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ShinHan TOUCH TWIN brush markers have arrived

Get the TOUCH of real brush strokes with a marker The TOUCH TWIN brush marker features a distinct fine brush nib on one end and a medium-wide chisel nib on the other, allowing users to express a wider range of techniques. The newly broaden color spectrum of 204 brilliant colors allows artists and designers greater possibilities and freedom of expression. The innovative and durable design of the nibs ensures they will not lose their firmness over time. Optimum ink flow and drying rates allow for seamless execution of even the most detailed artwork. Refillable ink and replacement nibs add to the longevity of the TOUCH TWIN Brush Markers. Ergonomically designed body for the perfect grip Now in 204 brilliant colors Double-ended with brush and medium broad nibs The finest control of ink flow, absolutely no smudging or bleeding and Odorless Refillable ink and replaceable nibs

March & April 2016 Workshops

Click individual link for workshop details: Zentangle Classes, instructor by Holly Williams, CZT Workshops It’s a Paint Party at Art & Frame, instructor Andre De Journette. Every Monday Night 7 to 9 p.m. Starting March 28th, 2016 Create a Picture Storybook Journal, instructor Katya De Luisa Now through May 7th Encaustic-Water Mixed Media Marbling Madness, instructor Celia Buchanan April 15 Silk Painting and Fabric Dying, instructor Celia Buchanan April  16th Free Acrylic DemoPaints A to Z, instructor Kevin Tobin of Golden Artist Colors. April 2nd Screen Printing 101, instructor David Amos.  Monday, April 4th & Wednesday, April 6th Color Mixing 101, instructor Mike Grecian. Thursday, April 21 or Friday, April 22:10:00 1:00 p.m. Sketching with Pen, Ink and Watercolor, instructor Mike Grecian.  Thursday, April 21 or Friday, April 22: 2:30 5:30 p.m. New Workshop with Kevin Tobin “You Can’t Really Swing, If You Ain’t Got That Bling". Friday,

Midnight Madness SALE & More!

Friday, March 18th Midnight Madness SALE & More! Our Lowest Prices Ever! Come celebrate our 25th anniversary serving the artists of Sarasota, with Donna, Robert and the whole staff of Art & Frame of Sarasota. To celebrate, take an additional 25% off our regular discounted prices on our complete inventory! Open: 9am till 6pm Closed: 6pm-8pm to reset the store Re-open: 8pm until midnight Demos and sale prices all day No sign up necessary • 10am - Katya De Lusia  -  Collage Mixed Media • 11am - Holly Williams  -  Zentangle Demo • 1pm  - Celia Buchanan  -  Marbling Demo • 2pm  - Tom Ruthz  -  Oil Painting on canvas • 3pm  - David Amos  -  Silk Screen Printing • 4pm  - Andre De Journette   -  Painting Party Demo • 5pm  - Mike Grecian  -  Color Mixing Door prizes and free samples: 8pm-midnight Don't miss this annual event.  We have $1000s of free samples and door prizes to give away. (8pm-midnight)

What Can Happen When You Carry A Sketchbook With You Nonstop

The International Art Materials Association - NAMTA® recently published this article in their news letter.    Read, enjoy and pick up your sketchbook! 9 Things That Happen When You Carry A Sketchbook With You Nonstop  Go ahead, give your inner artist some space to grow. "Draw everywhere and all the time. An artist is a sketchbook with  a person attached," artist Irwin Greenberg said. OK, but what if you're not an artist? Or, at least, not yet. Can you  still gain something from incorporating a sketchbook into your  everyday life? The answer is yes, yes, a million times yes. And here's why. Exercising your creative mind is just as important as exercising  your body. Studies have shown that just seeing, never mind  creating art can lower levels of cytokine interleukin 6 ‐‐ a marker  of inflammation that can lead to type 2 diabetes, heart disease, arthritis and even Alzheimer's. And while coloring books  have recently become the trendy artistic outlet of choic

Gallery Wrap Style Canvas

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