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Interview with Nina Cosford - Illustrator of the Cass Art Family Timeline

15th May 2018 in Features and Interviews by Cass Art Staff
Interview with Nina Cosford - Illustrator of the Cass Art Family Timeline

Over the last year, we've been working with the talented illustrator and artist Nina Cosford to create the Cass Family Timeline. Her colourful, cut-out style illustrations have truly brought our history to life! We caught up with Nina recently to talk about her experience during the project and to gain an insight into her creative process and life as a freelance illustrator.

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ARTIST INTERVIEW: CHRIS MAKIN, WINNER OF THE CASS ART AWARD AT XHIBIT 2018

8th May 2018 in Exhibitions, Interviews and Partnerships by Cass Art
ARTIST INTERVIEW: CHRIS MAKIN, WINNER OF THE CASS ART AWARD AT XHIBIT 2018
Founded by Kit Hammonds and Angela Robinson in 1997, Xhibit showcases the best emerging creatives from UAL (University of the Arts London). Xhibit is open to all current students and is selected by an expert panel of creative industry professionals. The resulting exhibition reflects the diverse range of creativity at UAL. Artist Chris Makin won the Cass Art Award for £500 of art supplies for his painting at Xhibit, Loom 1. We interviewed Chris to find out more about his work…
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HOW TO: CREATE A GALAXY WATERCOLOUR PAINTING

30th April 2018 in How To by Cass Art
HOW TO: CREATE A GALAXY WATERCOLOUR PAINTING

Watercolour illustrator Anna Koliadych shares her easy-to-follow guide to creating mesmerizing galaxy paintings

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Artist Interview: Elizabeth McCarten Young Artist Award Winner, The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition

30th April 2018 in Competitions, Interviews and Partnerships by Cass Art
Artist Interview: Elizabeth McCarten Young Artist Award Winner, The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition

Now in its 31st year, The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition is the largest and most prestigious prize for contemporary watercolour painting in the UK. Elizabeth McCarten is a painter and previous winner of the Young Artist Award as part of the Sunday Times Watercolour Competition 2017. We caught up with Elizabeth to find out more about her practice. The 2018 prize is now open for entries, find out more about the prize and how to enter.

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Call for Entries: Derwent Art Prize 2018

23rd April 2018 in Competitions and Materials by Cass Art
Call for Entries: Derwent Art Prize 2018

Derwent, internationally renowned fine art brand, are proud to announce that the fourth instalment of the Derwent Art Prize is now open for entries.

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The Art Student's Survival Guide to Degree Shows & Assessments

23rd April 2018 in Students by Cass Art
The Art Student's Survival Guide to Degree Shows & Assessments

Painting student, Megan Archibald, shares her pearls of wisdom, and tells us how to negotiate the mysterious world of the art student. Here she offers advice on how to survive one of the most stressful times of the art school year: assessment and degree show season.

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Student Interview: RCA Cass Scholarship

17th April 2018 in Interviews by Cass Art
Student Interview: RCA Cass Scholarship

Supporting artists is incredibly important to us at Cass Art and we’ve been doing so for over 100 years! Today one way that we are helping future generations of artists is through The Cass Art Scholarship, which supports select students at The Royal College of Art.

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ARTIST INTERVIEW: SARAH WIMPERIS WINS THE CASS ART WATERCOLOUR PRIZE AT THE RI ANNUAL EXHIBITION

13th April 2018 in Interviews and Partnerships by Cass Art
ARTIST INTERVIEW: SARAH WIMPERIS WINS THE CASS ART WATERCOLOUR PRIZE AT THE RI ANNUAL EXHIBITION

This month, the Mall Galleries in London are hosting the 206th exhibition of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours. The Cass Art Prize is awarded to a work demonstrating the most innovative use of colour. This year, Cornwall based artist Sarah Wimperis won with her work ‘One Hundred to One from The Shard’, a night scene of the view from the top of the iconic London skyscraper. We caught up with Sarah at the Private View to find out more about her work and watercolour techniques.

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The Different Types of Winsor & Newton Canvas

12th April 2018 in Materials by Cass Art
The Different Types of Winsor & Newton Canvas

Linen, Cotton, Deep Edge... Explore our guide to choosing the right type of Winsor & Newton canvas for your practice. Read More

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Cass Art Watercolour Challenge 2018

10th April 2018 by Cass Art
Cass Art Watercolour Challenge 2018

The Watercolour Challenge returns, to welcome the spring season with a splash of colour.

Inspired by the delightful illustrations by Lauren Temaki that make up the Manifesto card game, we’re bringing you a challenge that will encourage everyone to pick up a paintbrush and start experimenting with watercolour this season.

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