Paint the spectacular display of auroras in Aotearoa

Paint the spectacular display of auroras in Aotearoa

Over the past week the skies over New Zealand and beyond treated star-gazers to a breathtaking spectacle as we experienced the largest solar storm in decades. It was a special treat...

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Paint the spectacular display of auroras in Aot...

Over the past week the skies over New Zealand and beyond treated star-gazers to a breathtaking spectacle as we experienced the largest solar storm in decades. It was a special treat...

What's the difference between watercolour and acrylic painting?

What's the difference between watercolour and acrylic painting?

Paintvine offers both watercolour and acrylic painting sessions, but what sets them apart? Let's delve into the specifics, starting with acrylic—the primary medium for our Paintvine Original, Dragvine, and After...

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What's the difference between watercolour and a...

Paintvine offers both watercolour and acrylic painting sessions, but what sets them apart? Let's delve into the specifics, starting with acrylic—the primary medium for our Paintvine Original, Dragvine, and After...

The funniest portraits in art history

The funniest portraits in art history

You may not have heard of Joseph Ducreux, but you have probably seen his paintings used as internet memes - and for good reason! Ducreux was a French painter during the 18th century, who was not...

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The funniest portraits in art history

You may not have heard of Joseph Ducreux, but you have probably seen his paintings used as internet memes - and for good reason! Ducreux was a French painter during the 18th century, who was not...

The bug that looks like an abstract painting

The bug that looks like an abstract painting

Nature is truly amazing, and a cool example of this is the Picasso Bug, also known as the Zulu Hud Bug, and known scientifically as Sphaerocoris annulus. Despite its petite...

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The bug that looks like an abstract painting

Nature is truly amazing, and a cool example of this is the Picasso Bug, also known as the Zulu Hud Bug, and known scientifically as Sphaerocoris annulus. Despite its petite...

Who is Banksy?

Who is Banksy?

Despite being one of the most famous contemporary artists, Banksy's identity remains unknown - at least officially. Theories range from Banksy being a collective of artists to being a single...

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Who is Banksy?

Despite being one of the most famous contemporary artists, Banksy's identity remains unknown - at least officially. Theories range from Banksy being a collective of artists to being a single...

Captivating bunny rabbit art that will make you smile

Captivating bunny rabbit art that will make you smile

Rabbits and hares have inspired artists for centuries, so this Easter we thought we'd explore some of the more interesting, wild and wonderful bunny artwork out there.   Rabbit, by...

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Captivating bunny rabbit art that will make you...

Rabbits and hares have inspired artists for centuries, so this Easter we thought we'd explore some of the more interesting, wild and wonderful bunny artwork out there.   Rabbit, by...

What happened to Mona Lisa's eyebrows?

What happened to Mona Lisa's eyebrows?

As the most famous painting in the world, the Mona Lisa draws more than six million admirers to the Louvre each year. But what secrets lie beneath that serene countenance?...

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What happened to Mona Lisa's eyebrows?

As the most famous painting in the world, the Mona Lisa draws more than six million admirers to the Louvre each year. But what secrets lie beneath that serene countenance?...

Did you know art used to be an Olympic event?

Did you know art used to be an Olympic event?

In the early days of the modern Olympic Games, from 1912 to 1948, a fascinating convergence of athleticism and culture unfolded as art competitions took center stage alongside the sporting...

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Did you know art used to be an Olympic event?

In the early days of the modern Olympic Games, from 1912 to 1948, a fascinating convergence of athleticism and culture unfolded as art competitions took center stage alongside the sporting...

Harry Styles and David Hockney

Harry Styles and David Hockney

In May 2022, Harry Styles visited renowned British artist David Hockney at his studio in Normandy, France, for a portrait session. At 86 years old, iconic artist David Hockney, with a lifetime...

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Harry Styles and David Hockney

In May 2022, Harry Styles visited renowned British artist David Hockney at his studio in Normandy, France, for a portrait session. At 86 years old, iconic artist David Hockney, with a lifetime...