Tips & Tricks

How to Use a Hand Mannequin for Reference

Artistic mannequins offer a great understanding into the mechanics of the body, and are ideal for dimensional reference.  In this easy lesson we use a  Mont Marte Hand Mannequin to create a quick st...

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10 Fun School Holiday DIY Projects
DIY

10 Fun School Holiday DIY Projects

Looking for some fun and simple DIY projects to keep the kids creative over the school holidays? Look no further - we've rounded up 10 amazing projects that they can give a go. Some of them look so go...

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Top Tips for Realistic Flower Painting with Acrylics
Painting Tips

Top Tips for Realistic Flower Painting with Acrylics

Realism is recognised as the first modern movement in art, a style where imagined ideations were rejected in favour of a more accurate depiction of nature, contemporary life and still life paintings.F...

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Gallery
Dreamer
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Dreamer

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
Whatever You Decide to Create Make Sure it Makes You Smile
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Whatever You Decide to Create Make Sure it Makes You Smile

They say do what you love, so go forth and do it! Sometimes all we need is a little push to do the things we enjoy.

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Lessons

How to Paint a Simple Bird with the Watercolour Travel Set

In this lesson we explore some of the many effects that can be achieved with watercolour.  Wet in wet, washes, masking and spattering are all given a brief introduction.  The watercolours used are f...

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10 Unique DIY Projects to Make with Air Drying Clay
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10 Unique DIY Projects to Make with Air Drying Clay

This month we thought we'd look at some amazingly simple air drying clay DIY projects. Air drying clay has such an earthy beauty and is perfect for custom DIY decor. Unlike polymer clay no baking is r...

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Glazing Tips for Beginners
Painting Tips

Glazing Tips for Beginners

Creating luminous effects is something most artists aspire to. Glazing can take your painting’s finish from flat to multi-dimensional, and your work from good to great. Here we explore some of the b...

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Peruvian Woman
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Peruvian Woman

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
Breathe
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Breathe

Sometimes we get so busy in our everyday lives that we forget to make time for the important stuff. Make sure you don’t miss out on the simple but vital things that really keep you going.

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