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Welcome back! Our Staff Artists are ready to share their expert knowledge and help you find what you need!
We caught up with Watercolour artist and calligrapher Jola Sopek. Her bright and bold illustrations celebrate everything from botanicals to vegetables! Read on to find out how she got started, why she loves watercolours and some top material tips.
We caught up with Watercolour artist and calligrapher Jola Sopek. Her bright and bold illustrations celebrate everything from botanicals to vegetables! Read on to find out how she got started, why she loves Cass Art Watercolours and some top material tips
Our friends at @Draw_Brighton are raising funds to re-open their new life drawing studio in Brighton! Supporters can receive a whole range of exciting art goodies, including limited edition enamel pins designed by Brighton illustrator @MegSnyders:
A community space for drawing, painting and printmaking classes in Brighton, UK.
Artist Chris Dye has developed a strong recognisable style with the main focus of his watercolour paintings being Bristol landscapes with a few from travels over the years thrown in also. With all his paintings whether that’s in city images or the more rural landscapes its about capturing a season or time of day. His ability to play with light creates dramatic contrasting effects that have a strong focal points.
This Easter Sunday why not get the kids creative juices flowing with this wonderful workshop from artist @charlotteposner who gives us an injection of some much needed Spring vibes with this floral drawing demonstration. Be sure to share you creations with us by tagging us or using the hashtag #cassart
Emma Leone Palmer is a prolific portrait painter who explores the complexity of the human mind in her hypnotic original oil paintings. We were delighted to speak to Emma about practice, what she's been up to over the lockdown period and much more. Enjoy!
Emma Leone Palmer is a prolific portrait painter who explores the complexity of the human mind in her hypnotic original oil paintings. After graduating with a fine art degree in 2005, Emma moved to Umbria in Italy, where her love of figurative painting bl
The National Gallery have created their first show which is designed for mobile phones. “Our aim through the innovation programme is to create enjoyable, meaningful experiences which engage new and more diverse audiences with the collection in different ways, placing our visitors at the heart of the design process.” Emma McFarland.
People will be able to explore a 16th-century masterpiece by the Dutch painter Jan Gossaert
With their headquarters in Stein in Germany, Faber-Castell operates 14 factories across the world and manufacture over 2 billion pencils in more than 120 different colours every year. From the creation of the graphite leads to the encasing of the colour cores, the journey of the creation of a pencil is a fascinating one and lucky for us, Faber-Castell have taken us behind the scenes of their factory to show us some of the impressive moments.
In the fourth ETC Art talk interview exploring the personal stories of artists, Jake Spicer speaks to Chris Riddell, OBE about his career as an illustrator. Chris is an award-winning illustrator, author of children’s books and a political cartoonist for the Observer. He is known especially for his distinctive line drawings with their clever caricature, fascinating detail and often enchanting fantasy elements. Enjoy!
We caught up with Staff Artist Liesel Thomas to talk about her creative journey, her practice and some of her go to products! Liesel is our Partnerships Manager at Cass Art, part of the CBPP (Contemporary British Portrait Painters collective) she has exhibited in the BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery and ING Discerning Eye 2020. Enjoy
Competition Time! We have a mid-week treat for you. We're giving 1 lucky winner the chance to win a bundle of Bruynzeel kids products to help get those creative juices flowing!
To win all these amazing prizes all you have to do is like and comment on this post.
It's that simple.
Winner will be announced on Monday 29th March!
Winsor & Newton have used their brush making expertise to bring artists an innovative alternative to animal-based brushes. Their new Professional Synthetic ranges cover everything an artist looks for in an animal based professional brush, uncompromising quality and performance. Using synthetic flagged bristles to replicate the flags of a natural hog hair bristle the new Artists’ Oil Synthetic Hog Brush range deliver an excellent replication of a hog-based brush. With a high level of colour carrying capacity and firm durable bristles for a controlled painting experience. You can explore the full range here -https://www.cassart.co.uk/winsor-newton/brushes-2
Our friends at Young Art are hosting a silent auction. Register your bid in the link attached and you could soon be the proud owner of an original work of art by one of the esteemed judges and supporters.
Silent auction 'Young Art Judges Auction 2021' hosted online at 32auctions.
Kasper Købke is a professional and award-winning Danish Pencil Artist who works internationally, creating very realistic, highly detailed and often large-scale art drawings, all done by hand using graphite and colour pencils. Come with us as he invites us on a video tour of his studio and showcases his exquisitely detailed drawings and demonstrates how his selection of Daylight products are integral to his practice!
Our friends at The Net Gallery have created a series of behind-the-scenes 3D tours of artists’ studios, offering an amazing opportunity to engage with their work on a personal level. Watch below as artist Sarah Jane Moon brings us into her studio for a tour of her wonderful creative environment. Enjoy!
In a short space of time Flo Lee has had great success in her art career. She has been featured in print and online publications, held small solo exhibitions, collaborated with interiors enthusiasts and more recently secured a relationship with a London based Gallery that will be selling her work. We were delighted to speak to Flo (@florenceleeandco) about her practice, her amazing #100headchallenge and what makes a good portrait.
In celebrating International Women’s Day we were delighted to speak to artist Miranda Forrester. In her work Miranda portrays q***r womxn with an unveiling intimacy whilst subverting the traditional tropes of the male gaze. Exploring the domestic environments for LGBTIQA+ people, her paintings capture intimate moments surrounded by comfort through lounging gestures, slouching plants and enticing spaciousness. We spoke to Miranda all about her painting process, the history of female representation throughout art history and how the Black Lives Matter movement has affected the contemporary art world.
Don't forget to tune in tomorrow and join Gregory Mason Painting @jill.nalde on Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week.
#paotw #gregmason #portraitpainting #portrait #art #artist #oilpainting #artoftheday #bemorejill #itsasin
The #BatsfordPrize for art and illustration students is now open for entries with 5 x £500 cash prizes up for grabs! The 2020–2021 theme is ‘Our Planet’. Entries that show innovative and well-crafted interpretations of the theme, in terms of subject or materials used, or a combination of the two. Find out more here.
The Batsford Prize 2020 is open for students of fine art, applied art and textiles, illustration and children's illustration. Cash prizes to be won!
Blending oil paint seamlessly from one colour to the next can be a challenge, in this video our friends at Winsor and Newton demonstrate how to do this successfully using opaque and transparent colours so you can achieve the best oil colour applicable for your practice. Enljoy!
Combine fresh flowers, the night sky and watercolour and you get inspirational graphic artist Ingrid Sanchez. Through dynamic mark making and the layering of rich tones she creates energetic floral compositions, often creating time-lapse videos to show how her paintings come to life from start to finish including one of an amazing concertina book she created for us you can see here. We were delighted to catch up with CreativeIngrid to talk about what she’s been up to the last few months of lockdown. https://www.cassart.co.uk/blog/artist-interview-with-ingrid-sanchez.htm
Our friends at The Net Gallery have created a series of behind-the-scenes 3D tours of our artists’ studios, offering an amazing opportunity to engage with their work on a personal level. They started series with respected portrait painter Tom Croft, the mastermind behind the incredible Portraits for NHS Heroes initiative.
Our friends at The Net Gallery have created a series of behind-the-scenes 3D tours of our artists’ studios, offering an amazing opportunity to engage with th...
As part of their ETC series of online talks, our friends at Draw Brighton are holding an illustrated Zoom interview with Chris Riddell talking about his journey into illustration. Join them live for FREE this evening at 7pm for the chance to ask questions: https://www.draw-brighton.co.uk/timetable/event/etc-artwork-with-chris-riddell
Artist Rebecca Gilpin is a London born artist who specialises in abstract painting on a large scale, taking inspiration from different periods between ancient art and popular culture - cave etchings to record covers. We were delighted to speak to Rebecca about her practice, inspiration behind her work and the intersections between art and music.
After graduating in 2019 with a degree in illustration, Aderice Palmer-Jones took on the role of Student Union President of Leeds Arts University. She’s now studying to be a nurse while still taking on commissions as a professional illustrator. We were delighted to discuss with Aderice what it’s like balancing these very contrasting worlds - all in the middle of a global pandemic.
We talk to Aderice Palmer Jones what it's like studying to be a nurse while taking on commissions as a professional illustrator - all in the middle of a global pandemic.
Rosie Brooks has worked freelance as an illustrator for nearly a decade globally across publishing, advertising and editorial with clients included Sir Paul McCartney, NSPCC, and many more. We were delighted to talk to Rosie about her journey as an illustrator, influence on her work and the importance of story telling and illustration in children’s upbringing.
Some weekend creative motivation here from our friend Jake Spicer as he brings us on a journey through his amazing concertina sketchbook. He talks us through the inspiration behind each work along with techniques materials used.
We caught up with Jake to see how he's been spending the last few months in lockdown and his new ETC Art Talk series - https://www.cassart.co.uk/blog/in-conversation-with-jake-spicer.htm
Chris Gambrell is an artist and fashion illustrator who creates drawings and paintings which explore form, colour and texture. He has worked with large European fashion houses and featured internationally in fashion magazines and wider press. We spoke to Chris about his journey as an artist and his process of drawing and painting and developing a style which is captivating in its vibrancy and loose aesthetic.
Colourful sailing ships, creative bookmarks and lively aquariums – just some of the easy How-Tos you and the kids can enjoy with our Cass Art Craft Activity Bucket. From tissue paper to multi-coloured card, stickers to pipe cleaners, delve into our craft bucket and discover everything you need to get crafting! Here's our 5 step-by-step guides to help you get started.
Delve into our craft bucket and discover everything you need to get crafting. We've come up with 5 step-by-step guides to help get you started!
Congratulations to @clarelordartist for winning last week's heat of @skyarts Landscape Artist of the Year with her wonderful painting of West Wycombe Park
Don’t forget to tune into tonight’s episode at 8pm to see what location the group of artists' will be painting! #LAOTY #LAOTY2021 #landscapepainting #landscapeart #artoftheday #artwork #skyarts
Teacher, artist and creative practitioner Jaz Meader talks to us about navigating teaching creative subjects online, how she's staying creatively motivate, sharing an activity to get your creativity going and some wonderful tips on keeping little hands busy whilst we're all at home!
Teacher, artist and creative practitioner Jaz Meader talks to us about navigating teaching creative subjects online, how she's staying creatively motivate, sharing an activity to get your creativity going and some wonderful tips on keeping little hands bu
Artist, Drawing Tutor and Author Jake Spicer brings us this wonderful step-by-step portrait masterclass using Derwent Graphic pencils. In this tutorial Jake gives us a material breakdown of what tools he uses and offers some great tips and techniques such as exploring skin tones and achieving different in portraiture. Enjoy!
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This year, why not inject a bit of creatively into your Valentine’s cards? We’re POSCAtively sure they’ll go head over heels for your own personalised love letter this Sunday ❤️ 🎨 ✍️
We meet the founder of Cove, Catherine Sinclair, a textile designer whose work is inspired by the textures and colours of the Scottish landscape. Catherine gave us a wonderful insight into her practice, inspiration behind her work and also us talked us through the creation of her amazing Concertina piece she worked with us on. Read all here - https://www.cassart.co.uk/blog/artist-feature-catherine-sinclair.htm
Congratulations to Ben MacGregor for winning last week's heat of Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year with his amazing painting of Chartwell, ‘the garden of England’
Don’t forget to tune into tonight’s episode at 8pm to see what location the group of artists' will be painting! #LAOTY #LAOTY2021 #landscapepainting
✨FREEBIES FOR DAYS✨ Look at the amazing student goodie bag we are giving away at our Islington shop - today only!
We're open until 9pm - find us just a 3 minute walk from Angel tube station!
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