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Scholarly resources for study and research in art and visual technology.

Begin Your Research

Welcome to the Art InfoGuide. 

Use this guide to discover Art resources available to you at Mason.

Search the Libraries holdings for books and articles

Search the University Libraries print and electronic holdings in one simple search. 

  Limit to locally-held collections

For more refined searching, we recommend searching in specific databases/journals. See "Find Articles" for recommendations.

Related Research Guides

The following guides may be useful for doing research in art.

Apps for Studio Arts

ArtStudio for iPad - Draw, paint and edit photos

NotJot- scanner with perspective adjuster

Pocket Portfolio - create portfolio on the go and email it to others

Art - artwork and information on famous artists

Camera + - camera for your iPhone with more advanced features

Corel Paint it! Now - Turn IPhone photos into "paintings"

Filterstorm - minor editing of photos on your mobile device

Sketchbook Mobile X - create quick sketches and studies on your mobile device

Art Model 1&2 – CGI models in various poses.  Zoom and 360 view features. Similar to Art S. Buck models.

360 Anatomy for Artists (4 apps) – CGI full-body illustrations of skeletal, muscular and surface anatomy. 360 view features.   No zoom.

Drawings: Anatomy Masters -  Over 130 drawings of anatomy by Leonardo, Bidloo, Vesalius, and Albinus