Art Guides & Info

Here at Pegasus Art we pride ourselves on being more than just a supplier of art and craft materials, tools and accessories. We like to give back to the artistic community too by providing a variety of courses and workshops, as well as having a friendly team offering help and advice.

Feel free to read through our guides and further information on a range of topics within the art and craft sector. We hope you find them useful in your artistic endeavours!

Types of Art Paper

Ever wondered what the difference between Hot Pressed and NOT paper was? Need to find out how to stretch watercolour paper? Ever been puzzled by the term 'size' when it comes to paper manufacture? Read on to discover more about the different types of art paper.

How to Stretch Canvas

If you want to find out more about stretching canvas then we have a handy guide from one of our canvas making workshops that will help you through stretching canvas over our range of wooden stretcher bars including the Museum 45's, No 6 and No 4 bars.

Tips for Varnishing Paintings

Looking to varnish your artwork and not sure where to start? Not sure how long to leave your painting to dry before varnishing? Take a look at some tips for varnishing different kinds of paintings here.

Artist Interviews

Kerry Phippen Interview

Kerry Phippen - Quick Q&A session with artist Kerry Phippen. Find out about her favourite medium, her creative process and the most unusual thing that has inspired her artwork...

Nicola Grellier Interview

Nicola Grellier - Quick Q&A session with artist Nicola Grellier. Find out how she starts a painting, which one art box item she wouldn't be without and her top tip for budding artists...