We Support the Arts!
Napa Valley's source for all the art supplies you'll need including oil, acrylic and watercolor paints, instructional art books, portfolios and easels and much more. We offer all the most popular brands including Liquitex, Golden, Grumbacher, Montana, Prismacolor and Winsor & Newton. We're located in the heart of the Valley off Highway 29. We'll do our best to locate supplies that you haven't been able to find elsewhere.
We order supplies 3-5 times a week; piggy back on to our orders. You will pay no shipping charges and will receive any promotions that are offered at that time.
Can't figure out what to get that special artist in your life? We offer gift certificates for any amount.
Sennelier Oil and Soft Pastel
Saturday July 19th
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sennelier Pastels are rich in pigment and history. Many colors were created specifically for certain artist, like Picassco.
The extra-fine soft pastels are water soluble and have an unparalleled pigment intensity. Even a gentle stroke delivers a solid, powerful line of brilliant color. In addition, 25 iridescents complete the line. 100% pure pigment - no clay, binders or fillers. Unusual depth and luminosity. Lightfast to hold color for centuries. Standard size sticks come in 525 colors - the largest range available.
Created in the 1940's in collaboration with Picasso these creamy, lipstick-like pastels are rich in pigment, cover well, and have outstanding opacity and lightfastness. They may be thinned with turpentine and worked with a brush, are acid-free and can be applied to any surface. Modern Sennelier Oil Pastels have 20% large diameter than the original stick and are available in a larger size called "Grand", which is the equivalent of 8 regular size sticks.
Eve Skylar is a San Francisco-based production designer and concept artist. She is a graduate of the visual development department at Academy of Art University and a scholarship winner at Art Center College of Design. Her work focuses on pre-production design for film, games, and animation.
She currently works as a production designer for Carlos Baena, LLC and has recently completed work on SEGA/ Marza Animation Planet's feature animated film, Space Pirate Captain Harlock.
Her previous clients have included: SEGA/ Marza Animation Planet, Toei Animation, Unicorn Studios, Apple, and Hyphen magazine.
Check out her work online at: www.eveskylar.net
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FW Acrylic Inks, Simply Simmons Brushes, System 3 Acrylics
Saturday July 26th
1:00pm - 3:00pm
For students, amateurs, and professionals alike, Simply Simmons Brushes offer excellent performance, dependability, and value - all at one low price, no matter what the size. They are handmade by skilled craftsmen to meet the same high standards that artists have come to expect from the Robert Simmons name.
FW Artists Ink is an acrylic-based, pigmented, water-resistant ink in a range of 38 colors, all of which have either a three-star or four-star rating for permanence.
Such a high degree of lightfastness over such a range of fully intermixable colors makes them ideal for use by artists in the production of pictures for permanent display. (Note - Fluorescent colors are not lightfast.)
Colors can be substantially diluted to achieve the most subtle of tones, very similar in character to watercolor. Such washes will dry to a water-resistant film and successive layers of color can be laid over them in a highly predicable manner.
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Stillman & Birn Artist Sketchbooks
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Rhoda Draws (that's her legal name, since 2009) lives in Marin County, where she draws, paints and teaches workshops in sketching 'fast and loose.'Rhoda combines her love of travel with techniques for rapid drawing 'on the go'.
Her sketchbooks are filled with drawings created in Europe, North America and the Indian subcontinent.
She works on Stillman & Birn premium sketchbooks with waterproof pens and aquarelle (water-soluble) colored pencils to create a variety of styles with a minimum of fuss.
According to Rhoda, quick sketching on location is ideal for making an illustrated travel journal, for improving your observational skills and for exploring ideas for more detailed projects.
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by Gemline Frame
A complex variety of Sizes and Style for everyone's needs!