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A Quick Guide to Watercolour Techniques by Hannah Shepherd & Natasha Alliston

A Quick Guide to Watercolour Techniques by Hannah Shepherd & Natasha Alliston

Watercolour is an extremely versatile and flexible medium that can offer a range of results. Also known as aquarelle, it’s a painting technique in which the paints are made of pigments suspended in a water-soluble vehicle. Going back thousands of years, watercolour is a difficult medium to master but there’s a variety of watercolour techniques that you can use to help and it’s definitely a skill worth pursuing. Here’s a look at some watercolour techniques that you can use to your advantage….

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The Beauty of Painting with Gouache – An Artist Story by Amy Beckwith

The Beauty of Painting with Gouache – An Artist Story by Amy Beckwith

Discovering Gouache I am a gouache and print artist. I first came across gouache paint when I was studying my fashion and textile degree and have not looked back since. It is a wonderful medium; there is so much freedom when creating my paintings and they look so striking when printed onto textiles and canvases. I also love teaching and sharing my knowledge of gouache. The Medium & Its History The term gouache was first used in France in the…

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Shannon Adam’s August Workshops

Shannon Adam’s August Workshops

I have always had an interest in arts and craft from a young age. I started out making my own jewellery and hairclips out of whatever items I could find and used to sell them. I then found a love for sewing and embroidery. This creative hobby then pushed me to do a 3 year degree in Fashion and Textiles. Here I was taught how to pattern and sew my own garment, something I would love to do in the…

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