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Ancient Paint Box

I came across this ancient palette of colors through a post on Tumblr by Ancient Peoples. It’s a palette of pigments from the second century b.c.e, in New Kingdom Egypt. 289 more words


The Coloring Book Craze

Re: #Blogging101 Day Nine

Following Happiness Engineer instructions, I came across the blog The Most Happy. The blog’s author, Lisa, is unknowing that she has taken a BIG part in my assignments of yesterday and today (I’ll message her now to let her now ) In the meantime, please read my comment below as it is self explanatory as to why I the subject caught my eye and then click over to Lisa’s original post about the colouring book fad… 92 more words

Product Reviews

Featuring Ten Exhibitors from this year's Festival of Quilts Show, NEC, Birmingham UK

Upper Street Events are organisers of Europe’s leading patchwork and quilting show at the NEC, Birmingham UK – The Festival of Quilts 2015.

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Product Features

Daniel Smith Primatek Oil Paints Review – Part 2

Here is a somewhat better pic of the cool colors of the paint swatches (from left: ultramarine, turquoise, amazonite, malachite) from the last post: 1,002 more words


Daniel Smith Primatek Oil Paints Review - Part 1

This is a review of Daniel Smith’s Primatek line of oil paints, which I’ll post in two parts. These are a set of natural-pigment paints, some of them quite unconventional. 1,096 more words


Workshop: Venus Art Supply, Palm Desert


My big Thanks to Venus Art Supply for hosting a very successful workshop in Palm Desert last week. We had the perfect class size and managed to do a lot of painting! 96 more words

Watercolor Instructions

My Latest Love (in Art Materials)

Santa was very clever this year (well really my brother and sister-in-law took the none to subtle hint) and I received a bunch of lovely Sennelier Inks for Christmas this year.  163 more words