Join fashion illustrator Scott W. Mason for a series of 1-hour hands-on workshops in store, exploring Winsor & Newton Professional Water Colours. Learn how to incorporate Water Colour paints and markers with a whole host of layering and masking techniques.
Each of our branches will be hosting these workshops from Saturday 21st July. Read on to find out more.
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Oil paints have been most artists’ first choice for hundreds of years, with good reason. The colours are gorgeous, you can do anything with them and they last forever. Oil paints are slow drying, so you can remove what you don’t like while they’re wet or you can paint over them when they’re dry. They’re also easy to use once you learn the basics.
Oil painting mediums are a bit of a mystery in comparison. What do they do, and what’s the difference between them all? This blog post will answer those questions and give you an overview of our most popular oil mediums in to help you choose the right one for your artwork.
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Once you have a stretched canvas the next step is to prime the canvas so you can paint on it. A primer seals and protects the support, makes the canvas less absorbent, helps the colours stand out, can provide a smoother surface with enough tooth for the paint to bind onto, and is, therefore, an excellent surface for both acrylic and oil.
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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.
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Liquitex acrylics are the choice of both Andy Warhol and David Hockney, and they remain the leading name in acrylics to this day, with the largest range of colours and consistency across the board.
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