Posts Tagged ‘shopping’

Easel perfection

June 27, 2013

Above: A David Potter portable easel with my own personalised storage attachments Portable Easel Do you love to paint outdoors, but hate the hassle of getting all the equipment organised? Perhaps, like me, you need the freedom to paint wherever you choose, and the ability to move to a fresh viewpoint whenever you feel like […]

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Christmas/ Chanukah gifts for artists part 3

November 28, 2012

Choosing a gift for the more experienced artist Above: “Adoration of the Mago by William Blake Is your friend passionate about drawing or painting? Would you like to buy them a gift that they will use and enjoy? If so then do read through this article for ideas and suggestions. I have recently published two other articles […]

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Christmas/ Chanukah gifts for artists part 2

November 11, 2012

Above: “The Suitor’s Gift” by Louis-Léopold Boilly, c.1790 Art materials to buy for the new or aspiring artist If your friend is learning to draw or paint then a gift of art materials would be most welcome. Perhaps they are just starting out, and as yet have nothing more than pencil and paper? Or they may have bought […]

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Christmas/ Chanukah gift ideas for artists: part 1

October 29, 2012

 What to buy for the artist who likes to sketch  Above: Detail from “Venus and the Three Graces Offering Gifts to a Young Girl”, 1486, by Sandro Botticelli Over the next 6 weeks or so, I plan to publish a short series of articles on art gift ideas. Whether your friend or relative is a professional artist or […]

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Ideas for making cards, and I feature Tim’s the local art shop

July 8, 2012

  How should an artist go about making cards? I am currently putting together some ideas for a workshop on card-making for artists. The more I think about it, the wider the topic seems to be. Whatever the technique used, here are a few general pointers:   “Some golden rules of card-making” However interesting the image, it […]

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