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09 Feb 2024

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Soulful art with Kerrie Jacobs

We asked Melbourne artist Kerrie Jacobs (@merakiartbykj) all about her creativity and what inspires her. She puts her heart and soul into her art and brand Meraki Art, working to...
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Mixed media artist Tegan Crosbie

Explore bright colours, fun patterns, and freestyle crafts with Tegan Crosbie (@tegan.crosbie.art). From holding art...
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Mixed media artist Tegan Crosbie

Explore bright colours, fun patterns, and freestyle crafts with Tegan Crosbie (@tegan.crosbie.art). From holding art lessons in her cute studio & store, The Workshoppery, to selling unique homewares and designs,...
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Professional artist Candy Ng

Professional artist Candy Ng Melbourne artist Candy Ng (@candyngart) has worked with household names and...
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Professional artist Candy Ng

Professional artist Candy Ng Melbourne artist Candy Ng (@candyngart) has worked with household names and brands around the world to feature her artwork. She explores drawing, paintings, and digital art...
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Using a vivid colour palette with Emily Birks

Let’s dive into a Q&A with Australian artist Emily Birks (@emilybirksart) to learn about her...
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Using a vivid colour palette with Emily Birks

Let’s dive into a Q&A with Australian artist Emily Birks (@emilybirksart) to learn about her approach to creating. Emily worked to turn her creative passion from a hobby into a...
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01 Mar 2024

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Watercolour Mop Brushes Product Demo

Elevate your watercolour art with a Watercolour Mop Brush from our Artiste range!
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Using a vivid colour palette with Emily Birks

Let’s dive into a Q&A with Australian artist Emily Birks (@emilybirksart) to learn about her approach to creating. Emily worked to turn her creative passion from a hobby into a...
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Airtight Watercolour Palette Premium Product Demo

Watercolour artists say hello to your new best friend, Airtight Watercolour Palette Premium! Check out...
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Airtight Watercolour Palette Premium Product Demo

Watercolour artists say hello to your new best friend, Airtight Watercolour Palette Premium! Check out our demo video.
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Acrylic Paint Pens in Case Broad Tip Signature Product demo

Check out our demo video and discover the amazing colour range and endless creative possibilities...
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Acrylic Paint Pens in Case Broad Tip Signature Product demo

Check out our demo video and discover the amazing colour range and endless creative possibilities of Acrylic Paint Pens in Case.
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Foam Brushes Discovery Product demo

Apply smooth coats of paint or primer and create stencil art with our Foam Brushes...
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Foam Brushes Discovery Product demo

Apply smooth coats of paint or primer and create stencil art with our Foam Brushes Discovery. Check out our demo video.
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22 Feb 2024

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Acrylic paint FAQs

Let’s dive into the basics of acrylic painting by answering some commonly asked questions. From the consistency of our different paints to what makes each white shade unique, we’ve got...
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Foam Brushes Discovery Product demo

Apply smooth coats of paint or primer and create stencil art with our Foam Brushes Discovery. Check out our demo video.
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FAQs about texture and pattern in art

If you’ve ever wondered how to create texture and imprint patterns when working on a...
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FAQs about texture and pattern in art

If you’ve ever wondered how to create texture and imprint patterns when working on a project, we’re here to help! We’re going to dive into a bunch of different mediums...
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Drawing FAQs

We’ve got a bunch of answers to common drawing questions so you can get sketching...
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Drawing FAQs

We’ve got a bunch of answers to common drawing questions so you can get sketching with confidence. From sharpening habits to blending techniques, we’ve got all kinds of important info...
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Art terms FAQs

Art techniques and styles can sound much more complex than they are. To break down...
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Art terms FAQs

Art techniques and styles can sound much more complex than they are. To break down the wall between you and creating, we’ve put together an art dictionary based on frequently...
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20 Feb 2024

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Guide to Mont Marte Art Centres

Guide to Mont Marte Art Centres Whether it’s a sign in a window or you’ve spotted it on our stockist locator tool, you might have noticed our stockists are divided into...
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Art terms FAQs

Art techniques and styles can sound much more complex than they are. To break down the wall between you and creating, we’ve put together an art dictionary based on frequently...
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Guide to using plaster of Paris

If you’re into sculpting and modelling, why not have a go casting with plaster? Our Plaster...
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Guide to using plaster of Paris

If you’re into sculpting and modelling, why not have a go casting with plaster? Our Plaster of Paris Signature 1kg (35.27oz) is great for creating unique art pieces by setting in a...
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Guide to priming art

If you’ve ever wondered what the difference between primers is, or what priming even does,...
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Guide to priming art

If you’ve ever wondered what the difference between primers is, or what priming even does, this is the blog for you! We’re diving into some of the mediums and texture...
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Guide to oils vs acrylics

Whether you’re looking to switch from acrylics to oils or you’re just wondering how each...
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Guide to oils vs acrylics

Whether you’re looking to switch from acrylics to oils or you’re just wondering how each medium stacks up, in this guide we’re taking a look at oils vs acrylics, to...
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09 Feb 2024

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10 pattern artwork ideas

Explore this collection of pattern artworks to get inspired and create a print that’s uniquely you. There’s no one way to make a pattern, so find a technique or style...
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Guide to oils vs acrylics

Whether you’re looking to switch from acrylics to oils or you’re just wondering how each medium stacks up, in this guide we’re taking a look at oils vs acrylics, to...
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10 marker drawing ideas

If you want to dive into the world of art markers, look no further! We’ve...
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10 marker drawing ideas

If you want to dive into the world of art markers, look no further! We’ve gathered a bunch of drawing ideas with markers so you can get inspired to create....
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9 decoupage DIY ideas

We’re launching our new product with a bang! Explore Deco Pudge ideas and try out decoupage at...
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9 decoupage DIY ideas

We’re launching our new product with a bang! Explore Deco Pudge ideas and try out decoupage at home. Read on to find your next project and get inspired to upcycle, DIY, and...
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10 action paintings to inspire

10 action paintings to inspire Action painting, also known as gestural painting, is a concept...
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10 action paintings to inspire

10 action paintings to inspire Action painting, also known as gestural painting, is a concept that sounds a bit intimidating but is very unrestricted and liberating to explore. Anyone can...
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27 Feb 2024

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How to use impasto

Watch our quick tutorial on how to use impasto medium with acrylic paint.
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10 action paintings to inspire

10 action paintings to inspire Action painting, also known as gestural painting, is a concept that sounds a bit intimidating but is very unrestricted and liberating to explore. Anyone can...
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Clay panther

Have a go at this black panther craft using polymer clay! It’s a great addition...
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Clay panther

Have a go at this black panther craft using polymer clay! It’s a great addition to any home, as a bookshelf ornament or coffee table centrepiece.
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How to paint easy clouds

Painting realistic looking clouds is easier than you might think. Follow along with our quick painting tutorial...
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How to paint easy clouds

Painting realistic looking clouds is easier than you might think. Follow along with our quick painting tutorial and learn to paint easy clouds with acrylics.
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DIY fashion

Make yourself some friendship bracelets and a personalised denim jacket to wear to your fave gig!...
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DIY fashion

Make yourself some friendship bracelets and a personalised denim jacket to wear to your fave gig! We're so inspired by all the amazing bands and artists touring Australia that we had...
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23 Feb 2024

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8 tips on getting through art block

8 tips on getting through art block If you’ve ever wondered how to get through art block, we’ve got the tips you need to keep on creating. Everyone has hit...
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DIY fashion

Make yourself some friendship bracelets and a personalised denim jacket to wear to your fave gig! We're so inspired by all the amazing bands and artists touring Australia that we had...
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Portrait painting techniques

Painting a portrait can seem like a daunting project, but it is actually a fun...
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Portrait painting techniques

Painting a portrait can seem like a daunting project, but it is actually a fun activity that anyone can enjoy. By adopting the few simple techniques listed below, you’ll be...
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Tips on how to paint evenly

Let’s dive into the best way to get a smooth paint finish so you can...
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Tips on how to paint evenly

Let’s dive into the best way to get a smooth paint finish so you can get creative with confidence. If it’s your first-time painting, or you want to improve your...
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10 Drawing Ink techniques

Trying your hand at drawing inks? It can be tricky knowing where to start. So,...
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10 Drawing Ink techniques

Trying your hand at drawing inks? It can be tricky knowing where to start. So, have some fun, learn a thing or two and practice your penmanship with these 10...
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09 Feb 2024

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Beysie Ibabao

"I actually create through feelings, depicted in female portraits. I find the female form not just easier to draw, but also very graceful; feelings flow just by staring at it....
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10 Drawing Ink techniques

Trying your hand at drawing inks? It can be tricky knowing where to start. So, have some fun, learn a thing or two and practice your penmanship with these 10...
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Kerrie Jacobs

"I paint intuitively, I see something that inspires me and just jump in with no...
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Kerrie Jacobs

"I paint intuitively, I see something that inspires me and just jump in with no pre planning at all!! Sometimes works for me, sometimes not!" Melbourne artist Kerrie Jacobs (@merakiartbykj)...
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Bianca Luztre

"Paint daily. Magic happens when you do what you love every day." Bianca Luztre (@biancaluztreart) is...
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Bianca Luztre

"Paint daily. Magic happens when you do what you love every day." Bianca Luztre (@biancaluztreart) is a watercolourist with a passion for creating. She found that she could never find the...
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Ema Lou

"I love young artists as they don’t have the fear that adults have to create...
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Ema Lou

"I love young artists as they don’t have the fear that adults have to create without pressure. They make art just because! I would say don’t be scared to try something...
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