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45th Anniversary Seal Serving you for over 45 years, Lenz Arts offers the largest selection of fine art supplies and the oldest custom frame shop on the Central Coast. Described as "one of the last real art stores on the West Coast," people drive for hours to take advantage of our selection of materials. From the finger-painting toddler to the professional gallery artist, we've got you covered!

Hear what one of our young customers says about Lenz Arts:
(Yes, unrelated and yes, not paid!)

 

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RIVES BFK SALE!
Rives BFK Printing Paper.
22x30 white, 250 grams, acid-free. 100% cotton, 100 Pack.
List $510.00
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In-Store Demonstrations - Free!

Sennelier Pastels
Saturday, July 26, 1-3 p.m.

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Camille LaPointe-Lyons, who teaches under-graduate and graduate classes at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, will demonstrate and discuss Sennelier soft pastels. Camille demonstrates up and down the West Coast. Learn more about Camille at her website:
www.camillelapointelyons.com

And remember that we will have lots of one-day sales on the day of the demonstration! Plus a free raffle and free samples for those who attend the demo!


Winsor & Newton Watercolors
Saturday, August 16th, 1-3 p.m.

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Winsor & Newton representative and chemist Steve Gallidorfer will be presenting the technical aspects of watercolors such as which pigments to use when and why, color mixing, lightfastness, the history of particular colors and also the use of watercolor mediums to change the paint's characteristics. Steve is always entertaining and is happy to answer any of your painting questions.
Website: Winsor & Newton Watercolors.

And remember that we will have lots of one-day sales on the day of the demonstration! Plus a free raffle and free samples for those who attend the demo!

And more demos coming. . . check back for more information!

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You'll hear about our demos and we'll include news, art information, specials, some humor and otherwise keep you in touch with happenings at Lenz Arts, the art mecca of Santa Cruz!

Wow! Charbonnel Aqua Wash Etching Inks!

 

Silk Cut Lino
Lenz Arts is now stocking Silk Cut Lino, the pinacle of printing linoleums!

Lenz Arts Store Front
Our 10,000 square foot location—wall to wall artist supplies!

 

Sales/Information: (831) 423-1935
Custom Picture Framing: (831) 425-7111
Hours, directions, and full contact information.

 

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