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30 Day Cloud Sketching Project

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  Take a gander and try your hand at some cloud sketching, what better way to stay creative than cloud-gazing, a surefire way to exercise your artistic muscle! We’ve got a full 30 days of clouds for you, friends, and family to sketch (though we strongly recommend you just share the link as opposed to going over to their house.) Feel free to upload your photos and tag our social media, but what we .

KAS Delivery Service

KAS Delivery Service
KAS is here for you! We will be offering a temporary delivery service to our customers, during this uncertain time. Free delivery for orders $50 or more! Orders under $50 will be charged a $5.00 delivery fee. All orders must be placed before 1:00 pm for same-day delivery. Offer extended to Calgary residents only. We encourage you to request no-contact delivery. We are happy to deliver to you at your door step, or mailbox. .

Notice to Students & Customers: COVID-19

 In light of the continuing concerns about the coronavirus, we wanted to reach out to our students and customers to let you know that we have put procedures in place to help mitigate the spread of the virus. The health and safety of our customers and staff is our priority. We are regularly wiping down all high-touch areas of the store including the door handles, counters, pin pads, washrooms and more. Staff are asked .

3rd Annual Garage Sale

3rd Annual Garage Sale
You asked, we deliver! On July 20th, 2019, join us from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm for our 3rd annual Garage Sale! We are no longer accepting vendor applications, as all spots are FULL. If you are interested in booking a table for next year, please contact the store at info@kensingtonartsupply.com. 

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 .

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 .

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 .