How to read water colour labels

How to read water colour labels

What do all those numbers, letters and codes on your watercolour tubes and pans mean exactly? When you go into an art shop the number and variety of different makes of water colour paint can be very confusing and very daunting. Let us show you how to read these lables…

Daylight bulbs for artists

Daylight bulbs for artists

The use of light is an important part of creating art, we can’t do without. The most obvious and near to hand source of light, is the sun, but sometimes we need a little extra help from an artificial source. Here are some tips on Day Light bulbs…

How to improve drawing skills

How to improve drawing skills

Drawing is a very important skill you need to be able to create any kind of art. If you can’t draw well, that usually means that you need to improve your observational skills. Take the time to learn how to see and manipulate light and dark, it really is worth your while!

Useful Yellow

Useful Yellow

Jean Elliot shares her thoughts on colour – this week it’s Useful Yellow! The colour yellow was produced from among other things, animal and fish bile, gall stones and some vegetable extracts. Read allo about Usefull Yellow and grab your yellow art hacks here…