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A Thanksgiving Thanks!

by Will Kemp painting
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In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I’ve been reflecting on all the positivity and creativity that has come through the Art School blog. So I’d like to thank you all for your support & encouragement this year. The most rewarding thing for me is seeing students progress in their drawing and painting where they’d previously been struggling. […]

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8 tips to help you make a killer Bespoke Canvas

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Off the peg or bespoke? The dilemmas of a modern man. Choosing a canvas is much like deciding between Savile Row, the high street or knitting your own! With Bespoke you get: Neat edges on the back, staple free sides, a choice of fabric, a choice of finish (unprimed, sized, oil-primed) an exact choice of […]

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How to choose Watercolour Paper

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“First of all respect your paper!” J.M.W.Turner Ever walked into an art shop and felt daunted by the sheer volume of paper choices with confusing names, got flustered and just walk out?! You are not alone! Choosing the correct watercolour paper doesn’t have to be as complicated as Manufacturers seem to make it…

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