Creative talents, like houseplants and celebrities, wilt without proper attention. Keep inner artists hydrated with today’s Groupon to Colours Art Supplies and Framing. Today’s deal is valid at Colours Edmonton South on 104 Street, Colours Edmonton West on 149 Street, and Colours Edmonton Central on 105 Street. Choose between the following options:
- For $10, you get $20 worth of in-store supplies and merchandise at any of the three Edmonton locations.
- For $12, you get a two-hour Introduction to Airbrushing class offered at Colours Edmonton Central (a $25 value). Classes are offered on Saturday, August 27, Tuesday, August 30, Saturday, September 10, and Saturday, October 8. Three classes run on each of the available dates at 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 3 p.m.
Colours Art Supplies and Framing feeds creative expression with a well-stocked artisanal arsenal that includes classes and supplies for hobbyists and artists of all levels. Expert instructors guide fledgling compressed air wranglers through a two-hour Introduction to Airbrushing class, acquainting students with a variety airbrushes types through a series of icebreaker games. The classes elucidate airbrushing techniques for a number of surfaces including car fenders, birthday cakes, and stomachs, after which students soak up the basics of airbrush maintenance and cleaning. Pupils learn the fundamentals of paint wrangling with hands-on exercises, and each class is capped at eight students to ensure individual instruction.
Alternatively, those looking to stockpile tools of aesthetic exercise can peruse Colours Art Supplies and Framing’s extensive art, drafting, and graphic design inventory. An ambidextrous Pilot parallel Calligraphy pen($16.99) caters to the similar yet disparate needs of right- and left-handers alike as it metamorphoses quotidian words into flourish-filled print. Festoon immaculate paper planes with the tracks of a dozen pigment-rich pencils nestled in the custom coloured pencil kit ($10), or use a blank stretched 7x9” canvas($6.59) as a found-art portrait of the inside of a pillow.