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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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Featured Products: An Introduction to Copic markers

6th September 2018 by Cass Art
Featured Products: An Introduction to Copic markers

When it comes to alcohol markers, Copic markers are the first choice of pen for professional illustrators and graphic artists. Copic are the highest quality alcohol markers in the world. Originally developed for Japanese manga artists, they are now also widely used by comic artists, architects, product designers, graphic designers, industrial designers, calligraphers, quilters, scrapbookers, and for journaling and mixed media arts too. Once you try Copic marker pens for yourself it’s easy to see why.

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"How to Draw" - Urban Landscape tips by Jake Spicer

6th June 2018 in How To by Cass Art

digest book, aptly titled “How to Draw”. The lessons and exercises range from five minutes to over an hour, covering every subject and location, from still life to portraits. These carefully balanced lessons naturally follow on from each other, giving you exactly what they need to gain confidence as an artist.

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Interview with Artist & Designer Jon Burgerman: Doodles, Scrawls & Scribbles

16th August 2017 in Interviews by Cass Art
Interview with Artist & Designer Jon Burgerman: Doodles, Scrawls & Scribbles

Doodles, Scribbles and Scrawls: Placed between fine art and pop culture, we caught up with 'Professional Doodler' Jon Burgerman to find out more about his animated drawings and the inspiration behind his new creative guide 'Daily Doodle Book. Read More.

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Simple Drawing Techniques: Never Stop Drawing

20th March 2016 in How To, Materials and Students by Cass Art Student Ambassador
Simple Drawing Techniques: Never Stop Drawing

Drawing is crucial for Fashion Design student, Livia Pinheiro. She lives by the mantra "never stop drawing", and has decided to share with us her favourite fast-and-simple drawing techniques, which she hopes will get everybody reaching for their pencil...   

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Artist Interview: Stephen Wiltshire, Cities and Skylines

5th June 2014 in Events and Interviews by Cass Art
Artist Interview: Stephen Wiltshire, Cities and Skylines

Cass Art interviews internationally-acclaimed artists Stephen Wiltshire, asking about his monumental cityscapes and favourite drawing tools, the Staedtler Pigment Liners

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