Lets Talk Oil Mediums

June 09, 2023

Highlighting several options available across our site, we want to demonstrate just how user-friendly and accessible oil colours can really be.

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So, what are POSCA markers?

June 08, 2023

Discover the rich, interesting history behind these iconic water-based markers & find out just what makes them so unique!

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Block Printing Fundamentals

May 30, 2023

Learn the Basics of Block Printing with our range of high-quality, specialised Essdee products.

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Featured Artist: Edwin Barrington Lue-Shing

May 10, 2023

Edwin Barrington Lue-Shing is our featured artist this week, here to discuss their creative process, inspirations and ethos.

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Portfolios & Cases Overview

May 02, 2023

Looking to store your artwork, precious documentations or photographs?  Have a read and see what will work best for you!

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7 Best Pen and Ink Drawing Techniques

January 31, 2023

New to the world of pen and ink? Look no further than our comprehensive guide to pen and ink drawing techniques. Read now.

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The Best Brushes For Oil Painting

January 27, 2023

An artist is only as good as their tools, which is why it's tantamount to know what you're looking for.  Read on for advice!

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Christmas & New Year Opening Hours 2023

December 19, 2022

As you might expect, our opening times are a little different at this time of year to cater for the festive period. Read on below to find out when we’re open.

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Best Paper for Gouache Painting

October 24, 2022

Are you keen to try painting with gouache? It’s a wonderfully versatile, water-based medium which is loved by many artists for its rich, saturated colours and fast-drying properties. You may be wondering what surfaces are the easiest to apply this paint to and what paper is going to give you the best finish.

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