All the latest goings-on in the world of art as well as 'how to' articles written by our in-house artists, artist and customer interviews and much more.
by Ellie Jakeman October 13, 2021 6 min read
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by Ben Platt September 22, 2021 10 min read
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by Catherine Peters September 15, 2021 3 min read
As we begin to attend public events following the end of pandemic restrictions, we have collated creative activities and events for the remainder of 2021 bringing joy and togetherness back into our worlds.
by Ellie Jakeman September 15, 2021 6 min read
by Catherine Peters September 14, 2021 3 min read
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MATERIALS & TECHNIQUES
It’s that time of year where the nights are drawing in! However it doesn’t have to be all gloomy when we can open up our studios or kitchen tables to the Arts and Crafts any time of the year, but especially for Christmas!
by Ellie Jakeman September 07, 2021 10 min read 1 Comment
by Ellie Jakeman August 31, 2021 11 min read
by Ellie Jakeman August 24, 2021 3 min read
Our friends at Winsor & Newton have released a very useful guide explaining the time it takes for their paints to dry:
Please note this guide is time before paint is dry to the touch. Oil paint must be fully dry before varnishing, usually between 3-6 months.
by Paul Worrall August 23, 2021 2 min read
by Paul Worrall August 23, 2021 7 min read
by Ben Platt August 23, 2021 5 min read
by Ellie Jakeman August 18, 2021 12 min read
The purists would answer that watercolour paintings should be behind museum quality, anti-reflective, conservation UV filtered glass, and confined within a frame. And most watercolour paintings are, as this used to be the only option for exhibiting your watercolour artwork. However there are many more presentation options for watercolour artists to consider once their work has a protective varnished final layer.
by Ellie Jakeman August 18, 2021 19 min read
by Catherine Peters August 07, 2021 4 min read
by Larissa Brierley August 04, 2021 1 min read
by Paul Worrall August 03, 2021 4 min read
by Daniel Green July 21, 2021 3 min read
by Ellie Jakeman July 20, 2021 2 min read
by Daniel Green July 15, 2021 3 min read
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