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Tindalls Coronavirus update

Tindalls Coronavirus update

As and when things change we will update this blog page. New online art courses – see here https://www.tindalls.co.uk/1468-online-art-courses Re-Opening We are re-opening our Ely shop from Wednesday 8th July – please see our stores page for opening hours – the link is below. We will be re-opening our Cambridge and Newmarket shops from Wednesday 17th June on a trial basis under ‘new normal’ conditions. Our Colchester and Ely shops will remain closed during this trial period. As many of…

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Tindalls Colchester – New Teen Art Classes

Tindalls Colchester – New Teen Art Classes

We have listened to the feedback we were getting on our previous Artful Splodgers classes! Whilst great for the slightly younger children we were getting asked a lot for more advanced classes for teens! We are very proud of our new teen art classes and hope that these will really help children to enhance their artistic skills, particularly those wanting to study, or already studying art further for GCSE or A Levels. The classes are for children aged between 12…

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Rock Painting by Anya

Rock Painting by Anya

Both myself and others here at the Colchester store have noticed a growth in the popularity of rock painting recently. All over the internet, videos and pictures of this new trend have taken over. Seeing as it is such an easy arty activity for adults and children, we thought that it would be a really fun and inclusive idea to incorporate into the shop somehow. Therefore, we have created a short list of materials, which are available from us and…

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Art with a brew

Art with a brew

We are really pleased to announce that we are going to be running some staff led sessions in the Colchester store during the week and on weekends to introduce you to some of our own favourite mediums! We decided to run our Art with a Brew sessions as we ourselves are such a creative bunch and are always experimenting with new ways to use the materials we sell! We get a lot of enquiries about how to use certain products…

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Colchester Adult Workshops 2020 – quick view

Colchester Adult Workshops 2020 – quick view

Saturday 1st February Watercolour Taster Session with Susan Boddy more info/book Thursday 27th February Drawing Cyclamen in Coloured Pencils with Janie Pirie more info/book Wednesday 4th, 11th and 18th March Watercolour for Beginners with Susan Boddy more info/book Saturday 7th March Big cats in coloured pencil or graphite with Robyn Parker-Love more info/book Saturday 14th March Palette Knife Flowers with Lois Cordelia more info/book Monday 16th March Sunsets and Sunrises in Pan Pastels with Jacqueline South more info/book Thursday 26th…

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Adult workshops at Newmarket 2020 – quick view

Adult workshops at Newmarket 2020 – quick view

Saturday 7th March Modern Calligraphy with Danielle Lummis more info/book Tuesday 10th March Spring Flowers in Watercolour With Caroline Furlong more info/book Tuesday 24th March Hellebores in Polychromos with Kay Leeves more info/book Saturday 28th March Transparency in Pen & Ink with Debora Cane more info/book Saturday 9th May Flowers in Pen & Ink with Debora Cane more info/book Saturday 16th May Brush Lettering with Danielle Lummis more info/book Tuesday 19th May Painting Acrylic Landscapes with Rod Bastable more info/book…

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Adult workshops at Ely 2020 – quick view

Adult workshops at Ely 2020 – quick view

Saturday February 1st Seascapes in pastel with Jane Fellows more info/book Saturday February 8th Modern Calligraphy with Danielle Lummis more info/book Saturday February 15th Celebrity Portraits in Oils with Freya Hoayun more info/book Saturday February 22nd Wildlife in Posca Pens with Lois Cordelia more info/book Saturday February 29th Winterscapes with Caroline Furlong more info/book Wednesday March 11th Introduction to printmaking with Judith Handley more info/book Saturday March 14th Introduction to portrait techniques with Ron Fisher more info/book Saturday March 21st…

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Handmade Christmas Cards on a Budget by Hannah

Handmade Christmas Cards on a Budget by Hannah

Sending handmade Christmas cards is a lovely touch and can be done with minimal fuss and materials. We sell packs of 50 blank cards in various sizes in cream and white and individual coloured pens starting at £1.30 and packs of pens for as little as £2.50 for 10 colours. We have used a Tombow pen for our cards, preferring it’s dual end with a brush end and a smaller bullet nib end, however any coloured pen or pencil would…

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Palette knives and painting knives – the subtle differences explained by Hannah

Palette knives and painting knives – the subtle differences explained by Hannah

Palette knives and painting knives are very similar and can be used for mixing paint or applying paint to a canvas, however there are some subtle differences between the two. A palette knife will generally have a straight handle or one with a very small bend in and is ideal for mixing paint on a palette or plate so you can effectively mix your colours and scrape paint off your palette. A painting knife will have a larger bend in…

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