Month: February 2021

Colorex: As Good as Gold

  Named after the precious metal, the colour gold has long been associated with wealth, luxury and confidence. Although the colour may seem pretentious to some, especially when used in excess, gold remains a timeless colour. In the art world,... Read More

A Colour Mixing Delight: Cobalt Turquoise in Watercolour

You won’t get bored working with Cobalt Turquoise!       While it is a beautiful colour coming straight from the tube, Opus Essential Watercolour in Cobalt Turquoise (PB36) can add some real charm or drama to your painting, depending... Read More

Find Your Flow with Liquitex

Understanding Viscosity Options with Liquitex Professional Acrylics Making the correct art materials choices depends upon understanding the characteristics of the materials and how they best suit your artistic process and sensibilities.  In the Liquitex Professional colour range, it’s important to... Read More

New Portrait Assortment of Luminance Colours by Caran d’Ache

  The new Portrait Luminance Assortment palette from Caran d’Ache offers a wide range of lightfast skin tones, with other additional colours well worth noting. A set that goes beyond being a Portrait Assortment for the person who may not... Read More

Practice Makes The Creative Seeds Grow!

We’re examining how to cultivate creativity by delving into the creative cycle. Last month, Danielle Krysa helped get us started through Re-Imagining and Experimentation. Now we’ve planted the seeds, it’s time to roll up our sleeves and get them sprouted - through plenty of practice, practice, practice!