Strathmore Holiday Giveaway!
UPDATE: GIVEAWAY CLOSED
Congrats to our 6 winners! Tina W, Karen P, Kaitlyn N, Glenda BH, Catherine, and Angela T
Scroll down for a chance to win our STRATHMORE HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY PRIZE! We’re giving away a whole bunch of goodies that make great gifts and stocking stuffers for yourself or the artist in your life.
Entry for giveaway ends at 11:59pm CST on Wednesday, December 14, 2016.
SIX names will be randomly selected to win the following items:
- One Strathmore 400 Series Heavyweight Drawing Pad 11”x14”
- One Strathmore Learning Series Watercolor Basics Pad 9”x12”
- One Strathmore Learning Series Watercolor Flowers Pad 9”x12”
- One Strathmore 300 Series Canvas Pad 6”x6”
- One Strathmore Visual Journal Bristol Vellum 5.5”x8”
- One Strathmore 400 Series Recycled Sketch Pad 5.5”x8.5”
- One Strathmore Slim Size Watercolor Card Pack
- One Strathmore Full Size Creative Card Pack with Gold Deckle
- One Strathmore 500 Series Ready Cut Watercolor Cold Press Pack 5"x7"
- One Strathmore Watercolor Artist Trading Card Pack 2.5"x3.5"
- One Strathmore Bristol Vellum Artist Trading Card Pack 2.5"x3.5"
- One Strathmore Envelopes Artist Trading Card Pack
- One Set Art Alternatives Watercolor Paints (Viridian, Lamp Black, Cobalt Blue, Vermilion, Burnt Umber, Lemon Yellow)
- One Set General Pencil Kimberly® Watercolor Pencils (Light Blue, Grey, Light Green, Blue, Lavender)
- General Pencil Layout Extra Black Pencil
- General Pencil Multi Pastel Set of 2 (Sanguine)
- One Eraser
HERE'S A BIT MORE ABOUT WHAT YOU COULD WIN:
Weight: 100 lb. (24” x 36” x 500 sheets) 163 g/m2
Medium surface with slightly more texture than our 80 lb. 400 Series Drawing pads. Surface is durable enough to stand up to repeated erasing and reworking.
Excellent for use with pencil, colored pencil, charcoal, or sketching sticks. This cream colored drawing paper is ideal for sketching and finished artwork.
Kelly Eddington is a professional watercolor artist with a masters in art education. Her YouTube Channel, Kelly Eddington Watercolors, has over 60 videos with 170,000+ subscribers.
We developed 2 Learning Series pads focused on bringing you high quality watercolor instruction straight from Kelly: Watercolor Basics and Watercolor Flowers.
Each of the watercolor Learning Series pads feature:
- 32 full color pages of instruction including:
- 7 pages of information, tips and recommendations
- 12 step-by-step lessons
- 12 sheets of 140# cold press 200 Series Strathmore Watercolor Paper (1 per lesson)
- 12 line art templates (1 per lesson) on strathmorelearning.com
- 12 online tutorials (1 for each lesson) on strathmorelearning.com
Weight: 115 lb. (24" x 36" x 500 sheets) 187 g/m2
Surface: Canvas texture
A canvas-textured paper for practicing techniques with oils and acrylics. Great for sketching and practicing techniques.
Strathmore® Visual Journals deliver high-performing papers and heavy-duty features engineered to meet the intense demands of your creative process. The removable cover sheet reveals a subtle, hand-illustrated cover design. The wire binding allows the journal to lie flat and open up 360 degrees. So feel free to reflect, explore, create and mix it up any way you please.
Weight: 100 lb (260 g/m2)
Vellum finish is great for any dry media including pencil, charcoal and pastel. Also good for pen and ink, marker and collage. Acid free.
Weight: 60 lb. (25" x 38" x 500 sheets) 89 g/m2
Surface: Fine Tooth
Media Applications: Graphite pencil, colored pencil, charcoal, sketching stick, soft pastel, oil pastel
Our most popular sketch pad. This heavyweight sketch paper is ideal for experimentation, perfecting techniques and preliminary drawing with any dry media. Contains 30% post-consumer fiber.
Cards: 140 lb. (22" x 30" x 500 sheets) 300 g/m2
Envelopes: 70 lb. text (25" x 38" x 500 sheets) 104 g/m2
Surface: Cold Press
These high quality cards are made from 140 lb. cold press watercolor paper. This heavy weight paper has excellent surface strength and resists buckling. Ideal for watercolor, acrylic or gouache.
These cards are sized to fit into a #10 envelope and are perfect for greetings and correspondence. Slim Size matching envelopes are 9.5" x 4.125".
Cards: 80 lb. cover (20" x 26" x 500 sheets) 216 g/m2
Envelopes: 70 lb. text (25" x 38" x 500 sheets)104 g/m2
Whether you are an accomplished artist or a creative crafter, the distinctive texture and quality of Strathmore® Creative Cards are the perfect way to personalize your correspondence. Ideal for colored pencils, rubber stamps, die cuts, collage and more.
These larger size cards can be used to design a greeting for any occasion from birthdays, holidays and invitations to general correspondence. Full Size matching envelopes are 5.25" x 7.25".
Weight: 140 lb. (22" x 30 " x 500 sheets) 300 g/m2
Surface: Cold Press / Hot Press
Standard size sheets for readymade frames and mats. Saves time and hassle, and makes framing easier and less expensive. This paper is harder sized than "old world" papers giving it excellent surface strength. Recommended for intermediate to advanced watercolorists, it provides greater water hold-out, improved color lifting and blending. 100% cotton, acid free, archival.
Ready Cut Paper Size: 5" x 7"
Frame Size: 8" x 10"
Mat Size: 8" x 10"
Mat Opening: 4.5" x 6.5"
What are artist trading cards?
Artist trading cards (ATCs) are miniature pieces of art that are traded around the world. Artists create, trade and collect art at organized "swap" events, either in person or online. The only official rule for ATCs is the size: 2.5" x 3.5".
Art Alternatives Watercolor Paints:
- Lamp Black
- Cobalt Blue
- Burnt Umber
- Lemon Yellow
Since their origin in 1930, General's® Kimberly® Watercolor pencils have been created from the finest artist pigments. Originally termed the “indelible pencils”, Kimberly® Watercolor pencils were primarily used as permanent markers for legal documents. Over 70 years later, our watercolor pencils are still premium artist quality drawing and painting tools.
Ideal for colored pencil drawing as well as adding a wash look with a wet brush. Our watercolor pencils are great for fine art, back to school, rubber stamping, and paper crafting. Made with genuine Incense Cedar wood.
General's® Compressed MultiPastel® Pastel Chalk sticks are handcrafted using the same formula as our Multi-Pastel® chalk pencils using the finest artist pigments. Each stick measures 3" x .25" x .25".
General Pencil's Layout Pencil
General's® Layout® pencils are extra smooth, extra black graphite. Ideal for outlining and sketching. General's® Layout® pencils have been used by animators since the 1930's. Made with genuine Incense Cedar wood. 1 Degree.