Have you ever thought of joining the SAA? It used to be the Society of All Artists – encouraging people to paint and explore. They publish a magazine six times a year, have a very good online shop and do workshops too. If you ever do exhibitions, their higher levels of membership include public liability insurance – most handy if an easel falls on someone!
I have just been writing an article for their November magzine – all about ink and watercolour on canvas. Quite pleased with the demo – here’s a preview:
If you fancy finding out more, do look at their website www.saa.co.uk