Building a miniature ship inside a bottle is impressive, but not as impressive as forging a giant glass shell around the outside of an aircraft carrier. One-up ordinary hobbyists with today’s Groupon to Lake View Art Supply. Choose between the following options:
- For $20, you get $40 worth of art supplies.
- For $45, you get $100 worth of custom framing.<p>
With more than 15 years of experience filling the art cabinets of budding Picassos, Lake View Art Supply continues to foster artistic visions with a wide range of art supplies and custom-framing options. Friendly staffers can direct visual virtuosos through aisles brimming with creative media, such as watercolor kits, easels, and acrylic-paint sets along with the store’s personally packaged art sets packed with art tools and stencils of Rembrandt’s signature.
Cherished images, from personal mementos to professional photography, can be forever protected inside a custom ($35 framer fee) or ready-made ($26.50+ for a 13.5”x19”) frame. Diplomas beam from the safe shield of a standard silver metal frame, and a decoratively carved wooden frame securely locks in IOUs from Santa Claus. Finish off any style with a custom mat insert ($14.15+ for a 13.5”x19”) or a sheet of UV-protectant conservation glass ($20), which helps to combat fading images. This deal can also be used toward a gift certificate for family members, friends, or the neighbor’s dog with the most colorful doghouse.
Lake View Art Supply
Lake View Art Supply's staff of enthusiastic artists channels knowledge accumulated over 20 years in business and a passion for creation to direct patrons toward the ideal aesthetic tools. The shop was founded when the owners began discussing the inconvenience of going downtown to obtain art supplies and the dangers of carrying red paint past bovine crossing guards. Goods from brands including Louvre and Liquitex parade along gleefully crowded shelves, and a variety of easels, watercolors, and sketching supplies brings up the rear. Shop services have expanded over the years to include custom framing, information about local art classes, and guidance as to which Three Stooges film is making the Mona Lisa smile. Proud parents of paintings unveil works alongside pieces from other local artists inside the Lake View Art Supply gallery.