Top 5 Charcoal Artists

Top 5 Charcoal Artists

Charcoal is one of the oldest drawing materials, dating back nearly 30,000 years. The charcoal used by artists is a form of dry art medium, and is made of ground organic materials. These materials are held together by a wax binder, or can sometimes be produced by...
Featured Artist Sarah Hill

Featured Artist Sarah Hill

Our latest Featured Artist is the fantastic Sarah Hill, 32, who’s based in London. Sarah has a knack for creating large, detailed pieces and her monotone work makes a powerful impact. Read on to find out more… How did you get started as an artist? I have...
Featured Artist Molly Lambourn

Featured Artist Molly Lambourn

Our latest Featured Artist is the brilliantly talented Molly Lambourn, 22, who’s based in Canterbury, Kent. Molly is currently studying for her Masters Degree in Fine Art at UCA Canterbury. We admire her attention to detail and her work with ceramics makes a...
Featured Artist Lana Arkhi

Featured Artist Lana Arkhi

Our latest Featured Artist is the fantastic Lana Arkhi, 50, who’s based in Broadstairs, Kent. Lana is a Russian-born British painter with a unique vision and tone. Her depictions of figures and shapes reveal new sides of ordinary objects, and her paintings make...
Bullet Journaling Ideas for 2020

Bullet Journaling Ideas for 2020

What is bullet journaling? Bullet journaling is a freeform way to help keep yourself organised and motivated. A bullet journal is equal parts day planner, diary and written meditation. Think of it as a system to streamline your productivity, helping you to reach your...
DIY Christmas Card Ideas

DIY Christmas Card Ideas

Release your inner creativity this Christmas! We have some of the best last minute DIY Christmas card ideas to give your greetings that extra special flair for the ones you love… Handprint Turkey This technique is simple but effective – creates a fun and...
Christmas Prize Draw 2019

Christmas Prize Draw 2019

Win a personalised brush from Da Vinci! This year we’re giving you FIVE chances to win an exclusive personalised brush from Da Vinci, the world’s finest brush manufacturer, as part of our annual Christmas Prize Draw! The unique and timeless Da Vinci brush...
12 Days of Christmas 2019

12 Days of Christmas 2019

Our 12 Days of Christmas event is back! Once again we’re offering a whole host of exclusive giveaways, freebies and bonuses to help you in the run up to Christmas. We’ve got a different offer for you each day, from Sunday 1st until Thursday 12th December. Whether you...
Lino Printing for Beginners

Lino Printing for Beginners

Lino printing, also known as linocutting, is a printmaking technique that goes back to the early 20th century. It’s an effective method for creating multiple prints of an artistic piece using linoleum. Other printmaking techniques, such as etching and...
Origami Halloween Decoration Ideas

Origami Halloween Decoration Ideas

If you are unfamiliar with origami, it is the ancient art of paper folding that is thought to have originated in Japan and China. The art form also has close ties with Europe and has been used for centuries to express an artistic vision and create decorations. Even...

How to Paint on Canvas

We offer a range of different canvases, but it may seem slightly overwhelming to see the options and what to do with it. Cotton, linen, stretched, gesso, what do all of these words mean? What does it mean for how you can paint on it? Linen is more expensive, and not...