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Docolor Makeup Brushes 10 Pcs Premium Synthetic Kabuki Foundation Brush Blending Face Powder Blush Concealers Eye Shadows Makeup Brush Set, Neon Green

These also come in purple. They make amazing plush paint brushes for a super reasonable price! $13.99 last time I checked. Buy the set at Amazon.

ENICCI Paint Brush Set of 16 – 15 Different Shapes + 1 Flat Brush – with Pallete Knife and Sponge – Nylon Hair and Ergonomic Non Slip Matte Silver Handles - with Standable Organizing Case

This starter set of traditional brushes holds up and works great. They're both soft and firm, perfect for acrylic! $14.99 last time I checked. Buy the set at Amazon.

Bianyo Mixed Media Paper Pad, 11" X 14", 60 Sheets/Each, 123 LBS/200 GSM, Spiral-Bound Pad, Micro-Perforated, Ideal for Wet & Dry Media Like Art Marker, Watercolor, Acrylic, Pastel, Pencil, Charcoal

This mixed media pad is extra large and super sturdy. Acrylics won't bleed through, and you'll save a ton on canvases by practicing in this book! $15.99 (on sale) the last time I checked. Buy it at Amazon.

 

Zwipes Microfiber Cleaning Cloths (24-Pack) - 924

No more waiting a day for plushy brushes to dry... use them again in a snap when you dry your brushes with these microfiber cloths! $15.71 (on sale) the last time I checked. Buy them at Amazon.

 

Honla 2 Pack Silicone Blade Squeegees with Hanging Hole, Teal

Spread gesso across your canvas faster using this soft silicone squeegee! $11.97 the last time I checked. Buy them at Amazon.

 

Golden Acrylic Gesso - 8 oz Jar

Add luxurious gesso coats to your canvas to smooth it out, or paint over acrylic oopsies to try again with a bright white base! $14.99 the last time I checked. Buy them at Amazon.

 

PHOENIX White Blank Cotton Stretched Canvas Artist Painting - 8x8 Inch / 7 Pack - 5/8 Inch Profile Triple Primed for Oil & Acrylic Paints

Stock up on 8x8 inch canvases for the Art Elation painting of the month! $17.59 the last time I checked. Buy them at Amazon.

 

Utopia Bedding Adjustable Bed Furniture Risers - Elevation in Heights 3, 5 or 8 Inch Heavy Duty Risers for Sofa and Table

I stumbled onto this secret after buying this group of furniture risers to use the small set to raise my art table. The extra large risers sat in storage until I realized, if you flip them over, they work as super sturdy water holders for painting! I'll never use cups again. $17.99 the last time I checked. Buy them at Amazon.

 

MEEDEN Acrylic Paint Set of 24 Colors/Pouches (120 ml/4.06 oz.) Rich Pigments Non-Toxic Acrylic Paints for Artists, Hobby Painters & Beginners

This acrylic paint starter set has lasted through 10 8x8 inch paintings, and I still have lots! You may still want to buy an occasional one-off specialty color, like Brilliant Purple, but there's a ton to work with here. The only color that I've needed to replace is white. $42.95 the last time I checked. Buy the set at Amazon.

 

art e·la·tion (Noun)The expression or application of human creative skill and imagination for the purpose of great happiness.