Gus Wagner, one of the first tattoo professionals, and with him on the circus sideshow marquee was his wife Maud Wagner, the famous Tattooed Woman.
Remember apple head dolls – an early American craft with folk art roots that was popular again in the ’60s and ’70s? Find out how to make these shrunken apple dolls, and more about the art of dollmaking.
Here’s a little guide from the thirties to teach people how to make art using their vintage manual typewriters – pretty much old-fashioned ascii art and old-school smileys!
These beautiful antique silhouettes were cut by hand by artist Eveline Maydell, whose portrait clients included many of society’s wealthiest men and women.
Here’s how to stencil a tray – transforming an inexpensive metal accessory into a family heirloom, with paint and these included vintage stenciling patterns.
Here’s a look at a few dozen type styles from the first part of the 20th century – including a few old-fashioned fonts that have stood the test of time.
Shortly before her clothing line debuted – and back when her son, Anderson Cooper, was 8 years old – the multi-talented heiress Gloria Vanderbilt came out with her own print magazine: Gloria Vanderbilt Designs for Your Home.
Origin of stained glass art The art of fitting together small pieces of glass into a pattern with a heavy lead binding about each piece
These fantastic samples of eye makeup are the creations of Pablo, Elizabeth Arden’s makeup designer, and are done in a variety of techniques.
Clowns: Their makeup is an artistic expression of their own special traits When a tent full of circus lovers erupts with laughter at the sight
‘Anyone can take landscapes,’ is a remark that is often heard among people who have had only a slight knowledge of photography – and often also among those of more extended knowledge.
Artistically-shaped furniture The shops are running over with the most tempting and artistic furniture. The craze for old pieces is keener than ever, and the
The new color photography The remarkable negatives being made by local camera experts by Hanna Astrup Larsen Color photography, that tantalizing will o’ the wisp