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    Six Must-See Summer Art Exhibitions

    26-JUN-2014

    As the height of 2014 summer travel season approaches, we have chosen six of the most compelling shows well worth seeking out.

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    Art and (R)evolution: Introducing the New Winsor & Newton Online

    25-JUN-2014

    A trailblazing destination for creative inspiration, the new www.winsornewton.com is revolutionising the way artists engage with materials and one another – creating a direct link to favourite products, engaging a creative community...

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    Professional Water Colour Sticks. Trying is Believing

    16-MAY-2014

    Combining colour vibrancy with versatility, our new Professional Water Colour Sticks offer you the opportunity to experiment with water colour like never before...

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    Introducing 6 new Professional Water Colours inspired by deserts

    15-MAR-2014

    Phthalo Sapphire, Transparent Orange, Indian Red Deep Red, Gold Brown, Yellow Titanate and Dark Brown are 6 brand new Limited Edition colours now available in our Professional Water Colour range...

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    5 famous black paintings

    10-MAR-2014

    Feast your eyes on these famous Black paintings for an example of how black is still one of the most powerful hues you can use on your palette.

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    Back in Black

    01-MAR-2014

    Considered a ‘non-colour’, black has always been a contentious issue in painting, yet contemporary painters continue to make new and exciting uses of black in their work. As today’s painters explore new approaches...

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    Spotlight on Indian Ink

    10-NOV-2013

    A permanent and opaque black, Indian ink mixes well with other colours and adds a cool dense tint. It flows well on the paper, producing strong crisp black lines. Also known as Chinese ink, Indian ink stems from...

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    Spotlight on colour: Indian Yellow

    09-NOV-2013

    Indian Yellow Colour, also known as Piuri or Purree is a vibrant yellow pigment with excellent tinting qualities. As its name suggests, Indian Yellow is believed to have originated in India during the 15th century...

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    A Materials World: How artists choose materials

    06-NOV-2013

    Francis Bacon believed it wasn’t possible to tell if a painting was any good until at least 50 years after it had been made. Having just broken auction records with the sale of his 1969 tryptych of Lucian Freud...