Holiday Art Supply Wish List for the Watercolor Painter

In your search for Watercolor Paint gifts, Jerry's has everything you need

If you are having trouble finding a gift for a watercolor painter this winter, Jerry's Artarama has gifts for artists of any skill level. Jerry's has paints, brushes, instructional DVDs, watercolor paper and even watercolor pencils, all for Artists. But if you still can't find what you're looking for out of our giant selection of art supplies, here is a handy gift guide:

For the kids:

This winter, get your kids started off right with Faber-Castell's Children's Watercolor Paints. They are bright and great for school or for leisure. They mix easily and the color mixing leads to unlimited possibilities on paper or other surfaces. Children will enjoy the bright colors and easy spreadability of the paints. This set even comes with a brush!

For the painter who needs something to paint on:

Even when you have your paint, the paper you paint on is always important. This year, get the artist in your life Strathmore 300 Watercolor paper pads. This 140lb, acid free, heavy weight paper is perfect for a taking on all kinds of watercolor media. It has a cold-pressed surface that adapts beautifully to a variety of techniques. Even if you're working wet on wet, the paper holds up fine!

For the color collector:

For someone looking for lots of color in their watercolor paint collection, Mijello Mission Gold Watercolor Sets are the only way to go! This handcrafted, super-premium watercolor is perfect for creating paintings that require depth, dimension and eye-catching color! The color palette for Mijello Mission Gold was inspired by colors from the natural world and are made with the most high quality pigments from around the world. They have amazing color and lightfastness.

Mijello Mission Gold Watercolor sets come in all kinds of sizes, with sets containing up to 36 different colors and are one of the best values on the market for the price!

For the artist who'd like instruction:

 If you or the artist you're shopping for this holiday season could use some instruction, tips or tricks on their watercolor painting, we have just the thing. Now available only from Jerry's Artarama, The Reel Art Academy with Tom Jones DVDs. Tom Jones has been teaching watercolor instruction for years. Now he has several new titles including:

  • Tropical Backlighting
  • Frosty Morning
  • Fire on the Mountain
  • Tropical Cottage
  • and Winter in Yellowstone

Each DVD features a paint-a-long, start to finish watercolor masterpiece featuring interesting and useful tips and tricks. Tom Jones shares his years of experience with the viewer in a fun and easy to copy manner. Create a new beautiful watercolor piece along with him in just an hour!

For more information on watercolor paints, supplies, painting techniques and tips and tricks, check out our Watercolor section on Also be sure to watch our fast and fun free art lessons online and learn all about watercolor painting. For any other questions about Watercolor gifts for the holidays this year, consult our free Holiday Gift Guide





Holiday Art Supply Wish List for the Acrylic Painter

Need Help Finding the Perfect Gift? Jerry's is here to help!

If you are searching for the perfect gift for the first time to the experienced Acrylic Painter, Jerry's Artarama is here to help you out with a simple guide to help you find the best deals, packages and products to please your artist this winter!

For the Beginner:

If you know of someone who wants to try painting for the first time, acrylic paint is a great way to start. They are one of the most popular paints for artists and crafters and great for everyday projects. Acrylic paint is made much like any other paint as it is a simple combination of ground pigment and a binding agent. Since they are water based, they are easy to clean out of brushes and dry faster than oil paint does. 

If you're not sure where to begin, a great place to start is with the SoHo Urban Artist Really Complete Acrylic Painting Set. This set includes everything you or your artist needs to get started with acrylics and includes the following items:

  • 24 (21ml) tubes of student quality SoHo artist Acrylic Colors
  • 1 100ml bottle each of gloss and gel mediums
  • A "Basics of Acrylic Painting" DVD
  • A double plastic palette cup
  • 5 plastic palette knives
  • 5 pack of 12"x16" SoHo Painting Boards
  • 30 sheet 12"x16" disposable paper palette pad
  • and A walnut finished Van Gogh Table Easel


For the Impasto Artist:

If you're looking for a gift for the artist who likes to work with a heavy body and high viscosity acrylic, Matisse Structure Acrylic Paints are perfect for impasto work and thick textured paintings! Matisse Structure Acrylic Paint is thick and rich and has the highest possible pigment load an acrylic paint. This line of paints has an incredible range of 96 brilliant colors including metallics and is available in 4 different sized tubes and jars. Paint sets are also available.


For the Stylist:

Every great artist needs a great brush and a top-of-the-line brush for the Acrylic Artist has to be a Pro Stroke Powercryl Brush! They can be used with any type of acrylic-from fluid to extra-heavy body. Each brush has a silky smooth feel, great absorbancy, and excellent rigidity. Power through the heaviest of acrylics with the utmost grace and control. The synthetic hair even will spring back into place after use so you know it's made to last. Many different styles and sizes available.

For the Traditionalist:

For the picky artist looking for the highest quality paint, Charvin Extra-Fine Acrylics make a wonderful gift. Featuring the finest triple-milled pigments and high quality acrylic polymer binder, Charvin Extra Fine Acrylics is a vibrant and versatile paint that performs impressively in both thin glazes as well as thick impasto. From now till the end of the year, these brilliant, creamy colors are available for up to 50% off list price. So, take advantage of our special holiday pricing and get the artist you're shopping for what they really want: Charvin Extra-Fine Acrylics.


For more information on how to use acrylic paint, check out our free art lesson videos online and Instructional DVDs on how to paint with acrylics from famous artists available from jerry's Artarama. And for more information on what to get for your artist, check out our Holiday Gift Guide!




Cyber Monday Sale Extended till Friday!

Good News for Last Minute Sale Shoppers!

Great news for indecisive holiday shoppers still looking for the best value-Jerry's Cyber Monday Sale has been extended through Friday December 6th. Now you can continue to save big on art supplies and materials across the site!

We have Cyber Monday Markdowns on over 60 top items. That means that you can save more on more than 60 top-selling items marked down below sales prices. You can expect to save up to 83% off list prices now through Friday.

We also have an online bonus coupon on-site good for:

  • 25% off non-sale items +Free Shipping on Orders over $199.
  • 20% off non-sale items + Free Shipping on Orders over $125.
  • 15% off non-sale items + Free Shipping on Orders over $79.

We also have free gifts available on certain purchases, exclusive specials and other extras like our BOGO deal on Charvin Water-Soluble Pastel Painting Stick Sets for as low as $7.19 for 2! We also have buy-one get-one deals on favorite items like the SoHo Paper Palette Pad, Gold Plein Aire Frames and Reflexions Double Wire Sketch Books.

The Clock is Ticking! 

You can also find top-brand products on sale like Mungyo Gallery Standard Oil Pastels (72 set) originally priced at $93.69 for just $30.49 OR the Rhapsody Kolinsky Sable Brush Set of 5, list price at $249.95, now on special for $44.97 just for this Cyber Monday Sale. The savings end Friday though so get on while items last.

Other items on sale till Friday include:

  • kids art sets
  • oil, acrylic and watercolor paint sets
  • studio, table and travel easels
  • frames
  • pastels
  • brushes, palette knives and other painting accessories 
  • and many more...

So what are you waiting for? If you haven't already checked it out, look at these items and more on our Cyber Monday Sale. The Clock is ticking and these deals wont last. Save BIG this Cyber Monday on top quality art supplies only with Jerry's Artarama!

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