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Acrylic Paint, Beginner, Educational, Global, Student -

With so many colours, types and brands of acrylic paint out there, how do you know where to start?  What style you want to paint in and of course how much you want to spend.  Preferred mediums and brands are going to vary from artist to artist. Though you can listen to recommendations from others, it's all going to come down to exploration. Your painting style will  influence you on your paint decision. For example, liquid acrylic creates a watercolour effect while thick acrylic will be better suited for techniques like impasto painting.  What I have used today is Impasto Paint. Impasto...

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Beginner, Calligraphy, Educational, How To, Paper, W&N, Winsor & Newton -

Welcome back to Blog 2 on the Winsor & Newton, Beginners Calligraphy Set. If you are thinking of purchasing this set or you have recently purchased it then congratulations, because Calligraphy is an art form that you can make into your own personal style. Whether you are a traditionalist, and love the old style calligraphy, or you are keen to embrace modern calligraphy - there is no limit to what you can do. I prefer Modern Calligraphy as it doesn’t adhere to traditional rules, which is perfect for those people who find the traditional calligraphy rules a little stifling. However...

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Beginner, Calligraphy, Linda Guiry, W&N, Winsor & Newton -

You can view the full range of available Winsor & Newton Calligraphy Inks Here. I was really excited to start using and exploring the Winsor & Newton Complete Calligraphy Set for beginners. It comes with 5 nibs, a nib holder and 3 different coloured inks - Deep Red, Gold and Black - and good calligraphy paper. If you are new to calligraphy using a dip pen will be challenging, but it is the most authentic experience you can get in the art of calligraphy. Like any new skill, it takes practice to learn new techniques and to build muscle memory....

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