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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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Interview with Stella Kapezanou: Winner of the MiAL Bursary Award

13th June 2018 in Competitions, Interviews and Partnerships by Cass Art
Interview with Stella Kapezanou: Winner of the MiAL Bursary Award

We’re delighted to continue supporting Made in Arts London (MiAL), a professional development initiative organised by University of the Arts London, by awarding a £500 Cass Art Materials Bursary Award. We caught up with the winner of this years award, Stella Kapezanou to find out more about her stunning large scale paintings that captured our imagination. 

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Rosso: Going Solo - The Holly Bush Emerging Woman Painter Prize

12th June 2018 in Competitions and Interviews by Cass Art
Rosso: Going Solo - The Holly Bush Emerging Woman Painter Prize

This June we are excited to host Ecclestone Art Agency and The Holly Bush, Hampstead for their delivery of Rosso: Going Solo. This new solo exhibition in our Art Space in Islington is the culmination of Rosso’s achievements in the twelve months since winning The Holly Bush Emerging Woman Painter Prize. After receiving the prize in 2017 Rosso has continued to move onwards and upwards with her career at a rapid pace. In this past year she has had exhibitions at The Bloomsbury and the Mall Galleries, and is now on show at Zebra One Gallery in Hampstead. We caught up with Rosso to talk some more about her practice: 

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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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"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 Zoe Wenban: Winner of The Cass Art Bursary at The Batsford Prize 2018

5th June 2018 in Competitions, Interviews and Partnerships by Cass Art
Interview with Zoe Wenban: Winner of The Cass Art Bursary at The Batsford Prize 2018

We're thrilled to continue supporting The Batsford Prize by awarding a £500 Cass Art Bursary to the talented Zoe Wenban she's graduating this summer from a BA in Textile Design from Falmouth University and her wonderful designs excited and inspired us. We caught up with Zoe to find out more about her work and plans for the future:

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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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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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