‘ALL ABOUT BRUSHES’ DEMO WITH ARTIST, KEZ HUGHES

Saturday, 6th October 2018 11am – 12.00pm  *Chapman& Bailey Melbourne only FREE In this demo, you will learn all about those technical details concerning brushes which you might have always wanted to know but never dared to ask. Melbourne artist, Kez Hughes, will tell you a little bit about how brushes are made and how to choose the right brush …

20% OFF Two Day End of Financial Year Sale!

Shop online and enter the voucher code: warmvermillion to receive 20% off our online store products Or visit our Melbourne or Brisbane art shops for 20% OFF Drop by, phone through or email us your order We are happy to help Ph. 03 9417 0500 Email: [email protected] range of art materials available instore. Sale runs 29 -30 June 2016 Discount …

Mateja Simenko – Free Watercolour Demo March 12th 2015

Mateja has a comprehensive understanding of water colour, and her knowledge allows her to work with total spontaneity and lightness. Likewise this demo was filled with information, presented in the most accessible way. I had quite a few “’Äha!!’” moments as Mateja explained exactly why better materials actually do produce better results, as paints, brushes and paper work together to …

So Excited About Our New Da Vinci Budget Synthetic Art Brushes!

Most of us know and love (or have coveted) Da Vinci artist brushes; there is simply no-one that makes a bigger range, of more finely crafted, specialised brushes than Da Vinci, not anywhere. Mark Chapman (our resident Chapman & Bailey art materials maestro) was a guest at the Da Vinci factory in Nuremburg, Germany, in June this year. He was …

Adam Lee – Getting The Balance In Art

I was struck by how many times during this demo Adam talked about getting different elements in balance. He talked about the process of water colour painting as being partly about trying to control the paint, and then also just letting it do what it wants to do. He said that he likes his own paintings to contain both very …

Alice Wormald: Watercolour, a challenging medium

March 13th Alice Wormald Watercolour Demonstration Alice makes beautiful, complex, meticulously painted watercolours  of weird landscapes. She develops her imagery through collages which she composes from photographs of natural objects, like flower petals, rocks and mountains. Watercolour is a challenging medium, because you can’t hide anything, but the natural imagery is very forgiving. She paints on 640 GSM Arches hot …