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What kind of painting/mixed media support am I looking for?

I want to combine the perfect smoothness of parchment with the thickness of 140lb watercolor paper, so that I can use watercolors as well as undiluted acrylic paint in the same piece without the support becoming warped. [more inside]
posted by macinchik on May 31, 2014 - 8 answers

Can you recommend a basic "drawing package" of art supplies?

I was fortunate enough to score a portable camera Lucida via this Kickstarter project. It is a Christmas present for my crafty SO. I want to supplement the tool with a package of basic art supplies: paper, pencils, pastels, water colors. Nothing too advanced, just enough to allow him to explore his possible interest in the (very cool) equipment. I've searched such kits but am kind of overwhelmed by the hundreds of choices, and would appreciate some guidance. [more inside]
posted by Puppetperson on Dec 2, 2013 - 11 answers

There's got to be a better deal - help me find it!

Posting for a friend: Help me find the most affordable plastic snow globe kit! I need to purchase at least 200 for use in an art show next spring. I am searching for a plastic snow globe kit just like the one in these photos. [more inside]
posted by kelegraph on Nov 7, 2013 - 9 answers

Hand painting your own custom graphic tees

What are the best paints and other supplies for creating your own graphic tees/t-shirt art? Where can I buy the soft, plain tees for it? [more inside]
posted by sunnychef88 on Mar 16, 2012 - 2 answers

Red tape in London. Literally.

UK Art Supply filter: I'm an artist in New York, ordering supplies for a project that I will be doing in London next week. I'm trying to order online from UK-based websites as much as possible and have the supplies delivered to the work site, rather than shipping from the US. There are a few things that I'm having a hard time finding... particularly certain kinds of tape. [more inside]
posted by D.Billy on Mar 3, 2012 - 6 answers

Point me to a good electric pencil sharpener!

I'm looking for a good electric pencil sharpener--preferrably one that accepts multiple sizes/shapes, but I'd settle for one that sharpens standard pencils excellently. [more inside]
posted by lirael2008 on Nov 12, 2011 - 4 answers

I had a dream... I was Picasso!

I had a dream I started painting again. Help me renew this hobby cheaply and correctly. [more inside]
posted by two lights above the sea on Oct 6, 2010 - 8 answers

26 ga sheet copper, New York, today

Where can I find sheet copper in New York today? [more inside]
posted by novalis_dt on Jul 17, 2010 - 6 answers

Where do Southland sculptors shop?

Where do LA-based sculptors go to buy/sell used equipment? [more inside]
posted by Scram on Mar 13, 2010 - 2 answers

Do Prismacolor pencils ever go bad?

Do Prismacolor pencils ever go bad? [more inside]
posted by aquafortis on Apr 11, 2009 - 7 answers

Where can I buy 4x5 Polaroid Sheet Film in Rome?

Where can I buy 4x5 Polaroid Sheet Film in Rome? [more inside]
posted by Bengston on May 13, 2007 - 1 answer

Looking for foam core board

I'm looking for a source of cheap foam core board. Any suggestions? [more inside]
posted by photoslob on Feb 7, 2007 - 11 answers

Watercolor paper - artist gift recommendations?

I'm looking for recommendations for high quality watercolor paper for my girlfriend as part of a birthday gift. - bonus if it works well with acrylics - Recommendations for good watercolor paints also appreciated. [more inside]
posted by freq on Aug 29, 2005 - 8 answers

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