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Two Rivers Paper, my studio supplier.

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Two Rivers Paper, my studio supplier.

I’ve always had a fascination about paper. One of the exciting things as an artist over the years has been exploring paper types. I’m also a huge fan of sustainability minded local suppliers. So a local paper-maker using a water mill was too good an opportunity not to explore. Recommend to me by a fan of my work last year. Now, TwoRivers paper is one of my favourite paper companies to supply watercolour paper to the studio, and the only company I am currently using for studio books and sketch books. Alongside nearby StCuthberts Mill, they are jointly my go-to suppliers for...

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January Studio Clearance Sale, Ending soon

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January Studio Clearance Sale, Ending soon

Just a reminder that the sale prices on the website only last until the end of January. Please make any purchases or email the studio to reserve a painting before the 29th January 2021!

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The Art Studio Mouse

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The Art Studio Mouse

Some keen art fans who have been following the small gallery display in the art studio window may have sometimes noticed a small (watercolour) mouse often working on an even smaller canvas and easel on the floor. We’ve decided to let them stay and carry on painting and exploring the local area.

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Studio window

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Studio window

Thought I’d share the current colourful view looking into the art studio window. I‘ve had so many wonderful comments about how art brightens peoples day during lockdown when they walk past. So here it is for all my friends across the world to see.

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Art as Investment

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Art as Investment

The art market has grown steadily and significantly over the last century, with very low correlation to other asset classes. Despite recessions and economic deflation, art has still maintained it’s value and continues to appreciate each year. Art investments is one of the world's most successful forms of passive investment with some investors seeing a 64% return within the first 12 months in some cases. As art has no correlation to the stock market, it means paintings can go up in value even when the market crashes, making it a good diversification for an investment portfolio. Previous financial sector data based...

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