TATE Collection II

Let the techniques of professional artists guide you. Together with TATE we’ve curated a series of five limited edition sets inspired by five leading artists that are perfect for creating artwork in their style.

Learn more about the artists featured in the collection

These artist-led sets act as modern-day conversations in colour and style. Each box contains materials inspired by these exceptional artists’ work and give access to online how-to guides so you can follow in the footsteps of their techniques. We take a closer look at the unique processes and personal influences behind their work.

Discover the sets

Paul Cezanne: Oil

Paul Cezanne’s still life pieces are renowned for their use of bold outlines. This set of oils features a colour palette based on the artist’s own so that you can embody his distinctive approach.

John Singer Sargent: Watercolour

John Singer-Sargent famously painted his landscape studies en plein air. Explore some of his techniques and capture the vibrancy of the outdoors with this watercolour set.

Ithell Colquhoun: Ink

Observing the world around her with a surrealist lens, Ithell Colquhoun made work with ink. Experiment with the ways you can depict the world around you with this set that is perfect for making quick, experimental works.  

Gillian Ayres OBE: Acrylic

Using a combination of printmaking and painting, Gillian Ayres produced a collection of experimental works that existed within the structure of a print yet played with the freedom in a gesture.

David Bomberg: Drawing

All artists use pencils at one stage in their practice. David Bomberg used the medium to define angular figures and scenes in his pieces. Explore shape and form with this Graphite set and guide to the techniques that influenced him.