Abstract drawing with Pitt pastel pencils and Polychromos artists’ pastels

The Pitt pastel pencils contain a high level of pigment, but are wax and oil free, and are perfectly suited for fine details in pastels. Just like the Polychromos pastel crayons they can be easily smudged to create fine colour transitions and perfectly complement the pastel crayons. Only minimal fixing is required, ensuring that the … Read more

What are Daniel Smith’s Watercolour Sticks?

For a limited time only, every Daniel Smith Watercolour Stick purchased comes with a FREE STORAGE CONTAINER! Shop now: https://goo.gl/VN37kT Offering incredibly rich, vibrant colours and the same pigment as their Extra Fine Watercolour Paints, these Daniel Smith Watercolour sticks open a whole world of possibilities. Daniel Smith Watercolour Sticks are available from Tindalls: https://goo.gl/VN37kT

Coliro with Lucy

Coliro is watercolour mixed with powdered mica – this creates effects to the naked eye that are pretty much impossible to capture using a camera but this blog will give you a flavour of what Lucy has been showing folks live on our Try it Tuesdays here at Tindalls Newmarket. We are going to start … Read more

Hand crafted Coliro Swatches by Hannah and Tash

We are publishing copies of the hand crafted swatches in PDF format so please contact helpline@tindalls.co.uk for a copy if you would like one. Coliro Pearlcolors  are non toxic pearlescent watercolour paints that come in individual pans or sets of 6 or 12. You can buy sets ready made up or you can buy an … Read more

Chameleon pens by Natasha Alliston

I saw a video quite some time ago on Facebook were an artist was using the Chameleon pens and ever since I have been hoping that we would get some into stock and to my surprise and delight we finally received them this month. …Of course I just had to try them out and purchase … Read more

Testing Alcohol Inks At Tindalls

In store we decided to test Piñata Alcohol Inks on different papers and surfaces. We tested on Yupo Paper, Bristol Board, Cartridge Paper and Mix Media Paper initially. The Yupo Paper is ideal, because the surface itself is less porous, so the inks sit on the surface as opposed to soaking in slightly which causes … Read more