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Make the move to oil painting

Martin Kinnear shows artists familiar with watercolour, pastel or acrylics how to make the switch to oil painting.

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Top tips for coloured pencils

Vice-chair of the UK Coloured Pencil Society, Helen Carter shares her top tips for drawing with coloured pencils.

How to paint animals and birds in watercolour with Liz Chaderton

Liz Chaderton discusses a variety of techniques and approaches to painting bird and animal textures in watercolour.

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How to frame an oil painting

Learn how to frame your oil paintings with Alan Bickley, Cheryl Culver and Christine Pybus.

Spotlight on acrylic – Tony Paul puts Jackson’s Artist Acrylic through its paces

Tony Paul puts Jackson’s Artist Acrylic paints through their paces, demonstrating the use of transparent and opaque colours, and the importance of glazing.

Develop your drawing skills with Trudy Friend

Find out how a variety of different marks can bring your drawings to life.

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