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Acrylic Supplies from Blick Art

To help sell the painting

Good morning. Rise and shine it is time to buy painting supplies. I don’t know about you but love to get painting treasures in the mail.  Here are more links. We will see how it works with my typing.  Painting in Acrylic (Paperback)Modern AcrylicI love to learn from books because I don’t have to keep pausing a video.  And if you want to keep it forever you can. I know for me, if I haven’t done something for a while I forget how to do it. I am 63 years old and the memory is not getting any better. Next, I will find you one of those stay wet pallets. I have one and would not do without it. I put the colors I need in it and have it for the entire painting. Cheap and fantastic. I need to tell you I am an associate of blicks, and if you follow one of these links and purchase then I will get a bit of commission.

Here is the Sta-wet paint pallet.


Masterson Sta-Wet Premier Palette - Sponge Insert, 5 sheets of acrylic film


Blick Studio Acrylics – Set of 6 colors, 120 ml tubes
Sorry the image had issues and made this page a mess. But with 6 primary colors, you can mix all colors. Color mixing is a good skill to learn. That way you don’t have to buy all the paints. And second, many times you are not going to find the color you want.

 

And this is a start-up kit, just in case you haven’t tried this before. Blicks carries a multitude of different Brands of paints and in different price ranges. I will put up a couple of different colors of each brand. I order some colors I needed. And I bought brands I hadn’t  Then you can look for the color you want. And it does good to try a different brand once in a while. Then you will know what brand you like best. These are the little bottles like you can pick up at Walmart or Michaels.
DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint –
In all colors. but I will share it twice. They go to different colors. Then when you get there select the color you need.
DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint –

Tri-Art Finest Quality Artist Acrylics – Viridian Hue, 120 ml jar
-This one is a bit expensive but you do get a good amount of paint.
Chroma Atelier Interactive Artists’ Acrylics – Jaune Brilliant, 250 ml jar
-The chroma paint has a unique property, you can go back after it has dried and rehydrated it so you can blend it with another color.
M. Graham Artists’ Gouache – Cerulean Blue, 15 ml tube
-This is a highly pigmented paint for professionals. There are no fillers just highly pigmented bright pure colors. Any “professional” paints tend to be expensive.
Utrecht Artists’ Acrylic Paint – Brilliant Blue, 5 oz tube
-Made in Brooklyn, New York. are treasured for there brilliance, longevity, outstanding lightfastness and Rich texture.
Utrecht Artists’ Acrylic Paint – Cadmium Red Medium, 5 oz tube
-Here is another Utrecht paint. They have perfecting their paints for years. 5oz. is 150ml.Utrecht Studio Series Acrylic Paint - Cerulean Blue Hue, Quart

-And they have paint in a lot of different sizes.
Pebeo Mat Pub Acrylic Paint – Permanent Green, 500 ml
-Right now it is 41% off list price. So that is a really good deal for 500 ML. jar.
Montana Gold Acrylic Professional Spray Paint – Paris, 400 ml can
-Spray paint because artist come in all mediums.
Chroma Acrylic Mural Paint – Glam Rock (Gold), 16 oz jar
-I did a few murals in the past. You need paint that colors well. You don’t want to go back and do a second coat.
Decocolor Acrylic Jumbo Paint Marker – Green
-This is a jumbo marker. Some items are hard to find. And a marker the size you need is one of them. Blick carries a bunch of different sizes.
Decocolor Acrylic Paint Marker – Light Green
-Another marker, different size

-Next, I used the picture instead of the text and left it big so you can read it. It is a very good item to have if you have never used mediums before.Liquitex Acrylic Mediums - Set of 4

Blick Studio Acrylics - Set of 48 colors, 21 ml tubesThey carry their color kits in 6, 12, 24, 36, and 48 colors. Wow!   Just click on the picture. it is your link.

Now I will go look at brush sets and see what I can find generally you do not want natural hair for acrylics. They are entirely to whimpy. Use a good soft not stiff man-made fiber brush. This first set is on sale now but is kinda spend at list price.Silver Brush Bristlon Synthetic Bristle Brush Set - Oil/Acrylic, Set of 4


Loew-Cornell Brush Wrap Set – Oil/Acrylic, Set of 18
This is a nice set. Meant for beginners, is wrapped in a cloth organizer and the price is economical.

Loew-Cornell Brush Wrap Set - Oil/Acrylic, Set of 18
Robert Simmons Titanium Brush – Filbert, Size 6
Robert Simmons Titanium Brush - Filbert, Size 6


Bristle Magic Brush Cleaner, 32 oz bottle
Cleans very well and nice to have on hand.

That is about all I will post today about blicks. I have another vendor who has an equally impressive line up of products. And I will be covering that next in my post for tomorrow. Please leave a comment below.

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Watercolor paints and supplies from Blicks

watercolor Paints- Here is a couple of links that will take you to Blicks watercolors – Then Some watercolor paper. – watercolor medium- Then there is a list of books available. I like the books. The constant reminders of what you have learned are wonderful. If you click on any of these links, I am an associate and will get a bit of commission.


Opaque Watercolor Paint Set, 24 Colors Pan
Arches Watercolor PaperSaunders Waterford Watercolor PaperQoR Watercolor Medium – Light Dimensional Ground, 237 mlEveryday Watercolor   This is another link to the book everyday watercolorModern Watercolor    BookModern Watercolor  Everyday WatercolorExperimental Watercolor DVD - DVD


Sargent Art Watercolor MagicYou can click on all these images and it will take you to blicks. This is one picture of the color of the watercolor magic. It comes in many colors.

Now I will search for some brushes for you. You need hem to pain after all. Just click on the picture and you will be transformed into a place of color dreams. and they have many different brands. Try them all and decide what you like best.Da Vinci Red Sable Series 36 Watercolor Brush - Round, Size 1

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Watercolor Painting

Watercolor is so beautiful from spring pastel flowers o bolder desert landscapes. I have been doing my research lately and studying up about watercolor. after reading and listening to 3 separate artist I came up with this advice. As I said before I am an acrylic artist.

There are several things you need to start watercolor. The first thing is the paint. You need the following colors 1. burnt umber 2. cobalt blue 3. lemon yellow. 4.light red 5. alerisem[ can’t spell it and neither can spell check] crimson. 6. Paynes gray 7. aquamarine blue. 8. raw sienna. and 9.white wash, Of course, I have three different suppliers of all things painting I will display banners for each.[link] http://www.BlickArtSuppy.com/

Watercolor paints set   Koi Watercolor Paint Tube Set of 12Koi Watercolor Paint Tube Set of 12
This is from Utrecht Art Materials. I am an affiliate of Blick and Utrecht Art and get a bit of commission if you buy through these links.

then you need practice paper to use until you feel like you are starting to get the feel of it. I did a little it was fun. I started with a comma stroke. You pick up a little paint and softly push it to the paper, push it down a little as you go. then bring it up. That is a good one to practice.

100 Watercolor Paper Sheets, 140lb, Hot Press

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Ready to paint? I Now have Great Places to Get Paint.


This is a page for me to allow you to go to a link that has all the books, videos, or studio supplies you would like to own. I found wonderful companies you can purchase paints and brushes from. You choose what is your favorite. I am an affiliate so I will get a little commission if you do decide to buy. Just thought I would let you know. The item I am targetting today is paint. As I have said in the past I link a thicker paint. Like “Winsor and Newton.” You will have to thin it down a little for most applications. But why pay for a lot of runny paint. Especially if you paint acrylic and have a cover moist palette that lets you use the same paint time after time.

Another good paint I like is “Goldens Heavy Body Acrylic Paint” They do cost a bit more. If you are serious about your painting it is worth it. Here is a banner to take you directly to “Utrecht Art Supplies” They also carry many useful paint supplies. I have only begun to work with them. They seem really nice and they to offer me a bit of commission if you shop there. But I tell you they have everything. for ALL types of being an artist, not just painting. They have drafting tables things for modeling clay. It seems to have no limit. They have the same paint. But in addition, There is a medium body paint I like. Check out the liquidex. You don’t have to water it down. It seems just right when it comes out of the tube. My only problem with it is, it is so hard to get all the paint out of the tube. I usually cut it open and take a knife to get it all out and put it in a tiny plastic jar. But that is only because I am a Cheapskate. Have fun shopping, but more, have fun painting.

I will post more at a later time.

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