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18 Jan 2023

Mont Marte

Creative journeys both big and small: Emily Viski

Emily Viski (@emandthelittlejemstudio) has always been creative, but it wasn’t until recently that she followed her passion and took the plunge to become a fully-fledged artist. She’s open and honest...
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Sketching the skylight and painting portraits: Ahmad Akrum

“Although the environment I lived in, wasn't an art-understanding one, art always lived in me.”...
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Sketching the skylight and painting portraits: Ahmad Akrum

“Although the environment I lived in, wasn't an art-understanding one, art always lived in me.” Whether it’s drawing or painting, Realistic artist, Ahmad Akrum (@ahmad_akrum_artist) has always loved creating. Using...
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Balancing patients and painting with KH Collective

Working as a registered nurse, Holly (@_kh.collective) was looking for something fun to add to...
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Balancing patients and painting with KH Collective

Working as a registered nurse, Holly (@_kh.collective) was looking for something fun to add to her uniform. But it was a chat with a friend that later sparked a creative...
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Chasing a feeling: Nonrepresentational art with Belinda Nadwie

Dipping into coloured oil paints, art for Belinda Nadwie is much more than just painting...
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Chasing a feeling: Nonrepresentational art with Belinda Nadwie

Dipping into coloured oil paints, art for Belinda Nadwie is much more than just painting a canvas. Belinda creates nonrepresentational art, which unlike abstract art, doesn’t feature a “subject matter.”
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20 Dec 2022

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SuperCell Pouring Paint 240ml Product Demo

Want to see our SuperCell Pouring Paint in action? You’re in luck! In this demo, you’ll be able to learn more about our SuperCell Pouring Paint 240ml range and how...
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Chasing a feeling: Nonrepresentational art with Belinda Nadwie

Dipping into coloured oil paints, art for Belinda Nadwie is much more than just painting a canvas. Belinda creates nonrepresentational art, which unlike abstract art, doesn’t feature a “subject matter.”
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Acrylic Colour Paint Set 48pc Product Demo

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just learning the ropes, our Acrylic Colour 48pc is...
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Acrylic Colour Paint Set 48pc Product Demo

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just learning the ropes, our Acrylic Colour 48pc is a great go-to. These vibrant acrylics are super smooth and have a creamy texture, making...
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Acrylic Flow Medium Product Demo

Want to experiment with different acrylic techniques? Give our Acrylic Flow Medium a go! This...
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Acrylic Flow Medium Product Demo

Want to experiment with different acrylic techniques? Give our Acrylic Flow Medium a go! This versatile medium increases the translucency of acrylic paint without losing its colour vibrancy. While enhancing...
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Soft Pastels Signature 72pc Product Demo

Discover colourful, expressive strokes with our Soft Pastels 72pc set! Inside you’ll find 72 vibrant...
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Soft Pastels Signature 72pc Product Demo

Discover colourful, expressive strokes with our Soft Pastels 72pc set! Inside you’ll find 72 vibrant colours that offer a soft chalky texture for smooth application. You’ll be able to dabble...
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09 Dec 2022

Mont Marte

10 canvas questions answered

From how to prepare a canvas to using stretcher keys, we’ve received a few questions over the times so we’re answering 10 canvas questions.   1. What type of paint...
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Soft Pastels Signature 72pc Product Demo

Discover colourful, expressive strokes with our Soft Pastels 72pc set! Inside you’ll find 72 vibrant colours that offer a soft chalky texture for smooth application. You’ll be able to dabble...
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How to use polymer clay and more polymer clay questions answered

How to use polymer clay and more polymer clay questions answered From the best way...
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How to use polymer clay and more polymer clay questions answered

How to use polymer clay and more polymer clay questions answered From the best way to store polymer clay to can you overbake polymer clay? when it comes to polymer...
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10 answers to commonly asked marker questions

Starting out with markers can be tricky and it can be hard not knowing how...
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10 answers to commonly asked marker questions

Starting out with markers can be tricky and it can be hard not knowing how to colour with markers, what paper to use or what is the difference between alcohol...
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How to use fabric paint and more fabric paint questions answered

Fabric paints are fun to use and a great way to add some creativity to...
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How to use fabric paint and more fabric paint questions answered

Fabric paints are fun to use and a great way to add some creativity to your clothes or homewares. But don’t let them scare you, here’s 12 answers to common...
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31 Jan 2023

Mont Marte

Guide to the Mont Marte product levels

We reckon you should be able to find the right art tools, no matter where you are on your creative journey. That’s why we’ve put our product ranges into levels...
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How to use fabric paint and more fabric paint questions answered

Fabric paints are fun to use and a great way to add some creativity to your clothes or homewares. But don’t let them scare you, here’s 12 answers to common...
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Ultimate art marker guide

Looking to dabble in art markers? From bullet tips to fine liners, finding which art...
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Ultimate art marker guide

Looking to dabble in art markers? From bullet tips to fine liners, finding which art marker is right for your next creative project can be confusing. In this art marker...
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Guide to Mont Marte easels

Sure easels are the answer to keeping your work sturdy and grounded but what’s the...
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Guide to Mont Marte easels

Sure easels are the answer to keeping your work sturdy and grounded but what’s the difference between an A and a H Frame easel? In this guide to Mont Marte...
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Watercolour guide for beginners

If you’re thinking of taking the plunge into watercolours, then look no further! Our watercolour...
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Watercolour guide for beginners

If you’re thinking of taking the plunge into watercolours, then look no further! Our watercolour guide for beginners will roughly cover off watercolour mediums, brushes and paper so you’ll have...
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26 Sep 2022

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19 Simple Valentine’s Day craft ideas for kids

Whether you’re crafting with the kids or just young at heart, share the love this month and try these 19 simple Valentine’s craft ideas for kids. 1. Cardboard roses  ...
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Watercolour guide for beginners

If you’re thinking of taking the plunge into watercolours, then look no further! Our watercolour guide for beginners will roughly cover off watercolour mediums, brushes and paper so you’ll have...
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13 rural landscape painting ideas

The country is a great source of creative inspiration, we’re talking rolling hills, green pastures,...
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13 rural landscape painting ideas

The country is a great source of creative inspiration, we’re talking rolling hills, green pastures, and wide open spaces. So, we’ve rounded up 13 rural landscapes for some good old...
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14 rainy day craft ideas for kids

It’s not always fun to be stuck inside in wet weather, especially if you’ve got...
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14 rainy day craft ideas for kids

It’s not always fun to be stuck inside in wet weather, especially if you’ve got little ones. We’ve pulled together 14 of our favourite rainy day craft ideas for kids...
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10 Mediterranean style ideas to inspire your next artwork

Looking to pack your bags or just needing a wave of creative inspiration? We hear...
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10 Mediterranean style ideas to inspire your next artwork

Looking to pack your bags or just needing a wave of creative inspiration? We hear you! Inspired by the rounded architecture, clear blue seas and coastal feel, we’re looking at...
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06 Feb 2023

Mont Marte

Create an easy DIY Valentine’s Day card

Craft from the heart with this easy DIY Valentine’s Day card! Grab our Drawing Ink Set 16pc and some watercolour paper and create a heartfelt gesture for that special someone.
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10 Mediterranean style ideas to inspire your next artwork

Looking to pack your bags or just needing a wave of creative inspiration? We hear you! Inspired by the rounded architecture, clear blue seas and coastal feel, we’re looking at...
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Create a paint pour heart with SuperCell Pouring Paint

In this tutorial, we’re showing you how to create a paint pour heart using our...
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Create a paint pour heart with SuperCell Pouring Paint

In this tutorial, we’re showing you how to create a paint pour heart using our SuperCell Pouring Paint! Whether you’re creating for Valentine’s Day or just want to dabble with...
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How to: stretch watercolour paper

Stretching is a great way to prep watercolour paper before applying wet media to create...
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How to: stretch watercolour paper

Stretching is a great way to prep watercolour paper before applying wet media to create a smooth surface for creating. In this handy video, follow along as we show you...
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How to: blend oil paints

In this video, we’re showing you how to blend oil paint to create new colours...
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How to: blend oil paints

In this video, we’re showing you how to blend oil paint to create new colours and get a seamless finish. You’ll learn two ways to blend: with a dry brush...
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13 Jan 2023

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13 polymer clay techniques

Whether you’re looking for new ways to amp your game, or you’re just getting the hang of things, we’ve piled up 13 polymer clay techniques for you to try. From...
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How to: blend oil paints

In this video, we’re showing you how to blend oil paint to create new colours and get a seamless finish. You’ll learn two ways to blend: with a dry brush...
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Tips to build creative confidence with Michelle Sparks

Taking a leap into the unknown can be scary and starting a creative journey can...
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Tips to build creative confidence with Michelle Sparks

Taking a leap into the unknown can be scary and starting a creative journey can look different to all of us. But one thing’s for sure, it helps to build...
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10 tips for sharpening art pencils

To get the most out of your art pencils, it’s best to sharpen them correctly....
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10 tips for sharpening art pencils

To get the most out of your art pencils, it’s best to sharpen them correctly. Not all pencils are made the same and others need a bit more love and...
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10 art marker techniques

Believe it or not, there’s actually a lot you can create with art markers. Whether...
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10 art marker techniques

Believe it or not, there’s actually a lot you can create with art markers. Whether you’ve used them before or you’re almost ready to grab yourself a pack, get ready...
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01 Feb 2023

Mont Marte

Bridget Bradley

@bridgetbradleyart “My early works were actually nature and cityscapes, but I found it too constraining staying in between the lines. That’s when I gave in to my creative side and...
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10 art marker techniques

Believe it or not, there’s actually a lot you can create with art markers. Whether you’ve used them before or you’re almost ready to grab yourself a pack, get ready...
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Dakotah Lawson Wolf from pourmyartoutstudio

@pourmyartoutstudio“I’m Kotah, I’m currently living in Platteville Wisconsin. My preferred mediums are pouring acrylics, and...
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Dakotah Lawson Wolf from pourmyartoutstudio

@pourmyartoutstudio“I’m Kotah, I’m currently living in Platteville Wisconsin. My preferred mediums are pouring acrylics, and spray paint and I love working with optical illusions and bright colours. There is literally...
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Shilpa Rajan

@shilpartworks “I love painting as it gives me immense joy and makes me feel content....
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Shilpa Rajan

@shilpartworks “I love painting as it gives me immense joy and makes me feel content. Even though I enjoy every art medium, I prefer to use acrylic paints. Photorealism is...
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Sara Brenton

@sara_brenton_illustration “I started out painting food pieces based on meals I loved that I’d eaten...
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Sara Brenton

@sara_brenton_illustration “I started out painting food pieces based on meals I loved that I’d eaten in restaurants around Melbourne. It was my way of blogging my food experiences. And if...
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