Your Guide to Spring Art Events

Spring has sprung, and the beautiful blooms and weather of the season are a great time to get outdoors and be inspired. Be sure to add these great, upcoming art events to your calendar! May 4: Cinco De Mayo: A Cherokee Street Festival While this annual tradition may be known primarily for margaritas, mariachis and Read More…

It’s Here! April Clearance Sale. Up to 80% Off!

It’s “spring cleaning” and that means we’re making room for more products! All month long, our clearance items are up to 80% off. It’s a great time to stock-up and save! Plus, that’s not the only way we’re spring cleaning! We’re remodeling our store. Be sure to enter through the MAIN Artmart entrance to see Read More…

The Science-Backed Ways that Sketch Drawing Improves Mood

Whether you draw for a living or just for fun, sketch drawing has been scientifically proven to improve your mood! Check out this guest blog from our friends at Invaluable.com: “Artists of all disciplines use sketching as a means to record ideas, memories, and observations. Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci was one of the first creatives to Read More…

Kid Art Project: Splat Painting

Looking for a fun activity that combines both art and science? Splat painting is a great way to learn about art and gravity! Plus, it’s a perfect outdoor activity for upcoming spring weather. This simple project lets young artists drop, splat, and play and the only supplies needed are paper, pom poms, and watercolor paint. Read More…

Great Gifts: See Our New Selection

You know us as your creative marketplace and go to destination for art supplies and framing, but did you know we’re also your source of some of the most unique gifts in town? Look below at some of our recent Instagram posts for some of our coolest new items!             Read More…

It’s Here: Our Spring Sale

One of our best sales of the year is here again! Be sure to stop in and shop our “It’s Almost Spring Sale” with up to 70% off of select items. Dozens of items are on sale, making it a great opportunity to stock up and save. Check out some of our great items on Read More…

Struggling to Build a Gallery Wall? These Tips Can Help

You’ve picked out your favorite prints, paintings, and photos, had them all framed by us, and now you’re ready to create that perfect gallery wall. But how do you create a striking collection and not a disorganized mess? Gallery walls can be tricky, but there’s no denying the impact they can have on a room. Read More…

2018 Artmart Holiday Guide

The holidays are here, and Artmart is your one-stop-shop for everyone on your list. Shopping for an artist, and want to stock them up on their favorite supplies? Want to frame a treasured memory for a loved one? Or, need to find the perfect, unique gift for the notoriously hard to shop for friend? Come Read More…

Featured Product: YUPO Paper

Have you tried YUPO paper yet? This trendy and revolutionary product produces otherworldly images, particularly when used with alcohol inks. In this video, Lynn Busch of Legion Paper uses YUPO in combination with Jacquard Piñata Alcohol Inks and a butterfly dye cutter to create a luscious, colorful collage bursting with color!  Stop by our store to Read More…

The Science of Color, Explained by Art

The soothing calm of blue. The fiery passion of red. It’s long been known that certain colors elicit an emotional response when viewed. And as much as color is a fundamental aspect of art, it is also well studied in the scientific community. Want to learn more about colors and their psychological effects? Our friends Read More…

Inktober: Are You Up For The Challenge?

In 2009, illustrator Jake Parker created a challenge for himself for the month of October: draw a work of art in ink each day, and share it with the world online. This challenge has come to be called “inktober”, and now thousands of artists take part every year! Will you be participating? Even if you Read More…

8 Unique Watercolor Techniques

Watercolor…a favorite style of painting of such greats as Vincent Van Gogh, Georgia O’Keefe, and others. This type of painting is characterized by highly fluid motions and, often times, a deliberate lack of control! While the medium may be a little intimidating and even messy, it is easy for beginners to quickly master a number Read More…