Thursday, March 17, 2016

art supply GIVEAWAY!


For today's giveaway I've got a $100 Dick Blick Gift card for one lucky winner! Leave me a comment- tell me your favorite art supply! I will announce the winner at the bottom of this post on Friday, March 18th.



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trish said...

Paint! Or ink. Gel medium. Wait...paper. Okay whatever's in my hand at the time is my favorite!

Anewdawn 16 said...

gesso !!! its my favourite art supply ever :)

merlina said...

oh thats difficult...i think watercolors and paint...and Canvans....:)

Raquel DeWitt said...

today? Chalk pastels! Messy great art!

Tony Codrington said...

Coloured pencil if I had to choose just one , but I love watercolour paints as well.

Maria Rosales said...

My current love is bright vibrant acrylic paints. Can Color be an art supply? I just love love love color!

Maria Rosales said...

My current love is bright vibrant acrylic paints. Can Color be an art supply? I just love love love color!

Victoria said...

Encaustic wax medium!

Maggie said...

My favorite supply is Sharpies! In every color!! I love using them to brighten up my life!!

Suman Pandit said...

Pens ....all kinds....Rotring, gelly roll, Uni-ball, paint pens,black markers and white pens :)

Julia - Vintage with Laces said...

It's tough to pick just one but I would say acrylic paints.

Meghan Thimjon said...

Oh gosh that's a hard question with so many good answers! I guess I would say right now I seem to be using watercolors quite a bit!

Sue Marrazzo said...

My favorite art supply would have to be Liquitex gel medium. It's the best!

Laura said...

I've been enjoying using pearlescent water colors recently!

Lisa said...

My favorite art supply is paper!

Amber said...

I love a brick of prestretched watercolor paper. Oh the possibilities!

Terezsia said...

I love watercolor and colouring pencils.

Terezsia said...

I love watercolor and colouring pencils.

black cadmio said...

Markers! ...and ink of course :)

Lesley said...

I have to pick one favorite?? Lol. Right now I'm into my Derwent pencils and micron pens but I'd really like a set of KOI brush pens

OnePerfectDay said...

I've always loved oil pastels! I love the magical way they blend and that smooth look of the finished work!
Thanks for another great giveaway!

Patricia Schwab said...

I love Sharpies and I need some new ones in my life! Thanks, Pat S

svitlana.blogspot.com said...

My favourite art supply is a brush and water container in one. Thank you.

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{ to be charmed } said...

The power of masking fluid :)

Özge Başağaç said...

My favourite is definitely the acrylic paint :)

Lynda Fish said...

Paint, paint, paint in colors, colors, colors!

linda said...

i love all different kinds of pens and writing instruments!

Grace said...

My fave art supply is G E S S O. It's the perfect eraser, is my go to white and, of course, the best primer. Thanks for this giveaway!

Becky said...

Micron pens for sure!! Xx

marjo said...

I love watercolour paints and sharpies. Both for myself and my kids. Thanks for the giveaway

Rita Montgomery said...

Right now I am diggin' the Zig Clear Color brushes.

bmerves said...

Just one favorite supply??? I like gesso. It can be used so many ways.

becslb said...

It's a toss up between brightly coloured sewing thread and brightly coloured acrylic paint! I'm in the UK so not sure if I'm eligible for the giveaway but thanks either way for giveaway week!!

Andrea Millard said...

I have two favorite art supplies: Derwent Inktense pencils/blocks and Jacquard Prefessional Screen Printing Ink

Kris said...

My favorite supply is yarn!

Kris said...

My favorite supply is yarn!

Melody said...

I love watercolor pencils

paulanunes said...

At the moment my favorite supply are watercolors!!!

Effie said...

It's got to be paper... Any paper ...I love it all.

Sangita Pillai said...

Thanks for the giveaway, Alisa. At the moment, my favourite are paint pens, which can write on dark surfaces.

suzanne said...

boundless imagination, a decent pocket of time, and a good black pen (sakura micron is always a favorite)!

Lisalynn Wil said...

My favorite is a fickle thing but right now Farber Castell Pitt markers : )

Lisalynn Wil said...

My favorite is a fickle thing but right now Farber Castell Pitt markers : )

Alicia Marquez said...

So hard to pick just one! But over all "PAPER".

Anne said...

Oh, yes, my favorites are the 'Sharpies' I still cannot not find in France, but only overseas via internet.
Thanks a lot for this opportuneness

Fran said...

I love pastels!!!

Stephanie said...

Acrylic paints! Thanks.

Emie58 said...

I'd have to say my sketchbook.... without that nothing else would work!

Kristen said...

I recently bought a set of pastel pencils that I love! Thanks for the give away.

Laura Gomez Ickes said...

Definitely my bone folder, I love the way it feels in my hand

Kelly Caldwell said...

Gel medium. Definitely.

Janet said...

My favorite art supply varies with the day, or moment. Pen and ink top the list just now.

Karen Maggio said...

Water a brush and anything with Color!

Michelle Reuss-Remy said...

One (??) favorite? I'd have to say paint. I love paint in all forms and colors. Thank you for the generous giveaway and happy birthday!

Unknown said...

I love them all - it depends on the day! My little travel set of watercolors and a moleskine notebook! :)
Thanks!

Pat said...

I absolutely love twinkling H2o Watercolors! The colors are so vibrant!

Pat said...

I absolutely love twinkling H2o Watercolors! The colors are so vibrant!

Mary C. Nasser said...

Oh my gosh! What an amazing giveaway! I love acrylic paints! Use them on my canvases and art journal pages!

Sara Pavao said...

I adore clay (my first true love) but more recently gelli plates are capturing my heart.

Stacey Vadaj said...

right now its the new Koi watercolor set with 30 colors. love the colors they added.

La Déesse Joyeuse said...

So hard to pick just one!!!!! :)
Guess acrylic paint would be the top of the list! And great big canvas!!!!!!! :)

Linda said...

I recently tried Dylusions paint. Love how thick and vibrant it is. Great for stenciling. So at this moment, yeah, that's the favorite.

Vicky Siegel said...

Watercolors!

cjsrq said...

Thanks for all the fun celebratory activities this week! Paper of any kind would be the most basic and needed art supply, then paints, markers, pencils and so on. Way too hard to pick just one!

Donna Damm said...

Ooh. Right now it's Derwent Inktense. Also, instruction books on any kind of art process. I would love to get a gelli plate and play, play, play!

Nela Dunato said...

If I had to pick one, it would be a brush pen, which is what I use most of the time :)
Another one is watercolor paint. And a sketchbook, of course!

Melissa Mungra said...

That's a difficult one ;) I have to go with the neocolor 2's.

Tracy said...

Micron pens and fluid acrylics!!

Holley Downs said...

I would have to say papers!

mb-RI said...

Pens -- all kinds. From rapidograph to jelly. All colors. And also drawing or sketch books. There is just something about a book of black pages, just waiting for the pen of creativity. I almost have the confidence to open one and start drawing or doodling or sketching. . . Thanks for the give-away and the thought provoking question!

bfigur said...

Loving paint pens right now....

Gigi said...

Charcoal and acrylics

Peggy Festerling said...

Acrylics or watercolors in bright colors!

Jennifer Gordon said...

Right now it's colored pencils and micron pens :-:

Emily Gau said...

Right now I'm loving fabrics and working with fibers! However, I also enjoy buying sketchbooks, all different kinds!

Jane Skoch said...

I love walking through an art supply store! I think markers have to be my favorite supply! Thank you!

Karen said...

Watercolors, but if I won I'd invest in some gouache!

Cadry said...

Glaze for pottery!

Terri Paulson-Sasaki said...

I love watercolors and I would love to get an artist grade set or some big canvases. This is a great giveaway!

coco.nut said...

my favourite now are Micron pens :)

Jenn said...

Watercolors!

Jane Martin said...

Alisa, I love watercolor...challenging, often unforgiving...but oh so luscious!

Meghan Dougherty-McGrath said...

WATERCOLORS!!!!

Sweet Love and Ginger said...

A pencil. Everything for me starts with a pencil.

Maura said...

I love, love, love the Koi Water Color Field Sketch Travel kits!

Brenna Cade said...

I like so many, but recently I've really been enjoying watercolors!

Lori Plyler said...

Favorite supply at the moment (and I get it at Dick Blick!) are block printing supplies - from the lino to the paint and brayers. Thanks for the giveaway.

Nancy said...

I love my plain old tempera paints that I use for my process painting ...fabulous Dick Blick colors including gold and silver!

Diva Kreszl said...

With so many choices it certainly is hard to pick just one, I love them all...my favorite at the moment would have to be Golden Fluid Acrylics!

Jennifer Lemke said...

I love watercolors!

Michelle P said...

I'm all about the magic of paint!

Anna said...

My favorite art supply is probably watercolor pencils. However nature itself is a wonderful art supply. There is amazing beauty, creativity and texture. Love it!

jennifer james said...

I'm having so much fun with watercolor paints and thin lined markers. Enjoying them way more than my kids. Thanks for the chance.

Heather said...

I was recently introduced to oil pastels and I am loving them.

Spittin-Toad said...

Lol...It depends on my mood but for now I would say it's paint...just good old acrylics because that's what I have.

Cindy Langston said...

Paint, paint, all things paint! Right now I am loving my watercolors!

mypepitas said...

Happy Birthday (week) Alisa!! I really want to try the Gelli plate printmaking materials -- looks like such a fun way to create mono prints.

Nadia said...

Micron Pens. I use them more than any other art supply. I've been in love with them since my first design class in college. 😊 Happy Birthday!

JJO said...

My pilot pen and soft pencil.

Jaimee Daily said...

Happy Birthday! Favorite art supply would be canvases...I love all the different sizes, colors, and the fact you do a lot of paint layering on them. :)

bensedin art said...

Watercolors!

maryh said...

Moleskine watercolor notebooks!

Cecile said...

I love sharpie pens and I'd love to learn watercolor! Thank you for this giveaway Alisa :)

Ana O said...

Ever since reading about them here, water paint brushes are my favorite! So versatile and great for on the go art!

Staci said...

My beloved Pentel Hybrid Technica 03 pen, which has the finest black line available...I think. :)

Stephanie said...

Ink!!! I love drawing with my ink brushes! :)

Lori said...

Tombow markers are fun - use them as watercolors or markers.

AmyMK said...

Oh this is tough! Watercolors, final answer.
But I did just buy my very first block of Arches Cold Press - it's so beautiful I ALMOST hate to use it ;-)
Thank you for the giveaway xo

Nique Etienne said...

Watercolors currently.

Thanks for the opportunity

linda said...

Mircon Pens!

patty a. said...

Micron pens and fabric paint

Lynda said...

OMG! That's a hard question. Probably fiber reactive dyes.

Laurie Duncan said...

Paint is my first love, but I love working in lots of mediums! :)

Pamela Smith said...

I love them ALL! But if I had to pick....paper. ALL the paper! Bright thick white paper, recycled paper, kraft paper, sketchbooks full of paper, pads of colorful paper...lots of love for paper ♥

Ariel said...

My favorite art supplies would be an artist set of watercolor and 300lb Fabriano sketch pads

Kathleen Barnes said...

Intense pencils! I love to draw with them,then brush water over the drawing for a watercolor effect.

Gloribel Irizarry said...

Paint, paint, always paint. Acrylic.

Alisa said...

White paint is my favorite…add it to any other color to create something else.

scrapbyrd said...

Bright acrylic paint is my favorite!

Susan said...

Liquitex gel medium is my favorite supply to use in my second favorite thing, journals and sketchbooks. I love to collage!

Carrie S said...

Acrylic paint. Happy Birthday! Thanks for the giveaways :)

Melody said...

Watercolor Pencils!!! :)))))

Teresa said...

Pencils!!

ShutterNinja said...

Markers and Ink!!!

Els04 said...

Little paper books and my HB pencil, to write and draw what I don't want to forget!

clara said...

Gosh, it's so hard to narrow it down but I would have to say paint! :)

Nancy said...

My favorite is paper- all kinds!

HallMom said...

My favorite art supply is watercolor.

Jo Vandermey said...

Dyes and inks! But I use fabric my true love for a base.

Cindy Tobey said...

I love paint, especially watercolor and acrylic. Thanks for the chance to win!

kellyr78 said...

Oil paints are my favorite.
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Much More Stuff said...

Never enough art supplies!

Judith said...

pens! and never enough sketchbooks!

narthex said...

OMIGOSH BEST! My favorite is a trusty black sharpie. Does that count??

Kimberley Aguirre said...

Just one supply o.0 well I want to say pens but last semester I took an intro to art class and fell in love with doing lithographing. So right now its wooden blocks where I could carve designs into and use my ink to create awesome cards!

Elaine said...

Wow! How to pick only one fav...
Caran d' Ache products by far are a favorite--Neocolor II Artist's crayons. There I narrowed it down--Enjoy!

Elaine said...

Wow! How to pick only one fav...
Caran d' Ache products by far are a favorite--Neocolor II Artist's crayons. There I narrowed it down--Enjoy!

eclecticgoat said...

markers, markers and did mention markers :)

Mackin-Art said...

Depends on the day - currently loving gel medium!

pupton said...

I love paper. All kinds of paper. Even magazine paper!

Scrappin' Stacy said...

I love love love golden fluid acrylic paint. My go to paint for everything.

Mary W said...

No other supply is used as often as PAPER since it is used with everything. I have all kinds but go through the watercolor sheets like crazy.

Chel Micheline said...

right now I’m all about making my own custom palettes of watercolor paint (and blending colors in pans to make new colors!) my fave brand is mijello mission- they are amazing! thank you for this opportunity to add more to my little stash :)

Kate Cannon said...

out of all the art supplies that I use, I think that I love paint and pens the most. I can use them in so many different ways.

Clare said...

I would have to say pens.

Phoebe said...

I am a sucker for colored pencils (oh, the smell!) and blank sketchbooks. Thanks for the giveaway!

Boomer said...

Tough question. I guess I have to go with Golden Fluid Acrylics. They make an appearance in just about everything I make. Thanks for the great giveaway!

Gloria Hulsether said...

Prismacolor colored pencils!

Deborah Weber said...

I'll all about gold this year and experimenting with as many different forms as I can - leaf, paint, pens, paper, thread, beads...

Michelle Joy Wecksler said...

My favorite art supply? I'd have to say it is my imagination!!!!! If I bring my imagination with me, I can use whatever supplies I have...or whatever supplies I purchase from Dick Blick!!! :)

The Library Faerie said...

Watercolor brush pens have recently become my favorite! They work well used with aquash water brushes.

Amy Nelson said...

Ahh art supplies! That's like picking a favorite child! I can never leave blick without purchasing a Fabriano sketchbook! They are inexpensive and I just love the possibilities of a blank book!

Jim Serrett said...

Oil paints... the most fascinating medium. Great fun here, thanks

Heather Stemas said...

Gel pens! Ebony pencils! opaque watercolors and watercolor masks! accordion fold 3x5 moleskine journals! i can't decide. thank you for asking!

Mary said...

Watercolors, chalk pastels and Micron pens. But I want to try out liquid chalk markers.

MarcyKate said...

Micron pens (which I learned about from your site!) or sharpies. Couldn't live without these.

MarcyKate said...

Micron pens (which I learned about from your site!) or sharpies. Couldn't live without these.

Crooked Coop Farm said...

Acrylics are my favorite especially in turquoise I can't keep that color out of my artwork.

Gina Ripley said...

I've been enjoying using acrylics in my art journal lately- loving pinks and reds right now.

Candace said...

Golden acrylic paints are my favorite. Buying them cheap is a challenge.

april dawn said...

That's easy! Paint!!! All kinds of paint. I can't live without paint. I adore paint. Paint paint pant!!!

Laine said...

i can't live without my very large stash of micron pens.

Jane Wetzel said...

how exciting! love Blicks! my favorite changes a lot! but currently loving paint and more paint!

Tweety said...

I love my watercolor pencils...along with water brush pen.

Bonnie P said...

How to narrow it to one? I will say watercour paints for right now.

Kathleen said...

love my Micron pens....I use them for everything.....

Linda Rubin said...

My new thing is watercoloring. I'm an artist as well but never really mastered watercoloring so I could definitely use watercolor supplies. Thanks for the opportunity.
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sheetal patel said...

my 3 year old and i have been having fun playing with paint sticks and oil pastels lately!

Debbie said...

Watercolors have always been my favorite medium. Pitt and Copic multiliner pens run a close second!

FEFA said...

A piece of fabric and black thread ! Love to free motion draw with my sewing machine !!!

twobutterflies said...

I don't know if I could pick a favorite - maybe my handmade art journals, made from recycled paper

Nancy Bowron said...

Love Dick Blick art supplies! My current favorite it Atelier Interactive acrylics

just4crafters said...

Watercolor paints, micron pens and stickles! Thanks for the chance to win!! ~Sophia

Julia said...

I love anything messy! Acrylic paint and oil pastels are my go to 2D materials!

Lynnetta said...

I do a lot of set painting for theater. Scenic set painting is very hard on brushes and sponges so I go through a lot of those!

eliza said...

Liquid acrylics - I've started to experiment with some cool stuff using them with a brayer.

Judes said...

Paint, paint, paint!

Firesong said...

Micron Pens! Love them and always have one on me.

NanW said...

Right now it's my watercolors.

Rosanne said...

I love my travel journal. Is a great way to enjoy long hours in airports or on planes!

Renee said...

Watercolor is my favorite supply. It has so many facets, it can be really transparent or more opaque, it flows and moves about and does the unexpected!

susan w said...

two "supplies" one is a tool - my hands and a pencil.

Miriam Prantner said...

My favorite supplies are stamps. Thanks so much for the chance to win!

Mia Bloom Designs said...

Any type of paint - acrylic, fabric, watercolor, etc.!

Cathy Nicholson said...

I am constantly exploring new art supplies and my newest and most favorite at this time is alcohol inks. They are bright, give unexpected results and can be manipulated very easily. And they are FUN!

Kim Nelson said...

Really good watercolor paper. So much different to work with. A treat!

Trisha E said...

Oooh, I love Dick Blick! I love a fresh sketchbook. So many possibilities!

astr!d said...

a new mixed media journal! and ulta fine tip sharpies!

Caranam said...

Watercolors. Or clay. Or ink. Or... sigh. I love them all!

Susan said...

Owh hard one. Good quality paper and brushes. I'm totally addicted to Brusho at the moment :)

Kate Robertson said...

I love my stabilo marks all pencils, I have them in black, brown and white. I couldn't make art without them.

Kate Robertson said...

I love my stabilo marks all pencils, I have them in black, brown and white. I couldn't make art without them.

Becky said...

Any kind of paint!!! Although lately I am really liking soft pastels too.

Cyndi said...

If it's only one then I pick watercolor paper. I also want to tell you how much I've enjoyed seeing Lucy grow up on your blog. She is adorable and I can't wait to also follow her blog in a few years.

Alyssa said...

My favorite art supplies are my micron pens (absolutely LOVE) and my POSCA paint pens. They're so versatile and I use them for almost everything!

Amanda T. said...

Happy Birthday week! Right now, I'm just getting back to basics with a pencil and sketchbook.

Jacqueline said...

A pencil. With it (and some paper) I can create anything from a simple line to a whole world.

donna said...

Taking classes in chalk pastels and LOVE them (so much "easier" than water colors which I love too) and now I want more colors! :-). Happy Birthday to you again Alisa! This month is my 60th birthday and I am going to invest in myself all this year.

knit by nat said...

Micron pen and a sketchbook! Thanks for the awesome giveaways! Happy Birthday!

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