All posts by Allie Mueller

Art à la Carte Charity Pillows

Art à la Carte Charity Pillows
Kensington Art Supply and Instruction is very pleased to announce that we are selling these beautiful pillows to raise funds for Art à la Carte! This beautiful design was created using a photograph taken by Annette Wichmann. “The image used on these decorative pillows was taken when we left Kensington and moved to our new location near Deerfoot Meadows.  We needed to move the coloured pencil display and that meant taking every pencil out .

Ampersand Floater Frames

Ampersand Floater Frames
Ampersand Floater Frames are designed to work with Ampersand panels and feature extra protection and offer and elegant option for displaying wood panels. Made from professional frame quality, these frames feature a deep rabbet depth and a wide base to eliminate damage to panel cradles.  Counter-sink holes allow hanging artwork to be flush with the wall. Available in thin (1 1/4″ deep) and bold (1 7/8″ deep) profiles.  Hanging hardware included.  Prices range from .

ArtResin

ArtResin
ArtResin is an easy-to-use option to protect your work and make it stand out. Featuring the best non-yellowing capability on the market, ArtResin will stand the test of time and keep your art looking true to colour.  The ArtResin finish is clear, strong, and hard. This self-leveling resin is non-toxic (when used according to the package instructions), non-flammable, and non-hazardous and is safe for use in the home.  There are no fumes, no VOCs, .

A Very Brief History of Acrylic Paint

    In a German laboratory in 1901, the noted chemist Dr. Otto Röhm first made synthetic acrylic resin. His ideas were brought into American commercial production in the 1930s through the efforts of Röhm & Haas and by E. I. DuPont de Nemours (Dupont). This particularly useful resin is used in durable forms of fiber, cast plastic sheeting such as plexiglas and Lucite as well as polymerized emulsions for making paint. In 1931 .

Tombow USA

Tombow USA
We are proud to have a great selection of popular Tombow products in-store. There are several outstanding products that we would like to share with you! Dual Brush Pens These pens are excellent for doodling, journalling, hand-lettering, colouring, fine art, illustrations, and more! Open stock: New lower price of $3.50 each Set of 10: $29.95 Full set of all 96 colours and a desk stand: $309.00   Mono Drawing Pencils Open stock: $1.65 Set .

Pysanky Sampler Workshop

Learn the art of Pysanky with artist Donna Johnson. In this sampler workshop, all supplies are included and you will finish the workshop with a completed egg to take home. Children over the age of 12 are welcome. Level: All Levels Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016 Time: 6 to 9  PM  Instructor: Donna Johnson Fee:  $75.00

Venetian Plaster Workshop

Join Adele Woolsey for two days of creativity with this amazing product.  Demo and hands on make this a very enjoyable workshop. Instructor: Adele Woolsey Level:  All Levels Date: May 14, 15  2016 Time: 10 AM  to 4 PM  Fee: $225.00  Venetian Plaster Included

Crystal Salamon – Awakening Artful Colouring

Crystal Salamon – Awakening Artful Colouring
Crystal Salamon paid us a wonderful visit last week to drop off a bunch of copies of her new colouring book, Awakening Artful Colouring. We are absolutely thrilled to have these in stock! Not only is Crystal an amazing artist, she is a local artist as well, hailing from Turner Valley. This book makes a great gift for anyone on your list! And it’s only $20.00! A great pairing for this colouring book are .