Useful Links

Blogs, Forums and other Clubs

See the world, one drawing at a time, with Urban Sketchers

Join a large, open forum at Painters Online

Information and techniques

Watch these on TV or on your PC. Programmes at The Painting and Drawing Channel

Technical watercolour information from Handprint

Painting tips and techniques at

Sketch from online mannequins at posemaniacs


Always something on at the Riverhouse Barn

Annually in June, Surrey Artists Open Studios


Art materials from EKA in Hampton Court

Art materials from Curtis Ward of Hersham

Art materials online or from the store in Walton, The Works

Hobbycraft’s huge store in Woking

A huge range of pencils from Derwent Pencils

Paintbrushes and advice at Rosemary & Co

Really special paper made at Two Rivers Paper – Somerset

Some of the larger online stores: Jackson’s Art Supplies, Ken Bromley Art Supplies, GreatArt and Pullingers Art Shop.

Or you could try a smaller supplier like this one in Dundee – a load of interesting info as well as an unusual range of products.

Internet Resources

Artists profiled on Art Profile

The SAA – The Society for all Artists