We’re making room for new products this fall, so this summer event is the best time to pick up some great deals. There are many drawing materials, sketchbooks, portfolios, acrylics and oils so there’s something for every kind of artist, Drop by and try something new or pick up an old friend at a great deal.
Join us Aug 17 (12-8pm), 18 (12-5pm), and 19 (12-5pm) at the Paint Spot for our second annual Sidewalk Sale! The event is best experienced in person.
Click Here for list of some items available online. (while supplies last).
It’s a Block Party
Our sale will be in 3 tents in front of The Paint Spot at 10032 81 Avenue. The street will be closed as part of the Fringe Festival and Grindestone Theater Events. Beer gardens and live busking will also be animating our little street as you wait for your next Fringe show!
Come inside The Paint Spot for more sales and product demonstrations by local artists. Demonstration will run Noon to 5 PM most days. (Schedule subject to change. Curious? Please call 780 432 0240).
Thursday August 17 – Posca Pens Doodles
Friday August 18 – Woodzilla Press Printing
Saturday August 19 – Golden Acrylics Pastes & Gels
Stop by and watch Samantha Williams-Chapelsky demonstrate Golden artist colors line of Pastes and Gels. She will showcase mixing the textured products into acrylics, painting on top of them and using the gels as a topcoat on a finished work of art.
Sunday August 20 – Sakura Glaze Pens on Ceramic
Sakura Glaze pens are a unique type of glossy decorative art pen with raised writing you can feel! The three-dimensional ink writes well on plastic as well as non-porous surfaces, to add texture and dimension. Join us to learn several ways to use these glaze pens as a resist on watercolour paper too.
Monday August 21 – Shibori Dye with Indigo
Visit The Paint Spot to learn a few traditional Shibori techniques with Shelly Banks. Shibori is the Japanese art of binding fabric to create designs using Indigo Dyes. Here is a link on how to host your own Backyard Shibori Dye Event or take a class: Shibori Dying Class runs August 13, 2023 or Visit our Blog Post for full Shibori Dye instructions
Tuesday August 22 – Brush Pen Testing Station
Wednesday August 23 – Amsterdam Acrylic Pearl Colour Mixing
Join us for the demonstration on mixing unlimited pearlescent and metallic colours using Amsterdam acrylics, pearl and copper. See the difference black paper makes.
Thursday August 24 – Monoprint Encaustics
Friday August 25 – Gelli Plate Printing
Monoprinting is fast and easy with a Gelli Plate. Join us to make a quick 3-step print that easily creates six colors! This is perfect for schoolteachers. Here is a blog post: Gel Printing Projects for Schools. We will also experiment with image transfers using magazines, photocopies, and oil pastels.
Saturday August 26 – Dramatic Pastels
Sunday August 27 – Non-Toxic Water-soluble Oils
Introducing the new Schmincke Norma Blue Oils and Holbein Duo Oils. These professional water-soluble oil paints handle like traditional oils without the need for traditional solvents. Oil painters can enjoy painting without a toxic or smelly studio. Come feel the quality of these paints and learn about the mediums
Sidewalk Sale Featured Items – (More to be added).
You can find more deals on the Clearance Section of our website.
More to See
Vote For Your Favourite Creature
The sculptures by the kids will be on display for 2 weeks at The Paint Spot. Artist cards with display the child’s first name and age. Family and friends are invited to cast their votes and help us select the winners of the contest. Voting Ends August 26, 2023
- 1st – $50 Gift Card
- 2nd – $25 Gift Card
- 3rd – $10 Gift Card
Big Big Pop! Show
100+ art pieces on display. The theme is pop culture. The show runs July 7 to September 26, 2023
Naess Gallery at the Paint Spot 10032 81 Avenue will fill the gallery and store, from front to back and side to side, with your portraits of superheroes, political figures, comic characters, toys, gaming avatars — whoever/whatever pop Art is to you.