We have new and interesting surfaces for artists to work with at bargain basement prices:
We just got in a bunch of used French curves and drafting tools, including a parallel glider, rulers, many compasses, + more. See images below for all that we have with the price of each item stuck on it. You can get these items by requesting them in a curbside pickup order. Click here to make your order now.
This 8 piece ink set by Winsor & Newton is now on sale. Regularly, it's $42.99 and now it's on sale for $34.40! You get 8 colors that are watersoluable dye based inks:
We're happy to pass on the saving to you for these magnetic frames. They will stick to anything metal, so they're perfect for preserving art on your frig or even a metal cabinet. Sizes range from 2"x3" - 8"x10" and the clearance priced frames are between $1.59 - $3.99. More details below about them:
Clear acrylic frames designed to slide an image inside and place on a magnetic surface. This is a great way to protect photos you'd like to display on your fridge, or slide a calendar or list/note page inside and use chalk pens or dry erase markers over the top.
Click here to get yours.
It really is a fun adventure to see what used art supplies we'll get in each week. It's like a pirate's chest we have to open and discover all the treasures inside. The 1st treasure this week is large drawing boards with clips. They range in price from $5-$7. The 2nd treasure is sets of vintage papers. They range in price from $3-$10.
Click here to get used drawing boards.
Click here to get used sets of vintage paper.
Our suggested perfect art pairing this week will give you loads of 3D art fun. With our bags of crayons for only $4.99 (separated by color) and our bag of molds for only $10.00 (smiley faces, brains, mushrooms, pyramids and more), you'll be melting and pouring your way into so many fun 3D art projects, we don't even want to count them.
Get bags of crayons here.
Get bags of molds here.
Get ready to craft and paint with these art deals to give you art thrills. We have:
It's true, you never can predict what interesting and strange treasures we'll get for our used art supplies. This week, we feature a vintage, used inkwell and full boxes of white envelopes. Put them together and you could be writing fancy handwritten notes with dip pens to the most important and beloved people in your life. We're sure you'll have fun, whatever you decide to do with them.
Get the vintage used inkwell here for only $8.00.
Get box of 250 white envelopes here for only $9.99.
We know dreamers and artists go together like oreos and ice cream, so we're happy to let you know that we now have dreamy notebooks at our art supply store. They have 100 pages of ruled paper in size 5.5"x5.5 inches. Get them before they're gone.
Click here to get these dreamy notebooks for only $5.00.
We only have a few sets left of these very versatile alcohol inks. Did you know that they can color glass, plastic, metal, resin, suede or even leather? We had no idea you could use them in so many different ways. Pick up a set and start experimenting with the many awesome, art projects you can make with them.
Click here to get your set of alcohol inks.
As of this writing, we still have the items below. They are all being sold at great deals to give you art thrills. Pencil holders are only $2. Bundles of pipe cleaners are between $2-$5. Craft punches are between $1-$3. Tubes of QOR watercolor paint are $5.00. Used vintage books are $4. And balls of yarn is only $0.50.
Get them by requesting them in a curbside order. Click here to make your order.
We know this is still over a month away. But we wanted to remind you again that we're doing this Golden Acrylics paint demo. Save the date and register for our fun event. It will be April 25th which is a Sunday. Below is more about what will be demo'd and what you can expect:
Artists will leave enthusiastic to explore the extensive potential of Acrylic!This free online event packs in a ton of valuable information about acrylics, guiding listeners through the basics while opening up new possibilities. Learn the unique properties of GOLDEN Fluid Acrylic Colors, Heavy Body Acrylic Colors, OPEN Acrylic Colors and High Flow Acrylics. Get a comprehensive overview on the many Gels & Mediums and how they can change texture, viscosity, saturation, intensity of color and more. The lecture includes a review of Grounds that create truly, contemporary surfaces for painting, drawing and mixed media. Each event includes an array of examples of these materials put to use. Artists will leave enthusiastic to explore the extensive potential of Acrylic!
To register, click here. We'll be sure to mention it more, here on the blog as the time gets closer for it to happen.
While you're doing your spring cleaning, you might want a notepad to get organized to make lists of what you need to do. We have the best notepads that you could ever wish for to make your cleaning fun and nostalgic. They are notebooks with recycled covers from Garbage Pail Kid Cards, Betty Crocker recipe cards, vintage insect and bird images and even tarot cards.
Get 3 of them for only $5.00:
We are bursting with ideas of how you can get some spring cleaning done with your art supplies. If you have bins of unorganized markers, pencils and pens, might we suggest that you get them all in neat and tidy rows with our marker organizer.
This organizer is on sale now. It was $8.99. Now, it's only $6.30. It holds up to 48 markers, pens and pencils. Once you've got them all organized in this portable marker case, you'll be able to quickly find what you need. Won't you feel good when you do that? We don't know why you wouldn't!
Click here to get your marker organizer.
If you're looking to get organized and do some spring cleaning, might we suggest our framed cork board and chalk board. They can help you make lists for what need to be done or keep track of things that you might not look at if they get lost on a shelf or counter top. Right now, they are both on sale.
We now have 3 sizes of black sketchbooks on sale; 6"x8", 4"x6" and 3"x4". They work great with metallic markers, pencils and paint pens, making the color glow and pop. If you've never tried it before, the sale price is a good excuse to experiment with black paper now. They start at $7.20-$13.60.
Click here to get your black sketchbooks.
Local artist, Melissa Kojima, regularly draws on black paper and black board. Below are some of her spring artworks that we hope inspire you to make your own art on black paper.
This week's perfect art pairing is something that you can make you feel groovy when you go on a trip to the market.
Take a large, blank canvas bag, plus a tie dye kit and what do you get with them together? Well, you'll be able to make the grooviest looking market bag ever! Once you're done crafting and creating your new bag, you'll be able to have a groovy time whenever you go out to get your groceries.
Get the blank canvas bag here. Only $16.50.
Get the tie dye kit here. Only $9.99.
If you love coloring with colored pencils, and in particular, if you love the professional premium grade Prismacolor pencils, you'll be happy to know we have great deals on large box sets of them. We have sets of 48, 72, 132 and 150 colored pencils. They are sure to satisfy the colored pencil freak in you.
Find all the Prismacolor premier sets at this link.
What's more fun that a crazy, colorful sculptor? Is this a joke? Maybe, kind of. The answer is a crazy, colorful sculptor that is made of crayons that you can draw with. We have 2 kinds of these fun crayon sculptors in our online shop right now. Buy a few, so you'll have plenty of sculptures to color with.
Get brain crayon sculptors here.
Get cherub crayon sculptors here.
We are one of the few art supply store that sell used art supplies. I mean, where else will you be able to find a used Opa-Scope projector and rcycled glass jars? I'm pretty sure that you won't at another art supply store in Portland, Oregon. We're so glad we can offer you these great deals.
Click here to buy the projector.
Click here to buy the glass jars.
We've gathered 6 art sets that are under $5.00. They all will give you loads of fun without a lot of cost which means more bang for you buck. Click on any photo below to buy the art set. They include velvet poster with markers, crafty halloween art kits, washable paint sets, calligraphy sets and more.
Perfect Art Pairing: Colorful Sketchbook ($2.99) + Beeswax Crayon Set ($11.99) + Color Pencil Set ($7.99) = The Happiest Art Kid Around!
Today, for our perfect art pairing, we thought of the kids. We thought of what would bring them hours and hours of colorful fun while spring time is popping and blooming up all around us. We decided a big sketchbook for only $2.99, a set of 24 besswax crayons for $11.99 and a set of 24 color pencils for $7.99 would make the happiest art kid around! They'd be able to draw fairies and flowers and sea creatures and monsters in all their colorful glory.
Get the clearance sale sketchbook here.
Get the beeswax crayon set here.
Get the 24 color pencil set here.
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