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Midsummer Sale!

July 6th thru August 16th, 2015

Now is a great time to stock up on plein air painting supplies, outdoor craft sets, painting surfaces and more!  All Jacquard Products are 15% off MSRP– including the new Cyanotype Set, Jeanie Denim Dye and all your old favorites.  All M. Graham paints (oil, acrylic, watercolor, and gouache) are 40% off MSRP, plus buy 3 tubes, get 1 of equal or lesser value FREE!  Wet Paint also has tons of surfaces on sale: Fabriano Artistico Watercolor Blocks are 50% off MSRP (while supplies last),  Tara Fredrix Red Label Artist Series Stretched Canvas in the most popular 6 sizes are 50% off MSRP and so much more!  See the items below for more information.

Click here to view or print an online version of our sale flyer!

Acrylic Paint

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Graham Paint – Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor & Gouache, buy 3 tubes at 40% MSRP off, get 1 free!

A great value every day at Wet Paint gets even better this summer.  Graham binds the highest quality artists’ pigment with soft walnut oil, creamy acrylic polymer or gum Arabic and honey to produce one of the finest, professional color lines made in America.  Buy 3 tubes at 40% MSRP off,  get 1 of equal or lesser value free!

Shop Now

Brushes

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All In Stock DaVinci Brushes are 50% off MSRP!

Choose from a curated selection of some of the finest quality brushes made in Germany, including the CosmoTop Spin watercolor brush (in quill, travel, & standard styles), red sable brushes & ox hair liners for oils, VarioTip special effect brushes for watercolor & acrylic, and more!  All in stock DaVinci Brushes 50% off MSRP!

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Canvas & Painting Surfaces

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All Masterpiece Golden Ratio Canvases are 50% off MSRP!

The golden ratio has been used in art and architecture throughout history to achieve what is believed to be the most pleasing proportions to the human eye. Now you can introduce the divine proportion into your painting practice without doing a bunch of math & stretching a custom canvas – Masterpiece offers an array of sizes of classically proportioned, pre-stretched canvases that will allow you to explore the beauty and balance of the Golden Ratio. 50% off MSRP!

Shop Now
FRED-RED-LABEL-CANVAS

All Fredrix Artist Series (Red Label) Stretched Canvases are 50% off MSRP!

Choose from the six best-selling sizes of stretched canvas from our friends at Tara Fredrix…they’re all 50% off MSRP!  This medium textured, duck canvas is double-primed for use with oil or acrylic paint, then stapled onto the back of standard stretcher bars for a clean edge.

Choose from 8×10, 9×12, 11×14, 14×18, 16×20, and 18×24

Shop Now
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New Canson Plein Air Pads are 20% off MSRP!

They’re Artboards in pad form!  Canson has taken their most popular paper surfaces, laminated them to rigid, acid-free board, and cut & bound ten sheets in a pad format.  Choose from three sizes and four styles of rigid surface for your outdoor art making.  Available in watercolor, illustration, mix media and Canvas boards.  20% off MSRP!

Shop Now
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Artefex Panels

Lightweight but rigid, these durable aluminum composite panels (ACM) are made with two strong sheets of aluminum bonded to a solid polyethylene core. Choose from a variety of sizes in three unique surfaces: the plain ACM (sand lightly & clean before painting),  the ALLINPANEL  (oil primed linen), and the ALCOTPANEL (universal primed cotton). The linen & cotton are mounted to the ACM with BEVA 371 conservator’s film for a truly museum quality  substrate.

Shop Now
Stretched canvas great for oil or acrylic painting

Tara Fredrix Custom Pro Dixie Canvas

A brand new substrate – made exclusively for Wet Paint – from the most recognized name in stretched canvas. Fredrix created a 16x20” cross-braced, 2 ¼” deep, kiln-dried framework, & stretched their primed, heavy 12oz Dixie cotton canvas around it…the result: the most substantial canvas available for the oil or acrylic painter. A great, limited edition gift!

Shop Now

Drawing

CS Art Grip Tin CP

Faber-Castell Art Grip 12 Color Pencil Tin set only $9.99!

Special purchase!  Art Grip pencils feature a triangular barrel with circular “grips” for a pencil that is easy & pleasant to hold.  The thick, oil-based lead is super smooth, and is bonded to the wood for superior break resistance.  This is an amazing price for a top-quality, German pencil set.  While Supplies Last $9.99 (MSRP $29.95)

Shop Now
Marker set has 100 brilliant colors

Art Alternatives Rainbow Fan Marker Sets

These sets contain acid-free, non-toxic markers in 100 brilliant colors. Packaged in a fan-shaped case with a handle, it is convenient for taking with you wherever you go. The Giant Marker Set features full-sized markers, while the Mini Marker Set features 3-1/2″ long markers for wee artists’ hands.

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Ink formulas M. Herbin brought back to Paris from his journeys in india include this “1670” Collection

“1670” Herbin Anniversary Ink

“Stormy Grey” is the newest addition to the “1670” Collection, celebrating the adventures of the namesake 17th Century sailor M. Herbin, who brought ink formulas back to Paris from his journeys to India. The hand-dipped wax cap and “1670” wax seal impart a vintage quality to the 50ml square, glass bottle.

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Cretacolor “Passion” Wood Box Set

The latest collection of perennial favorites from Austrian manufacturer Cretacolor.  This set contains an assortment of 25 drawing tools & accessories – all in a handsome wood box that’s perfect for gift giving.  Everything the artist needs to create amazing drawings!

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Easels and Pochade Boxes

ART-E920

Art Advantage Sketchbox Easel only $48.95!

Made of seasoned & varnished beech wood, this portable sketchbox tabletop easel unfolds for use on any steady surface & locks up snugly for portability. The unique canvas holders allow canvas to not only rise above but also to descend below the table surface. Holds canvas sizes up to 34”. $48.95 (MSRP $97.99) #ARTE920

Shop Now

Encaustic

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R&F Encaustic Limited Edition Set

Encaustic paint is composed of pigment, beeswax and resin. It is applied molten to a surface and fused to create a lustrous enamel effect. It is among the most durable of all artists’ paints, since wax is impervious to moisture and over time retains all the freshness of a newly finished work. This new, limited edition set encaustic color triad is available at a great price while supplies last!

Shop Now

Ink

Ink formulas M. Herbin brought back to Paris from his journeys in india include this “1670” Collection

“1670” Herbin Anniversary Ink

“Stormy Grey” is the newest addition to the “1670” Collection, celebrating the adventures of the namesake 17th Century sailor M. Herbin, who brought ink formulas back to Paris from his journeys to India. The hand-dipped wax cap and “1670” wax seal impart a vintage quality to the 50ml square, glass bottle.

Shop Now

Markers

Marker set has 100 brilliant colors

Art Alternatives Rainbow Fan Marker Sets

These sets contain acid-free, non-toxic markers in 100 brilliant colors. Packaged in a fan-shaped case with a handle, it is convenient for taking with you wherever you go. The Giant Marker Set features full-sized markers, while the Mini Marker Set features 3-1/2″ long markers for wee artists’ hands.

Shop Now

Oil Paint

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Graham Paint – Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor & Gouache, buy 3 tubes at 40% MSRP off, get 1 free!

A great value every day at Wet Paint gets even better this summer.  Graham binds the highest quality artists’ pigment with soft walnut oil, creamy acrylic polymer or gum Arabic and honey to produce one of the finest, professional color lines made in America.  Buy 3 tubes at 40% MSRP off,  get 1 of equal or lesser value free!

Shop Now
Nine piece oil paint set made in North America

FastMatte Set from Gamblin Artists Colors

The FastMatte Alkyd Oil Colors Set contains eight fast-drying artists’ oil colors – thin layers dry in 24 hours to a matte surface with a beautiful tooth and a deep, soft luster – plus a Solvent Free Gel medium. FastMatte colors are compatible with all oil painting mediums and traditional oil colors & are ideal for underpainting and plein air. The set is built around a primed, ready-to-use painting panel handcrafted in North America from sustainably forested birch.

FastMatte Set #101105 Sale $53.99 ($89.98 MSRP)

Shop Now

Painting

DV-ALL

All In Stock DaVinci Brushes are 50% off MSRP!

Choose from a curated selection of some of the finest quality brushes made in Germany, including the CosmoTop Spin watercolor brush (in quill, travel, & standard styles), red sable brushes & ox hair liners for oils, VarioTip special effect brushes for watercolor & acrylic, and more!  All in stock DaVinci Brushes 50% off MSRP!

Shop Now
JCY1100

All Jacquard Products are 15% off MSRP!

Check out all of the new products for summer fun, including the improved Marbling kit (great for paper & fabric), Cyanotype Sensitizer Set (for sun-printed, photographic blueprints on paper & fabric) and Jeanie Denim Dye (custom color your jeans in the washing machine!).  These, and all of your other in stock favorites from Jacquard – tie dye, henna, fabric paints & dyes – are 15% off MSRP!

Shop Now
74743097

Schmincke Custom 12 watercolor ½ Pan Tin

The wait is over: the brand new, Wet Paint exclusive set featuring colors chosen by our own Kate Katzer is here! This set features bright, transparent & staining, high chroma colors (think brilliant, clean mixes), all in a beautiful, black enameled tin.  Have you purchased one of our previous custom Schmincke tins?  Don’t worry, there’s no color duplication between any of our custom sets! #74743097 $63.95 (MSRP $208.06)

Shop Now
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Graham Paint – Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor & Gouache, buy 3 tubes at 40% MSRP off, get 1 free!

A great value every day at Wet Paint gets even better this summer.  Graham binds the highest quality artists’ pigment with soft walnut oil, creamy acrylic polymer or gum Arabic and honey to produce one of the finest, professional color lines made in America.  Buy 3 tubes at 40% MSRP off,  get 1 of equal or lesser value free!

Shop Now
ART-E920

Art Advantage Sketchbox Easel only $48.95!

Made of seasoned & varnished beech wood, this portable sketchbox tabletop easel unfolds for use on any steady surface & locks up snugly for portability. The unique canvas holders allow canvas to not only rise above but also to descend below the table surface. Holds canvas sizes up to 34”. $48.95 (MSRP $97.99) #ARTE920

Shop Now
monetprosausalito

All Masterpiece Golden Ratio Canvases are 50% off MSRP!

The golden ratio has been used in art and architecture throughout history to achieve what is believed to be the most pleasing proportions to the human eye. Now you can introduce the divine proportion into your painting practice without doing a bunch of math & stretching a custom canvas – Masterpiece offers an array of sizes of classically proportioned, pre-stretched canvases that will allow you to explore the beauty and balance of the Golden Ratio. 50% off MSRP!

Shop Now
FRED-RED-LABEL-CANVAS

All Fredrix Artist Series (Red Label) Stretched Canvases are 50% off MSRP!

Choose from the six best-selling sizes of stretched canvas from our friends at Tara Fredrix…they’re all 50% off MSRP!  This medium textured, duck canvas is double-primed for use with oil or acrylic paint, then stapled onto the back of standard stretcher bars for a clean edge.

Choose from 8×10, 9×12, 11×14, 14×18, 16×20, and 18×24

Shop Now
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New Canson Plein Air Pads are 20% off MSRP!

They’re Artboards in pad form!  Canson has taken their most popular paper surfaces, laminated them to rigid, acid-free board, and cut & bound ten sheets in a pad format.  Choose from three sizes and four styles of rigid surface for your outdoor art making.  Available in watercolor, illustration, mix media and Canvas boards.  20% off MSRP!

Shop Now
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Artefex Panels

Lightweight but rigid, these durable aluminum composite panels (ACM) are made with two strong sheets of aluminum bonded to a solid polyethylene core. Choose from a variety of sizes in three unique surfaces: the plain ACM (sand lightly & clean before painting),  the ALLINPANEL  (oil primed linen), and the ALCOTPANEL (universal primed cotton). The linen & cotton are mounted to the ACM with BEVA 371 conservator’s film for a truly museum quality  substrate.

Shop Now
B250PACK

Bockingford Watercolor Paper Packs only $33.00!

Practice. Practice.  Practice.  50 Sheets of 15x22” 250# cold pressed watercolor paper for only $33.00.  A bargain for your classroom and practice.  We sold out earlier this spring, so we brought in the last remaining packs of this special production run…once these are gone, they’re gone!

Shop Now
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Fabriano Artistico Watercolor Blocks 50% off MSRP!

Choose from watercolor blocks of cold, hot & rough pressed paper in both Bright and Natural white.  With a paper-making heritage dating back to 1264, many, if not most, of the great Western artists have worked on surfaces produced by the Fabriano mill…you should work on them, too! 50% off MSRP! While Supplies Last.

Shop Now
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Daniel Smith 5+1 Custom Set

A Wet Paint exclusive! This brand new Daniel Smith watercolor set features four bold “Mayan”colors – so called because they recreate the durable, vibrant colors that adorned the murals and sculpture of the ancient Mayan people. The colors are smooth, non-granulating and semi-transparent. And they’re not an antique novelty; their versatility, modern mixability and exquisite hues make them colors you’ll reach for again and again. We added Iridescent Scarab Red – a complex burgundy with a delicate surface sparkle of blue-green pigment – and Duochrome Saguaro Green – which shifts between rich copper & brilliant metallic green -for their depth and lustre.

Shop Now
Stretched canvas great for oil or acrylic painting

Tara Fredrix Custom Pro Dixie Canvas

A brand new substrate – made exclusively for Wet Paint – from the most recognized name in stretched canvas. Fredrix created a 16x20” cross-braced, 2 ¼” deep, kiln-dried framework, & stretched their primed, heavy 12oz Dixie cotton canvas around it…the result: the most substantial canvas available for the oil or acrylic painter. A great, limited edition gift!

Shop Now
S1911

R&F Encaustic Limited Edition Set

Encaustic paint is composed of pigment, beeswax and resin. It is applied molten to a surface and fused to create a lustrous enamel effect. It is among the most durable of all artists’ paints, since wax is impervious to moisture and over time retains all the freshness of a newly finished work. This new, limited edition set encaustic color triad is available at a great price while supplies last!

Shop Now
Nine piece oil paint set made in North America

FastMatte Set from Gamblin Artists Colors

The FastMatte Alkyd Oil Colors Set contains eight fast-drying artists’ oil colors – thin layers dry in 24 hours to a matte surface with a beautiful tooth and a deep, soft luster – plus a Solvent Free Gel medium. FastMatte colors are compatible with all oil painting mediums and traditional oil colors & are ideal for underpainting and plein air. The set is built around a primed, ready-to-use painting panel handcrafted in North America from sustainably forested birch.

FastMatte Set #101105 Sale $53.99 ($89.98 MSRP)

Shop Now
Watercolors hand picked by artist Roz Stendahl

Schmincke Limited Edition Horadam Gouache Set

6 colors hand-picked by artist/blogger/friend of Wet Paint Roz Stendahl and packaged in a wooden box.  That’s Roz’s homage to the Schmincke owl on the label! Schmincke makes one of the finest artist grade opaque watercolors in the world…here’s your chance to try it at a fantastic price.

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Paper, Pads, and Stationery

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Pentalic Traveler Sketchbooks are 40% off MSRP!

Wherever you go, capture life as it happens with this art journal designed to fit anywhere. 160 pages of acid-free, slightly toothy, recycled 74# sketch paper perfect for sketching, notes and field work. Includes an elastic closure, ribbon marker, back page pocket and flexible, water-resistant Italian made cover in lots of pretty colors.  Now available with black pages, too!   All sizes, all colors 40% off MSRP!

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Aquabee 808 Sketch Pads are 20% off MSRP!

Super Deluxe pads feature 93# (152 gsm) neutral pH, archival quality heavyweight drawing paper in a classic white, natural sheet. This versatile paper is also double sized to accept wet media.  They’re a staff and customer favorite! 20% off MSRP!

Shop Now
400061697_0

New Canson Plein Air Pads are 20% off MSRP!

They’re Artboards in pad form!  Canson has taken their most popular paper surfaces, laminated them to rigid, acid-free board, and cut & bound ten sheets in a pad format.  Choose from three sizes and four styles of rigid surface for your outdoor art making.  Available in watercolor, illustration, mix media and Canvas boards.  20% off MSRP!

Shop Now
B250PACK

Bockingford Watercolor Paper Packs only $33.00!

Practice. Practice.  Practice.  50 Sheets of 15x22” 250# cold pressed watercolor paper for only $33.00.  A bargain for your classroom and practice.  We sold out earlier this spring, so we brought in the last remaining packs of this special production run…once these are gone, they’re gone!

Shop Now
fabarttwcp

Fabriano Artistico Watercolor Blocks 50% off MSRP!

Choose from watercolor blocks of cold, hot & rough pressed paper in both Bright and Natural white.  With a paper-making heritage dating back to 1264, many, if not most, of the great Western artists have worked on surfaces produced by the Fabriano mill…you should work on them, too! 50% off MSRP! While Supplies Last.

Shop Now
Arturo Assorted

Arturo Fine Stationery CLOSEOUTS

Arturo has a luxurious, soft, subtle texture created with Magnani’s exclusive “Corona” felt. These fine papers are ideal for invitations, announcements or just for people who love written correspondence.

These closeouts are sold in bulk packs of the colors and unique sizes and amounts we have.  Please email sales@wetpaintart.com or call 651-698-6431 if you have questions.

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Pencils

CS Art Grip Tin CP

Faber-Castell Art Grip 12 Color Pencil Tin set only $9.99!

Special purchase!  Art Grip pencils feature a triangular barrel with circular “grips” for a pencil that is easy & pleasant to hold.  The thick, oil-based lead is super smooth, and is bonded to the wood for superior break resistance.  This is an amazing price for a top-quality, German pencil set.  While Supplies Last $9.99 (MSRP $29.95)

Shop Now

Studio Tools

ART-E920

Art Advantage Sketchbox Easel only $48.95!

Made of seasoned & varnished beech wood, this portable sketchbox tabletop easel unfolds for use on any steady surface & locks up snugly for portability. The unique canvas holders allow canvas to not only rise above but also to descend below the table surface. Holds canvas sizes up to 34”. $48.95 (MSRP $97.99) #ARTE920

Shop Now

Unique Gifts

JCY1100

All Jacquard Products are 15% off MSRP!

Check out all of the new products for summer fun, including the improved Marbling kit (great for paper & fabric), Cyanotype Sensitizer Set (for sun-printed, photographic blueprints on paper & fabric) and Jeanie Denim Dye (custom color your jeans in the washing machine!).  These, and all of your other in stock favorites from Jacquard – tie dye, henna, fabric paints & dyes – are 15% off MSRP!

Shop Now

Watercolor

74743097

Schmincke Custom 12 watercolor ½ Pan Tin

The wait is over: the brand new, Wet Paint exclusive set featuring colors chosen by our own Kate Katzer is here! This set features bright, transparent & staining, high chroma colors (think brilliant, clean mixes), all in a beautiful, black enameled tin.  Have you purchased one of our previous custom Schmincke tins?  Don’t worry, there’s no color duplication between any of our custom sets! #74743097 $63.95 (MSRP $208.06)

Shop Now
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Graham Paint – Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor & Gouache, buy 3 tubes at 40% MSRP off, get 1 free!

A great value every day at Wet Paint gets even better this summer.  Graham binds the highest quality artists’ pigment with soft walnut oil, creamy acrylic polymer or gum Arabic and honey to produce one of the finest, professional color lines made in America.  Buy 3 tubes at 40% MSRP off,  get 1 of equal or lesser value free!

Shop Now
B250PACK

Bockingford Watercolor Paper Packs only $33.00!

Practice. Practice.  Practice.  50 Sheets of 15x22” 250# cold pressed watercolor paper for only $33.00.  A bargain for your classroom and practice.  We sold out earlier this spring, so we brought in the last remaining packs of this special production run…once these are gone, they’re gone!

Shop Now
fabarttwcp

Fabriano Artistico Watercolor Blocks 50% off MSRP!

Choose from watercolor blocks of cold, hot & rough pressed paper in both Bright and Natural white.  With a paper-making heritage dating back to 1264, many, if not most, of the great Western artists have worked on surfaces produced by the Fabriano mill…you should work on them, too! 50% off MSRP! While Supplies Last.

Shop Now
8E8C4310-crop

Daniel Smith 5+1 Custom Set

A Wet Paint exclusive! This brand new Daniel Smith watercolor set features four bold “Mayan”colors – so called because they recreate the durable, vibrant colors that adorned the murals and sculpture of the ancient Mayan people. The colors are smooth, non-granulating and semi-transparent. And they’re not an antique novelty; their versatility, modern mixability and exquisite hues make them colors you’ll reach for again and again. We added Iridescent Scarab Red – a complex burgundy with a delicate surface sparkle of blue-green pigment – and Duochrome Saguaro Green – which shifts between rich copper & brilliant metallic green -for their depth and lustre.

Shop Now

Young Artists

Marker set has 100 brilliant colors

Art Alternatives Rainbow Fan Marker Sets

These sets contain acid-free, non-toxic markers in 100 brilliant colors. Packaged in a fan-shaped case with a handle, it is convenient for taking with you wherever you go. The Giant Marker Set features full-sized markers, while the Mini Marker Set features 3-1/2″ long markers for wee artists’ hands.

Shop Now