While the right side of the brain is wired for logical and mathematical calculations, the left side pursues abstract interests, such as painting official portraits of our future president supercomputers. Hone in your creative talents so you can one day impress President CX-5563 with today's Groupon: for $25, you get $50 worth of paints, canvases, and more at Art Supplies in the City, valid for online shopping and in-store purchases at the South State Street location.
Art Supplies in the City outfits fledgling finger-painters and brush-wielding virtuosos every artistic accoutrement they could possibly need for their creative endeavor. Capture a nascent vision by applying smooth charcoal strokes ($3.49) on an acid-free, 12"x18" paper pad ($15.19). Auteurs can nurture their ever-changing masterworks from acrylic adolescence ($27.99 for a six-paint set), through oil-glossed adulthood ($25.95 for five-paint set) until retirement inside MC Hammer's stretch Hummer. Junior crafters can gussy up the neighborhood with sidewalk chalk ($3.55) or bedazzle bedroom windows with washable markers ($6.36), while parents and teachers sequester messy projects to freestanding children's easels ($99.99). Showcase your finished masterpiece with mounting supplies, including adjustable uniframes ($12.95).
Art Supplies in the City also carries books and instructional videos that await eager students with lessons on oil painting ($29.95) and pastels ($19.95). A Bob Ross-hosted three-hour DVD imparts basic landscape painting wisdoms and teaches students how to daub spruce trees with their beards, also known as “nature’s brushstroke” ($39.99).
545 S State St.
Chicago, Illinois 60605Get Directions