NWOAA Links and Resources

Links and Resources

Our blogroll (commonly known as a list of links usually located in the sidebar of a website) was getting long and taking up too much room to stay on the side of our pages. So we decided to break it down into organized sections and put the whole thing on it’s own page, and the list is continuously growing. These links are listed for various reasons of our own, however are here for your own exploration, enjoyment, and use. We hope you find something useful. Sometimes links are added to this page simply as a place to hold them for exploration when we didn’t have time to explore when first discovered, and could be moved around in the list or removed altogether at any given time based on change of category or no longer needed. We are not monetarily supported to place any link on this page, and we only link to websites we fully trust to visit.


  1. ArtAscent
  2. ArtChain
  3. Artist’s Websites Art Resources
  4. Art & Beyond Publications
  5. Art Conversation
  6. Art Cyclopedia
  7. Art History With Michelli
  8. BoredPanda
  9. BoredPanda: 10+ Of The Best Shots Of The 2017 Solar Eclipse
  10. Club Of The Waves
  11. Contemporary Art Daily
  12. Digital Collections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art Libraries
  13. Dmoz: Arts Links
  14. Doodlers Anonymous
  15. Juxtapoz Magazine
  16. My Modern Met
  17. My Modern Met: Artist Reimagines Celebrities Completely Covered in Tattoos
  18. My Modern Met: Ethereal Embroidery Designs Stitched into Tulle Look Like They’re Floating in Mid-Air
  19. My Modern Met: Everything You Need to Learn the Ancient Art of Calligraphy
  20. My Modern Met: Illustrated Poster Reveals the Meanings Behind Traditional Sailor Tattoos
  21. New American Paintings
  22. Olga’s Gallery
  23. Paintable
  24. Paintable: How to Draw PERFECT, Smooth Lines on Your Tablet
  25. Printed Matter
  26. Safran Arts: Bernard Safran Paintings
  27. Sharpie Gallery
  28. The Sketchbook Project Library
  29. Web Gallery Of Art

Apps, Online Tools, and Software

  1. AppCrawlr
  2. Babanana Digital Planner
  3. Cloudup
  4. Cloudup Review By TechCrunch
  5. AppCrawlr: Similar apps to Squid
  6. AZZ Cardfile
  7. Gizmo’s Freeware
  8. Letter Count
  9. Snaggy
  10. Squid

Audio Books Online

  1. Moby Dick Big Read

Beading Resources

  1. Interweave

Busines Management

  1. HubSpot
  2. Quartz at Work

Clip Art

  1. Hellas Multimedia (The Best Collection of Webimages & Clipart)
  2. Hellas Multimedia (The Best Collection of Webimages & Clipart) – 220 Free Halloween Clipart Images
  3. Hellas Multimedia (The Best Collection of Webimages & Clipart) – Free Autumn Clipart and Web Graphics
  4. The Balance: Free Halloween Clip Art Images

Crafts Resources

  1. Dmoz: Craft Links

Crochet Resources

  1. All Free Crochet
  2. All Free Crochet Afghan Patterns
  3. All Free Crochet Afghan Patterns: Latest Free Crochet Afghan Ebooks
  4. Craftsy
  5. Craftsy: 10 Tips for Crocheting Bags That Stand the Test of Time
  6. Interweave
  7. Simply Crochet Free Patterns
  8. The Crochet Crowd
  9. Yarnspirations

Cross Stitch Resources

  1. Better Cross Stitch Patterns
  2. Dmoz: Cross Stitch Links

Culture & Education

  1. Internet Archive
  2. Open Culture
  3. Hear Moby Dick Read in Its Entirety by Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, John Waters, Stephen Fry & More
  4. Partisan Review Now Free Online: Read All 70 Years of the Preeminent Literary Journal (1934-2003)


  1. Creative Market
  2. Creative Market: 50 Amazing Design Blogs Every Creative Needs To Bookmark
  3. Digital Arts
  4. RetroSupply Co


  1. DIY Network
  2. DIY Network: Spooky Yarn Wall Hangings
  3. Vickie Howell
  4. Vickie Howell: 5 Tips to Organize Your Craft Supplies
  5. Vickie Howell: Halloween Pom Pom Wreath


  1. 1001 Fonts
  2. Font Squirrel
  3. Google Fonts
  4. Typewolf


  1. reMarkable

Jewelry Making Resources

  1. Interweave

Knitting Resources

  1. Interweave
  2. Knitty
  3. Men Who Knit
  4. Yarnspirations


  1. Dmoz – The Directory Of The Web
  2. Free Art Directories
  3. Get Emoji
  4. Linkism Art Directory
  5. Linkism: Directory Of Web Directories
  6. Surf Story Project
  7. The Vintage News


  1. Discogs


  1. National Geographic
  2. Incredible Photo Catches the Moment a Frog Swallows a Snake

Online Magazines & Publications

  1. Issuu: Art & Beyond (view online only)
  2. MagCloud: MagCloud
  3. MagCloud: MagCloud: Free Art Digital Issues


  1. AlternativeTo

Spinning (yarn) Resources

  1. Interweave


  1. Digital Trends
  2. PCMag
  3. TechCrunch
  4. TechRadar

United States

  1. 50 States

Vector Graphics

  1. Freepik
  2. Freepik: Designer David Zydd
  3. Freepik: Divider Graphics (text dividers)

Weaving Resources

  1. Interweave


  1. List Of Lists


  1. WP Tavern