Art Materials & Techniques

  1. Winsor & Newton Watercolour Mediums with Kim O’Neil

    Winsor & Newton Watercolour Mediums with Kim O’Neil
    September 17, 2021
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    Paint mediums - you’d be forgiven if you ever wondered what they do and how to use them as there’s not much information out there, particularly about watercolour mediums.  This article will help you unleash their amazing properties!

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  2. What is Lightfast and Inktense Paper?

    What is Lightfast and Inktense Paper?
    September 17, 2021
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    An ode to paper. Something that is so easily overlooked as we can obsess over what types of pencil or paint to use but without good paper, the whole piece falls apart.

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  3. The art of the smudge: pencil, charcoal, pastel and digital

    The art of the smudge: pencil, charcoal, pastel and digital
    October 23, 2018
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    Credit: Charcoal drawing by Jie Gao (Source)

    The smudge is a blessing

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  4. War paint: The battle of Acrylics vs Oils vs Watercolours

    War paint: The battle of Acrylics vs Oils vs Watercolours
    September 25, 2018
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    Photo Credit: © Zachary Heinzerling (Source)

    In tonight's contest between the heavyweights of the painting world we have a three-way fight.
    Who will

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  5. The pen is mightier than the brush. The best pen art and drawing pens revealed.

    The pen is mightier than the brush. The best pen art and drawing pens revealed.
    September 11, 2018
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    Photo Credit: Albrecht Durer (Source)

    You've got to respect the pen

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  6. All Things BuJo and Beautiful

    All Things BuJo and Beautiful
    August 28, 2018
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    Photo Credit: Amanda - @simpifybujo

    The art of organising has gone viral and the bullet journal is the spark that lit the fuse.
    But what exactly

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