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Phoenix Brighton Studio Award winners: Sophie and Jessie

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Phoenix Brighton Studio Award winners: Sophie and Jessie

At Cass Art we continue to support the next generation of artists through various prizes, awards and opportunities. We understand how much stability in working space can help aid an artist’s progression. Each year Cass Art, in partnership with Brighton University and Phoenix Brighton Studio sponsors a year-long studio space for up to three graduating students at the University of Brighton.  

This years winners were artists Sophie Hulf and Jessie Yates. We caught up with them both to hear about their experience of winning the prize, how their work is going in the studio and their plans for the future.

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Exclusive Interview with the winner of Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year 2018

Exclusive Interview with the winner of Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year 2018

So there we have it, after being treated for so many weeks to beautiful paintings, wonderful landscapes and fascinating artists we have our winner! Read our article where we catch up with them and find out all about the experience of winning Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2018, the £10,000 commision to paint a work marking the centenary of The First World War Armistice and £500 of materials from Cass Art.

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Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year, Exclusive Interview Final Three

Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year, Exclusive Interview Final Three

So here we are, after weeks of wonderful paintings, tight decisions and nail biting moments the three semi-finalist winners are on their way to the finals of Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year. The judges location again saw the contestants contemplating man and nature, with the dauntingly detailed dockyard, where stones meet sea and cranes cross horizons. We caught up with the three finalists to delve into their experience of the semi final and talk to them about their work beyond the show. 

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Featured Brand: Shine a Light with Daylight & 10 Reasons try them this winter

27th November 2018 by Cass Art
Featured Brand: Shine a Light with Daylight & 10 Reasons try them this winter

We’d all love a great working space filled with natural light, but in reality, many of us create our arts and crafts where we can. Good lighting is essential in order to see what you’re doing and luckily thanks to the Daylight Lamp, you can recreate bright 'daylight' light wherever you work, even in the darkest room in the house. The Daylight Company has produced a range of art lamps, daylight lights, light boxes and daylight lightbulbs that will give you consistent clarity all year round.

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Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year: Exclusive Heat Winners Interviews

Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year: Exclusive Heat Winners Interviews

This years Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the year has been as spectacular as ever, from windy beaches, glourious green fields to misty loches, the competition has now reached the semi-finals. Over the past weeks the judges have selected their favourite works and the contestants are one step closer to the £10,000 commission and £500 of art materials from us at Cass Art. We caught up with each of the heat winners to find out a bit more about their experience of the show, their work, and the materials they love to use.  

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How To Make a Wish List and get the Art Supplies you really want

8th November 2018 in How To by Cass Art
How To Make a Wish List and get the Art Supplies you really want

A perfect solution for the busy artist! Let Cass Art’s Wish List be your go-between, so everyone is satisfied this Christmas.

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A Guide to Spray Paint Features and Brands

16th October 2018 by Cass Art
A Guide to Spray Paint Features and Brands

The variety of spray paint styles on offer gives you a wealth of creative possibilities. From murals and fine art to up-cycling and fabric spray paint, you can be led by your project and find the perfect effect to suit. 

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Featured Brand: Create with Derwent Pencils

16th October 2018 by Cass Art
Featured Brand: Create with Derwent Pencils

The only pencil manufacturer in the UK, Derwent have been making drawing materials since 1832. Made in the Lake District, Derwent pencils are a favourite among artists. So, whether you require a drawing tool to create line art and pencil sketches, artist coloured pencils or watercolour pencils, Derwent has a pencil to suit you.

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INKTOBER TUTORIAL WITH JAKE SPICER

8th October 2018 in How To by Cass Art
INKTOBER TUTORIAL WITH JAKE SPICER

Drawing tutor Jake Spicer shares a simple yet stunning drawing tutorial for Inktober 2018 prompt #10, "flowing".

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Christmas How To: Create Your Own Lino Cut

7th October 2018 by Cass Art
Christmas How To: Create Your Own Lino Cut

Add a personal touch to your gifts by printing your own custom-made cards, wrapping and gift tags with our How To Guide to Lino Cutting...

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