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5 Must See UK Art Exhibitions 2019/20

5 Must See UK Art Exhibitions 2019/20

by Jessie Crook October 09, 2019 3 min read

It's that time of year where heading to a museum or gallery is the perfect way to get out of the weather, here are some fantastic exhibition suggestions for you to visit.
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The Big Draw Festival

The Big Draw Festival

by Larissa Gill September 25, 2019 1 min read

The Big Draw Festival is huge, four million people participate each year around the world. Draw more and be creative!
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Inktober 2019

Inktober 2019

by Larissa Gill September 20, 2019 1 min read

Every October, artists all over the world take on the Inktober drawing challenge, by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. Why not join in!
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Faber Castell Polychomos 111th Anniversary

Faber Castell Polychomos 111th Anniversary

by Larissa Gill August 20, 2019 2 min read 1 Comment

Faber Castell celebrates their popular pencils, with a competition and insight in to their history.
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FAM Festival 2019

FAM Festival 2019

by Jessie Crook August 15, 2019 2 min read

The FAM Festival is hosting its first year at the famous Winter Gardens in Blackpool, we are excited to see the creativity of the event unfold.
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Learn about Derwent Procolour pencils

Learn about Derwent Procolour pencils

by Madeleine Grange-Glen August 13, 2019 2 min read 2 Comments

Looking for vibrant, strong and smooth pencils? Discover why the Derwent Procolour pencils are just what you've been looking for!
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Derwent Art Prize

Derwent Art Prize

by Larissa Gill August 01, 2019 1 min read

Renowned pencil manufacturers Derwent are proud to announce their fifth Art Prize. Aiming to reward excellence by showcasing the very best artworks created in pencil.
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William Blake Exhibition - Tate Britain

William Blake Exhibition - Tate Britain

by Jessie Crook July 23, 2019 1 min read

The biggest William Blake exhibition in 20 years is coming to Tate Britain this September, you won't want to miss it.
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UK Coloured Pencil Society Open Exhibition

UK Coloured Pencil Society Open Exhibition

by Larissa Gill July 17, 2019 1 min read

Do you have a passion for the art of coloured pencil?
Talented artists in the 18th International Open Exhibition capture a wide variety of subject matter.
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World Watercolour Month

World Watercolour Month

by Larissa Gill July 05, 2019 1 min read

This event aims to support arts education, take part in the 31 watercolours in 31 days challenge this July.



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Art Night 2019

Art Night 2019

by Jessie Crook June 12, 2019 2 min read

Art Night is London's largest free contemporary art festival, we are proud sponsors this year and would like to tell you all about the fantastic creative event.
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Football Is Art

Football Is Art

by Jessie Crook May 30, 2019 3 min read

On Tuesday we headed to the Football Is Art exhibition at the National Football Museum in Manchester, we thoroughly enjoyed it so thought we'd talk about it...
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NEW IN: Roberson Liquid Metal Acrylic Paints

NEW IN: Roberson Liquid Metal Acrylic Paints

by Larissa Gill May 24, 2019 1 min read

Introducing a broad range of clean, bright metallic shades, with new colour concepts that extend the metallic palette.
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Manga Exhibition

Manga Exhibition

by Larissa Gill May 21, 2019 1 min read

This summer the British Museum, London showcases the largest exhibition

 

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Royal Society of Marine Artists - Call for entries

Royal Society of Marine Artists - Call for entries

by Larissa Gill April 08, 2019 1 min read 1 Comment

RSMA seek submissions inspired by the sea and marine environment, for a chance to showcase in their upcoming annual exhibition.
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NEW IN: Liquitex Acrylic Gouache

NEW IN: Liquitex Acrylic Gouache

by Jessie Crook March 29, 2019 2 min read

Liquitex Acrylic Gouache is the newest addition to the Liquitex Professional Acrylic range, here I tell you all you need to know about it! 
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JOY: Tina Dempsey - Grundy Art Gallery

JOY: Tina Dempsey - Grundy Art Gallery

by Jessie Crook March 11, 2019 2 min read

The Grundy Art Gallery is exhibiting works from artists working and living across Blackpool and the Fylde Coast, this time they're showcasing the work of Tina Dempsey.
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Colour Mixing Tips

Colour Mixing Tips

by Larissa Gill February 22, 2019 2 min read

Are you awash with colours, all muddling together? Let ARTdiscount guide you in the right direction.
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Plantae: SBA Call for entries 2019.

Plantae: SBA Call for entries 2019.

by Larissa Gill February 11, 2019 1 min read 1 Comment

The Society of Botanical Artists are looking for excellent work in the field, for their upcoming open exhibition.
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Valentines Gift Guide: An art gift for everyone.

Valentines Gift Guide: An art gift for everyone.

by Jessie Crook February 06, 2019 3 min read

Art supplies don't always spring to mind when heading out to purchase that perfect Valentines gift, but we are going to inspire you!
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NEW IN: Seawhite CupCycling Sketchpads.

NEW IN: Seawhite CupCycling Sketchpads.

by Jessie Crook January 30, 2019 1 min read

There has been an important development in artist’s papers! And this one involves coffee cups.
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NEW IN: Individual Lyra Aqua Brush Duo pens.

NEW IN: Individual Lyra Aqua Brush Duo pens.

by Jessie Crook January 22, 2019 2 min read

New in this week is the fantastic Lyra Aqua Brush Duo pens, available as individuals and sets. Here's what I have to say about them...
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Wildlife Artist of the Year 2019: Open for Entries.

Wildlife Artist of the Year 2019: Open for Entries.

by Jessie Crook January 07, 2019 3 min read

Wildlife Artwork is eye catching and thought provoking, will your work be the winner of David Sheperd's Wildlife Artist of the Year competition?
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Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2019: Open for Entries.

Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2019: Open for Entries.

by Jessie Crook January 04, 2019 1 min read

Kick off the New Year perfectly by entering the Ashurst Emerging Artist Competition, with £9,000 worth of prizes and exhibitions to be won.
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