Fashion illustrator Scott W. Mason recently hosted a series of in-store workshops for us, demonstrating some of his favourite ways to use Winsor & Newton watercolours and accessories. In this tutorial Scott shows you how he uses masking fluid to enhance his watercolour illustrations…
We’re delighted this week to introduce you to Scott W. Mason, fashion illustrator extraordinaire, who will be demonstrating how to create material textures with ease using Winsor & Newton ProMarkers…
The possibilities for creating with watercolours are vast. It’s becoming increasingly more common for painters to experiment with manipulating watercolours through the use of mediums. Not only can you change the properties of the paints themselves, you can alter the properties of your surface or the finish of your painting with some very simple tools and techniques.
With so many painting mediums available it can sometimes be difficult to make a decision about choosing the right one for your needs. Over the next week we’ll be bring you some handy guides to take you through the most popular mediums for different media – acrylics, watercolours and oils.
Layer, smudge, blend and mix in your own individual style – intermixability allows you to combine any Liquitex Heavy Body & Soft Body Acrylics, Inks, Sprays, Markers and Mediums, any way you like. All Liquitex products are made with compatible binders for maximum versatility and archival quality. This means you can go your own way and create your own techniques. And that’s what being an artist is all about.
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.
Add the finishing touch to your Halloween fancy dress costume this year with some fang-tastic painting designs using our quick and easy tutorials.
Our first Featured Artist of the Spring is the wonderful Andrea Hook, who’s worked as both an accomplished illustrator and graphic designer. Read on for our Q&A with Andrea.