The Summer is Nigh!!!

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The sun’s finally out, nature’s colours are exploding and we’ve dared to put our winter coat away (we’ve thought that day would never come). We are so delighted with the return of light that we’re giving a smashing 20% discount on all our products. For the whole month of May!! So let’s welcome all your…

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Celebrating the Royal Academy’s Jasper Johns Exhibition

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You still have time to see the fabulous Jasper Johns exhibition in London’s Royal Academy until December 10th. It is definitely worth a visit if you’re in town. A bit of interesting trivia: Jasper Johns has created some brilliant pieces using Cuní’s water soluble encaustic. If you would like to paint with encaustic wax without…

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ESPACIO ORIGINAL PRINT FAIR 2017

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Yesterday we went to the preview of the ESPACIO ORIGINAL PRINT FAIR 2017 at Bethnal Green’s Espacio Gallery. It was a fabulous opening of an impressive exhibition, showing original hand pulled prints by 18 outstanding printmakers. The exposed artists have exhibited widely in London venues including the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, the Affordable Art Fair…

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Modern Encaustic reviews Cuní Paints

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We do always enjoy Madrid based Modern Encaustic’s brilliant blog. This time they’ve written about our watersoluble encaustic, so we thought we’d share this with you: “If you never had the experience of slowly sliding your best brush on a perfectly smooth wax surface, definitely you have to try it. It is an incomparable experience.…

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Christy Harris – An Inspiration

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If there ever was a passionate voice that makes us want to pick up a paint brush, it must be the voice of Christy Harris. Based in Australia and relatively new to painting, she is so incredibly passionate, refreshing and self-deprecatingly funny that we just have to share her story with you. This is Christy…

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Jabeen Ghauri

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We will continue our trend to write about some of the outstanding artists that have joined us in our club. One of the latest is Surrey based Jabeen Ghauri. In her own words: “My work is influenced by my life in East Africa and my love of the outdoors. I am attracted to light in…

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Jane Tan

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One of the most recent artists to join our fan club of Cuní’s water soluble encaustics is the fabulous Jane Tan. A visual artist based in Auckland, New Zealand, she specialises in beautifully delicate mixed media abstracts. Describing herself as an artist of inquisitive nature, she loves to experiment with medium and materials. In her…

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Debbie Field joins the Club

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We are delighted to report that the fabulous South African artist Debbie Field has joined the club of fans of Cuní Colours. Not only has she send us two pieces to share with you, she also told us about her painting experience: ‘I have also combined them a little bit with oil sticks, and with…

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Ken Raffe

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We haven’t shown you artwork of one of our favourite artists Down Under for a long time. Ken Raffe has been one of the first artists to fall in love with Cuní’s water soluble encaustic and has ever since been producing stunning pieces with it. Ken was educated at Ealing School of Art here in…

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Jasper Johns and Cuní’s water soluble Encaustic

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We are super excited that legendary American painter Jasper Johns has been using Cuní’s water soluble encaustic for some of the pieces of a recent retrospective exhibition of his art in Houston. Presented to inaugurate the Menil Drawing Institute’s new building, The Condition of Being Here: Drawings by Jasper Johns followed how both chronology and…

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