Tie Dye your T-shirt – April 20th! March Art Contest Winner!

Tie Dye your T-shirt April 20th at The Art Store!

Tie Dye your T-shirt

Come join Sean for a fun group tie dye event on 4/20 from 2:00 -4:00!

Just in time to wear your shirt for National Tie Dye Day on April 30th! 🙂

B.Y.O.T. (Bring your own 100% cotton T-shirt)

We’ll provide the inspiration, guidance, and dyes! Your awesome shirt will be ready to wear a few days after dying it.

For this demo we will be using Jacquard’s procion fiber reactive dyes to dye your t-shirt.

Regularly $25, sign up now for $15!

Limit of 10

Please be sure you bring a t-shirt that is 100% cotton!!! If it isn’t, the dye won’t look right… sad face.

We will have to keep the shirts for a couple of days after dying them, because the dyes have to set and then we will rinse and wash the shirts for you, before you pick them up!

Procion MX dyes are “cold water dyes” that are fixed chemically instead of with heat. This unique property sets Procion MX apart from all other dyes and establishes them as the undisputed king of backyard dyeing, batik and tie dye. Because Procion MX dyes can be used away from the stovetop, they are also the ideal colors for shibori, ice dyeing, tub and low water immersion dyeing, printing, direct painting and other “alternative” dye applications. As a fiber-reactive dye, Procion MX forms a strong covalent bond with cellulosic fibers, making it the most permanent and washfast of all dyestuffs. Mix the concentrated dye powder with tap water to create the most vibrant colors possible for cotton.

Jacquard Procion dyes are great for tie dye, immersion dyeing, batik, screen printing, direct application, gradation/ombré dyeing, sprinkle dyeing, ice dyeing and more!

We did some tie dye testing over the weekend, check out some of the fun!


Art Contest!

The March Art Store art contest winner is… Terry DeMeyer, for her pour painting “Gold Mine” in Acrylic!

Congratulations, Terry! And a big thank you to all who entered this month’s contest.

You can see Terry’s painting at the Art Store through the end of the month.

Want to participate? Get your entries ready for next month’s art contest at the start of April! Entry criteria are at the bottom of this post.

Contest New’s!

We will now be accepting art pieces that are 12×16, including frame!

Terry DeMeyer

“Gold Mine”

Medium: Acrylic pour/ Resin

Runners up!

Linda King


Medium: Acrylic

Connie Cox


Medium: PanPastels

Michael Sheedy


Medium: Acrylic

Ron Errera

“Louie in the sky with diamonds”

Medium: Acrylic


We are looking forward to April’s upcoming contest! Congratulations again to Terry and all of our March contest entrants. Stay on our mailing list to hear the announcement for April’s contest.

What do you get when you enter?

Your art gets displayed at the Art Store with other contestants until the winner is chosen!

Winner gets their art proudly displayed for a full month, and receives an Art Store Goody Bag filled with creative merchandise!

Fresh new contests every month!

Maximum size of entries is 12×16 inches including frame and must be ready to hang on galley hanger. Wire hangers work best!


Questions about our contest? Call us at 928-443-0749, or email at contact@artstore.frameandi.com .

What are you going to make for next months’ contest? We can’t wait to see it and show it off! Good luck in April everybody!

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