Tuesday, 21 November 2017

TUESDAY 24 hour BLOG BLITZ Acrylic Paint

Hi there.
Thanks for popping in.
Well well well!
I had been wondering why our websales had gone to sleep during the last couple of weeks - 
YOU WERE WAITING, WEREN’T YOU ?!?!??!

BLIMEY !! You found your way back to it yesterday though!
The Blitz Sale went off with a bang on the Pencils, Pens & Sundry. That one is still going until midnight tonight, if you want to scroll back to yesterday’s bloggy offers. Lots has sold out, but there are still some great bargains to be had.

In the meantime, let’s get the paint out!

Different acrylic paint for different occasions. 
Now’s the time to build your stash!

I know most of you are card makers.
I know that paint is an alien oozy substance to many of you. 
It was to me too. I missed the paint train way back when, and it took me a while to climb aboard. But I’ll tell you what. Acrylic paint is FANTASTIC. It has opened my little arty world.
Don’t be afraid of it - just play with it. You will be amazed how much fun it is! Not hard.

I wanted to show you my very first piece of art using acrylic paint. 
My first mixed media piece.

Clarity Ocean Stencil and a bit of texture paste down on the canvas first. Then strips of old scraps and whatever I could find.
Could I repeat it? Never! 

But I love it. It proved to me that I can do it. I CAN be an artist!


I used Daler Rowney and Golden Open paints.

25% off sale

We are dropping the rrp on all paint by 25%.
Add your 10% -15% Design Club member’s Discount to that, and it’a real bargain!

FIRST STOP - DALER ROWNEY

This paint is the Art College approved one.
I use it on my Gel Plates, on canvas, for diluting with water and painting - ANYTHING really.

We have a small selection of useful colours. Go take a look.

If you are looking at the two whites, let me just add: 
Zinc Mixing white = translucent, for blending.
Titanium white = Opaque for impact. 

Daler Rowney - System 3 Paints

£4.50  £3.38
+ 10% Gold Club Member: £3.04
+ 15% Diamond Club Member: £2.87



NEXT STOP VIVA DECOR

More fluid acrylic - great dispenser bottle - lovely blendability.

I have been playing with pouring paint on canvas
(more will be revealed at the weekend....).
 I found this Viva Decor worked best for that one....

Viva Decor - Multi-Color Paints

£4.99  £3.74
+ 10% Gold Club Member: £3.37
+ 15% Diamond Club Member: £3.18


A FIRM FAVOURITE: FRESCO FINISH

The chalky Fresco acrylic paint is fantastic for most mixed media projects. It has a beautiful chalky finish. Fab colour selection.

Paper Artsy - Fresco Paints

£4.00  £3.00
+ 10% Gold Club Member: £2.70
+ 15% Diamond Club Member: £2.55

LAST BUT NOT LEAST: GOLDEN OPEN

For me, this is the Rolls Royce of the Acrylic world. 
Golden Open. More like oil than acrylic. Very slow drying. 
You don’t need much - it goes a long way. 
We only stock a small selection of colours - the ones I use!
They are usually expensive, but at this price I would recommend you grab them. 

Golden Open Acrylic Paints

Phthalo Blue, Green Shade and Phthalo Green, Blue Shade
£10.96  £8.22
+ 10% Gold Club Member: £7.40
+ 15% Diamond Club Member: £6.99

Quinacridone - Burnt Orange, Magenta and Nickel Azo Gold
£14.75  £11.06
+ 10% Gold Club Member: £9.96
+ 15% Diamond Club Member: £9.40


The quickest and simplest way to find all of these products on our website is to go to the 

Then down the lefthand side you can click on the different brands. 

And bear this in mind....

The Clarity Canvas Boards will be in the main GRAY FRIDAY SALE. Just get a load! When you see this paint pouring thing I’ve been practicing, you will wish you had!

Love & Hugs,
Barb
xxx