Tag Archive for watercolours

Art supplies: what to splurge on and where to save

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We’ve compiled a list of art supplies worth splurging on, and where you can afford to cut a few corners.

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Media in focus: portrait miniatures

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Before photography, miniature paintings played a crucial role in both personal and diplomatic relationships, and were prized for their technical virtuosity and portability.

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7 exciting opportunities for artists this September

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A specially selected listing of the most exciting residencies, commissions and competitions open to artists in the UK and beyond.

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Watercolours, the landscape and ‘plein-air’ painting: practical tips and guidance

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Outdoor painting still has many potential benefits, including in how it forces an artist to look hard at a subject and make quick decisions as to how to depict it.

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Should beginner painters avoid watercolour?

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In a recent ArtWeb blog post of mine on the subject of where to start when learning to paint, I stated on the subject of watercolours that “despite their hobbyist-friendly image, [they] should perhaps be approached with caution by newbie…

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Spotlight on Watercolour Artist Kate Osborne

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See more work at: www.kateosborneart.com Being an artist Please give us a few words of introduction about yourself   I was born in Africa, at the tail end of British colonial rule, raised in Kent, Yorkshire, Sussex and Hertfordshire, wandered…

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