4 Hidden London Art Galleries

Posted on May 26, 2016 By

The Old Police Station, 114-116 Amersham Vale, London, SE14 6LG The Old Police Station is a very unique art gallery because of its location, but also because it functions as a do-it-yourself art centre. There are 42 artists’ studios, cells complete with latrines where works can be exhibited and spaces for independent projects. You’ll also…


4 Things To Know About Dusting Paintings

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1. You shouldn’t try to dust a damaged painting Before going about dusting your painting, you should have a close look at it. If you notice any parts of it that are damaged in any way, or if there are any parts where the paint’s beginning to lift or has come off, don’t do anything….


13 Fast Facts About Acrylic Paint

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1. It is less than a century old. The first type of acrylic paint to become commercially available was actually polymer-based house paint, which became available in the 1940s. 2. It was only in the 1950s that acrylics were made commercially available. After that, they took off in popularity and they’re remained a top choice…


4 Watercolour Painting Tips For Beginners

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1. Transparency One of the key properties of watercolour paint is that it’s transparent. This is important to bear in mind, because it means that you can see through the layers of paint. It also means that you can’t cover mistakes up by going over them – try to go over a mistake and you’ll…