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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH HEAT 5 WINNER OF SKY ARTS PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR

13th February 2018 in Interviews, Partnerships and Sky Portrait Artist Of The Year by Cass Art
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH HEAT 5 WINNER OF SKY ARTS PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Another week, another Heat, and more non-stop live portrait painting! This week’s artists’ battled it out at the Wallace Collection in London, for a chance to become ‘Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year’, win a £10,000 commission and £500 of art supplies from Cass Art. We interviewed the winner of Heat Five, to find out how things went and talk about their work beyond the show…

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH HEAT 4 WINNER OF SKY ARTS PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH HEAT 4 WINNER OF SKY ARTS PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR
This week we saw another group of excited artists head to the Wallace Collection in London with paint brushes poised, to take part in the competition for a chance to become ‘Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year’, win a £10,000 commission and £500 of art supplies from Cass Art. We interviewed the winner of Heat Four, to find out how things went and discuss their practice beyond the show…
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How to make a papercut Valentine's Day card

6th February 2018 in How To and Our Staff by Cass Art
How to make a papercut Valentine's Day card Love is in the air and Valentine's Day is just around the corner. We know that finding the perfect card is not an easy task, so why not brush up your craft skills and surprise your sweetheart by making your own – after all, there’s nothing quite like a handmade Valentine’s. We asked Heather Mills, our... Read more

Get to Know Our Cass Art Student Ambassadors: Part One

6th February 2018 in Features and Students by Cass Art Staff
Get to Know Our Cass Art Student Ambassadors: Part One

The Cass Art Student Ambassador Programme is a voluntary opportunity-filled year designed to give 45 creative students across the UK hands-on experience in the arts industry. Over the next two months, we'll be running a four-part feature on the programme, aiming to give you a sneak peak into the artistic practice of this talented group of students as well as providing links to their websites and instagram accounts for you to find out more.

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH HEAT 3 WINNER OF SKY ARTS PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH HEAT 3 WINNER OF SKY ARTS PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR
This week, nine more artists took to their easels in a battle of the brushes for a chance to become ‘Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year’, win a £10,000 commission and £500 of art supplies from Cass Art. We caught up with the winner of Heat Three to find out how it went and discuss their work beyond the show…
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Explore Our Ten Must Have Portfolio Products

25th January 2018 in Students by Cass Art
Explore Our Ten Must Have Portfolio Products

Portfolio season can be stressful, especially the challenge of compiling and display your artwork. Here at Cass Art we want to make this time as easy as possible, so we’ve compiled a list of the top ten essential products for preparing the perfect portfolio.

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Call for Entries: The Batsford Prize for Students 2018

24th January 2018 in Competitions, Partnerships and Students by Cass Art Staff
Call for Entries: The Batsford Prize for Students 2018

The Batsford Prize is an annual student award organised by leading art publisher Batsford. Now in its sixth year, the award is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students of fine and applied art, fashion and illustration. There are five categories to enter for UK students: Fine Art/Applied Arts, Fashion, Illustration and Children’s Illustration. 

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Call for Entries: The Hermione Hammond Drawing Award 2018

24th January 2018 in Competitions, Partnerships and Students by Cass Art Staff
Call for Entries: The Hermione Hammond Drawing Award 2018

The Hermione Hammond Drawing Award was established in 2012, in memory of the artist Hermione Hammond (1910-2015), to encourage the practice of representational drawing among art students. The award is open to students in the UK and Republic of Ireland who have the opportunity to win a £2,000 prize and a £250 Cass Art Materials prize.

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ARTIST INTERVIEW: GREG MASON, PROFESSIONAL OIL PAINTING AMBASSADOR FOR CASS ART

24th January 2018 in Interviews by Cass Art
ARTIST INTERVIEW: GREG MASON, PROFESSIONAL OIL PAINTING AMBASSADOR FOR CASS ART
Greg Mason’s oil paintings are a true celebration of the medium. Based in Devon, Greg graduated from St Martin’s School of Art in London and is a South West Academician. He was a semi-finalist on last year’s Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year series and is a regular finalist in the Royal Institute of Oil Painters and Royal Portrait Society competitions. Cass Art are delighted to announce Greg Mason as our new Professional Ambassador with a focus on everything oils! We caught up with Greg in his Devon studio to find out all about his work and why he loves working in oils so much…
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH HEAT 2 WINNER OF SKY ARTS PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH HEAT 2 WINNER OF SKY ARTS PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR

The competition is now well underway, and in a bid to be crowned ‘Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year’, this week the artists had to capture the likeness of some truly famous faces. We caught up with the winner of Heat Two to find out about their experience on-set and more about their practice beyond the show...

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