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David Taborn in his studio

Our Featured Artist: David Taborn

David Taborn (b. 1947) is a British artist who paints large abstract canvasses with oils and resins, as well as large scale immersive watercolours and 3D objects that reflect a…
Clare Therese Gray in her studio.

Our Featured Artist: Clare Therese Gray

Clare Therese Gray is a surface pattern designer, illustrator and author. Her work is inspired by the natural environment of her rural Hampshire surroundings. After studying a degree in Painting, she…
Pyrrole Red

Spotlight on Pyrrole Red

From the history of pigments to the use of colour in famous artworks and emergence popular culture, every colour has a fascinating story. This month we explore the story behind…
Raw Umber

Spotlight on: Raw Umber

From the history of pigments to the use of colour in famous artworks and emergence popular culture, every colour has a fascinating story. This month we explore the story behind…
Georgia O’Keeffe, ‘Oriental Poppies’

Georgia O’Keeffe: Commanding Colour

Georgia O’Keeffe was a master of oils. The renowned modernist was obsessive when it came to interrogating the qualities of her materials, using meticulous paint-out cards to experiment with her…
Eudes Correia

The moment when with Eudes Correia

What are the moments that have and continue to inspire Eudes Correia on his creative journey? Originally from Brazil, Eudes Correia is a watercolour artist currently living and working in…
sepia colour

Spotlight on: Sepia

Sepia is a black-brown colour with a reddish tone. It is named after the Sepia cuttlefish from which this pigment derives. Cuttlefish store their ink in sacs situated between their…
Ann Marie James

Our Featured Artist: Ann-Marie James

Ann-Marie James is an artist working across the mediums of painting, drawing, printmaking and collage. James’s work explores two main themes: the idea of change and metamorphosis, of one thing…
Viridian
A history of Viridian Hydrated chromium oxide is an intense green pigment with a bluish hue, more commonly known in the English-speaking world as Viridian. Viridian comes from the Latin…
Graeme Black

Our Featured Artist: Graeme Black

Nature, form, colour and texture have been defining elements of Graeme Black’s life and work from his childhood on the rocky east coast of Scotland and his career as an…

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