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Knitting for Beginners

Knitting for Beginners

Knitting has an enduring appeal that has people of all ages picking up their needles and yarn to create their own clothing or craft objects.  The benefits of Knitting have been proven to improve mindfulness and reduce anxiety, depression and chronic pain.  It doesn't end there..
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Gifts for kids who like art and craft - Mooch art supplies blog

Christmas Gifts for your art and crafty kids

My kids are totally spoilt at Christmas and it just wouldn't be the same without some art and craft projects to get stuck into over the holidays.  However their tastes and abilities change so much every year that it's hard...

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Gilding metal and wax for Beginners - Blog Mooch art supplies

Wax and Metal Gilding For Beginners

Gilding is the ultimate in bling and a sure fire way to make any object look luxurious. Used since Egyptian times, it's the perfect way to give the impression of a solid gold surface at a fraction of the cost....

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The Ultimate Guide to Artist Papers

I have to admit to a bit of Click baiting in the title and realise it's nigh on impossible to include all the information on paper in a blog or even a book.  However, having been around several paper factories,...

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Basic Drawing Exercises blog - Mooch Art Supplies

Top 5 Quick Tips - Improve Your Drawing Skills

It's the basis of most artwork but is often ignored when many people are keen to dive into a new set of paints.  However, developing the right drawing skills will set you up with the foundations to create much better artwork...

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What does every artist need?

Having the practical resources is only part of the process of creating art.  Whether you have the right pens/pencils/paint is often not the reason for having that blank sketchbook or unfulfilled gem of an idea in the back of your...

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