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How to Paint an Impressionistic Urban Scene

Posted 7th September 2018
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Try your hand at a loose impressionistic style of painting! We'll take you through each step - from planning, to laying down your colours and adding detail.

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Create a Pour Painting: Ocean Theme

Posted 22nd August 2018
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If you've ever wanted to try your hand at fluid art, you're about to find out how. In this tutorial we take you through each step - from mixing your paints, to pouring and creating stunning patterns. Download the material list and lesson PDF below.

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How to Create a Gemstone Painting

Posted 17th August 2018
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Making your own gemstone painting isn't as hard as you might think. Watch our run down, grab a paint brush and create your own!

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How to Create a DIY Gold Leaf Triptych

Posted 14th August 2018
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Add a touch of gold to your walls with our DIY leaf triptych painting. In this tutorial we'll show you how to sketch up and paint one for yourself!

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Create an Oil Paint Colour Chart

Posted 20th July 2018
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It’s quick and easy to create an oil paint colour chart for your studio. Learn how in this short and sweet video tutorial.

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How to Draw a Dog

Posted 13th July 2018
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Looking for some sketching inspiration? Learn how to draw a dog with our quick video tutorial. In less than five minutes, you'll learn how to sketch the outline, add detail, use shading to create depth and add the finishing touches. 

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4 Easy Watercolour Techniques

Posted 1st June 2018
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Got a couple of minutes to spare? Learn four different types of watercolour techniques with this easy tutorial!

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How to Draw a Rose

Posted 11th May 2018
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Learn how to draw a rose with this quick and easy tutorial. We'll take you through each step, so that you can give it a go, no matter what artistic skill level you're at.

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Paint an Easy Watercolour Landscape

Posted 20th April 2018
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Create your own beautiful landscape with this watercolour painting for beginners. In this tutorial we show you how to use different brush strokes and watercolour painting techniques to bring your artwork to life. Download the lesson and complete material list below to get started!

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How to Draw an Anime Character

Posted 13th April 2018
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Learn how to draw an anime-inspired character with our step-by-step tutorial. In this lesson we show you how to plan, draw and decorate a character using a 2B pencil, electric eraser and watercolour paints. To create your own design, mix and match different features such as hair, eyes, nose and lips!

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How to Create a Sunset Painting with H2O Water Mixable Oils

Posted 28th March 2018
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Create a stunning sunset using H2O Water Mixable Oil Paints. There are a few tricks you need to know to capture the beauty of a sunset in a painting, and in this tutorial we'll show you everything we have up our sleeve. Learn how to plan out your painting, blend your colours to create eye-catching contrasts, paint a reflection on the water and more.

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How to Make Polymer Clay Beads

Posted 27th March 2018
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Make your own polymer clay beads with this easy DIY jewellery tutorial! In this video we show you how to create 6 different bead designs from this incredibly versatile medium. 

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How to Create DIY Geometric Art

Posted 9th March 2018
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Make your own decorative geometric art piece with our mesmerising tutorial. In this lesson, we show you how to plan and create your own DIY wall art using Mont Marte Metallic Acrylic Paints. Once you get the hang of it, you'll be surprised at how easy and therapeutic it is to make this eye-catching artwork for your home.

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How to Create a Francoise Nielly Inspired Portrait

Posted 16th February 2018
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In this art tutorial, we show you how to paint a portrait in a similar style to renowned French artist, Francoise Nielly. Learn how, with a simple initial drafting, you can lay down bold colour and thick strokes to create a stunning artwork that celebrates Nielly’s unconventional and vibrant approach to painting. We’ve used H2O Water Mixable Oil Paint, Fluro Acrylic Paints mixed with Water Mixable Linseed Oil Gel Medium, and palette knives to apply thick, clean strokes. You can find the full material list and lesson plan in the downloadable PDF below.

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How to Use Watercolour Pencils to Paint Native Australian Flowers

Posted 9th February 2018
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Learn how to use watercolour pencils to create your own native Australian flower artwork. Watch the painting come together before your eyes as we show you how to lay down your background, mix colour, and add detail. For this lesson we've used Mont Marte Ultra-Soft Watercolour Pencils, an A3 Watercolour Pad, graphite pencils, a water brush, and a mop brush. You can find the full list of materials and lesson plan in the PDF below.

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How to Paint a Rainbow Eucalyptus Tree

Posted 25th January 2018
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Add some colour to your home with a rainbow eucalyptus tree painting. In this tutorial we teach you how to create the right placement and perspective, build up your layers and achieve excellent form with a range of painting techniques. You can download the complete list of materials and tools in the lesson PDF below.

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How to Create a Pendulum Painting

Posted 9th January 2018
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Learn how to create a pendulum painting with our latest tutorial. In this video we show you how to make your paint the right consistency and how to set up your own paint pendulum. The process is fun and the result is a stunning and unique painting!

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How to Create a Cityscape Drawing in Earth Tones

Posted 22nd December 2017
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In this lesson, we'll show you how to make a beautiful cityscape drawing using our Earth Tone Coloured Graphite Pencils, Fine Tip Water Brush, A3 Watercolour Pad (300gsm) and 8 Piece Drawing Set. You'll learn how to create depth, blend and achieve watercolour effects with these water soluble pencils.

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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 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 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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Q & A - How to make the most from your colour pencils

Posted 11th December 2015
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In this video we show you how to get the most out of your colour pencils.  It deals with correct sharpening techniques and general care.

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