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We spoke to artist Debbie Bryan about the most essential mediums for artists working with acrylics. What follows is a list of five indispensable mediums and descriptions of their transformative properties.
From ancient painting materials such as crushed insects, mineral cinnabars and ash to their contemporary alternatives, artists have made and used colour throughout history in myriad ways...
Lee Madgwick’s work is immediately recognisable. His hyper-real yet dreamlike visual riddles appear to have been summoned straight from his subconscious. Madgwick’ paintings, though remarkable in their stillness, have an air of the foreboding...
Few artists are as associated with geometrical abstraction as Kazimir Malevich (1879-1935). Even at his death, Malevich’s white coffin was decorated with a black circle and square in homage to the style for which he became best known, yet life had not always been so starkly defined for the Russian painter.
To celebrate the launch of Winsor & Newton’s new Water Colour Markers last week, our team took to Twitter to host a live Q&A with Resident Artist Paul Robinson and Innovation and Development Manager Paul Lamoureux...
Last week, artists and other art world luminaries gathered at London’s Saatchi Gallery for Winsor & Newton’s exclusive Water Colour Revolution event, a celebration of the newly-launched Water Colour Markers and soon to be debuted Water Colour Sticks.
With more international fairs and biennials than ever before, the gallery scene is nothing if not thriving. What follows is a roundup of the international galleries currently bringing something unique and exciting to the global art scene
Grids comprised of primary colour blocks – repeated and resequenced – define Dutch painter Piet Mondrian’s exploration of abstraction and his career-spanning endeavour to “express pure relationships.”
The strange and endearing Moomin characters conceived of by Finnish author and illustrator Tove Jansson were informed as much by ancient Nordic folk tales as...
The Science behind great paintings. Leading the development of professional artists’ materials since 1832, Winsor & Newton has enabled generations of artists to express their creativity using the world’s finest art materials. Ranging from the heady inspiration of the sublime to the psychologically tortured...
It makes perfect sense then that watercolour would be a medium associated with experimentation and creative exploration. We have had a look back through the recent history of painting...
From the 1960s onwards, art schools have produced some of the most innovative and radical pop musicians; The Beatles, Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Public Enemy and REM...