Lessons

How to Paint a Bilby in Watercolour

In this lesson we use watercolour paints to create a quirky artwork featuring a swagman riding a Bilby.  The lessonfeatures techniques on suggesting realistic fur in watercolour and various watercolo...

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Artists

Leonardo Da Vinci

We wrote an art history article a few issues ago about the mystical Mona Lisa painting created by the equally mysterious artist Leonardo Da Vinci. Much has been written about his art but not so much a...

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General Art Tips

Practical Ways to Improve Your Artistic Work Flow

It's not always easy to 'just do art', so we need to be proactive about making time for it. Here are some tips to help you with your workflow and hopefully enable you to become creatively fertile. 1....

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Pelicans at Tuncurry

Check out this awesome piece of work from our online community art gallery! We love to share work from our community. Simply #montmarteart on Instagram, we’d love to share your artwork too!

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Inspiration
Quote of the month

Andy Warhol Quote

Beauty is in all sorts of places. Just because we can’t see it, doesn’t mean it isn’t there!

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Craft

How to Paint Dancing Brolgas on a Vase with Ceramic Paint

In this lesson we use Ceramic Paint to transform an everyday vase into something quite special by decorating it with beautiful dancing Brolga birds.

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A Brief History of the Charismatic & Creative Andy Warhol

The artist Andy Warhol was certainly a flamboyant character, well-known for his eccentricities and not just his original take on art.  The eccentric items he amassed over time as a collector included...

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Painting Tips

Understanding Composition

Have you ever created a project, yet on viewing the work you felt there was something not quite right with it?  You rendered it well, the colours chosen all complement each other, and the perspective...

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Fading colours #AOM101

Check out this awesome piece of work from our online community art gallery! We love to share work from our community. Simply #montmarteart on Instagram, we’d love to share your artwork too!

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Inspiration
Quote of the month

COMPARE LESS! CREATE MORE!

When we look at art from a positive and appreciative perspective we open ourselves up to creative ideas and constructive ways of improving. The less time we spend comparing, the more time we can make for creating!

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