Relative. Learn how these color effects make simple colors appear like op...
Black Square by Kazimir Malevich
We’ve all heard the it before: I don’t get it. Is this a joke? My kid could’ve made that! That’s ...
How to Learn about Contemporary Art (Part 2)
Hi guys, so in my last video I discussed what makes contemporary art a bit difficult to appreciat...
Frank Stella Black Paintings & Minimalist Art
After watching this video on Frank Stella Black Paintings & Minimalist Art, you might be wonderin...
Art Periods and Art Movements
When learning art history, it’s important to know how the details and nuances of individuals, but...
Abstraction vs. Abstract Art - Art Terms Explained
We all know that if a piece of art isn’t realistic, it’s abstracted. But is there a difference be...
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