We definitely love passing on deals to artists and this is a great one that we have going on right now. It's an 11 piece drawing set which is worth $40 and is now 50% off at only $19.99. This set includes:
We have a soft spot for all kinds of animals, critters and pets, so we made a special acrylic paint kit just for creating animal portraits. For only $25, it includes everything you need. All the 13 items are:
Have you ever wanted to get into making tiny, amazing, resin art, but didn't know what to do or where to start? In this video by jedtek29t, it takes you through 5 little art projects. Many times, the projects use plants and nature incorporated into the resin to make jewel like objects that preserve them forever. Watch the complete video by clicking on the link above.
Click here to order resin kits from I've Been Framed art supply store and get started on making your own tiny, amazing resin art.
If you've always wanted to learn oil painting, but thought it was too complicated, this video tutorial by Florent Farges will help you understand that it's the most forgiveable and easy to use painting medium. He lets you know the many pros about oil painting and even gives you a quick demo of how to get started on an oil painting.
If you need an oil painting supply kit to get started, click here to purchase yours now.
If you want to make a gouache painting on wood or a hard panel, you'll need a way to protect it from water or other liquids which could reactivate and ruin your painting. The problem that happens when you just varnish your gouache painting is that is looses that matte, velvety, chalky look.
However, when you use cold wax, you not only seal in and protect your gouache painting, you also maintain its wonderful matte texture. In this video by Catherine Graffam, you can see what supplies she used how she applied the wax on her gouache paintings. Check out the whole video at the link above.
If you need gouache, wood panels or cold wax, please make a curbside order with us at this link.
It's past the holidays but it's still winter, so we thought you might enjoy painting your own winter scene.
Here's an easy step-by-step video tutorial by Ari Art that will help you make a beautiful painting. Click on the link to watch the whole video.
Click here if you need an acrylic paint kit to create your own winter scene.
Have you ever seen those colored pencil drawings that look like they're paintings instead of colored pencil? You might have wondered how they got the pencil to look so smooth or to blend so well. You might think it was impossible even though you're looking at it. Well, it's not impossible if you have these 9 tips about colored pencil drawing from the website, "Empty Easel".
They tell you how to prevent unwanted smudges, how to blend colors, how to use pastels as an underpainting and when to use a fixataive. Click on the link above to read all 9 tips.
If you need colored pencils or any other supplies for your next colored pencil project, click here.
Is this the year you'll finally try your hand at screen printing? Have you been curious, but are unsure how to even start? If you're looking to do some fun printing on tee shirts, tote bags, fabric or even posters, we've got quite a few sets on sale right now. They include everything you need and are at a great price right now.
Check out the sets we have at this link.
Have you decided this is the year you'll do more art and be more artistic? We know that with the new year, many folks are wanting to improve their lives and try new things. We believe our mystery art supply boxes fit the bill. They are chock full of fun things that will surprise you and spark your imagination. You can get one or you can even get it as a subscription that will be delivered to you throughout the year.
Check out all our mystery art supply boxes at this link. To make them just a little bit more attractive, they are all on sale right now.
We have quite a few framing options that are available online for you to purchase now. One of them is our clip frames. These are great frames that come in various sizes (4x6" - 16x20"). They have glass, backing, and are easily clipped all together. These frames make an affordable way to frame things and are easy to do yourself. It's just one more thing we offer you that's convenient and easy.
Click here to buy them now.
Heather Reed is the Assistant Manager/Buyer and office rockstar at IBF. She writes all of our emails, blog posts and and manages all of our social media sites. Heather is also an artist and has experience in lots of various mediums. You will usually find her researching new products, finding the best bargains, writing, painting, enjoying nature, all while chasing around her two vivacious little boys.