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Create an Acrylic Colour Chart

Posted 6th July 2018
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A colour chart is a great tool to have in the studio – and you can create your own in just a few simple steps! In this video we show you how to rule up your chart and put your colours in the right order. This will help you to choose the best colours for your projects at a glance.

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How to Make a Tiger Stone Painting

Posted 22nd June 2018
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Are you looking for some stone painting inspiration? Watch as we show you how to transform a stone into an animal using acrylic paints! Once you've brought your creature to life, use it as a paper weight, garden sculpture or bookshelf ornament.

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How to Create a String Pull Painting with Chain

Posted 15th June 2018
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It's time for something a little bit different! In this quick lesson, we teach you how to make a flower using a string pull painting technique.

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4 Easy Watercolour Techniques

Posted 1st June 2018
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Got a couple of minutes to spare? Learn four different types of watercolour techniques with this easy tutorial!

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How to Paint a Horse in Oils

Posted 23rd May 2018
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Take the reins and create a stunning horse oil painting with our step-by-step tutorial. In this lesson we show you how to lay down your background, build depth, add detail and finish strong with a beautiful glaze. You can download the lesson PDF and material list below.

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How to Create an Eye Painting

Posted 11th May 2018
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Have you been on the lookout for a quick creative project? Learn how to create an eye painting with this step-by-step tutorial.

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How to Create an Easy Unicorn Painting

Posted 27th April 2018
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Make some magic with our unicorn painting tutorial! Our step-by-step video makes it easy for children to follow along and create their very own masterpiece. You can download the full lesson plan and list of materials below.

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Paint an Easy Watercolour Landscape

Posted 20th April 2018
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Create your own beautiful landscape with this watercolour painting for beginners. In this tutorial we show you how to use different brush strokes and watercolour painting techniques to bring your artwork to life. Download the lesson and complete material list below to get started!

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How to Draw an Anime Character

Posted 13th April 2018
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Learn how to draw an anime-inspired character with our step-by-step tutorial. In this lesson we show you how to plan, draw and decorate a character using a 2B pencil, electric eraser and watercolour paints. To create your own design, mix and match different features such as hair, eyes, nose and lips!

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How to Create a Sunset Painting with H2O Water Mixable Oils

Posted 28th March 2018
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Create a stunning sunset using H2O Water Mixable Oil Paints. There are a few tricks you need to know to capture the beauty of a sunset in a painting, and in this tutorial we'll show you everything we have up our sleeve. Learn how to plan out your painting, blend your colours to create eye-catching contrasts, paint a reflection on the water and more.

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How to Create DIY Geometric Art

Posted 9th March 2018
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Make your own decorative geometric art piece with our mesmerising tutorial. In this lesson, we show you how to plan and create your own DIY wall art using Mont Marte Metallic Acrylic Paints. Once you get the hang of it, you'll be surprised at how easy and therapeutic it is to make this eye-catching artwork for your home.

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How to Create a Francoise Neilly Inspired Portrait

Posted 16th February 2018
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In this art tutorial, we show you how to paint a portrait in a similar style to renowned French artist, Francoise Neilly. Learn how, with a simple initial drafting, you can lay down bold colour and thick strokes to create a stunning artwork that celebrates Neilly’s unconventional and vibrant approach to painting. We’ve used H2O Water Mixable Oil Paint, Fluro Acrylic Paints mixed with Water Mixable Linseed Oil Gel Medium, and palette knives to apply thick, clean strokes. You can find the full material list and lesson plan in the downloadable PDF below.

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How to Use Watercolour Pencils to Paint Native Australian Flowers

Posted 9th February 2018
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Learn how to use watercolour pencils to create your own native Australian flower artwork. Watch the painting come together before your eyes as we show you how to lay down your background, mix colour, and add detail. For this lesson we've used Mont Marte Ultra-Soft Watercolour Pencils, an A3 Watercolour Pad, graphite pencils, a water brush, and a mop brush. You can find the full list of materials and lesson plan in the PDF below.

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How to Paint a Rainbow Eucalyptus Tree

Posted 25th January 2018
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Add some colour to your home with a rainbow eucalyptus tree painting. In this tutorial we teach you how to create the right placement and perspective, build up your layers and achieve excellent form with a range of painting techniques. You can download the complete list of materials and tools in the lesson PDF below.

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How to Create a Pendulum Painting

Posted 9th January 2018
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Learn how to create a pendulum painting with our latest tutorial. In this video we show you how to make your paint the right consistency and how to set up your own paint pendulum. The process is fun and the result is a stunning and unique painting!

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How to Make a Patterned Christmas Tree Painting

Posted 8th December 2017
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Take a break from the Christmas rush and try your hand at this vibrant Christmas tree painting. Let your imagination run wild and create your own designs, or use the patterns we’ve covered in our tutorial! This creative Christmas project is a great activity to try with children at home or in the classroom. For this lesson we’ve used Mont Marte Studio Acrylic Paint, a Double Thick Canvas and the Gallery Series Acrylic Brush Set. 

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How to Create Fluid Art

Posted 24th November 2017
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Learn how to make vibrant fluid art with our latest video tutorial! This week we show you the secret to creating a smooth and consistent pouring medium for beautiful colour and consistency. 

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How to Paint Watercolour Flowers

Posted 13th November 2017
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Learn how to paint watercolour flowers with our magnolia video tutorial. In this lesson we show you how to create subtle tone, build contrast and work with other techniques to create a beautiful watercolour painting.

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How to Make Spin Art

Posted 27th October 2017
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Learn how to make spin art with this colourful tutorial. In this lesson we show you how to create your own spin art rig and demonstrate 6 different techniques for creating unique patterns. 

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How to Paint a Lionfish in H20 Water Mixable Oils

Posted 6th October 2017
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In this lesson we paint the beautiful, but dangerous, lionfish with H20 Water Mixable Oil Paint. You'll learn techniques such as using a pearl tint to create depth and translucence, as well as how to create interest through texture. We hope this inspires and equips you to paint your own masterpiece.

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How to Paint Realistic Orchids in Acrylic Paint

Posted 1st September 2017
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In this lesson we create a realistic still life of white orchids with acrylic paint.  An intense background is suggested with pearl sapphire-tone paint, glazed with phthalo blue and then scumbled with a translucent lamp black smoke resulting in a shimmering surface that appears to glow.  We tackle techniques in this lesson that emulate the look of oil paint, and we also go through rendering tips to enable you to suggest the subtle tones within the soft thin petals. 

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How to Paint a Simple Bird with the Watercolour Travel Set

Posted 8th August 2017
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In this lesson we explore some of the many effects that can be achieved with watercolour.  Wet in wet, washes, masking and spattering are all given a brief introduction.  The watercolours used are from the 18 piece Mont Marte Watercolour Travel Set.  This lesson looks harder than it is to tackle and this video will guide you every step of the way.  Grab your materials and let's get into it !

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How to Paint a Sunset Seascape in Traditional Oil Paint

Posted 4th August 2017
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In this lesson we use traditional oil paints to create this vibrant and easy sunset seascape.  For the beginners wanting to try their hand at a seascape we offer simple approaches on blending and colour mixing, and this lesson is perfect for experimenting with new techniques.  A colourful and fun project, easy enough to tackle any day of the week when you need an art escape.

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Field of Poppies in Studio Acrylic

Posted 30th June 2017
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In this beautiful little project we use Studio Acrylic Paint to create a colourful and fun field of poppies with a backdrop of mountains in the distance under a summer sky.  Mont Marte Studio Acrylics are an ideal paint for beginners, students and anyone who wants to give painting a go.

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