AMR E-newsletter – August 2019

(email was distributed 08/13/2019)

August Products! from Art Materials Retailer magazine

Holbein Artist Materials Watercolor Masking Fluid
and Ballpoint Pen

Professional, artist grade from HK Holbein


Holbein Masking Fluid allows artists to mask highlight areas of their watercolor paintings. Can also be used on painted surfaces.


Holbein Ball Point Masking Pen is can highlight areas, draw fine lines and make detailed expressions possible.

To use, shake well before using and gently squeeze the barrel to release masking fluid to pen tip. Apply masking fluid and allow to dry before applying watercolor paint. For a continuous line, gently squeeze the barrel as you draw.

Once dried, remove Holbein Masking Fluid with a soft eraser or rubber pick up.

AP and conforms to ASTM-D4236

HK Holbein Inc


Midwest Studio Birch Artist Panels
Possibilities as limitless as your imagination...

Midwest Studio’s Birch Artist Panels are high-quality and cut with precision. Each studio grade panel goes through a rigorous inspection process to ensure they are free from material defects. These high-density panels are perfect for all mediums and artistic levels. The cross lamination of plies helps prevent warping when introduced to moisture. The panels are not prepped, primed, or cradled; this allows for artistic freedom and easy framing!

Midwest Studio Birch Artist Panels are available in the following sizes and thicknesses:

  •   • 6mm: 6”x12”, 8”x10”, 9”x12”, 12”x12”, 12”x24”
  •   • 9mm: 6”x12”, 8”x10”, 9”x12”, 12”x12”, 11”x14”, 12”x24”, 16”x20”
  •   • 12mm: 12”x12”, 11”x14”, 12”x24”, 16”x20”

For more information, visit Midwest Studio’s Gallery here:

To place an order, contact customer service:
or call (800) 348-3497

Check us out on Instagram, and view some of our submitted artist panels

Midwest Products

New! Van Gogh Watercolor 12-Pan Pocketboxes
A wonderful gift item!

Introducing 5 new variations on our best-selling watercolor pocketbox with color themes selected by artists, professors and influencers. New sets include: Vibrant Colors, Pinks & Violets, Metallic & Interference, Shades of Nature, and Muted Colors.

Van Gogh is for the adventurous, studying or working artist that is always on the lookout for the best way to tell their story. Artist quality at a lower price. Proudly crafted in Holland.

Back to School Promotion
10% off until 8/31/19!

Royal Talens North America


Holbein Artist Materials Iridescent Acrylic Colors

Holbein Iridescence, acrylic that changes colors like a Jewel Beetle

Available in 30ml squeeze bottles, Holbein Iridescence acrylic is an acrylic resin paint that gradually changes color when viewed from different angles. Colors can be thinned with water and are waterproof once dry. Ten colors to choose from, six opaque Chromashine colors and four transparent Chroma Pearl Colors.

AP and conforms to ASTM-D4236

HK Holbein Inc


Aquafine Watercolors
A complete solution for modern watercolorists

Introducing the relaunch of Aquafine by Daler-Rowney, now a complete solution for modern watercolorists. Aquafine features a broad range of 48 fully intermixable watercolors available in 8ml tubes, half pans and a variety of sets. These Premium watercolors have been reformulated with modern high-quality pigments for superior lightfastness of the entire range. Each rich, free flowing watercolor is milled to perfection to offer optimal performance and control. With excellent tinting strength and working properties, Aquafine produces beautiful, delicate washes time and time again.

  •   • 48 brilliant, free flowing watercolors
  •   • Reformulated with high-quality pigments for superior lightfastness
  •   • Available in 8ml tubes, twin-pack half pans and a variety of sets

The Aquafine offer is complemented with a short range of gouache and fluid watercolor inks in select best-selling colors. Designed to match the watercolors tone for tone, all products can be used together in perfect harmony. Each and every Aquafine range is made with real pigments to ensure artworks are always lightfast and permanent.

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