April 2019

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Caran d’Ache Luminance 6901 Colored Pencil

Introducing the most lightfast permanent colored pencil ever made: the Caran d’Ache Luminance 6901. Its subtle velvety effect stems from two years of technical research! The high pigment concentration results in intense, bright color with strong coverage and mixing capacity.

Zebra Zensations Double Ended Brush Pen

From super fine lines to big bold strokes, the Zebra Zensations Double Ended Brush Pen offers amazing versatility. Achieve diverse lettering or illustration styles with two different felt tips on this pen: fine and medium. Waterproof pigment ink flows from both ends, delivering lush black color. The flexible brush nibs have excellent bounce and deliver consistent ink flow, responding to changes in pressure with ease.

Ironlak Pump Action Paint Marker, 7mm

StaffFavorite Pumpupyourartworkwith the Ironlak Pump Action Paint Marker.
This flexible tool can tackle a variety of surfaces – from fabric to skateboard decks to glass, and everything in between!

The custom-designed valve system allows for controlled output, ensuring a clean application every time. It’s also refillable and the nib is replaceable, so you can keep it working for a lifetime.

Pentel Orenz 1-Click Mechanical Pencil

This pencil is a one-click wonder! With its special Super Sliding SleeveTM, you only need to click once to extend the lead and start writing. The sleeve prevents even the finest lead from breaking. Do not extend the lead past the metal tip – it’ll write without you actually seeing the lead. It’s pre-loaded with B lead, which is super strong and produces clear, dark lines.

March 2019

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KINGARTTM Inkline Fine Line Color Ink Pen

Whether you’re jotting down quick sketches on the go or creating outlines for a masterpiece, the KINGARTTM Inkline Fine Line Color Ink Pen will never let you down. This reliable pen features archival, waterproof ink and a durable, precise 0.45mm tip.

Caran d’Ache Swiss Wood Pencils

Staff Favorite Experience the beauty of Switzerland’s forests with these swiss wood pencils from Caran d’Ache. You’ll find two varieties in your box: one produced from dark beech wood and one from pine. Both pencils feature super silky HB graphite and impressive point retention. If you sniff the tip of the dark beech wood, you'll get a whiff of brown sugar!

Royal Talens Ecoline Liquid Watercolor

New & Improved Things are about to get intense! Royal Talens Ecoline Liquid Watercolor has a dye-based formula that lends extreme luminosity. The possibilities are endless with this watercolor for a few reasons: 1) It’s not waterproof when dry, so you can work on it further by rewetting. 2) It has a very short drying time. 3) You can decrease its intensity by thinning with water. Pair it with your new Ecoline Brush Pen for a dynamic creative experience.

Royal Talens Ecoline Brush Pen

Introducing Royal Talens Ecoline Liquid Watercolor in pen form! Full of the same concentrated formula found in your new bottle, this brush pen has brilliant, transparent color that will liven up your artwork. Seamlessly transition from bottle to pen and make precise lines or energetic strokes. Dip the pen’s tip directly into the bottle to experiment with gradation.

Our Birthday Present to You!

ArtSnacks turns six years old this month! It’s been a super exciting year and we’re celebrating with a birthday gift to you – a limited edition ArtSnacks enamel pin. Thanks to all our loyal supporters for six wonderful years!

February 2019

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Zebra DelGuard Mechanical Pencil, 0.5mm

Spring into action with the Zebra DelGuard Mechanical Pencil! This pencil takes away the frustration of broken lead thanks to its double spring mechanism. The spring absorbs pressure and allows the lead to retract, making breakage nearly impossible. Stocked with plenty of HB lead and extra refills, you’ll experience a precise and enjoyable writing experience with this tool.

Rembrandt Soft Pastels, Set of 5

New to ArtSnacks Exclusive First Look!

Rembrandt Soft Pastels have been the most commonly used pastels in the world for many years – and now ArtSnackers are getting an exclusive first look at some new sets! Your set of five compatible hues features intense, pure color and the highest degree of lightfastness. Due to being produced with kaolin (an extra fine, clear China clay), these pastels have a velvety softness perfect for layering techniques.

Faber-Castell White Pitt Artist Pen, 1.5mm Bullet Nib

Filled with opaque white India ink, this Faber-Castell Pitt Artist Pen will be a staple in your supply stash. Waterproof, permanent, and extremely lightfast, India ink is a popular choice among artists. It stands out beautifully on dark paper and is great for adding highlights. You can even try it out on top of pastels to achieve a soft, blended effect.

Faber-Castell Kneaded Eraser

Introducing the perfect artist’s tool: the kneaded eraser! This eraser doesn’t wear down or leave behind residue, so it lasts much longer than other erasers. Start warming up your new eraser by pulling and folding its body. Mold it into whatever shape you need to pick up extra pastel pigments or add highlights to your work. To clean, re-stretch and knead the eraser into itself.

Stonehenge Kraft Paper by Legion Paper

Inspired by the industrial look of paper grocery bags, Stonehenge Kraft Paper features a 100% cotton, earth-toned surface perfect for your new pastels. If you enjoy this paper, full-sized pads are available for purchase in the ArtSnacks Shop!

January 2019

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Stabilo Sensor Black Fineliner, F-Tip

Whether you’re sketching or writing, you’ll reach for the Stabilo Sensor Fineliner again and again. Designed to be the perfect all-around fineliner, this pen features a 0.3mm tip that can withstand high drawing pressure. The felt tip retracts into the metal casing, so no breaking or bending occurs. You’ll only experience a smooth, consistent performance with this pen!

GOLDEN Fluid Acrylics

Staff Favorite Experience highly intense, permanent acrylic color with GOLDEN Fluid Acrylics. This month, we’ve packed your box with two bold colors! Produced from lightfast pigments instead of dyes, they have the same strength of GOLDEN heavy body acrylics but with a thin consistency similar to heavy cream.

KINGART Original Gold 9000 Series Golden Taklon Brush, Round Size 2

New to ArtSnacks KINGART designs their brushes with the artist in mind, manufactur- ing them to survive years of steady use. Their Original Gold 9000 Series Golden Taklon Brush features smooth filaments that have been baked for softness and optimal absorption. The bristles are resilient and easily spring back to their original shape.

Stonehenge Aqua Coldpress Heavy Mini Paper Pad by Legion Paper

BONUS ITEM For Stonehenge paper, versatility is the name of the game! Made in the USA, this 100% cotton paper can handle a variety of wet media. Designed brawnier than its Coldpress sibling, Coldpress Heavy has the heft (600 GSM!) to take multiple layers of color in a controllable way. Whether you use watercolor, acrylic, or gouache, your colors will stay vibrant from bottle to paper.