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Blick Art Materials

August 12, 2014 15:29 ET

Head to Blick for Unbeatable Savings on Art Supplies -- Canvases, Brushes, Paints & More -- This Back-to-School Season

With Over 70 Stores Across the Country, the Nation's Largest Art Supplies Provider Helps Parents, Students & Educators Alike Stretch Their Savings With Brand-New Deals

HIGHLAND PARK, IL--(Marketwired - Aug 12, 2014) - Blick Art Materials, the nation's largest provider of art supplies, is kicking off the 2014 back-to-school season with in-store savings on the most sought out products for student artists and art educators, including canvases, brushes and paints. Blick's back-to-school deals and discounts make shopping easier for everyone by delivering the best prices and unbeatable value before school starts this fall. The savings began August 7 and will continue through October 5.

"Our extensive selection, competitive prices, and superior customer service make us the go-to shopping destination for student artists and art educators every back-to-school season," said Bob Buchsbaum, CEO of Blick Art Materials. "Customers want ways to save as they prepare for the fall so we're making it easier for them to get back to the classroom for less with great deals available in all of our stores."

To save on Blick's selection of over 8,000 products featured this back-to-school season, visit a local Blick location today. Featured in-store deals and discounts include:

Save on Art Essentials: Canvases, Paints and Brushes

Get stretched Blick Brand Canvases at 50% savings on a purchase of 1 or more, 60% savings on a purchase of 10 or more, and 70% savings on a purchase of 20 or more. The more you buy, the more you save. Blick is also offering up to 60% off on select paints and up to 50% off on select brushes.

Deep Discounts on Your Favorite Brands

As part of Blick's back-to-school savings, student artists and art educators can purchase materials from top brands like Liquitex, Winsor & Newton, MOLOTOW, Canson, and Grumbacher. Deals include:

  • Liquitex
    • Liquitex heavy body artist acrylics (40% savings)
    • Liquitex acrylic mediums -- (buy a half gallon or gallon, get a free Liquitex spray paint*) *one per customer, while supplies last (40% savings)
    • Liquitex professional paint markers -- 2mm at $4.98, 15mm at $7.48 (List $6.99, $9.99)
       
  • Winsor & Newton
    • Winsor & Newton professional acrylics (40% savings)
    • Cotman Watercolor (35% savings)
    • Winsor & Newton Artists' Oil Colors (40% savings)
       
  • MOLOTOW
    • MOLOTOW Empty Markers (new item) -- Priced at $5.79-$13.25
    • MOLOTOW Markers (multiple sizes) -- Priced at $3.89-$11.59

  • Canson
    • Canson Mi-Teines Drawing Papers (19" x 25") -- Sale price $1.68 (List $2.70)
    • Canson Biggie Recycled Newsprint (18" x 24") -- Sale price $8.18 (List $16.45)
    • Canson Foundation Series Pad (9" x 12") -- Sale Price $2.78 (List $5.60) 
    • Canson Basic Sketchbook (8-1/2" x 11") -- Sale Price $8.88 (List $17.80)
    • Canson XL Mixed Media Pad (9" x 12") -- Sale Price $7.38 (List $14.80)

  • Grumbacher
    • Grumbacher Pre-Tested Oils (40ml) -- (Free Titanium White with a purchase of four tubes of paint*) *one per customer, while supplies last (45% savings)
       

Blick 2014 Car Giveaway Sweepstakes

In addition to impressive deals, Blick will also host its annual Blick Art Materials Car Sweepstakes during the back-to-school promotions period. With the Blick Car Sweepstakes, two lucky winners, one student and one additional winner will be selected to win a 2014 Scion iQ. The student winner will also receive a $5,000 donation to their current school. The campaign seeks to build awareness among college art students and art communities across the nation. Blick customers can enter for two chances to win either in-store or online at www.blicksweeps.com. Winners will be announced in February 2015.

About Blick Art Materials

Founded in Galesburg, Illinois, in 1911, Blick Art Materials is the largest provider of art supplies in the United States, with 72 retail stores nationwide. Its products cater to the full spectrum of artists -- from the youngest child ready to scribble with his or her first crayon to well-known, gallery-represented professionals. The company's extensive selection, competitive prices, and superior customer service make Blick the best choice for art educators, students, artists, architects, designers, hobbyists, or anyone requiring quality art materials for work or pleasure. A long-time advocate of art education in the U.S., Blick also provides support of scholastic, collegiate, and professional art shows, both financially and through a variety of materials that emphasize the benefits of art education. Blick also supports the communities in which it does business by sponsoring in-store events, local schools, art leagues, and community groups across the country. For more information about Blick Art Materials, visit www.dickblick.com.