Monday, November 27, 2006

Other news from the store.

We are liquidating our soft side portfolios. These are the Blue, Black, Red and Grey ones that you see everyone carrying around. Since they are being liquidated, the price for them has dropped down to an astonishing $4.99! So get one of these puppies as soon as possible, because once we are out of them, and the new shippment comes in, they go back up in price to $25.99.

We have our Silver White Brushes on Clearance aswell. These are going for 50% off, so get those soon too.

Windsor Newton Sansodor is also on clearance. It is a odorless mineral spirit, and comes in 1 liter containers. This is on clearance, for $6.15, and is normally priced at $42.99.

Shown here is the 500 ml bottle, which we do not carry anymore, however we definately still have the 1 liter.

Friday, November 24, 2006

December Demonstration

Calligraphy, yes calligraphy will be offered in December. On Saturday, December 16th from Noon-2pm. I would definately sign up for this one, especially if you wanted to letter your own holiday cards. Mrs. Vicki Corwin president of the Michigan Association of Calligraphers will lead the demonstration. She will show line strokes, the very basis of calligraphy.
So you can sign up here, just leave your name and email under the "comments" link below.

Hope to see you all there.

Monday, November 20, 2006

Pictures from the November Demonstration

Matthew Thornton was a very informative , and great demonstrator. I hope that everyone who came enjoyed themselves, and for those of you who missed it, we will schedule another one later in 2007. Enjoy the pics.

Friday, November 10, 2006

This weekend....

Here's just some openings that people should be aware of and defiantely try to attend:

D.A.M.- Holiday Show, 11/10/06, 7-10pm
555 GAllery- The Ben Franklin Project, 11/10/06, 7-10pm
Museum of New Art (MONA)- Critical Mass, 11/10/06, 7-10pm.

Robert Kidd Gallery- Joseph Piccillo, 11-11-06, 5-8pm
Synergy Fine Art Galllery- 11:11, 11-11-06, 6-10:30pm

So go out and look at art. Also for those of you who like the main stream art scene better, Annie Leibowitz is showing at the DIA.

Thursday, November 09, 2006

Just a reminder.

Air Brush Demonstration
Saturday, November 18th from Noon-2pm. Guest artist will be Matthew Thornton.

Up coming demos for you to get excited about-

Saturday, December 16th from Noon-2pm : Calligraphy Demonstration. Guest artist is Vicki Corwin of the Michigan Association of Calligraphers. This will be just in time for the holidays if you are interested in lettering your own holiday greeting cards.

Saturday, January 20th from Noon-2pm : Matt Cutting Demonstration. Led by our own professional framer, OrLander Johnson.

Saturday, Feburary 17th from Noon-2pm : Paper Making Demonstration. Guest artist is Frank English. Frank teaches at the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, and is an accomplished painter. Most of the surfaces he paints on have been made by him, many are sculptural paper canvases.

Sign up for any of these events is available here, in the store or on our MySpace Page. Leave your name, phone or email in the comments link below.

Monday, November 06, 2006

Christmas and other things to think about.

Just a little reminder that the Holidays are coming up pretty quickly. One of the radio stations has already started playing Christmas music 24/7. Our Holiday Sale has started, we have new art kits for kids, really nice writing pens, art kits for adults too.

If you wanted you could even buy an origional peice of art work. Not only do we have prints available in the store through our frame shop, but did you know our Artist of the Month's work is also for sale? This month we are proud to present Mara Millich, and her photography. Come check it out, and remember you can purchase these.

Next item up for business...
I hope everyone is voting tomorrow. Just another reminder. If you don't like the way things are then vote for someone who will change it. If you do like things the way they are, vote for someone who will keep them that way.

For those of you who don't already have an account, or who had one and deleted it, get one. You will be able to get all of our updates for store events, as well as others around the community. We have a calander of openings, demonstrations, poetry readings and all that good stuff too. We will also be posting coupons! So if you know you really need to get something, we will be posting coupons that could save you a boat load. Our MySpace page is, keep this info handy.

We want to thank everyone who participated in the Utrecht October Painting Competition, as you saw there were a lot of talented people who gave us some great paintings. It's going to be difficult to decide on a winner. But when we do, the lucky person will recieve a gift card of $100.00
We will be doing this again, probably in the spring or something like that.

Saturday, November 04, 2006

NEWS....for you.

We've gotten so many in, and with blogger not working for about a week, we've not been able to keep up with uploading them all on to the site. Our apologies. We will be deciding on a winner soon, sorry we can't be bribed money, and even home made cookies doesn't work, well maybe the cookies. Any ways here are some more for your viewing pleasure.

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