Low Toxic Solvent & Mediums

As artists we occasionally need to use our brains. If you use oil paint in your practice you will be familiar with the joys of inhaling distilled gum turps. If you are particularly naughty the odour of supermarket bought turps will be something you are also familiar with, but please, don’t tell us about your

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Brush Encyclopaedia Part 1

St Lukes brush sale ends this saturday november 20th. Get in quick to stock up on your favourites. Here is part one of the St Luke encyclopaedia of brushes, just so you can know what it does and how it works before you buy it. Ure Sable Brush – Long Handle, Round, Filbert & Flat

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Black and White Pigments

Got any Blacker? It’s not all black and white, there are shades of grey too. Grey areas can happen if you are not sure you have the right black or white when you are making art. St Luke is in Collingwood so we know how to dress in black and white and how to paint

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How to Varnish

It’s easy if you know how… Varnish, let’s talk about it. Are you worried about varnishing because you dont know enough about it? Recently we have had quite a few enquiries about varnishing, so we thought we would supply some tricks and tips to help you become a master varnisher. The following is an edited

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Lecture: Golden Artist Colours 31st May

Focus on Golden Gels, Grounds and Acrylic Colour. Why are golden paints different? Merryn Trevethan will be conducting a 2 hour lecture explaining various techniques and applications of Acrylic Paint and Mediums. This is your chance to unlock the secrets of what acrylic can really do and see how Golden has pushed the boundaries of

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Easels

LYRE EASEL. Folds flat for easy storage.   This easel is made from Beech and stands over 1.5 metres high and is 83cm wide. $120.85. H-FRAME HEAVY DUTY EASEL. This easel has an oiled finish and is made from Beech.  Castors provide ease of movement and the adjustable ratchet painting shelf means the easel adjust and

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