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Matthew Palmer

With the ability to teach anyone to create a watercolour painting to be proud of, Matthew is well known for his encouraging and motivating teaching style. Inspired by many of the scenes he sees across the UK, Matthews paintings are best noted for the attention to detail and the wide range of subjects he covers. Matthew spends much of his time running watercolour holidays, hosting workshops and demonstrations stretching across the country. He has worked closely with the SAA to create a concise range of watercolour products to help any artist achieve fantastic results time after time.

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  1. Matthew Palmer Branch and Detail Brush Set

    Matthew Palmer Branch and Detail Brush Set

    SAA Price £21.00

    "These brushes make painting details easy, just like using a pen."

    Designed and used by Matthew himself, these Branch & Detail Brushes will give you natural, organic lines and help you create realistic branches with ease.

    The unique shape of these fully synthetic brushes means the belly has a large colour carrying capacity, so you don't need to keep stopping to reload your brush, whilst the tip enables you to create fine detail and intricate lines.

    Also perfect for very fine detail such as rigging, lightning and spider webs, they're a fantastic and highly useful tool for all watercolour artists.

    This set of 2 includes both a Large and Small.. Learn More
  2. Matthew Palmer Natural Collection Loose Colour

    Matthew Palmer Natural Collection Loose Colour

    From £6.60

    Matthew Palmers' stunning Artists' Watercolours are the perfect choice for painting the splendid beauty and colour of the changing seasons. Specially blended by Matthew, these sensational colours are the perfect addition to any artist's palette. Learn More
  3. Matthew Palmer's Blending Blade Brush Set

    Matthew Palmer's Blending Blade Brush Set

    SAA Price £13.30

    Perfect for graduated transitions from one colour to another, this set of 2 Blending Blades gives you the tools to create smooth, flowing watercolour washes and colour gradients.

    Designed by Matthew in response to the colour blending struggles of his students, these carefully shaped 'blades' provide the answer - and other additional benefits as well!

    The unique, angular design also allows the artist to paint using two colours at once, simply load up each side with different colours and experiment! The two colour technique is great for quick and easy flowers and rainbow effects.

    "Smoothly blend the paint away with the angled shape of the synthetic hairs. The sharp point lets you paint straight lines, and the crisp edges allow you to lift out colour creating amazing effects!"
    Matthew Palmer, SAA Professional Artist

    Set of two brushes includes one large and one small. Learn More
  4. Watercolour for Absolute Beginners Book with Matthew Palmer

    Watercolour for Absolute Beginners Book with Matthew Palmer

    RRP £12.99
    SAA Price £8.40

    Join popular, professional artist, Matthew Palmer, as he shares his simple tips for getting to grips with the basics of painting in watercolour.

    This set is perfect for beginner wanting to discover how to paint sensational landscapes in watercolour or those artists looking to brush up on their existing skills.

    Discover the secrets behind drawing understanding perspective, light & shade, colour and painting realistic skies, trees, water & figures.

    Matthews beautiful book is bursting with 128 pages of easy to follow advice and tricks - plus six, simple step-by-step exercises and six large scale projects- with 12 pull out tracings supplied, to help beginners discover how to paint 12 picturesque landscapes.

    Search Press - 128 Pages - Colour Throughout. Learn More
  5. Matthew Palmer FANtastic Brush set of 3

    Matthew Palmer FANtastic Brush set of 3

    SAA Price £24.45

    From flowers to animals, waterfalls to grasses and beyond, these FANtastics are the ultimate addition to your brush collection. Designed and developed by much-loved watercolour artist, Matthew Palmer, they are ideal for all kinds of effects.

    The random nature of the fanned hair, a mix of Racoon, Badger and natural bristle, creates great texture and the unique spiky edge changes each time you reload with paint - wonderful for capturing natural, organic marks.

    These brushes are a must for all artists, and will work with a range of mediums from watercolour to acrylic.

    Contains small, medium & large FANtastic Brushes

    Size :Large
    Shape: Fan
    Width of Hair: 40 mm
    Visible Hair length: 15 mm
    Total length of brush: 192 mm

    Size: Medium
    Shape: Fan
    Width of Hair: 30 mm
    Visible Hair length: 12 mm
    Total length of brush:190 mm

    Size: Small
    Shape: Fan
    Width of Hair: 20 mm
    Visible Hair length: 10 mm
    Total length of brush: 184 mm Learn More
  6. Matthew Palmer Lift Out Brush Set - Original Set ( 3mm & 6mm.brushes)

    Matthew Palmer Lift Out Brush Set - Original Set ( 3mm & 6mm.brushes)

    SAA Price £6.10

    'Lifting Out' is a technique known and used by many watercolour artists for adding highlights to a painting, but it can be hard to find a brush that is up to the job, especially for delicate effects.

    Made from strong synthetic hairs, these brushes created by Matthew Palmer and the SAA, are perfect for all types of lifting out, enabling you to create stunning, subtle and sparkling highlights.

    "For many years I have painted highlights by lifting them out, first using this technique for lifting subtle highlights out of a flower petal. This technique has been with me for many years and using the right brush is crucial. it's hard to find a good one, so I have designed the perfect brush for the job. This is an essential tool for all watercolour artists."
    Matthew Palmer


    Pack includes two lift out brushes - 3mm and 6mm. Learn More
  7. Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner DVD with Matthew Palmer

    Watercolour for the Absolute Beginner DVD with Matthew Palmer

    SAA Price £15.60

    Join popular, professional artist, Matthew Palmer, as he shares his simple tips for getting to grips with the basics of painting in watercolour.

    This DVD takes you on a delightful journey to the breathtaking Cumbrian countryside for even more practical hints & demonstrations for capturing the sensational scenic views of Derwent Water.

    Learn how to create a stunning landscape complete with distant mountains, skies, silhouetted trees - or how to make a simple shoreline sketch - before returning to the studio to paint people taking an early evening stroll at the waters edge and a picture perfect summer landscape featuring a boat sailing gently past a wonderful windmill.

    Follow in Matthew's footsteps to discover simple tips & techniques to build skills and increase your confidence for completing your own wonderful watercolour works of art.

    DVD: 110 mins

    Please note that while this is a Region 0 DVD, it is PAL formatted and therefore unlikely to play in North America, Japan, South Korea and some of the Pacific Islands.

    However, all DVDs will play on personal computers and laptops. Learn More
  8. Matthew Palmer Easy-Clean Watercolour Palette

    Matthew Palmer Easy-Clean Watercolour Palette

    SAA Price £12.95

    Take your watercolour mixing to the next level with Matthew Palmer's Easy-Clean Watercolour Palette! This hard-wearing, easy to clean, plastic palette and lid features 24 wells of different sizes.

    This hard-wearing plastic palette has been developed and designed by popular professional artist Matthew Palmer. The 'Easy-Clean' design means that no matter how messy things get during your painting session, you'll be able to clean the palette in no time at all. Matthew's durable watercolour palette and lid features 24 wells of differing sizes, so it's perfect for mixing a wide variety of colours, tones and pigments.

    Pick up your Easy Clean palette today and start capturing a world of colour the Matthew Palmer way!

    A pack of 2 replacement moist cellulose sponge , born for use with Matthew Palmer's Easy-Clean Watercolour Palette are available, just search for code WSRP.

    Dimensions: 35.2 x 21.5 x 2.1cm Learn More
  9. Matthew Palmer Tree & Texture Brush Set of 3

    Matthew Palmer Tree & Texture Brush Set of 3

    SAA Price £26.30

    Learn to capture trees and textures the Matthew Palmer way with this superb set of specially developed brushes.

    Made from badger hair with a touch of blue squirrel these are ideal for using with watercolour, these brushes are also great when used with acrylic, gouache or oils. The set includes three different sizes - small, medium and large - each made from badger hair with a touch of blue squirrel, the ideal material for capturing the rough textures of trees and foliage.

    The uniquely shaped head of each brush offers a level of control and detail which make this set of brushes an absolute must-have for anyone looking to emulate Matthew's unmistakeable watercolour style, or simply enhance their tree and texture painting! Learn More
  10. Matthew Palmer Watercolours - Natural Skintone Collection - Dark & Light

    Matthew Palmer Watercolours - Natural Skintone Collection - Dark & Light

    SAA Price £10.99

    Skintone colours make the perfect addition to your collection!

    Matthew has worked hard to bring you the perfect skintone colours for your collection. This dark skintone shade, will work brilliantly to blend with the light skintone, or alone to create life like skintones.

    Specially blended by Matthew and exclusively created by the SAA, these sensational colours are the perfect addition to any artist's palette. Learn More
  11. Matthew Palmer Branch and Detail Brush Small

    Matthew Palmer Branch and Detail Brush Small

    SAA Price £11.60

    "These brushes make painting details easy, just like using a pen."

    Designed and used by Matthew himself, this Branch & Detail Brush will give you natural, organic lines and help you create realistic branches with ease.

    The unique shape of this fully synthetic brush means the belly has a large colour carrying capacity, so you don't need to keep stopping to reload your brush, whilst the tip enables you to create fine detail and intricate lines. Learn More
  12. Matthew Palmer Lift Out Brush - X Large -13mm /1/2"

    Matthew Palmer Lift Out Brush - X Large -13mm /1/2"

    SAA Price £4.85

    'Lifting Out' is a technique known and used by many watercolour artists for adding highlights to a painting, but it can be hard to find a brush that is up to the job, especially for delicate effects.

    Made from strong synthetic hairs, these brushes created by Matthew Palmer and the SAA, are perfect for all types of lifting out, enabling you to create stunning, subtle and sparkling highlights.

    "For many years I have painted highlights by lifting them out, first using this technique for lifting subtle highlights out of a flower petal. This technique has been with me for many years and using the right brush is crucial. it's hard to find a good one, so I have designed the perfect brush for the job. This is an essential tool for all watercolour artists."
    Matthew Palmer Learn More

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