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  • What’s the Buzz – Old Holland Classic Oil Colours

    Date: 26-May-2017
    They are pricing but great value for money as you wont need much paint to achieve what you are after. Read More
  • Daniel Smith Paint It Dot Card

    Date: 03-May-2017
    If you love taking a paint brush to a new colour, painting out a stroke, watching the colour flow across your paper and experiencing the joy of a beautiful new watercolour, then you are really going to enjoy this! Read More
  • Get more paint out of a tube! - No Waste

    Date: 03-May-2017
    Get more paint out of a tube! The Tube Wringer keeps tubes neater, reduces breakage, concentrates contents to keep them soft, and prevents waste. Read More
  • Charvin Extra Fine Acrylics -

    Date: 21-Mar-2017
    An acrylic with an experience you won’t believe an acrylic can deliver! Read More
  • Bulking up your paints with Matisse Acrylics Impasto Medium

    MM2 Impasto Medium allows for free intermixing with the Matisse Colours in any proportion. Read More
  • In the Studio with Kerry Bruce 2017 Classes

    Date: 17-Oct-2016
    Here is your chance to escape reality and enjoy two days of painting in a relaxed atmosphere,where you will put your personal stamp on a raw abstraction of still life. Through the exploration of mixed media techniques you will be guided through my unique creative processes. Read More
  • Assisi, Italy 10 day Painting Holliday 3rd -13th July 2017

    Date: 14-Oct-2016
    Vivid Tours presents an exceptional opportunity to explore the medieval hillside town of Assisi, in Umbria, Italy with watercolour teacher Harry Westera. Read More
  • The Sydney Art Store 9 Years

    Date: 07-Oct-2016
    Family owned & operated business in Sydney Read More
  • Why Varnish?

    Most of us have been in this situation before – our painting has finally reached a point of completion, it’s dry and ready to be sent off to be shown, but you’ve noticed that the surface quality is uneven... Read More
  • 3 Day Oil painting workshop

    Date: 23-Sep-2016
    three day oil painting workshop with Landscape painter Hobie Porter November 25th - 27th in the Byron Bay Hinterland Read More
  • Creating and Printing on Acrylic Skins with GOLDEN Acrylics and Digital Grounds

    Step-by-Step video on creating and printing on Acrylic Skins with GOLDEN Acrylics and Digital Grounds. Read More
  • Claessens Artists' canvas video

    An overview of Claessens history from 1906 till today. Read More
  • Gel Image Transfers

    How to make "INDIRECT" Gel Image Transfers. Indirect Image Transfers create an image into a layer of acrylic gel that can be adhered to a variety of surface. Read More
  • Varnishing

    Gamblin Gamvar saturates and gives greater depth to the colors in your painting and gives your work a unified and protective semi-gloss surface. Read More
  • Removing Gamvar Picture Varnish

    Great video showing step by step removing picture Varnish off your painting the right way. Read More
  • Drawing Conversations: A National Art School Symposium

    Date: 12-Sep-2016
    On September 28, 2016 the National Art School Drawing Department will stage Drawing Conversations, bringing to light the myriad ways in which drawing stimulates our seeing, our thinking and a shared sense of being in the world. Read More
  • Thinning Golden MSA Varnish

    Mike from Golden Product Support takes artists through the proper way to thin MSA Varnish before applying it to artwork. Read More
  • QoR Watercolours by Golden

    This is a splash video created for the introduction of QoR watercolours in May 2014, with testimonials from artists using the new paint and showing work created or in the process of being created using QoR Modern Watercolours. Read More
  • Williamsburg Handmade Oil Colours

    Take look behind the scenes at Williamsburg Handmade Oil Colours, see the factory floor, the labor, materials, art and science that goes into every tube of paint Golden make. Read More
  • Fast Image Transfer using Golden

    Golden Working Artist Melanie Matthews demonstrates the immediate image transfer technique using Golden Matte Medium Read More
  • The Portia Geach Memorial Award

    Date: 09-Sep-2016
    The award celebrated it's 50th year in 2015, cementing the Portia Geach Memorial Award as Australia's most prestigious art prize for portraiture by female artists. Read More
  • Golden Artist Acrylics

    Golden Artist Colours offers four formulations of acrylic colour. This video demonstrates the unique qualities of Heavy Body, Fluid, OPEN and Airbrush colours for use in painting. Read More
  • Making Oil Paint: Perfect Grind Makes Perfect Colours

    Date: 09-Sep-2016
    At Williamsburg Handmade Oil Colours, the process of making paint includes running paint through a mill. This step determines "the grind", or how fine or coarse each colour becomes.Each pigment reveals different characteristics at different levels of milling. Whether it is work-ability, texture or the colour itself, the grind is determined by what brings out the best balance for each colour. Read More
  • Art Classes at The National Art School

    Date: 06-Sep-2016
    Future Makers is an incubator of ideas designed to encourage creativity and exploration, as well as a fostering lifelong interest in the arts by introducing students to the exciting world of contemporary art. Read More
  • Joshua McPherson Private Art Classes

    Studio art classes offering the unique experience to draw and paint in a professional, working artists’ studio. Read More