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ART 330 Explorations in Digital Arts

Resources of interest as you explore intermediate concepts, materials, and techniques involved in creating digital art.

ARTstor Images

Lita Albuquerque

Twitchell, Kent. Mary, 7th Street Altarpiece (portrait of Lita Albuquerque) 1983-84. Harbor Frwy S., 7th St. underpass, Los Angeles, CA . Photographed by: Eva Cockcroft; Image and original data provided by Timothy Drescher. Available on ARTstor

Images for your projects can be found in ARTstor which is in the process of transitioning to the JSTOR platform.  You will need to Log In,  create a personal account and create an image group.  Then view information on how to Export to Power Point

You can search IMAGES by the name of an art work, by geography, by classification (for example, digital art), or by collection.  Use the Advanced Search to limit by date.

Helpful videos on using ARTstor can be found on YouTube

Getty Open Content images

The Getty Digital Museum Collection holds many images of artwork that is not currently on display.  Over 160,000 images are high-resolution mages of public domain artwork that can be downloaded for free. Click here for more information on this Open Content program.

Researching Artists

Locate artists' works on the Internet using a search engine such as Google; or visit a site that collects information about works from over 180,000 artists:

Artsy, a resource for collection and education, aims to make all the world’s art accessible to anyone with an Internet connection.

ARTnews (available on Flipster) reports on the art, personalities, issues, trends and events shaping the international art world.

Bibliographies located in books or at the end of journal articles can be very helpful.  To learn if Pepperdine has access to a particular journal, search for the name of the journal in the library catalog, or use the 'Journals & Periodicals' search feature on the Library's Web site.

Locate exhibition catalogs in the library collection using subject headings in this format:

  • [artist's name, eg. Rockburne, Dorothea | Yarde, Richard ] Exhibitions | Criticism and Interpretation | Catalogs | Interviews


Finding Articles

Watch Videos

Online Software Tutorials

Experiment with LC digital materials

Online books

Online books can be found through a search of the library catalog; limit your search result to Format: Book: ebook

Many ebooks can be read by multiple people at the same times

You can search the full-text of books in collections of e-books such as: