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How to Make Rainbow Slime

Posted 15th December 2017
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Do you need a fun holiday or weekend project for the children? Learn how to make rainbow slime with our easy recipe. For this lesson we've used Mont Marte School Glue Gel, Mont Marte Scented Glitter Glue, bicarb soda and laundry detergent. Simply mix all your ingredients in a bowl and your slime will be ready to go!

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How to Make a Patterned Christmas Tree Painting

Posted 8th December 2017
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Take a break from the Christmas rush and try your hand at this vibrant Christmas tree painting. Let your imagination run wild and create your own designs, or use the patterns we’ve covered in our tutorial! This creative Christmas project is a great activity to try with children at home or in the classroom. For this lesson we’ve used Mont Marte Studio Acrylic Paint, a Double Thick Canvas and the Gallery Series Acrylic Brush Set. 

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How to Draw a Hummingbird with Colour Pencils

Posted 1st December 2017
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Learn how to draw a hummingbird with this step-by-step guide. To capture the vibrant colours of the hummingbird, we’ve used Mont Marte A3 Watercolour Paper (180gsm) and Ultra-soft Colour Pencils. This lesson shows you how to achieve a range of effects with our Ultra-soft Colour Pencils including how to shade, blend, burnish and lighten certain areas for a more realistic look.

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How to Create Fluid Art

Posted 24th November 2017
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Learn how to make vibrant fluid art with our latest video tutorial! This week we show you the secret to creating a smooth and consistent pouring medium for beautiful colour and consistency. 

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How to Paint Watercolour Flowers

Posted 13th November 2017
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Learn how to paint watercolour flowers with our magnolia video tutorial. In this lesson we show you how to create subtle tone, build contrast and work with other techniques to create a beautiful watercolour painting.

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How to Make Spin Art

Posted 27th October 2017
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Learn how to make spin art with this colourful tutorial. In this lesson we show you how to create your own spin art rig and demonstrate 6 different techniques for creating unique patterns. 

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Hologram Slime

Posted 23rd October 2017
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Your kids will love our hologram slime project. In this lesson, we show you a quick and easy recipe for creating a sparkling alternative to traditional green slime. We'v mixed Mont Marte Laser Glitter with household items to a create a fun hologram effect.

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How to Make Glow in the Dark Slime

Posted 11th October 2017
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Make your own glow in the dark slime with our quick and easy lesson. This is a fun and exciting project for children to create with parents, teachers and loved ones. We’ve used Mont Marte PVA Craft Glue for the base and contact lens solution as a thickener, giving it the perfect texture.

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How to Paint a Lionfish in H20 Water Mixable Oils

Posted 6th October 2017
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In this lesson we paint the beautiful, but dangerous, lionfish with H20 Water Mixable Oil Paint. You'll learn techniques such as using a pearl tint to create depth and translucence, as well as how to create interest through texture. We hope this inspires and equips you to paint your own masterpiece.

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How to Use a Hand Mannequin for Reference

Posted 8th September 2017
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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 study in various charcoal pencils. 

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How to Paint Realistic Orchids in Acrylic Paint

Posted 1st September 2017
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In this lesson we create a realistic still life of white orchids with acrylic paint.  An intense background is suggested with pearl sapphire-tone paint, glazed with phthalo blue and then scumbled with a translucent lamp black smoke resulting in a shimmering surface that appears to glow.  We tackle techniques in this lesson that emulate the look of oil paint, and we also go through rendering tips to enable you to suggest the subtle tones within the soft thin petals. 

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How to Paint a Simple Bird with the Watercolour Travel Set

Posted 8th August 2017
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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 from the 18 piece Mont Marte Watercolour Travel Set.  This lesson looks harder than it is to tackle and this video will guide you every step of the way.  Grab your materials and let's get into it !

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How to Paint a Sunset Seascape in Traditional Oil Paint

Posted 4th August 2017
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In this lesson we use traditional oil paints to create this vibrant and easy sunset seascape.  For the beginners wanting to try their hand at a seascape we offer simple approaches on blending and colour mixing, and this lesson is perfect for experimenting with new techniques.  A colourful and fun project, easy enough to tackle any day of the week when you need an art escape.

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How to Paint a Shire Horse Sculpture with Water Mixable Oil Paints

Posted 11th July 2017
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In this project we paint the Shire Horse we created with Mont Marte Polymer Clay.  The lesson covers acrylic undercoating techniques and how to tonally blend a top coat using Mont Marte Water Mixable Oils.  We also demonstrate a great technique for creating a realistic muddy ground for our horse to stand in.

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Field of Poppies in Studio Acrylic

Posted 30th June 2017
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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 Acrylics are an ideal paint for beginners, students and anyone who wants to give painting a go.

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How to Paint a Bilby in Watercolour

Posted 9th June 2017
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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 watercolour techniques.

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Shire Draught Horse

Posted 29th May 2017
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In this lesson we create a handsome and realistic Shire Draught Horse using Mont Marte Beige Polymer Clay.  Follow the process from creating the armature through to completion of the finished horse sculpture.

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How to Paint Dancing Brolgas on a Vase with Ceramic Paint

Posted 5th May 2017
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In this lesson we use Ceramic Paint to transform an everyday vase into something quite special by decorating it with beautiful dancing Brolga birds.

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How to Paint an Intricate Tiger with Waterbrushes and Ink

Posted 21st April 2017
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In this lesson we create a stylised crouching tiger in watercolour paint using waterbrushes.  The intricate design is patterned in graphite pencil and then overlayered with Fine Tip Markers for a bold, contemporary look.  If you enjoy adult colouring or watercolours this lesson is perfect for you!

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How to Recreate a Cave Painting

Posted 31st March 2017
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In 1940 three French boys and their dog 'Robot" found a giant subterranean cave that was adorned with over six hundred beautiful cave paintings.  These paintings featured large animals that once inhabited the region.  In this lesson we recreate a few of these creatures onto a cave-textured canvas, using earth tone pigments as our medium.  The project is a lot of fun, a great talking piece, and ideal to create with children.

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How to Paint a Realistic Giant Bee in Acrylic

Posted 24th March 2017
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Bees are magical creatures, and in our latest lesson we paint a beautiful macro bee coming in to land on a daisy.  We've used Mont Marte Satin Acrylic Semi Matte paint for this project, and the lesson covers a range of unique techniques essential for creating realistic work with a fast-drying medium.

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How to Paint a Marine Turtle in Water Mixable Oil Paint

Posted 10th February 2017
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In this lesson Joe paints a beautiful marine turtle using Mont Marte Water Mixable Oils.  We cover many interesting techniques, including how to portray realistic palm trees in a skyline, underpainting, and how to suggest reflections in water.  

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Ombre Butterfly Canvas

Posted 27th January 2017
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Canvases don't have to be square and they're not just for painting either!  In this lesson we use a Mont Marte Heart Canvas and a mass of watercolour painted butterflies to create a beautiful Ombre heart project - perfect for Valentine's day.

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How to Draw a Lion with Graphite Pencils

Posted 6th January 2017
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In this lesson we use the Mont Marte Graphite Pencils 12pce and Electric Eraser to create a beautiful portrait of a lion. There are lots of tips and tricks that will help hone your sketching skills.

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