What’s inside September Red’s Art Cart?

Given how long I have been in the Art industry, it still surprises me that there are still art materials out there that I have never come across. I hope this is the case for some of you as well! Alcohol Inks is one of those products. I had heard of them of course but Read More

Meet Suzi Poland – Mrs Red’s Artist of the Month!

Suzi Poland is August 18 Red’s Art Cart feature artist (that seemed like a mouthful)! The theme for August was Urban Sketching and with Mrs Red showing a lack of skills in this department it was time to bring someone else on board as the feature artist. After a quick hashtag search on Instagram I Read More

What’s inside July Red’s Art Cart?

The July 18 Red’s Art Cart is a special one because….. Red’s Art Cart has turned 1 years old!!! Now that is something worth celebrating. And Mrs Red has not disappointed, packing the Art Cart full of colourful fun for subscribers to enjoy!   To be perfectly honest, this was not the intended Cart for Read More

What’s inside JANUARY Red’s Art Cart?

  Nothing says HAPPY NEW YEAR like a bit of shimmer! For a brand new year, we need to add a touch of sparkle to our artworks and included in this months Red’s Art Cart is a Liquitex Metallic Ink!  The Liquitex Ink! range can be used in so many ways including watercolour, stamping, calligraphy Read More

New Year Resolutions for Arty Types

Does anyone successfully stick to their new year’s resolutions? Mine for this year was ‘Meatless Monday’ and I loved it and looked forward to our vegetarian meal every Monday. My kids on the other hand were less than impressed. My reason for Meatless Monday was saving a bit of cash. Meat costs a lot of Read More

Meet an Art Cart’er – Wendy Patterson

December’s Art Cart’er lives in Kingaroy, Queensland and jumped on board a couple of months after the Carts launched. I began following Wendy on Instagram when she purchased her first Cart and love all of her posts about life, work and creating. Wendy jumps in head first with each new Cart and is usually one Read More

What’s inside DECEMBER Red’s Art Cart!

The festive month has arrived well and truly and the Art Cart had to have a festive feel to it. So Mrs Red went for something a bit more art & crafty and nothing says fun like some Gelli Printing! Gelli printing has been around since 2011 but really only became popular around 4 years Read More

Learn how to draw a Tonal Scale

  This week I wanted to show you a quick exercise to try if you are about to draw something in pencil or about to sketch something up, like a painting for example. A graphite tonal scale shows how heavy that grade of pencil can go following through to how light it can be used. Read More