• Colour in the 21st Century: Artists have never had it so good!

    Colour in the 21st Century: Artists have never had it so good!

    Date: 01-Sep-2020
    There has never been a time of such abundant colour. We have an incredible selection of colours to choose from, with paint ranges commonly offering over 100 hues, and up to 160 in the Williamsburg Oilcolours! Read More...
  • NEW TOMBOW ABT PRO ALCOHOL INK MARKERS!

    NEW TOMBOW ABT PRO ALCOHOL INK MARKERS!

    Date: 08-Jul-2020
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  • NEW Schmincke Aqua Drop: Finest Liquid Watercolours Series 24

    NEW Schmincke Aqua Drop: Finest Liquid Watercolours Series 24

    Date: 27-May-2020
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  • 7 REASONS TO LOVE GORDON HARRIS STRETCHED WITH LOVE CANVAS

    7 REASONS TO LOVE GORDON HARRIS STRETCHED WITH LOVE CANVAS

    Date: 26-May-2020
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  • ART ON AN ART SCHOOL BUDGET

    ART ON AN ART SCHOOL BUDGET

    Date: 26-May-2020
    Picasso said “You should trust your art supplier more than your art dealer”. At Gordon Harris, we make it our job to help you find the best materials for your budget. Here are some of our Top Tips for starting out: Read More...
  • GREEN WITH ENVY

    GREEN WITH ENVY

    Date: 10-Feb-2020
    One way to be the Belle of the Ball in the 19th Century was to wear a dress made from the exciting new green pigment developed in Schweinfurt, Germany in 1814. Read More...
  • Art in the Outdoors

    Art in the Outdoors

    Date: 26-Jan-2020
    Drawing & painting in the environment “en plein air” is the best exercise for your eyes. It makes ussee our surrounds more keenly than others who merely look. It’s an experience akin to the immediacy of life-drawing, and summer is the perfect time to indulge in it. Read More...
  • Travel sketching classes with Tony McNeight.

    Travel sketching classes with Tony McNeight.

    Ever seen an amazing view, building, famous landmark, overseas or people going about their business in a local market and thought. Read More...
  • How to Choose an Easel: Types of Easels, Tips & Pointers

    How to Choose an Easel: Types of Easels, Tips & Pointers

    Date: 06-Nov-2019
    An easel is an investment that should last for many, many years, so it pays to select a well-made easel that is designed for the work you need it to do. Read More...
  • Da Vinci Brushes for every technique!

    Da Vinci Brushes for every technique!

    Date: 30-Oct-2019
    If you want one brush for all acrylic techniques, Top Acryl is it! The multi-purpose brush uses new generation synthetic fibres that hold plenty of fluid, yet are strong enough for Heavy Body colours. Read More...
  • INKTOBER! Our favourite Inktober products as on sale!

    INKTOBER! Our favourite Inktober products as on sale!

    Date: 20-Aug-2019
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  • Piñata Alcohol Inks

    Piñata Alcohol Inks

    Date: 15-Aug-2019
    Piñata Colors are highly saturated, fast-drying alcohol inks for any hard surface, including glass, metal, plastic, ceramic, stone, leather, resin, polymer clay, YUPO® and more. Read More...
  • NEW FROM GOLDEN ARTISTS COLORS!

    NEW FROM GOLDEN ARTISTS COLORS!

    Date: 27-Jul-2019
    Color Pouring Medium extends the painting trend for pouring, pooling, and dripping techniques with a choice of Gloss and Matte Mediums. Read More...
  • All about the Surface

    All about the Surface

    Date: 16-May-2019
    Artists will experiment painting on just about anything, to achieve a unique look or to marry conception to production. Some, such as Melbourne-based Hamilton-born artist Richard Lewer, even revel in unreceptive surfaces, like Formica, sandpaper and felt! With the right materials, however, just about any surface can be made to take paint; and with some unusual materials some unusual surfaces can successfully be made! Read More...
  • INCREDIBLE INKS!!!

    INCREDIBLE INKS!!!

    Date: 02-Apr-2019
    Inks are highly liquid colours that can be used with a variety of tools. While traditional inks, such as India ink and watercolour dyes, are mostly used for drawing and colouring on paper, new acrylic-based inks can be used on a wide variety of surfaces and have expanded the possibilities of drawing and painting. Read More...
  • Oilcolour Mediums Explained

    Oilcolour Mediums Explained

    Date: 01-Apr-2019
    Oilcolour is a very different paint to acrylic. Acrylic paints and mediums lose water content as they dry, shrinking up to 35-40%. Almost all acrylic mediums can be used on their own, as they are made from acrylic resin and solids and dry to a durable film. Read More...
  • 12 EXCITING NEW COLOURS - TOMBOW ABT DUAL BRUSH PENS

    12 EXCITING NEW COLOURS - TOMBOW ABT DUAL BRUSH PENS

    Date: 01-Apr-2019
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  • Making Great Art on a Student Budget

    Making Great Art on a Student Budget

    Date: 12-Feb-2019
    Picasso said “You should trust your art supplier more than your art dealer”. At Gordon Harris, we make it our job to help you find the best materials for your budget. Here are some of our Top Tips for starting out Read More...
  • What are these brush shapes for..?

    What are these brush shapes for..?

    Artists are always looking for new ways to make marks, and German brushmakers da Vinci work closely with artists to develop special tools to suit... Read More...
  • NEW da Vinci Brushes!!!

    NEW da Vinci Brushes!!!

    The new da Vinci MICRO-Maestro & MICRO-Nova brushes enable the finest painting techniques for the Read More...
  • NEW! Milliput! A 2 part epoxy putty

    NEW! Milliput! A 2 part epoxy putty

    Milliput is a two-part, cold setting, non shrinking epoxy putty sold in cartons containing... Read More...
  • NEW from Hahnemuhle: Harmony Watercolour Paper & Pads

    NEW from Hahnemuhle: Harmony Watercolour Paper & Pads

    Harmony Watercolour is a brand new watercolour paper from one of the world’s oldest paper mills. Although this natural... Read More...
  • 10 NEW GOLDEN COLOURS!

    10 NEW GOLDEN COLOURS!

    Golden have added two new yellows, seven new tints, and brought back... Read More...
  • NEW! Aerocolor Candy from Schmincke

    NEW! Aerocolor Candy from Schmincke

    Date: 05-Jun-2018
    Schmincke have made a limited release of 12 Candy colours in their Aerocolor Acrylic Ink range. Candy are extremely... Read More...
  • Acrylic Pouring Techniques!

    Acrylic Pouring Techniques!

    Acrylic Pours are the popular new trend in acrylic painting, creating random marbled patterns through a combination of colour, fluid binder, and method of pouring Read More...