Merion Art’s Canvas Big Buy Sale is back, with 60-70% off artist quality canvas from Masterpiece and Art Alternatives! Here’s how it works: you’ll order FULL boxes of any size and shape of canvas now through October 31st (the discount does not apply to single canvases). Canvases come in boxes of 2, 3, 6, or 10 … More 6 Ways To Rock The Canvas Big Buy Sale!
When we think of custom framed artwork, we often think of professional paintings and gallery-grade work. But student work also deserves a custom treatment, especially work by young students. Here are 4 reasons we think you should make sure to custom frame your child’s artwork. Kid’s Art is Fragile, & Needs Extra Protection- Kid’s art … More 4 Reasons To Custom Frame Kids Art
All this month, we’re having a blowout sale on all of our Princeton brushes and brush sets. Princeton Brush Company makes something for every painter, from soft watercolor mops to silicone catalyst wedges great for shaping heavy body gels. Here are some ideas for how to take advantage of this incredible deal and make the … More Much Ado About Brushes
Spring is FINALLY here! (Okay, so far it’s been more like summer, but it’s better than The-Winter-That-Would-Not-End) It’s finally time to get outside for some Plein air painting! We’re having a plein-air-centric Spring Sale to celebrate the lovely weather and encourage everyone to get out there and paint! This sale continues ’til June 21st, so there’s time to try all kinds of different plein air techniques. Here are some details on what products are on sale, and why you should get excited: … More Plein Air Spring Sale Product Spotlight!
Acrylic Demo this Weekend Ya-Meer Mcknight will host this Saturday’s Afrofuturist Acrylic demo 11am-1pm. Known for his drippy Acrylic portraits, melting color blends and Futurist ideas, Ya-Meer creates bold, stimulating visual experiences. Afrofuturism In honor of Black History Month and in celebration of Afrofuturism our demo will be highlighting the film Black Panther. Afrofuturism, as described … More Afrofuturist Demo to commemorate Black History Month! 2/24/18 11am-1pm
Wondering what to get for someone just starting to get into art? It’s a great feeling to be able to assemble the necessities for an intrigued beginner- everything is so full of possibilities! Here’s our advice for buying gifts for beginners, students, teenagers, retirees, hobbyists, and other interested amateurs. Try Dry Media Because they’re held … More For the Excited Beginner
In the first week of our Holiday Gift Guide, we’re covering what to get for all the creative people in your life, from kids to hobbyists to crafters. This week, we’re going over what to buy the experienced or professional artist in your life who seems to have everything. It can be daunting shopping for … More What To Get For The Artist Who Has Everything
I love cradled wood panels, and I think you should too. Cradled wood panels, usually made of birch plywood affixed to a pinewood frame (called a cradle), are a durable, frugal and versatile alternative to canvases and paper. Wood panels have a rich and exciting history (for instance, the Mona Lisa was painted on a wood … More Wood Panels: I Love Them, & You Should Too!
At Merion Art, we talk to newbies as often as we talk to experienced artists. For every driven creative who comes in with a brand name, size, shape and color, we have someone who comes in asking “I need a brush- how do I even choose?” We speak to countless moms or new students standing, … More Brush Basics