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  • Rob's Trip to London

    Hello Everyone I have just got back from a little trip to London. Whilst I was there I did some sight seeing and......
  • Robert Gellion's Fishy Story

    Robert Gellion explains why he was able to finally paint an authentic Koi Carp thanks to Sennelier Watercolour paints...
  • Crafter's Acrylics Koi Plaque

    This is my new project using DecoArt Crafters Acrylics from.....

  • Sennelier Watercolours & Arches Board

    For this piece I used Sennelier Watercolour paints on an Arches NOT surface illustration board....

  • Your Hints & Tips

    A selection of hints & tips sent in by our Facebook fans & Twitter Followers
  • Planet Friendly Paper?

    As mentioned in a previous blog, paper plays an important role in everyone’s lives. Far beyond the hand squashed reeds of the Cyperus Papyrus and the donkey powered factories of the 8th century, paper is now an important resource in all areas of art and industry.

  • Marvin Gaye Chetwynd Exhibit

    Classical literature meets Hollywood next year as Nottingham Contemporary Art Centre welcomes the Turner Prize nominee Marvin Gaye Chetwynd. This is the first solo exhibition that Chetwynd has displayed in Britain and it will include a combination of her work combined with some performance.

  • Pebeo Acrylic High Viscosity Paints

    Hi Everyone, just a quick few lines about Pebeo Studio Acrylics High Viscosity. Mark from Local Art Shop gave me a couple of tubes of this Pebeo Acrylic paint to try out, I thought to get a real feel for the paints I would give them to one or two of my art students to try out....

  • Sherwood Art Week 2014

    We are one of the official sponsors of this years Sherwood Art week from Saturday 21st to Sunday 29th June. If you live in our around Nottingham it's really worth coming down to check it out. One of the unique things that happens every year at the Sherwood Art week is the Art in the Shops, where local businesses show their support by showcasing some really talented work by local artists, local school groups, and members of the public. This is shown all week, so there's always time to take a look. On the first Saturday there will be the Secret Garden Craft Fair, which in addition to selling crafty pieces, will also be serving hot food....
  • Making a Stretched Canvas

    How to make your own perfect stretched canvas featuring a youtube clip originally created by Steuart Pittman, featuring the music of Boomerang Boomerang.

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