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HOW-TO: PAINT A PORTRAIT WITH CASS ART PROFESSIONAL AMBASSADOR GREG MASON

16th March 2018 in How To by Cass Art
HOW-TO: PAINT A PORTRAIT WITH CASS ART PROFESSIONAL AMBASSADOR GREG MASON

We're delighted to have our Cass Art Professional Ambassador Greg Mason share his incredible insight into portrait painting with us. Taking inspiration from his time spent in Farindola in Italy, he's written a step by step guide, accompanied by photos of his canvas coming to life.

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ARTIST INTERVIEW: CASS ART PROFESSIONAL AMBASSADOR FRANCESCO LO IACONO

15th March 2018 in Interviews by Cass Art
ARTIST INTERVIEW: CASS ART PROFESSIONAL AMBASSADOR FRANCESCO LO IACONO

We're thrilled to have Francesco Lo Iacono as our Cass Art Professional Ambassador. An acclaimed fashion illustrator, with an enviable social media following, he is well known for his dynamic watercolour artworks depicting high profile fashion collections. He also runs regular workshops in our Cass Art Flagship store in London, where visitors can gain tips and techniques so they can create their own fashion illustrations.

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HOW TO: CREATE A WATERCOLOUR FASHION ILLUSTRATION WITH FRANCESCO LO IACONO

14th March 2018 in How To by Cass Art
HOW TO: CREATE A WATERCOLOUR FASHION ILLUSTRATION WITH FRANCESCO LO IACONO

Cass Art Professional Ambassador and renowned fashion artist Francesco Lo Iacono gives us an insight into his creative practice by showing us how to create our own watercolour fashion illustration. Taking inspiration from photos he's taken from Manon Planche's latest fashion collection, he's given us a step by step guide, accompanied by photos of his incredible artwork.

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"WE'RE IN THE COLOUR BUSINESS" - THE STORY OF OUR ICONIC CASS ART TOTE BAG

14th March 2018 in Features by Cass Art

If you've ever seen a wonderfully bright tote bag in a city crowd, in a sea of viewers at an exhibition or crossing a busy UK high street, chances are it's one of our Cass Art tote bags. Collectable in many different colours, the Cass Art tote bags reinforce the palette that great artists have used throughout history. Read on to find out the story behind our iconic tote bags. 

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ARTIST INTERVIEW: CHRIS AGNEW winner of the Derwent Art Prize 2016 People's Choice Award

12th March 2018 by Cass Art
ARTIST INTERVIEW: CHRIS AGNEW winner of the Derwent Art Prize 2016 People's Choice Award

Chris Agnew is a multi-disciplinary artist and winner of the People’s Choice Award as part of the Derwent Art Prize 2016. We caught up with Chris to find out more about his practice.

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GET TO KNOW OUR CASS ART STUDENT AMBASSADORS: PART THREE

12th March 2018 in Features and Students by Cass Art
GET TO KNOW OUR CASS ART STUDENT AMBASSADORS: PART THREE

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. This Spring, we're running a four-part feature on the Cass Art Student Ambassador Programme with the aim of giving you a sneak peek into the artistic practice of this talented group of students. 

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WIN A PATRICK HERON INSPIRED PAINTING BREAK IN CORNWALL

9th March 2018 in Competitions and Partnerships by Cass Art
WIN A PATRICK HERON INSPIRED PAINTING BREAK IN CORNWALL

Our friends at Newlyn School of Art have launched a fantastic Patrick Heron themed prize draw to for one lucky winner to receive a place on their two-day Patrick Heron painting course, three nights stay at the Old Coastguard Hotel in Cornwall, two places at a talk by Mel Gooding - the leading authority on the artist, two tickets to the Private View of the Patrick Heron retrospective exhibition at Tate St Ives and a copy of the Phaidon Patrick Heron book. Read on for more information and how to enter…

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH HEAT 8 WINNER OF SKY ARTS PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH HEAT 8 WINNER OF SKY ARTS PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR

It’s the Final Heat and things are really hotting-up on Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year as we head towards the semi-finals! This week nine more professional and amateur artists were tasked with creating a portrait in just four hours from a live, celebrity sitter, for their chance to win a £10,000 commission and £500 of art supplies from Cass Art. We interviewed the winner of Heat Eight, to find out how things went and talk about their work beyond the show…

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH HEAT 7 WINNER OF SKY ARTS PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH HEAT 7 WINNER OF SKY ARTS PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR
It’s already Heat Seven of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2018! This week even more professional and amateur artists were tasked with creating a portrait in just four hours from a live, celebrity sitter, for their chance to win a £10,000 commission and £500 of art supplies from Cass Art. We interviewed the winner of Heat Seven to find out how things went and talk about their work beyond the show…
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GET TO KNOW OUR CASS ART STUDENT AMBASSADORS: PART TWO

23rd February 2018 in Features by Cass Art Staff
GET TO KNOW OUR CASS ART STUDENT AMBASSADORS: PART TWO

Over February and March, we're running a four-part feature on the Cass Art Student Ambassador Programme. Our aim is to give you a sneak peek 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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