Kids Painting

Field of Poppies in Studio Acrylic

In this beautiful little project we use Studio Acrylic Paint to create a colourful and fun field of poppies with a backdrop of mountains in the distance under a summer sky.  Mont Marte Studio Acrylic...

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DIY

DIY Gold Leafing

Do you have a thing for DIYing, upcycling or just prettying up a pre-existing item that’s laying around and not getting loved anymore? This week we’ve been looking at gold foil techniques and the ...

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General Art Tips

Why Using Colour Theory In Art Works

Sir Isaac Newton invented the original colour wheel by splitting white sunlight into red, orange, yellow, green, cyan, and blue beams. Colour wheels have been consulted by many artists as to the best ...

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Point Cartwright from Kawana

Check out this awesome piece of work from our online community art gallery! We love to share work from our community. Simply #montmarteart on Instagram, we’d love to share your artwork too!

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Inspiration
Quote of the month

Art is Not About Waiting for Inspiration to Happen

Making something every day helps to keep your brain in creative mode. Don’t put off projects and wait for inspiration to strike – become inspiring in your everyday art!

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Lessons

How to Paint a Bilby in Watercolour

In this lesson we use watercolour paints to create a quirky artwork featuring a swagman riding a Bilby.  The lessonfeatures techniques on suggesting realistic fur in watercolour and various watercolo...

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Artists

Leonardo Da Vinci

We wrote an art history article a few issues ago about the mystical Mona Lisa painting created by the equally mysterious artist Leonardo Da Vinci. Much has been written about his art but not so much a...

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General Art Tips

Practical Ways to Improve Your Artistic Work Flow

It's not always easy to 'just do art', so we need to be proactive about making time for it. Here are some tips to help you with your workflow and hopefully enable you to become creatively fertile. 1....

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Pelicans at Tuncurry

Check out this awesome piece of work from our online community art gallery! We love to share work from our community. Simply #montmarteart on Instagram, we’d love to share your artwork too!

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Inspiration
Quote of the month

Andy Warhol Quote

Beauty is in all sorts of places. Just because we can’t see it, doesn’t mean it isn’t there!

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