Featured in July 2021
In this Smart Art Box, you will find an assortment of water media and tools to achieve a variety of watercolor techniques. Including an “Intro to Watercolor” Gelatos set by Faber-Castell. Gelatos are a dynamic medium in a compact, acid-free pigment stick that glides on creamy and smooth, delivering vibrant colors and coverage. This hybrid medium blends easily with or without water and works on virtually any porous surface. Faber-Castell has consistently delivered a quality experience for all and is committed to staying true to its vision of quality, tradition, and innovation. We are very proud to feature this renowned brand in this month’s Smart Art Box
Featured Medium INTRO TO WATERCOLOR WITH GELATOS® 11 PCS - Retail $24.99
Marabu Art Crayons are highly pigmented, water-soluble wax crayons with a smooth soft consistency. The vivid, lightfast colors can be smoothly mixed for brightly colored blending and a watercolor appearance when combined with water. Also ideal for producing backgrounds, wipe-stenciling, and stamping, as well as in mixed media projects. Use on paper, canvas, wood, etc. This set includes sunshine yellow, cherry red, gentian, white and black.
Featured Medium MARABU GRAPHIX AQUA INKS - BLUE, RED, YELLOW - Retail Retail $9.87 ($3.29 each)
Marabu Graphix Aqua Inks are ultra-brilliant, water based watercolor ink that is naturally transparent and highly lightfast. Use this ink with a brush or drawing pen for watercolor techniques — or with a dip pen for lettering. Shake vigorously before use.
Featured Medium PITT ARTIST PEN® SOFT BRUSH BLACK - Retail $5.15
Pitt Artist Pens® with a soft brush tip can produce a line of 0.5 to 5mm. They offer odorless, permanent and waterproof inks that will not bleed through paper. The pigmented India inks are lightfast, acid-free, and pH Neutral. They work beautifully on all types of papers and canvas, permanent on porous surfaces. Ideal for free form drawings, sketches, creating bold details and studies in ink. Store horizontally when not in use.
Featured Medium PITT ARTIST PEN - 1.5MM BULLET WHITE - Retail $3.70
White Pitt Artist Pens with bullet nib can produce a line of 1.5mm. The white pigmented India inks are perfectly opaque, lightfast, acid-free, and pH Neutral. The pens are used daily by artists worldwide for illustrations, fashion design, life drawings, portraits, sequential art and canvas paintings. Store horizontally when not in use
Featured Tool PRINCETON 3-BRUSH SYNTHETIC BRUSH SET - Retail $4.95
oday, Princeton Artist Brush Co. is one of the largest brush-makers in North America. Princeton makes one thing: the best quality, most fairly priced artist brushes available today. Their mission is to always deliver more brush for your money. This fascination with providing their customers with an excellent deal is why Princeton has named this line for brush sets, “Real Value”.
Featured Canvas STRATHMORE WATERCOLOR 400 SERIES, TAPE-BOUND PAD 5.5” X 8.5” - Retail $4.95
Strathmore 400 Series Watercolor Paper Pads are an intermediate grade watercolor paper that is popular with watercolorists of all levels because of the fine and even washes that can be achieved using this sheet. It also has a strong surface that will allow lifting and scraping applications. The natural white color and traditional cold press surface make it an ideal sheet for mastering watercolor techniques or for finished artwork.