hi all - During "normal" times, this wouldn't be considered overstock, but this is definitely not a normal time. We'd like to reduce our inventory down to more manageable levels, and are currently going through stock, doing inventory counts, making lists, and - haha - checking 'em twice. We started our inventory count today with… Continue reading Overstock flash sale
Hi all, We are so happy to see everyone creating beauty in this not-so-beautiful situation. We had a great response to our last blog post. See images below from our customers who are taking this time to get re-inspired! For those who are looking to go even further with your own artistic ventures, our dear… Continue reading Creative in Quarantine!
Darn it... For some reason, images DON'T attach if you try to send them as a response to our blog posts. If you want to send us some of your amazing artwork, please don't hit "REPLY" - rather, please send images to us at firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks!
We hope everyone is healthy and well during this crazy time. In these challenging circumstances, retaining our creative flow can be difficult. Sometimes just taking a break from your usual routine can be enough to jump-start your creativity. Below are a few simple, non-intimidating projects. These are designed to be easy... non-stressful... get your creative… Continue reading Let’s get inspired!
This curbside thing seems to be working - I truly appreciate how patient everyone has been - this isn't easy for any of us, and the best way to get through it is to be as kind to each other as possible. I've tentatively decided to come in 3 days next week - Monday, Wednesday… Continue reading would you like fries with that?
Hi all - 3/24 - Update to last night's post: (See below to read that) - I was at the store today with Chris as awesome first mate, and together we started rearranging the storeroom (which badly needs doing). We were all set to continue, then the phone started ringing like crazy with requests. I'm… Continue reading staycations are overrated
dear friends - effective tomorrow evening at 5pm (Thursday March 19th), we in SLO County will officially be on "shelter-at-home" status - see this link for more info: readyslo.org. I know that we can weather the storm, and to be honest, I could use a bit of time at home - a stay-cation will give… Continue reading This too shall pass!
Dear friends - We want to keep at top of mind the health and well being of our customers, class attendees and employees, as we look at possible actions to take based on the information available about COVID-19. The California Dept. of Public Health has recommended that the public adopt "social distancing" measures. At this time… Continue reading an ounce of prevention…
Introducing the Gamblin Limited Edition Oil Paint Set of Reclaimed Earth Colors Do you remember our post from April 2018, letting you know about the amazing work being done to remove toxins from streams in Ohio? See what has happened... read on! A Gamblin collaboration with artist John Sabraw and engineer Guy Riefler supporting communities… Continue reading Turning Toxins into Beautiful Color
Don’t Miss Central Coast Printmakers’ Group Exhibit “Free Press” Art After Dark Friday February 7th, 6 - 8pm Exhibit dates Feb. 7 - Mar. 30, 2020! Stop by Central Coast Printmakers’ Opening Reception during ARTS Obispo’s Art After Dark at Art Central Meet featured artists, explore their fascinating fine art prints, & enjoy tasty treats!… Continue reading Central Coast Printmakers at Art After Dark