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13 Nov 2023

Mont Marte

Calligraphy artist Charlotte Chan

Get inspired to try hand lettering by Brisbane artist and calligrapher, Charlotte Chan (@pixiedust.calligraphy). From teaching lettering classes to creating ornate agate placeholders, she’s got loads of unique calligraphy designs....
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Kylie Callaghan: texture artist and teacher

If you’re a fan of satisfying, minimalistic texture pieces, check out Australian artist, Kylie Callaghan...
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Kylie Callaghan: texture artist and teacher

If you’re a fan of satisfying, minimalistic texture pieces, check out Australian artist, Kylie Callaghan (@my_inner_designs). Her self-love journey led her to start her own business, creating unique artwork and...
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Art teacher and creator: Suchi Vasuki

Suchi Vasuki (@vasuchii) is an Australian artist with a strong passion for creating. Sticking true to...
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Art teacher and creator: Suchi Vasuki

Suchi Vasuki (@vasuchii) is an Australian artist with a strong passion for creating. Sticking true to her motto that knowledge is most valuable when shared, she decided to start teaching growing...
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Quinal Malara: paper artist & beyond!

If you love crafting and creating, meet Quinal Malara, an artist from India with a...
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Quinal Malara: paper artist & beyond!

If you love crafting and creating, meet Quinal Malara, an artist from India with a passion for all things art. From working with paper to paints, she explores different mediums...
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30 Nov 2023

Mont Marte

Silicone Oil Premium Product Demo

The secret’s out! If you’re looking to add cells to your pour painting or fluid artwork, this Mont Marte Silicone Oil Premium will be your best trick yet. Whether you’re...
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Quinal Malara: paper artist & beyond!

If you love crafting and creating, meet Quinal Malara, an artist from India with a passion for all things art. From working with paper to paints, she explores different mediums...
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Satin Acrylic Premium: Product Demo

For an acrylic paint with rich pigment and strong colour intensity, look no further than...
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Satin Acrylic Premium: Product Demo

For an acrylic paint with rich pigment and strong colour intensity, look no further than the Mont Mare Satin Acrylic Premium. Like the name suggests, you can expect a silky...
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Metallic Acrylic Paint Premium Product Demo

In this demo, we’re showing off our Metallic Acrylic Paint Premium range. This affordable acrylic paint will add sparkle...
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Metallic Acrylic Paint Premium Product Demo

In this demo, we’re showing off our Metallic Acrylic Paint Premium range. This affordable acrylic paint will add sparkle and shine to projects big or small. It’s also a great go-to for artists, art...
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Fluoro Acrylic Paint Set Premium Product Demo

In this demo, watch the Mont Marte Fluoro Acrylic Paint Premium range come to life....
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Fluoro Acrylic Paint Set Premium Product Demo

In this demo, watch the Mont Marte Fluoro Acrylic Paint Premium range come to life. These vivid and translucent colours capture the light and glow under backlight, meaning you can...
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03 Nov 2023

Mont Marte

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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Fluoro Acrylic Paint Set Premium Product Demo

In this demo, watch the Mont Marte Fluoro Acrylic Paint Premium range come to life. These vivid and translucent colours capture the light and glow under backlight, meaning you can...
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How to pick paint colours and other colour FAQs

Picking paint colours is a fun part of creating, and although we’re here to give you...
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How to pick paint colours and other colour FAQs

Picking paint colours is a fun part of creating, and although we’re here to give you some tips and tricks, you can create with any colour palette your heart desires. Different...
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13 common art medium questions

We’ve put together a handy Q&A blog based on questions you asked us to help...
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13 common art medium questions

We’ve put together a handy Q&A blog based on questions you asked us to help you feel confident when using mediums for your next project. Art mediums are super handy...
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Ink and art FAQs

Artist ink can be a great medium for all sorts of projects! From illustrating, hand...
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Ink and art FAQs

Artist ink can be a great medium for all sorts of projects! From illustrating, hand lettering, and calligraphy, to multimedia, scrapbooking, and pouring projects, the possibilities are endless. So, if...
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20 Nov 2023

Mont Marte

Guide to acrylic ink vs. drawing ink

As the pen and ink world continues to grow in range and popularity, questions naturally crop up as to the differences between products. Never be afraid to search for answers...
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Ink and art FAQs

Artist ink can be a great medium for all sorts of projects! From illustrating, hand lettering, and calligraphy, to multimedia, scrapbooking, and pouring projects, the possibilities are endless. So, if...
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Guide to creating texture

  When it comes to making different textures in art, there are lots of creative...
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Guide to creating texture

  When it comes to making different textures in art, there are lots of creative options you can give a go. The texture of paintings can be changed by using...
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Guide to different types of painting styles

Part 1 Part 2 Whether you’re finding your own style or just want to try...
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Guide to different types of painting styles

Part 1 Part 2 Whether you’re finding your own style or just want to try something new, we’re stepping you through it all, in this guide to different types of...
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Guide to water mixable oil paint vs oil paint

Whether you’re learning how to start oil painting or just curious to see how different oil paints...
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Guide to water mixable oil paint vs oil paint

Whether you’re learning how to start oil painting or just curious to see how different oil paints stack up, then you’ve come to the right place. In this guide to water mixable oil...
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13 Nov 2023

Mont Marte

10 easy DIY crafts

If you want to try creating with a simple project, have a look at this collection of easy crafts to do at home to get inspired! From upcycling things around...
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Guide to water mixable oil paint vs oil paint

Whether you’re learning how to start oil painting or just curious to see how different oil paints stack up, then you’ve come to the right place. In this guide to water mixable oil...
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Eye art ideas to inspire you

Eye art projects can be either a challenging or exciting experience – it just depends...
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Eye art ideas to inspire you

Eye art projects can be either a challenging or exciting experience – it just depends how you look at it! Every creative has a different approach and it’s motivating to...
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12 negative space drawings

Often thought of as the “empty” space around an object, negative space is actually helpful...
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12 negative space drawings

Often thought of as the “empty” space around an object, negative space is actually helpful to emphasis subjects, and it gives our eyes a place to rest and take it...
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Dinosaur creations for the whole fam

If you like dinos, you’ll probably enjoy this inspiring collection of dinosaurs in art, featuring...
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Dinosaur creations for the whole fam

If you like dinos, you’ll probably enjoy this inspiring collection of dinosaurs in art, featuring awesome creators from across the globe! From sculpture to watercolour, we’ve found all sorts of...
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24 Nov 2023

Mont Marte

Acrylic pouring techniques with cells using SuperCell Pouring Paint Sets

Explore creating cells in paint pouring using our Super Cell Pouring Sets. These sets are grouped based on dynamic colour pairings, so you can make stacks of striking, cell-filled artworks....
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Dinosaur creations for the whole fam

If you like dinos, you’ll probably enjoy this inspiring collection of dinosaurs in art, featuring awesome creators from across the globe! From sculpture to watercolour, we’ve found all sorts of...
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Create Xin's butterfly drawing with oil pastel

Follow along with this week’s project to create a butterfly drawing with oil pastels. Creator...
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Create Xin's butterfly drawing with oil pastel

Follow along with this week’s project to create a butterfly drawing with oil pastels. Creator Xin (@xinart_easydrawing) worked with our Extra Soft Oil Pastels to bring this floral insect piece...
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How to paint with acrylics

In our latest video, we break down the basics of how to paint with acrylics....
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How to paint with acrylics

In our latest video, we break down the basics of how to paint with acrylics. We dive into how to use them on their own, plus which brushes and mediums get...
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How to draw a bird

Learn how to draw a bird in our latest how-to video! We'll show you how easy...
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How to draw a bird

Learn how to draw a bird in our latest how-to video! We'll show you how easy it is to create your own feathered friend using a series of lines and shapes. Give...
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29 Nov 2023

Milly Scott

Monet painting techniques

We’ve pulled together some handy techniques so you can learn how to paint like Monet. French impressionism is all about capturing the light and feel of a place or subject,...
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How to draw a bird

Learn how to draw a bird in our latest how-to video! We'll show you how easy it is to create your own feathered friend using a series of lines and shapes. Give...
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7 Ceramic Painting Tips

We’ve put together a bunch of handy tips to make pottery painting easier. Whether you’re...
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7 Ceramic Painting Tips

We’ve put together a bunch of handy tips to make pottery painting easier. Whether you’re new to using ceramic paint, or you’ve tried it before, we hope these hints make...
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8 expressionism techniques

  We’ve probably all seen Munch’s The Scream, but what is expressionism and what are...
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8 expressionism techniques

  We’ve probably all seen Munch’s The Scream, but what is expressionism and what are the main techniques? We’ve put together 8 Expressionism techniques to try in your next work....
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5 tips on how to dispose of oil paint thoughtfully

We’ve rounded up some handy tips so you can learn how to properly dispose of...
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5 tips on how to dispose of oil paint thoughtfully

We’ve rounded up some handy tips so you can learn how to properly dispose of oil-based paint. We’ve also got some pointers to help you conserve painting supplies and create...
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20 Nov 2023

Mont Marte

Emily Birks

"I find time to paint almost every day, whether it is for 5 minutes or 5 hours." Emily Birks uses her signature bright and bold colour palette to get creative daily....
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5 tips on how to dispose of oil paint thoughtfully

We’ve rounded up some handy tips so you can learn how to properly dispose of oil-based paint. We’ve also got some pointers to help you conserve painting supplies and create...
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Candy Ng

"If I had a time machine, I'd go to the future when I am 70...
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Candy Ng

"If I had a time machine, I'd go to the future when I am 70 years old… I am curious about what my art will be like in the future......
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Tegan Crosbie

"...Just have a go, play and discover! What’s the worst that could happen? You end...
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Tegan Crosbie

"...Just have a go, play and discover! What’s the worst that could happen? You end up with a bit of a mess or a masterpiece! Sometimes the best work is...
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Kylie Callaghan

"I am a jump in and learn as I go type of artist. I’ve always been a...
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Kylie Callaghan

"I am a jump in and learn as I go type of artist. I’ve always been a hands-on type of learner and when I create, I don’t like to think too much...
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