Introducing Let's Make Art Matter

 
Hello friends,
 
We want to start off by saying we think you are amazing, brave, and wonderful people who are still chasing down their creativity and willing to try something new. And we love you for that.
 
We have all learned as we go through our days that life is hard, and we don’t necessarily mean just one person, we mean everyone’s. It may be one particular family that had a very rough year—from cancer to suicide to miscarriages to divorce. Every time something horrible happens we want to say something, anything, that could comfort them, but who even knows what to say in those situations? So instead of saying, we create. Just so they know we are thinking about them, just so they know they are loved. It is through these experiences that we realized that art can be so much more than fun illustrations. Art can help bring people together, spread love, and sometimes heal. We want everybody to know that.
 
So every month in our subscription box we include a little postcard. A postcard for someone who needs a little extra love or thought. But we need your help. While we would love to send these postcards to people we personally know, we want this to reach beyond my grasp, and that is where you come in. As you go about your day, think of someone who might need this. It can be anybody, a sweet neighbor that you appreciate, someone who is lonely, or down, or sad. Send us their information and we can see if we can brighten their day, even just for a little bit. Because we are all in this together.
 

nominate someone here

To see who we are creating for this month click here

16 comments


  • Amy Brooks

    When I first learned about Let’s Make Art Matter, I thought we would be highlighted at Christmas time. In fact, we were featured in February. The response was AMAZING! We got so many beautiful cards – at just the perfect time. In March, we have been hit with the Corona Virus quarantine. Our residents are separated from their family and friends. Thanks to Lets Make Art Matter, we have been able to give them beautiful, handmade cards to lift their spirits. The cards a bright and sunny watercolors. Each one was touched to receive one. You timing was so perfect. Thanks so much for choosing up!


  • Cheryl Guthrie Walker

    I just got my March subscription (my first) and I am so pleased! Everything is awesome from the packaging the minute I opened it to the 4 beautiful projects neatly and individually sealed. I love the idea of the pre-addressed and stamped post card to paint and send to someone who needs a little boost.
    All in all a most impressive product, I can’t wait to get started! I just got my March subscription (my first) and I am so pleased! Everything is awesome from the packaging the minute I opened it to the 4 beautiful projects neatly and individually sealed. I love the idea of the pre-addressed and stamped post card to paint and send to someone who needs a little boost.
    All in all a most impressive product, I can’t wait to get started!


  • Judy FLeenor

    You just keep making fun even funner! Thanks everyone for your time & commitment to this great website.


  • Siobhan Melliere

    The subscription boxes are amazing, they give you way more than enough to paint the projects you paid for. Considering they don’t charge to watch the tutorial (some artists charge a subscription to watch their streams), and you can download the outlines for free, and shipping is free, the monthly subscription is a helluva deal.

    Incidentally, when I went to my local (big box) store, Blick, the items I purchased from LMA were much more expensive. For instance, the butcher tray was less than half price on the LMA website. To purchase the exact same brushes and tray was over $40 at Blick. I get an educator discount, but it still doesn’t come near the $20 butcher tray and brush bundle from LMA.

    I’m all for getting a deal and LMA provides one in a monthly package. They also organize charitable events, give you supplies, and direction to execute them. They are a top notch organization that is structured, educational, and personable.

    I enjoy this community and love the camaraderie. I’m shocked at how much I have learned from an essentially free forum. Today is the perfect day to point out how thankful I am for Let’s Make Art. Enjoy the day!


  • Roxie Shaw

    Thank you for brightening people’s day and supporting the Art World!


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