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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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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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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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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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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 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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Art Lesson: How to paint a portrait of a baby with the H2o Water Mixable Oil Paint Intro set

Posted 29th April 2016
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In this lesson Joe uses the Mont Marte Water Mixable Oil Paints in the 8 piece Introduction set to paint a portrait of a baby, using classical oil painting techniques of the old masters.  Water mixable oil paint is an exciting medium that is a true oil paint but is water soluble, so there is no turpentine or solvents required. 

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How to paint an easy Leonid Afremov inspired painting

Posted 21st August 2015
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In this easy lesson the 8pc Mont Marte Dimension Acrylic introduction set is used to create a simple, colourful, abstract Leonid Afremov inspired painting.  It's quite easy and can be completed in a couple of hours. 

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How to paint a School Of Red Fish

Posted 24th July 2015
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In this Lesson Joe creates a fun red school of fish.  It's done with Acrylic Paint and by using the stencil technique.  This could be done on any scale.  It's actually really easy to do as well, so print out the pdf and lets get into it!

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How to upcycle a painting

Posted 10th July 2015
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In this fun lesson Joe Upcycles 2 old paintings giving them a new fantasy theme and thereby...... a new lease on life.  They are done in Oil paint, and the possibilities for this type of thing are endless.  We hope you enjoy.  

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John Coltrane Expressionist Painting

Posted 19th June 2015
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In this lesson we create a painting of the Jazz musician, John Coltrane in an expressionistic style with Dimension Acrylic Paint.  It's very colorful and immediate and the way the paint is applied makes the project a lot of fun.  We hope you enjoy it and get a bit inspired.    

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How to make Bird Wall Art

Posted 29th May 2015
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In this kids lesson Joe creates some fun wall art with Watercolor Paint, Watercolor paper and a pair of scissors. It would be a great classroom or family activity and would look great on a wall.  So grab your art materials and let's get into it! 

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How to Paint The Milky Way

Posted 15th May 2015
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Get ready to boldly go where no man has gone before, as Joe shows us how to paint the Milky Way galaxy in Oil Paint.  This lesson is quite easy and can be done over a relaxing weekend.  The stars are created with the use of a toothbrush and it's really fun, so grab your paints and lets get into it!  

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How to put birds on the map

Posted 9th April 2015
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In this fun lesson Joe paints 3 birds wearing hats onto maps from an old atlas that have been adhered to canvas panels. There's a Robin wearing a Bowler hat an Eagle wearing a Top hat and a kookaburra wearing an Akuburra.  It's painted with Acrylic paint, is quite easy and the end result looks great.  So grab your Mont Mart Art materials and let's get into it! 

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How to paint a map of the world

Posted 13th March 2015
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In this fun lesson Joe creates a large map of the world with Acrylic paint.  The paint is flicked and drizzled over templates that can be downloaded from the downloads tab next to the lesson clip.  This is a great project to do with the family or as a class room activity.  So grab your supply's and let's get into it!

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How To Paint A Fox Quilt Cover With Fabric Paint

Posted 23rd January 2015
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Would you like to have a beautiful Fox sleeping an the end of your bed?  Well if that sounds pretty cool you have to have a look at this lesson.  Because in this lesson Joe paints a beautiful Fox with Mont Marte Fabric Paint onto a quilt cover and shows you how you can create your own.  The end product looks great!

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