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 catherine peters May 21, 2021 3 min read
by Ellie Jakeman March 04, 2021 9 min read
Acrylic paint is regarded as one of the most versatile and most popular mediums on the market, used by traditional and contemporary artists, beginners, intermediate and professionals. It is also an amazing medium for all types of decorative painting techniques for hobbyists, model makers, crafters, for both adults and children alike. It is safe to use, water-soluble, non-toxic and dries water resistant. There is a wide and vibrant colour range to choose from including metallics, pearlescent and fluorescent ranges. When dry they are durable and UV resistant.
by catherine peters January 05, 2021 6 min read
EVENTS & FEATURES
With museums and galleries closed across the world, many of our arts organisations have moved online, putting together programmes and activities you can access from home, creating communities to share ideas and artwork.
by catherine peters December 02, 2020 2 min read
Episode 8 'Creating a Landscape'
Our final episode of 2020 brings together all the techniques showcased over the last 7 episodes along with new techniques, to conclude with a final piece.
by catherine peters December 01, 2020 4 min read
by catherine peters November 25, 2020 1 min read
Episode 7 - 'Creating Textures'
Our episode shows you how to create texture using non-specialist supplies such as sponges, rock salt and clingfilm.
by Larissa Gill February 22, 2019 2 min read
by Jessie Crook November 01, 2018 3 min read
by Larissa Gill July 13, 2018 1 min read
by Larissa Gill March 27, 2018 1 min read
by Jessie Crook February 07, 2018 1 min read
by Jessie Crook January 23, 2018 1 min read
The call for entries is now open! You have until April 13th 2018 to enter your best work, could you be the one to win £17,500 worth of prizes and see your work exhibited at Patchings Art Centre, your work will also be seen in their magazines.
by Jessie Crook December 15, 2017 2 min read
If you haven’t heard already, there’s a new artist trend emerging called 'Sip and Paint.' Is this the new version of Drink and Draw?
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