Clairefontaine Oil Paper

by Amylee “Paper that is inspired by linen” If I say “a surface for oil painting”, I guess that most of you will think “easel”, “stretched canvas” or “bulky material”? But that was before … Today, artists are completely released! … Continue reading

Jake Grewal

Catching up with Past Prize Winners We got in touch with some artists who have won our prizes to see how it helped them to progress and develop their practice. Here you can see what they had to say!   Please … Continue...

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Michael Harding – Unrivalled Oil Colour

A Labour of Love… Tichael Harding oil colours are unsurpassed and used by artists such as David Hockey, Sir Howard Hodgekin and Chris Ofili. We hear from the man himself about his research and process… ‘I started making oil colours … Continue reading

An A-Z of Colour

An A-Z of Colour Consider your palette, your paint set, your box of pastels. We appreciate colour, but possibly it is so readily available that we don’t often consider how it came to be in our hand.   A bit … Continue reading

Schmincke Medium Finder

Schmincke Medium Finder An easy to use application that helps you select the right schmincke medium for any technique, in any media! Find everything you need in just a few clicks! With such a large range of different mediums available, … Continue reading

New I Love Art Brush Sets

New from I Love Art! Making it even easier to select the brushes you need based on your technique and budget! We’ve added a range of sets to the I Love Art brand to help you find the perfect combination for … Continue reading

Classico 2
Classico 2

The much loved Classico canvas with a new look! Now you can encorporate the sides of the canvas into your artwork.   This new range is sure to delight artists who were a lover of the original Classico stretched canvas. … Read more ...

Outdoor Painting
Outdoor Painting

An endless source of inspiration… Many art societies organise outdoor painting at different venues during the summer months as part of their activity program. Working outside provides an endless source of inspiration as the subject matter is always changing. No need … Continue reading

Surfaces
Creating Interesting Painting Surfaces

Try something different! You can bring new life to your work by giving relief  and texture to your paint or background through a number of different processes. The easiest way is to use pastes or impasto gels for acrylic paints. … Continue reading

Priming
Priming your Stretched Canvas

The foundation of all great paintings… Preparing your canvases properly is an essential skill and the foundation of all great paintings. Before you can start your creation, you must first ensure that your support is ready. The canvas’ surface must … Continue reading