October 2018 art supply sale, featured INKTOBER materials!

Here it is, our October 2018 art supply sale! We have brushes, oil paints, silicon painting tools, paper, Bristol board, trading cards and more at 20-40% off list! Keep scrolling for all the details… then come visit us at The Art Store on 6th Street in Prescott! Sale runs October 1st through October 31st!

October 2018 art supply sale

Shorter days and longer nights means more studio time! Get to your studio and make stuff! Scroll down to check out our October sales while you’re at it, and come on down to score some new supplies for the upcoming art making season!  October is also INKTOBER – Make an ink drawing every day for the month of October! Check out the ideas and featured products at the bottom of this post!

40% off Catalyst Wedges and Contours!

Catalyst tools are great for acrylic and encaustic painting where a heavy repetitious texture is desired. Check them out! you can use them for food crafting, too! (Just don’t mix your food and paint tools 🙂   )

25% off Catalyst Brushes!

Catalyst polytip brushes are a great alternative to hog bristle! They are stiff, responsive and love water. Great for firm, decisive strokes and moving thick paint around.

25% Neptune waterbrushes

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From Princeton Brush:

When we set out to create a synthetic version of squirrel, we developed a brush that may actually outperform the natural version. Neptune™ is our softest and thirstiest synthetic brush, delivering oceans of color. Experts in natural hair have been incredulous that this is actually synthetic. We are proud to offer Neptune™ in a beautiful range of shapes including mottlers and quills with rich wood tones and sea glass aquarelle handles.

We at the Art Store LOVE Neptune brushes! They have to be seen and touched to be believed. Spoil yourself with an excellent paintbrush at a great price; you won’t regret it!

25% off Richeson Oil Paints


Tradition, Quality & Stability

  • Traditional Old World pigments
    • Professional quality, economically priced
    • Brilliant, rich colors
    • Buttery, reliable consistency
    • High permanency, free from fading,
    darkening, yellowing and cracking
    • Available in over 80 colors
  • The actual color is painted on the tube so there’s no guessing what color you’ll get!



25% off!Daniel Smith watercolor tubes and grounds!

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DANIEL SMITH Watercolors are “formulated to meet and exceed the highest industry standards for the manufacture of artist’s paints”, and every batch made is tested and analyzed for its performance qualities:

  • Lightfastness 
  • Color value
  • Tinting strength
  • Clarity
  • Vibrancy
  • Undertone
  • Particle size
  • Density
  • Viscosity 

Daniel Smith is truly the worldwide leader of watercolors for artists with 250+ beautiful colors in 15ml tubes, the most of any manufacturer, and 88 of the most popular colors in 5ml watercolor tubes.  Many are traditional colors relied upon by all artists, and there are many “truly unique” colors made only by Daniel Smith that have become so important to watercolor artists.

25% off 1 3/8″ Red label Gallery Wrap Fredrix canvas in ALL SIZES!

Get yourself a bunch at this price. Fredrix canvas are ready to use, requiring no extra gesso like the cheap craft store junk canvas do. Fredrix will be a great support for all of your art projects! Give your art a chance with better canvas at a fabulous price!

25% Canson Vidalon Vellum

  • Possesses a high transparency and an extra smooth finish
  • Highly durable, resisting most scraping and repeated erasures
  • Perfect for line drawing with pencil, fiber tip pen, or technical pen, pen & ink, wax, oil pastel and more

25% off Strathmore 300 series Bristol, 400 series Marker paper, and trading cards

Featured Products for INKTOBER!

Inktober is an annual challenge to do one ink drawing per day during October! It’s really up to you how you want to do it. We have ideas and daily prompts at the end of this post just for you!

We have SO MANY fantastic ink pens, papers, bottles, calligraphy and hand lettering supplies, trading cards, dip pens, ink blocks, sumi, metallic inks and more! Come play with us during INKTOBER and get inspired.

Copic Markers – New color selection in stock, and Block Stands!


Stackable block stands hold all of your Copic markers in a cradled embrace! Treat your Copic collection well and keep them easily accessible with these unique block stands!

FW inks in flourescent, pearlescent and standard colors!

FW Ink acrylic

Highly pigmented FW acrylic inks are great for all kinds of applications, from pen and brush to airbrush, spray bottle, and dropper! Thinning them doesn’t dilute their intensity much. Clean up with water and soap!

This is a fantastic example of how to use FW inks, Catalyst tools, various stencils and mediums to create vibrant and colorful art!

Faber Castell Pitt pens!


Master brush soap works great on inks!

Masters Brush Cleaner

Can’t think of what to create every day?  Here are some idea prompts to draw for INKTOBER!  Share them on social media with the hashtag #inktober and see what other artists all over the world are making!

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