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Art Video of the Week - Painting Fireworks!

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It's the last day of 2018 and, as it is a suitable subject for New Year's Eve, I thought I would highlight this video on painting fireworks in watercolour.

Art Candy - Elena Popea

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This week we venture into Romanian Modernism with Elena Popea, 1879-1941.

Art Video of the Week - How to Draw Santa

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Since it's now Christmas Eve, and the Jolly Old Elf is about to load up his sleigh and start his annual rounds, I figured it was a great time to show some videos on how to draw our favourite Christmas friend: Santa Claus!

Art Candy - Jacques-Louis David

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This week, and I'm way overdue, we're going to take a look at the work of Jacques-Louis David, 1748 - 1825, a French Neoclassical painter.

Art Video of the Week - The Basics of Oil Painting

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This week, Lena Danya walks us through some of the essential basics of working with traditional oil paints.

Update: Patreon Reverses Decision

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If you haven't already heard, today Patreon announced that they were reversing their much maligned decision to shift payment processing fees onto the patrons.

Art Video of the Week - Teoh on Patreon

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I've already blogged about this move, so I will leave it at that from my perspective. However, it's probably worthwhile getting the perspective of a creator...

Patreon and the Cash Cow

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Do you use Patreon? Do you support more than one artist? Congrats, it would seem that Patreon has dollar signs in their eyes when they look you.

SketchBox #7 - Copics!

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This month, my SketchBox is featuring Copic markers. This is pretty neat because I've actually wanted to try these for some time, but never really got around to making an investment in them.

Art Video of the Week - Oil Painting Mediums

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This week we have a two for one special on mediums used in oil painting hosted by Andrew Tischler who is fast becoming one of my favourite Youtube artists, especially when it comes to learning about oil painting.