Aug 2022 Archive
With such a wide variety of easels available, choosing the perfect one for you may take some time. Once you’ve finally found one, we’re sure that you’re going to be eager to start! So here’s a quick guide on attaching paper to your easel, so you can start working on your next masterpiece. Preparation Before […]
Ironically, as a medium, watercolour can actually be very easy. Catering to almost any style of artist, regardless of experience, watercolour is accessible & easy to use. Incredibly versatile & available in an array of different forms including tubes, pans (both half & full), pencils & even pens, the natural versatility & adaptability of watercolour […]
Interestingly, canvas is incredibly popular amongst watercolour artists looking to explore different substrates, beyond your standard paper or sketchbook. This is despite (or perhaps because of?) the unique challenges presented by the extremely thin consistency of watercolour paint. So we thought it would be worth asking… “Can you use watercolour on canvas?” So, what’s the […]
Cast your mind back… you may recall a time when art materials could be easily organised neatly into “boxes”, for instance, wet & dry mediums were entirely separated. Well, this is no longer the case, thanks to developments & advances providing new experiences, like combining the effects or texture of paint in something as convenient […]
Recently finished an acrylic painting? Want to keep it forever? Then it’s absolutely vital to protect it from various possible damaging elements including dust, sunlight & discolouration by simply applying a final layer of varnish.