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How To Use Liquitex Acrylic Painting Mediums

14th June 2018 in How To, Materials and Students by Cass Art
How To Use Liquitex Acrylic Painting Mediums

Our Cass Art Student Ambassador Lucy Wintle shares her knowledge and shows us the wonderful things you can achieve with Liquitex Acrylic Mediums! Here she offers advice on everything from Gesso to Gels, Iridescence to Texture the perfect tips to get you started with this dynamic material:

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The Different Types of Winsor & Newton Canvas

7th June 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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Exclusive to Cass Art: Michael Harding Indigo

30th May 2018 in Materials by Cass Art
Exclusive to Cass Art: Michael Harding Indigo

Michael Harding reveals his new colour of oil paint: Indigo! Learn more about this rich, deep shade.

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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 Wonderful World of Watercolour Painting

10th April 2018 in Features and Materials by Cass Art
The Wonderful World of Watercolour Painting

At Cass Art we’re stepping into spring with watercolour. A material of wonderful flexibility, professionals and hobbyists continue to turn to this medium to create their work. As always, we're on hand to support with an extensive range of high quality products from the world's top suppliers of art materials.

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How To: Ultimate Tie Dye Tips & Techniques with Tulip and Dylon

13th July 2017 in How To and Materials by Cass Art
How To: Ultimate Tie Dye Tips & Techniques with Tulip and Dylon

Inject some energy into your every day items with our Tie-Dye tips and techniques. Learn how to create Galaxy, Spider and Heart Shaped patterns with our step-by-step guides. Read more.

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How To: Start Painting with Watercolour Sticks

2nd June 2017 in How To and Materials by Cass Art
How To: Start Painting with Watercolour Sticks

Explore Watercolour painting in the form of a Professional Stick, brought to you by Winsor & Newton. Read our top tips and watch an inspiring user-friendly video

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Interview with Harriette Meynell - Winner of the Xhibit Cass Art Materials Bursary Award 2017

8th May 2017 in Exhibitions, Interviews, Materials, Partnerships and Students by Cass Art Staff
Interview with Harriette Meynell - Winner of the Xhibit Cass Art Materials Bursary Award 2017

We’re thrilled to be supporting Xhibit, University of the Arts London’s annual creative showcase, by awarding a £500 Cass Art Materials Bursary Award to one of the exhibiting artists. We caught up with the recipient of the award Harriette Meynell, asking her about her inspirations and what she intends to do with the prize.

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Watercolour Challenge 2017: #MakeASplash & Win £500

3rd April 2017 in Competitions and Materials by Cass Art
Watercolour Challenge 2017: #MakeASplash & Win £500

The Watercolour Challenge returns this spring, and this time there’s a twist… Read More.

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The Big White Wall Project at Central Saint Martins: Winners 2017

7th March 2017 in Interviews, Materials and Partnerships by Cass Art Staff
The Big White Wall Project at Central Saint Martins: Winners 2017

The Big White Wall Project at Central Saint Martins, now in its third year, gives CSM students and staff the opportunity to work on an unprecedented scale, by covering a 7m x 30m wall in the heart of the campus. This year's winner is an Eduardo Paolozzi inspired creation, which interrogates the intersection of traditional analogue and contemporary digital print processes. We went along to see the wall in progress and talk to Big White Wall artists, Vivien Reinhart and Lucy Macdonald, about the project. 

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