AMR E-newsletter – January 2019

(email was distributed 01/15/2019)

January Products! - from Art Materials Retailer magazine

New watercolor painting sets by kolibri
Ideal for students and classes

Each set contains one table easel and five brushes.

  •   • Easels are made of oiled beech wood, 21" x 20" (55 cm) WxH.
  •   • Weighs just 1.1 Ibs, easy to carry in a bag.
  •   • The easel angle is adjustable; best for watercolor painting.
  •   • Brushes are made of synthetic squirrel hair.
  •   • 1 Fan Blender, 1 English oval wash brush, 3 watercolor brushes round and pointed.
  •   • The sets are packed in a stable cardboard box 19" x 16" x 3".

Kolibri offers a complete line of more than 25 sets with many on display at Creativeworld in Frankfurt/Main.
10% off all kolibri brush set orders at Creativeworld 2019!
Visit us at booth J-50 in hall 4.1


Feurer & Sohn GmbH, kolibri artist brushes
+49 9822 7433
Fax: +49 9822 7436


Tim Holtz® Alcohol Lift Ink
New techniques with Alcohol Ink

Tim Holtz® Alcohol Lift Ink is a solvent-based clear ink designed to lift Alcohol Ink from non-porous surfaces and transfer to porous surfaces. Create resist effects, ghosted images, and multi-color stamped designs with this innovative ink.

Watch artist Tim Holtz share how he uses this new medium, along with Yupo®, to create various backgrounds and images when combining Alcohol Lift Ink with Alcohol Inks.

Click to see the video

Ranger Industries
(732) 389-3535


Art Studio Watercolor Kit Iris from HomeHobby by 3L™
Discover the Artist in You!

HomeHobby by 3L is proud to present high-quality all-inclusive Art Studio Kits. Learn how to Sketch, Watercolor or Paint with kits that include all the supplies you need and step-by-step instructions from award-winning artists to complete three art projects.

Our artists have specially selected the materials and created works of art adjusted to skill levels of beginner, intermediate, advanced and experienced. Step-by-step instructions guide you confidently through every single step of a drawing or painting, while cultivating skills and improving confidence. Online videos allow you to watch and paint along with an artist from start to finish.

Three works of art in each kit of Sketch, Watercolor or Paint, provide artistic lessons to ignite your creative passion. Artists can experience the joy of expressing beauty through your own hands. To order, or for more details contact

Free Shipping on orders of $100 or more
(continental US)
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HomeHobby by 3L™
Fax: 847-808-1150


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 panel goes through a high-level inspection process to ensure that they are studio ready. 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 or primed, and are uncradled, this allows for artistic freedom as well as easy framing!

Midwest Studio Birch Artist panels are sold 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 our website: midwestproducts/pages/midwest-studio or contact

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


Pitt Artist Pen® White Nibs
Rich opaque white India Ink for Art and Hand Lettering

Our Pitt Artist Pen® now has White India ink in three new nibs! This improved formula now comes in our regular sized Pitt Artist Pen barrel in a brush nib, 1.5mm bullet nib, and calligraphy chisel nib. All of the sizes are great for adding details to art and for hand lettering, one of the most popular trends. The upgraded formula is permanent when dry and has a three star lightfastness rating. You can layer and build the opacity with ease and layer other mediums on top to create depth. These new pens come in open stock and a 4ct wallet with a black Pitt Artist Pen in a superfine nib.

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Faber-Castell USA


Dresden trims / German paper scraps
Top-quality vintage craft embellishments from Germany

The history of our wonderful Dresdens started in the 19th century in the Erzgebirge (near to the city of Dresden). The founder of our still family operated company - Albert Emil Kunze - began working with paper embossing and die-cutting in 1872. Until today we use the original dies and molds to manufacture our lovely products at our factory in Germany.

Dresden trims are made from golden and silver metallic-foil paper. The highly detailed embossed and die-cutted embellishments are great for creating vintage style cards, unique art projects and scrapbooking.

You will find a great range of Dresden trims - also known as German / Dresden / Victorian foils / papers / scraps - in our webshop . You can buy small quantities directly in the shop or contact us ( for resale conditions and prices.

10% for your first order!
at our company via e-mail ( or at our webshop
with discount code "January10"
(valid until 31st of January)

Walter Kunze GmbH
Fax: +49962161855

   Read our Winter issue!

  •   • Best practices – close the sale with these responses to common customer objections.
  •   • Understand what art supplies can do. That’s the key to recommending them to customers at Albright Art in Concord, Massachusetts.
  •   • Do your employees need a college degree to work at your store? One expert discusses other ways to screen potential hires in a tight labor market.
  •   • We present our Annual Buyers’ Guide, a comprehensive directory of manufacturers in the art materials industry.
If you have an art or craft item you would like to promote to art stores
in the next monthly product E-newsletter, please contact:
Ashley Cavanagh (315) 789-0473
Rick Kauder (800) 344-0559

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