Art Blog: Tutorials, tips & resources for artists of all levels

Discover which supplies you need to get started and the essential techniques to improve your skills as an artist. From brand reviews to in depth tutorials on how to master your medium, find a tutorial to enhance your art practice.

The Best Surfaces for Acrylic Painting

Tried and tested, discover the ultimate surfaces for acrylic painting in this handy guide.

Brushes for Acrylic Painting: Best Acrylic Paint Brushes Review

Discover the best brushes for acrylic painting in this guide; learn about fibres and how to use brushes with different shaped bristles.

How to Clean Acrylic Paint Brushes: 6 Tips

Discover how to clean acrylic paint from your brushes and other materials to keep them in perfect condition. All you need to do is follow these tips…

The Best Palettes for Acrylic Painting

Find the best palettes for acrylic painting. From palettes that make cleaning feel like a breeze to palettes that make paint stay wet for longer.

How to Stop Acrylic Paint from Drying Out

Learn how to extend the working time of acrylic paint, so it remains wet for days, even weeks at a time.

‘Oiling Out’ A Painting: How to Restore Dulled Colours

Learn how to restore the colours in your oil painting and prevent ‘sinking in’.

Alla Prima (Wet on Wet) Tutorial

Learn all about the alla prima technique. Discover what it is, the artists that famously used it and how to try it for yourself.

How to Choose a Pigment for Imprimatura

How can the pigment used in an imprimatura or ‘toned ground’ affect your painting. Learn how to use a toned ground to complement your work.