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Art & Design Resources

At the Library

Use the Chatham-Kent Public Library online catalogue to find resources on your topic. Check out a few recent additions to the collection:

Sharpie Art Workshop The Art of Chalk: Techniques and Inspiration for Creating Art with Chalk Make Your Mark: the New Urban Artists Painted Blossoms: Creating Expressive Flower Art with Mixed Media Art Workshops for Children

25 Women: Essays on Their Art Lucy Jarvis: Even Stones Have Life Restless Ambition: Grace Hartigan, Painter The Empress of Art: Catherine the Great and the Transformation of Russia Me Artsy: An Exploration and Deconstruction of the Aboriginal Artistic Spirit...

Art for War and Peace: How a Great Public Art Project Helped Canada Discover Itself Illustration that works: Professional Techniques for Artistic & Commercial Success A Smile in the Mind: Witty Thinking in Graphic Design Super-modified: the Bēhance Book of Creative Work Becoming a Graphic & Digital Designer: A Guide to Careers in Design

Online Resources

Visit the Online Databases page to see other electronic content available from your library.

Gale Courses

Gale Courses
Get free access to interactive, instructor-led online courses on graphic and multimedia design, web design, Adobe software, drawing, interior design and more. Gale Courses run for six weeks, with new courses starting every month. After you pass the final exam, you’ll receive a certificate of completion in your email.
Remote access available.

Zinio Digital Magazines

Zinio Magazines
The magazines you love – now available online at your library! Read magazines online or download them to your home computer, tablet, or smartphone! Zinio magazines deliver the exact same content you get in print, plus exclusive features like video, audio and live links! 
Remote access available.


Flipster is a digital magazine distribution service. Access magazines via a web browser or a custom app for tablets, and download magazines to read offline, anytime, anywhere. 
Remote access available.

In My Community

Cultural Centre Chatham-Kent
Thames Art Gallery

Government Resources

Canada Council for the Arts
Ontario Arts Council

Points of Interest

Last updated:
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
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