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Inspired by three Old Master paintings, follow along with Nick and recreate your own still lifes:

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Make and create: Construct your own still life


From the ancient Greeks to the Impressionists and beyond, still lifes have provided artists with inspiration through the centuries. Learn more about some of the paintings featured in this video: 

Learn more about still life with our 'Closer Look' guides

We'd love to see your own creations – share them with us by tagging us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

See what you can find to use at home and remember Nick's golden rules when choosing your objects:

  • something ephemeral
  • something permanent
  • something low value but with great personal value
  • something new.  
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