Friday, July 14, 2017

Schmincke Horadam Limited Edition 12 Half-Pan Watercolor Tin

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We are excited to announce receipt of the Schmincke Horadam Limited Edition 12 Half-Pan Watercolor Tin: 12 super moist Horadam colors chosen by artist, Marilyn Garber, founder of the Minnesota School of Botanical Art and past President & Vice President of the American Society of Botanical Artists. Marilyn's palette contains four of the brand new colors, introduced just this year in celebration of the 125th anniversary of the invention of Schmincke's Horadam Watercolors.

This exclusive Horadam 1/2 pan watercolor set has been produced by Schmincke in collaboration with iAMart, a national organization whose membership of independent art materials dealers is dedicated to the support of artists in their local business community.

Armando brought in his set to show us the richness of the colors
By supporting iAMart member stores, such as ARCH, you are ensuring continued vitality of your local art community, and investing in the health of your local economy.

Pairs nicely with a Black Velvet Silver Brush (not included with set)
We have very limited stock on these and once they sell out we won't be able to restock. Hurry in and get yours today!

Thursday, July 13, 2017

New To Stock - Art Alternatives Cradled Wood Panels

More durable than canvas, wood panels resist flexing or warping, making them great for painting, especially thick, heavy applications and palette knife work, as well as encaustic, mixed media and craft use as a shadow box, frame or tray. The 4mm hand-sanded birch wood surface is smooth for detailed work and mounting.

The sturdy pine cradle adds support and allows for hanging without a frame. Available in two profile depths: Studio panels have a 3/4" deep profile and Gallery panels have a 1-1/2" deep profile. We are stocking a large assortment of sizes in both profiles.

It's important to prime and seal wood panels for painting. Looking for advice on prepping wood panels? Read up on the why and how from this article on JustPaint.