If your child is a budding artist you want to be sure you do everything you can to encourage their passion and creativity. To help nurture their love for art it is important to buy them proper, good quality art supplies. Whether your child is in middle school, high school or college it is possible to find them good art supplies without spending a fortune. Here are some of the best back to school art supplies for your child.
Prismacolor Scholar Art Pencils
You will find these popular art pencils from Dick Blick Art Supplies, a favorite for teachers, students and professional artists. This company has been a leader in art supplies since 1911. Perfect for your child of any age these art pencils are designed for students and aspiring artists. They are the best selling artist colored pencils, recommended by art teachers and professional artists. They come in sets of: 12 pencils for $8.30, 24 pencils for $16.10, 36 pencils for $23.50 and 48 pencils for $30.50. With their rich colors and blend ability it is easy to see why these one of the best back to school art supplies for your child.
Blick Wonder White Brush Set
Second on the must have back to school art supplies for your child is this wonderful six piece art brush set for $16.49. This six piece set of synthetic brushes are perfect for painting with acrylic paints, watercolors and much more. Included in the sets are a: Bright (size 8) long handle, Round (size 6) long handle, Flat Foot (½ inch wide) short handle, Round (size 2) short handle, One-Stroke (¼ inch wide) short handle and a Script (size zero) short handle.
Alphacolor Soft Pastels
These individual soft pastel color sticks come in a huge variety for your art student, and teachers also. No matter what is on your school supplies list they will have it. You can purchase: Basic Colors (which are primary and secondary colors) set of 12 for $ 6.14, set of 24 (also includes tertiary colors) for $10.45, 48 (has colors from 24 set and also two blacks, two whites, four different grays and four different fluorescents.)
for $20.90 and 144 (this large set includes 24 primary, secondary and tertiary, with six sticks of each color) for $41.75. two of each gray, dark gray, medium gray, light gray, very light gray and one white and one black. They also offer packs of landscape, white and multicultural portrait colors which are out of stock but will be back in supply shortly, you can inquire with them to find out when they will be in stock. With such a large selection this is a definite must on the best back to school art supplies for your child. one black charcoal soft pencil (#1), three chalk pencils (in Sepia, White and Sanguine), one pastel stick (in Sanguine), one charcoal stick , one kneaded eraser, and one paper blending stick.
Creatacolor Basic Drawing Set
This ten-piece high quality pencil set is from Austria and is available for $11.82. They come in a beautiful metal hinged box. The set includes: Monolith solid pencil-size stick of pure graphite, one Nero extra-soft black drawing pencil, one black charcoal soft pencil (#1), three chalk pencils (in Sepia, White and Sanguine), one pastel stick (in Sanguine), one charcoal stick , one kneaded eraser, and one paper blending stick.
Le Plume II Dual-Tipped Markers
Last on my list for the best back to school art school supplies for your child inspires the artist in every child. You can get these high quality markers in a variety of sets of twelve including: Basic colors, Bright colors, Garden colors, Landscape colors, Renaissance colors and General colors. All the sets of twelve cost $24.67, they also have a set of 24 General colors for $45.99. With every color imaginable your child will be able to create amazing works of art in their at class with these markers.