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Watercolour is an ancient medium which was used from the Palaeolithic era to create many of Europe’s cave paintings, and from the Middle Ages in the illustration of manuscripts. However, the popularity of watercolour painting today can be attributed to a transformation in its use, beginning with the Renaissance, and in which the United Kingdom played a central role.
Posted by Beatrice on Wed, 2018-09-12 17:57
With the exhibition for the Sunday Times Watercolour Competition opening soon at Mall Galleries, we thought we’d whet your watercolour whistle by inviting Winsor & Newton Watercolour Specialist, Rebecca Boyd Allen, to take us through her favourite watercolour works on Buy Art.
Posted by Beatrice on Tue, 2018-09-11 13:23
Introducing the newest members of the FBA with an exciting selection on Buy Art | Buy Now of these artists' latest work.
Posted by Beatrice on Thu, 2018-08-23 11:59
Peter Clossick NEAC takes us on a tour of his current work as we discuss the artist's upbringing, inspiration, and artistic practice.
Posted by Beatrice on Wed, 2018-07-18 17:04
"Falcone" Watercolour by Stephen J Bragg
Find out about the presence of yellow in the natural world, mankind's relationship with the colour in the past, and how artists use yellow today to evoke specific moods and emotions, with 'Mellow Yellow', our new selection on Buy Art | Buy Now.
Posted by Beatrice on Fri, 2018-07-13 08:25
"Scarlet Malachite Beetle" Hand-painted drypoint engraving by Beatrice Forshall
Our new Reception Selection features work by conservationist printmaker, Beatrice Forshall, whose practice in hand-painted drypoint engraving raises awareness about endangered species, and the dangers of animal trafficking and habitat loss around the world.
Posted by Beatrice on Thu, 2018-06-21 18:20
"The Tunnel- Porthgwarra" Watercolour & bodycolour on paper by Colin Allbrook
Artists have been drawn to the landscapes of Cornwall for hundreds of years - from Turner to Whistler to Barbara Hepworth. Find out what it is about this stunning region which has inspired so much creativity, and see what artists are making of Cornwall today.
Posted by Beatrice on Wed, 2018-06-06 13:02
"Colourfield" Oil on Canvas by Eve Pettitt
Mall Galleries steps into the creative world of artist, Eve Pettitt, to discuss colour, the beauty of the female form, and the joy of painting.
Posted by Beatrice on Thu, 2018-05-24 17:32
'Red' oil painting by Bernadett Timko
From love and religious fervour to danger and war, discover the complex and often contradictory symbolisms of the colour red, and how contemporary artists use it, in Buy Art | Buy Now's latest selection.
Posted by Beatrice on Fri, 2018-05-11 13:12
Exploring the historic tradition of self-portraiture and what it offers to both artist and viewer, investigated through the lens of 'Me, Myself & I', the latest selection on Mall Galleries Buy Art | Buy Now.
Posted by Beatrice on Fri, 2018-04-27 10:29
'A Turquoise Sea' by Lesley Birch
Find out more about the fascinating history and cultural legacy of the colour blue, and discover 'Blue Notes', Mall Galleries' latest selection on Buy Art | Buy Now.
Posted by Beatrice on Fri, 2018-04-06 11:15
'Nativity' acrylic and chalk painting by Alexander Goudie
Find out about Scottish artist and broadcaster, Lachlan Goudie's Easter documentary on BBC One, in which Goudie journeys through the Holy Land, painting the landscapes and the people he sees. Discover the new selection on Buy Art | Buy Now, featuring works by Lachlan and his father, the celebrated artist Alexander Goudie, exhibiting their shared passion for painting this most sacred geographical spot.
Posted by Beatrice on Thu, 2018-03-29 14:37