Winsor & Newton Cotman

After months of deciding, I finally bought my own Winsor & Newton Cotman set!

2016 08 W&N box

Ta daaaaa ♥

Since I can’t afford the 45 set yet, this will do. I ordered mine from The Opinionated Store. It was my first online purchase from a local art supply store. It was hassle free! I just messaged my order on their Facebook page, selected the method of payment (Online bank) and delivery (LBC), and I got it the next day ♥.

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2016 08 W&N closed

So pocket friendly!

2016 08 W&N unboxing 1

Just like yummy candy ♥

2016 08 W&N unboxing 2

With a travel brush!

The W&N Cotman sketchers pocket box is Winsor & Newton’s student grade. The colors included are: Lemon Yellow Hue, Cadmium Yellow Hue, Cadmium Red Pale Hue, Alizarin Crimson Hue,  Ultramarine, Intense blue or Pthalo Blue, Viridian, Sap Green, Yellow Ochre, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, and Chinese White.

I can’t wait to try my new bbs. ♥

Bras Basah

As I said in my previous post, we went to our preferred areas on our second day of our SG trip. My preffered place to go to was Bras Basah Complex. If you’re an art hoarder in the art field, THIS is the place to be!!!

This building is an artist’s heaven. ♥

I discovered Bras Basah Complex in the internet while looking for places to go before our SG trip. A lot of bloggers recommended this place because of Art Friend, Art Mark, and Straits. They have brands that are not available/hard-to-find in the Philippines!
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art friend copic sets

Copic marker sets.

copics 1

Copic Ciao & Copic Sketch markers

copics 2

art friend notebooks

This notebook / sketchpad aisle is HEAVEN. ♥

art friend bulk buys

I saw this in between the two Art Friend stores. I bought 2 packs of the Montval paper. What a steal!!!

art friend bulk buys 2

After browsing the wares of Art Friend and Art Mark. We checked out Basheer Graphic books. The interior design section has a lot of books only sold there!

I'll buy you... some day.

I’ll buy you… some day.

basheer id detail books

We then went to Straits after. Its near the Bras Basah Complex so might as well visit.

straits

I was supposed to buy watercolor tube/pans on this trip but I didn’t find what I was looking for. So these are what I hoarded:

I’m sure this will last for months/years. Happy with my haul ♥