Albrecht Dürer artists’ watercolour pencils from Faber-Castell provide artists with great versatility of expression when drawing, shading and painting in watercolours. High-quality materials, combined with over 250 years of experience, have resulted in pencils that produce unsurpassed watercolour effects and vibrancy.
If your Dad’s a bit of a beach bum, craft him a unique gift this Father’s Day (June 18th) with our new 3D letters and beach hut decoupage sheets. Papermania wooden letters are easy to decorate and work perfectly as a gift or card decoration. All of the materials you need are below – get everything you need for less than £10 with Cowling & Wilcox!
This is a really simple make that’s incredibly easy to embellish upon and customise according to your own taste. For example you might prefer to mount these decorations onto card or add some glitter. You could add in some additional details using string or watercolour paints. The opportunities are truly endless! For now though, we’ll start with something simple to help you get started.
You’ve got to weave it to believe it! The i-loom Infinity Starter Pack is an innovative friendship bracelet maker that works with your iPad and comes with a free app to help you create your own bracelet designs. You can also select from provided patterns with the app and share your creations with i-loom community friends (called “Loomies”!). The loom band craze is showing no signs of slowing down any time soon, and with i-loom it’s now easier than ever to learn how to create stunning and vibrant designs to impress your friends and family with. Use the extendable arms to create projects with up to 20 strings, and finish off your fashion pieces with a deluxe bracelet lock, included in the set.
Discover a brand new way to paint in watercolour with Brusho Crystal Colours, new in to Cowling & Wilcox online and in-store…
This week’s Featured Artist is the fantastic John Evelyn, who’s talents have lead him to create a beautiful app using his own hand-drawn illustrations.
The finest quality artist materials don’t have to be expensive. Schmincke offer an excellent range of art products at affordable prices, bringing something new to the table.
Sometimes even the most professionally made greetings cards can’t match that homemade touch! With that in mind, here are a few ideas for some homemade Christmas cards to get your creative juices flowing.
You might have noticed that colouring books for adults have really taken off this year. In a busy world that’s increasingly dominated by time spent in front of screens, grown ups are turning to the soothing art of colouring in to help de-stress and focus the mind…
Add the personal touch to your gift giving this year and create your own Christmas models with the Fimo modelling clay range, perfect for budding crafters of all ages! We have Fimo available exclusively in-store, in a variety of colours all at fantastic prices. Read on to find out all about Fimo clay and why we recommend it for your Christmas crafts…
The trusty pencil is, of course, a fundamental tool for every artist. Our guide runs through how to choose the best tool for creating your sketches and drawings.