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How to Paint an Intricate Tiger with Watercolour Brushes 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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How to Paint a Bird Tryptych on Round Canvases

Posted 23rd December 2016
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In this lesson we paint three colourful birds in a simplified illustrative style.  They are created with Mont Marte Satin Acrylic Paint on round canvas.  The finished artworks look a lot more difficult than they actually are – this is a great project for kids and beginner to intermediate artists who want to achieve advanced-looking results. You can choose to do one or all three of the birds – so download the lesson plan and get painting!

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How to Paint a Fairy Sculpture

Posted 2nd December 2016
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In this lesson we paint the fairy tea light sculpture we created with Mont Marte Polymer Clay.  We develop a beautiful pearl effect on her dress with metallic paints, use Mont Marte H2O Water Mixable Oils for a delicately hued skin tone, and embellish her wings with sparkling glitter.  A little environment around our fairy’s feet adds a fantasy element to the piece and her lit tea light candle is the perfect finishing touch!  Packed full of techniques you’ll be able to use in your projects, we hope you love this lesson as much as we do.

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Christmas Craft: Cards and Gift Tags

Posted 18th November 2016
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In this crafty lesson we create 3 fun Christmas Cards and Gift Tags.  A number of card and papers are used as well as Scented Glitter Glue.  These are the perfect project for parents or teachers to get into the Christmas spirit!

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How to Make Christmas Gift Tags and Drink Coasters with Canvas Panel Shapes

Posted 4th November 2016
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In this lesson we get into the festive spirit by creating some gift tags and Christmassy drink coasters with Mont Marte Canvas Panel Shapes.  These panels are really fun - and your signature Christmas projects will only be limited by your imagination.

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How To Create a Fairy Tea Light Sculpture

Posted 28th October 2016
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In this lesson we use the 400g Beige Mont Marte Polymer Clay to sculpt a whimsical fairy tea light.  Creating the armature and many other sculpting techniques are covered in this lesson, resulting in a beautiful sculpture.

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How to Paint an Owl With Dimension Acrylic Paint

Posted 14th October 2016
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In this lesson Joe paints a beautiful Ural Owl perched on the window sill of an old shed using Mont Marte Dimension Acrylic.  Many interesting techniques are covered in this lesson, including how to realistically portray weathered timber and how to suggest lifelike feather plumage.  

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How to Gild Flower Pots With Designer Leaf

Posted 30th September 2016
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In this lesson Joe embellishes some flower pots with Mont Marte Designer Leaf and turns them into something really unique!  It's so easy to achieve your own one-of-a-kind decor design.

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How to Gild Fruit Sculptures With Designer Leaf

Posted 23rd September 2016
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In this Lesson Joe sculpts a pear, an apple and a banana with air drying clay, and then gilds them with Mont Marte Designer Leaf.  The lesson is quite easy, a lot of fun, and the fruit comes out looking fantastic and would brighten up any room! 

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How to Embellish a Bowl With Designer Leaf

Posted 16th September 2016
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In this lesson Joe embellishes a polymer clay bowl with Mont Marte Designer Leaf.  He uses the Copper Starburst Leaf design to create a one-of-a-kind piece of decor that is surprisingly easy, and the result looks absolutely beautiful!

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How to Create a Portrait Using Skin Colours Coloured Pencils

Posted 2nd September 2016
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In this lesson Joe demonstrates how to create realistic skin tones with Mont Marte Skin Colours Coloured Pencils.  It's amazing what you can create with just 12 colours in this beautiful portrait.

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How to Paint a Triceratops Sculpture (Part 2)

Posted 19th August 2016
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In this lesson Joe paints a Triceratops sculpture he created from Mont Marte Polymer Clay.  He uses acrylic paint and Mont Marte's new H2O Water Mixable Oils to bring his prehistoric creation to life.

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Painterly Landscape with the 8pce Oil Colour Intro Set

Posted 5th August 2016
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In this lesson Joe uses the Mont Marte 8pce Oil Colour Intro Set to create a beautifully colourful painterly landscape.  In true painterly style this piece celebrates the vibrancy of traditional oils.

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Abstract Expression Painting

Posted 22nd July 2016
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This is a really fun, quick and easy painting done in Mont Marte Dimension Acrylics with just 1 brush - the Mont Marte Abstract Expression Brush.  We hope you enjoy the lesson!

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How to Paint a Realistic Wave With H2O Water Mixable Oil Paint

Posted 12th July 2016
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In this lesson Joe paints a realistic crashing beach wave in H2O Water Mixable Oil Paints. There are lots of tricks and techniques you can learn when using this fantastic medium, so get your notebook ready for some great tips!

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How to Paint a Rainbow Rose With Oil Pastels

Posted 1st July 2016
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In this lesson Mont Marte Joe paints a beautiful Rainbow Rose using our new 48pce Oil Pastel Set. It's so much easier than it looks and lots of fun.  So grab your pastels and get in to it! 

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How to make a kids chalkboard with Mont Marte Chalk Paint

Posted 10th June 2016
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In this lesson we show you how easy it is to make a chalkboard for kids with Mont Marte Chalk Paint.

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How to use Fine Tip Markers for adult colour sketching

Posted 6th June 2016
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How to paint a Duck and a Lilly Pond in Satin Acrylics

Posted 13th May 2016
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In this lesson Joe uses Satin Acrylic in the 8 piece Introduction Set to create a beautiful Duck floating in a lily pond.

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