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    Posca pens shot to fame in recent years and are now very much seen as a art and craft nessesity. They can be used on so many surfaces for so many different creative and DIY projects. 

    Here in our Seaton art and craft shop we offer a wide range of sizes and colours, you can see the full range that is available in store here. If the posca pen colour or size you are looking for isn't listed or showing as in stock please give us a call or email and we will see if we can access it for you. 

    Information about Posca pens from our supplier:
    "Its pigment ink is fade proof and water resistant, it is also permanent/bleed-proof on paper and card. It can be made permanent on other surfaces using a range of treatments;
    – Glass – by baking in the oven at 160°C for 45 minutes then spraying with clear varnish
    – Textiles – by ironing on reverse
    – Metal, plastic and wood – by spraying with clear varnish
    – Terracotta – by baking at 220°C for 45 minutes, then spraying with clear varnish
    – Porcelain – by baking at 160°C for 45 minutes, then spraying with clear varnish"

    So if you are looking for a pen to take to the beach for mess free pebble painting or to create your own plant labels to go in the garden then these are the pens for you. 

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    We are super excited to have this new GREY TONES set in store now. We know many of you have been wanting a set that includes white, black and a variety of greys so this new set is very welcome! These soft pastels are beautiful to work with and can be used alone or together with other mediums to create stunning mixed media work. 

    As well as this new set we have the usual colourful sets available in 12's / 24's and more in a variety of different brands. 

    You can take a browse of the soft pastels available over on our website shop here or pop in store and see us, we can show you our variety of soft pastels from a variety of brands. 

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    We have some great new ceramic paint sets available in store at our Seaton arts and crafts shop and on our website where we post out UK wide. You can view the available ceramic paints here. 

    These great paints are available as 6 or 12 size sets. Though designed as ceramic paints they work well on a variety of surfaces. Pop in store and have a chat with us to find out more or hop over to our YouTube channel to see us talk about these great new paints. 

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    We've had a number of people ask recently if we stock Easels here at Seaton's arts and crafts shop. We do indeed. We sometimes have them available in store but we always have them available on special order (which usually takes just 2 days to arrive) As a small independant family shop we don't have the fund available to keep large amounts of higher priced stock in store so we sometimes keep certain items as 'special orders' we are very lucky though that our supplier has a quick delivery service so there isn't long to wait on your special orders with us. 

    We offer table easels and freestanding ones suitable for field work and studio work. 

    If you want to take a look at the types currently available you can see them listed here on our website. If you want to have a look at them to see what they are like we have display ones in store so we are happy to show you those. 

    We hope you are enjoying your week and look forward to seeing you soon in store at 30 Queen Street, Seaton, Devon, EX12 2RB


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    We have some beautiful new colours available in the FW ink range including some stunning pearl varieties. You can view the full range available here on the website. 

    We will be uploading new videos that feature these inks to our Youtube channel soon, make sure you subscribe to to keep up to date with all our arty hints and tips. 

    If you are wondering why everyone is loving FW inks this information sourced from our supplies might help:

    "The major development of inks in recent years has been the increasing use of pigments and acrylic resins. The difference between the dye-based inks and the pigmented inks are a slight reduction in colour intensity, but much improved resistance to fading. 

    FW Artists’ Ink is an acrylic-based, pigmented, water-resistant ink (on most surfaces) in a range of 38 colours, all of which have either a 3 or 4 star rating for permanence. Such a high degree of lightfastness over such a range of fully intermixable colours makes them ideal for use by artists in the production of pictures for permanent display.

    Equally, however, colours can be substantially diluted to achieve the most subtle of tones, very similar in character to watercolour. Such washes will dry to a water-resistant film on virtually all surfaces and successive layers of colour can be laid over. FW Artists’ Inks work well through airbrushes and technical pens. "

    If you want to take a look at some of the FW pens we have you'll find those here.