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Posted by Sarah @ PIA on Jul 10th 2024

Happy World Watercolor Month! This July, we're celebrating the vibrant world of watercolors, a beautiful and versatile medium that sparks inspiration to all kinds of artists, from young budding painters to experienced paper crafters. From compact to-go palettes perfect for on-the-go to dazzling mica-infused watercolors that sparkle with every stroke, our selection is as varied as it is inspirational. Discover the rich opacity of Japanese watercol… Read more

Posted by Sarah @ PIA on May 13th 2024

Discover the timeless allure of ink stones – a cherished practice dating back over 7000 years. Originating as a mortar for grinding ink, these stones have transcended into essential tools for modern calligraphers and artists seeking to infuse their work with a touch of tradition. Crafted with care and adorned with symbolic elegance, ink stones serve as both a grinding surface and reservoir for ink. Explore our curated selection of ink sticks and… Read more

Posted by Sarah @ PIA on May 6th 2024

Celebrate teachers in style with our handpicked selection of gift ideas for the educators who inspire us every day! From funky everyday writing pens to organizational tools designed to streamline the classroom experience, we've curated a collection that's sure to delight. Show your gratitude with gifts that combine functionality with flair, perfect for enhancing both productivity and creativity. Whether they're jotting down notes, organizing supp… Read more

Posted by Sarah @ PIA on Apr 30th 2024

Step into the world of timeless craftsmanship with Raphael, the esteemed fine art brush maker tracing its roots back to Paris in 1793. For over two centuries, the Sauer family has nurtured and refined the legacy, crafting brushes cherished by artists worldwide. Upholding the revered tradition of master and apprentice, Raphael’s skilled craftswomen undergo years of training, culminating in the creation of each exquisite brush. Imported from across… Read more