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  • Interview with Artist & Illustrator Georgina Luck

    Here @M.Saltmarsh we interviewed Brighton based artist and illustrator Georgina Luck on her career as a freelance Illustrator and which products and techniques she uses. Hello Georgina,  What was your key motivation in becoming an illustrator? I kind of fell into illustration through looking for something that had the structure of a written brief, but that allowed some creative free reign. I had no idea in the beginning that I could really make a career out of drawing
  • INKS - A brief description

    All inks are created from two components: a colour and a ‘vehicle’. Which ever ink you wish to make or use, you will need these two components.The Colour:Colours in inks can come from two sources, either pigments or dyes, both have advanteges/disavantages and each can be used for many processes.A pigment is a substance which gives ink its colour. The pigment size is much smaller in inks than paints, as generally particles need to
  • Dave McKean - A Retrospective

    A Retrospective is a free exhibition put on by Dave Mckean in the Tunbridge Wells Museum & Art Gellery, if your into comic art we strongly suggest you go and have a look, showing from 24/01/14 - 30/03/14 Also pick up a leaflet as they have talks going on (Getting into graphic Art / Women in comics / Maus and the holocaust) A great little exhibition from a real talent of an artist.
  • Interview with Andy James

    Interview with Andy James; local artist and painter.1. What made you become an artist?Nothing made me become an artist, it was something I think I eventually became in time. Initially, the gravitational pull towards describing lives and experiences through an artistic sensibility helped me begin my career. As I look back, it all looks rather improbable, as I wasn't even aware of anyone going to art school, let alone pursuing it as a career. 2. What aspect
  • Art Tutors & Workshops (South East UK)

    Courses & Workshops•   Watercolour & Mixed Media Painting - Michelle Illing - E: - T: 01892 527 031 - W:•   Life Drawing  - Eddie Armer - T: 01892 826 040 - M: 07515 485 653 - E:•   Stained Glass Courses - Stoney Parsons - M: 07932 746 378 - E: - W: www
  • Simple Printmaking by Elizabeth Harbour

    Ever wanted to learn how to Silkscreen or print at home?Elizabeth Harbour will be signing her new book 'Simple Printmaking' and giving a print demonstration here at M.Saltmarsh on saturday november 23rd 10.30 till 3.00About the book‘Creative Makers -Simple Printmaking’ – is the most enjoyable book I have ever worked on! ’Simple Printmaking’ can be used in two ways, as a handbook for key printmaking processes and techniques, or
  • Exhibitions - Feb 2014 - Apr 2014

    •   Making Painting: Helen Frankenthaler and JMW Turner @ Turner Contemporary - 25 Jan till 11 May - Admission Free  Making Painting explores the timeless act of painting through the work of two artists separated by one hundred years and nearly four thousand miles: JMW Turner (1775-1851) and Helen Frankenthaler (1928-2011).The exhibition explores the fellowship that the two artists – a Romantic nineteenth-century Briton and an Abstract Expressionist twentieth-century American &ndash
  • Exhibitions in Kent - Nov 2013 - Jan 2014

    •   Sense of Place @ Trinity Tunbridge Wells - Tue 19 Nov till Sun 1 Dec - Admission Free Suzy Phillips,  Valerie Williams & Antonia Ogilvie Three local artists welcome you to their exhibition of paintings. They have shown their work in London and the South East and will be exhibiting an inspiring range of affordable framed and unframed paintings in oils, watercolours, acrylics and mixed media. Their work captures a &lsquo
  • We have finally done it!

    We have finally done it! Here at M.Saltmarsh Artists' Materials we have launched our brand new and exceptionally beautiful E'commerce website; all singing, all dancing and all painting. While you are here discover a wide selection of some of the finest quality art materials available. In addition we sell modelling, craft and printmaking materials. Please sign up to our newsletter and receive information about new art products, current local events, classes and workshops. As an artist or