Tips & Advice

Planning your painting

Planning your painting

Painting tips from Max Hale. Planning your painting is an important part of ensuring its success – and is a great habit to get into.

News from printmaker Rod Nelson

News from printmaker Rod Nelson

Our resident printmaker and tutor Rod Nelson keeps us up to date with news. He’s back teaching a Simple Woodblock Printing workshop + launches a new DVD.

How to paint a botanical orchid

How to paint a botanical orchid

Karen Green shares her top tips for painting an orchid at home. As our resident botanical artist, Karen is keen to share her knowledge whilst you are spending time at home.

Art Projects for Kids at Home

Art Projects for Kids at Home

With children of all ages at home, alongside working parents, there has never been a better time to harness creativity as a source of fun and relaxation.

10 products for your home studio

10 products for your home studio

Whether you are updating an existing home studio, or creating a whole new one….or creating on the corner of the kitchen table, here are 10 products that can help you make the most of it.

Ten minutes with portfolio plus winner….Steve Smith

Ten minutes with portfolio plus winner….Steve Smith

Steve Smith wins this months £50 Pegasus Art Voucher courtesy of Portfolio Plus online artist members group. Steve turned to art after a motorbike accident and now spends every day painting. Incredibly, this is his first bird painting in oils!