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09/22/2021 - 10:10am


SEPTEMBER 22nd, 6pm East

What better way to celebrate the arrival of Fall than to draw pumpkins and gourds? Artist Franz Spohn will lead a creative expedition through the array of interesting shapes, colors and patterns in the autumn fields of Cucurbitaceae, armed with Faber-Castell’s wide array of vibrant and rich Albrecht Durer Watercolor Pencils, Watercolor Markers, and Pitt Artist Pens. Franz will demonstrate botanic illustration techniques and explain the quality characteristics of Faber-Castell’s premium products that make them ideal for this genre. Franz will also mention the importance of paper selection to appropriately match the techniques with materials.  A thoroughly pleasant way to enjoy the hours of Fall’s beautiful and colorful bounty!

This event is TICKETED.

You can purchase a ticket for the event here.

First 50 Registrants will receive a sample Packet containing:

o   FC567499  Pitt Artist Brush Pen Black

o   FC167401  Pitt Artist Brush Pen White

o   FC167448  Pitt Artist Brush Pen Ice Blue

o   Albrecht Durer Watercolor Marker (assorted color)

o   FC117618 Albrecht Durer Watercolor Pencil Scarlet Red

o  FC117667 Albrecht Durer Watercolor Pencil Permanent Green


We’re giving away three Faber-Castell Watercolor Art Prize Packs. Each is perfect for exploring and perfecting your watercolor art skills.

Package 1:
24 Count Set of Albrecht Durer Watercolor Pencils valued at $70!

Albrecht Durer Watercolor Pencils contain the highest quality pigments of unsurpassed lightfastness and brilliance.  Thick 3.8 mm break-resistant and fully water-soluble leads can be easily blended when wet and become permanent when dry for rich watercolor effects.

Package 2:
12 Count Studio Gift Box Pitt Artist Pens valued at $52!

Pitt Artist Pens with brush tip and produce a line of 1 to 5 mm. They offer odorless, permanent and waterproof ink that will not bleed through paper. The India inks are lightfast and acid free. Used by artists worldwide.

Package 3:
Albrecht Durer Watercolor Markers: 5Ct. Urban Sketching and 5Ct. Plein Air. A $64 value!

Highly pigmented artist’ marker with two tips. Water-based, water-soluble ink. Soft brush tip for all-over color and sturdy fiber tip for outlines. Does not bleed through paper.

How to Enter:
To enter the giveaway you must just register to the event at this link. Rizzoli Bookstore 

Friday, September 24, 11:59 PM

All entrants must have a shipping address located in the U.S. to be eligible. Selections will be randomly made on Tuesday, September 28 and winners will be notified by email.

About the Artist:
Franz Spohn is presently Professor Emeritus from Edinboro University where he taught printmaking and illustration for 20 years. Franz has illustrated children’s books and book covers and has exhibited his prints, drawings and assemblages in numerous galleries and museums. Franz is internationally recognized for his work in using candy as an art medium and is know for the large scale, community participant murals that are constructed of gumballs. The murals, ongoing projects and artwork can be viewed on Instagram: @spohnfranz and @sirgumballs.


Suggested Supply List (optional):

In addition to the samples provided, participants may wish to purchase:

o   FC160310  Albrecht Durer Watercolor Markers 10 Ct.

  FC117524  Albrecht Durer Watercolor Pencils 24 Ct.

o   FC167146  Pitt Artist Pens 12 Ct.

o   FC185105  Artist Water Brush

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