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The Ready for Joy Empty Palettes are here! Click to purchase!

The Ready for Joy Empty Palettes are here! Click to purchase!

Ceramic Flower Brush Rest

T H E  S T O R Y

The brush rest is a much loved piece in my studios. We all need a place to rest our sopping brushes and why not a beautiful and functional place at that?
Our flower brush rest holds 5 brushes securely between the petals and leaves of this masterpiece!

 

D E T A I L S

  • Custom designed exclusively for Kristy Rice!
  • Soft ivory clay with clear glaze
  • Dimensions: approx. 3.25″ x 1.25″
  • Due to the handmade nature, slight variations may occur

Watercoloring Page Set – Fruits and Veggies (*Pages Only)

D E T A I L S

  • 3 of Kristy’s illustrations printed on textured cold press watercolor paper
  • 3 of the same illustrations printed on 100lb textured white cardstock
  • Dimensions: 8″ x 10″ – perfect for framing!
  • Free story card, practice sheet, and lesson card

**Brush & palette not included. Head here for the full Fruits and Veggies Watercoloring Pages Bundle!

 

Watercoloring Page Set – Garden (*Pages Only)

D E T A I L S

  • 3 of Kristy’s illustrations printed on textured cold press watercolor paper
  • 3 of the same illustrations printed on 100lb textured white cardstock
  • Dimensions: 8″ x 10″ – perfect for framing!
  • Free story card, practice sheet, and lesson card

**Brush & palette not included. Head here for the full Garden Watercoloring Pages Bundle!

 

Art For Joy’s Sake Spirited Watercolor Palette

T H E   S T O R Y 
Our dot cards have been enthusiastically renamed by fans – splotch cards – because they hold SO MUCH PAINT! 

This is our Spirited Watercolor Dot card and until now was only available as part of Kristy’s watercolor intensive course! 

Our watercolor dot cards make trying 12 professional pigments from the BEST of the best in watercolor manufacturers incredibly affordable!


D E T A I L S

  • 12 pigment watercolor dot card – enough paint to create painting after painting!
  • Colors included:
    • Winsor & Newton Cobalt Turquoise Light
    • Winsor & Newton Alizarin Crimson
    • Winsor & Newton Winsor Orange
    • Winsor & Newton Cerulean Blue
    • Winsor & Newton Olive Green
    • Daniel Smith Imperial Purple
    • Daniel Smith Opera Pink
    • Daniel Smith Hansa Yellow Light
    • Daniel Smith Buff Titanium
    • Daniel Smith Moonglow
    • Mission Gold Melon Green
    • Mission Gold Brilliant Pink

 

 

**Due to seasonal pigment availability, reasonable palette color substitutions may be made without notice.

***Due to the watercolor paint curing time, we do ask that you please allow extra time for shipping. Each palette is made to order, so this allows for adequate dry time! 

Artisanal Watercolor Half Pans

T H E  S T O R Y

I’ve been mixing watercolors from scratch for over a decade. There is something enchanting about working the dry pigments you’ll eventually paint with into shape. During my career I’ve used nearly all watercolors available on the market, commercial and handmade. I’m a collector of pigments. But in that time I’ve learned what I love in colors and what I want more of that didn’t quite exist. Until now.

These colors are loosely inspired by my travels to Zion National Park but also my home state of Pennsylvania, where there are more greens around every corner than anyone could imagine. You’ll find a curious collection of bright-nearly fluorescents, creamy opaques, sheer brights and earthy bolds…

Each pigment is made of at least 3 distinct natural elements. No single pigment watercolors here. My goal is to create highly pigmented colors that act a bit chameleon-like as your brush hits the paper. So will you ever see just one color in a dried swath of my watercolors – no.

 

D E T A I L S

  • 12 custom color blends to choose from!
  • Colors exist nowhere else in the world! 
  • Handmade & hand poured in small batches
  • Made with honey, glycerin, and clove oil
  • Each half pan comes with a magnet for easy attachment to metal palettes

Note: Due to the handmade nature of the watercolors, surface cracking, bubbles, & imperfections are normal & will not affect use. Pans are filled to the surface or just above.

 

T H E  C O L O R S  

Wave A more lively version of the classic cerulean blue with extra vibrancy and all the sheerness you’d expect from its classic inspiration.
Zion A slightly opaque, vibrant, velvety subtle orangey-red.
*Field Billow Sheer emerald with a hint of forest green, blended with a moderately opaque medium olive.
Sandstone Inspired by the rugged earth of Southern Utah. Slightly opaque and loves to travel and bloom in water!
Sunny A moderately earthy yellow that when dry reveals moments ranging from mustard to deep ochre.
Wahweap A berry pink with a creamy texture that dries more sheer than you’d expect.
Brook A spirited green, with aqua undertones. Sheer but saturated.
Prickly Pear Vibrant and slightly opaque. Reveals moments of raspberry and fuchsia as pigment dries.
*Earth Billow An opaque brick red, swirled with a slightly sheer terracotta hue.
*River Billow Sheer cerulean-like blue with a slight fluorescent punch, swirled with a creamy, opaque stormy sky blue.
Morning Chameleon pinks reveal themselves as this sheer pigment dries on the page.
Leaf A highly sheer and clean, yellow-infused soft green.


*A Billow is two pigments swirled into the same half pan. Truly an #artforjoysake experience where you never know quite what your brush will pick up.

 

 

“Grandma” T-Shirt

T H E  S T O R Y
Imagine Mother’s Day photos in this t-shirt. Honor that GRANDma (or Grandmama or Mimi or Nana…) in your life with some pink watercolor blooms and soft-worn-forever style t-shirt comfort! 

Kristy’s epic pink watercolor flowers feel bold and modern but still somehow sweet. It’s the perfect powerhouse gift for that superpower GRANDma in your life!

 

D E T A I L S

  • Bella+Canvas Crew Neck T-shirt
  • Colors as seen in images
  • For a relaxed fit, we recommend choosing one size up
  • Material: Depending on Shirt Color
    100% Cotton:
    White

    99% Cotton, 1% Polyester:
    Heather Ice Blue, Heather Lilac

    48% Polyester, 52% Cotton:
    Heather Orchid

 

“Mom” T-Shirt

T H E  S T O R Y
Imagine Mother’s Day photos in this t-shirt. Honor that Mom in your life with some pink watercolor blooms and soft-worn-forever style t-shirt comfort! 

Kristy’s epic pink watercolor flowers feel bold and modern but still somehow sweet. It’s the perfect powerhouse gift for that superpower Mom in your life!

 

D E T A I L S

  • Bella+Canvas Crew Neck T-shirt
  • Colors as seen in images
  • For a relaxed fit, we recommend choosing one size up
  • Material: Depending on Shirt Color
    100% Cotton:
    White

    99% Cotton, 1% Polyester:
    Heather Ice Blue, Heather Lilac

    48% Polyester, 52% Cotton:
    Heather Orchid

 

    Watercoloring Page Bundle – Fruits and Veggies

    T H E  S T O R Y

    Joy is waiting for you here. You just need to pick up the brush, fill a cup with water and be willing to play.

    I hear you…you’ve never painted before. But hear me. Your inexperience with watercolor doesn’t matter a single bit here. Not one single bit.

    I personally guarantee that if you follow the easy steps I include with this bundle, regardless of experience you will feel new joy when the brush hits the paper. I promise you will feel lighter.

    D E T A I L S

    The Watercoloring Page Set

    • 3 of Kristy’s illustrations printed on textured cold press watercolor paper
    • 3 of the same illustrations printed on 100lb textured white cardstock (for practice and experiments)
    • Dimensions: 8″ x 10″ – perfect for framing!
    • Story card, practice sheet, and lesson card

    High Quality Dot Card Palette

    • 8 of our favorite Daniel Smith watercolors!
    • Featuring: Opera Pink, Payne’s Gray, Moonglow, Cascade Green, Cadmium Red Scarlet Hue, Naples Yellow, Ultramarine Blue, & Manganese Blue Hue

    The Art for Joy’s Sake Watercolor Brush

    • Custom designed exclusively for Kristy Rice!
    • Natural wood handle with rose gold ferrule and text detailing
    • Synthetic bristles in a versatile 1/4 inch dagger shape to create countless thick and thin brushstrokes

       

      Have your own supplies & just want the coloring pages?! Head here!

      Watercoloring Page Bundle – Garden

      D E T A I L S

      The Watercoloring Page Set

      • 3 of Kristy’s illustrations printed on textured cold press watercolor paper
      • 3 of the same illustrations printed on 100lb textured white cardstock (for practice and experiments)
      • Dimensions: 8″ x 10″ – perfect for framing!
      • Story card, practice sheet, and lesson card

      High Quality Dot Card Palette

      • 8 of our favorite Daniel Smith watercolors!
      • Featuring: Opera Pink, Payne’s Gray, Moonglow, Cascade Green, Cadmium Red Scarlet Hue, Naples Yellow, Ultramarine Blue, & Manganese Blue Hue

      The Art for Joy’s Sake Watercolor Brush

      • Custom designed exclusively for Kristy Rice!
      • Natural wood handle with rose gold ferrule and text detailing
      • Synthetic bristles in a versatile 1/4 inch dagger shape to create countless thick and thin brushstrokes

         

        Have your own supplies & just want the coloring pages?! Head here!

         


        #watercolorhug Notecard Bundle of 10 – Self Mail Option

        T H E   S T O R Y 

        We’re living in a time when real hugs are taboo and so let us introduce The Watercolor Hug! 

        What is a #watercolorhug you ask? Well, we’ve developed a collection of 25 hand cut paper flower cards lovingly illustrated by our artists, then detailed with individually painted brushstrokes. 

        This bundle is a great option if you have a long list of #watercolorhugs to send!

         D E T A I L S

        *EACH SELF MAIL BUNDLE INCLUDES:

        • 10 5×7 die cut cards printed on 100lb smooth white cardstock. 
        • 10 smooth white pointed flap envelopes (with option of return address printing). 
        * International mailing available, please inquire. 

         

        Directions for ordering:

        1. Choose envelope option.
        2. Enter return address (leave blank if you chose blank envelope).
        3. Choose font style (leave blank if you chose blank envelope).
        4. Choose artwork for each #watercolorhug card.
        5. Add to cart.


        *Each #watercolorhug card is made by the artists of Momental Designs. 

         

         

        “What Would…” Pencil Collection – Women Painters

        T H E   S T O R Y

        In the spirit of making #artforjoysake, Kristy believes creative supplies should be uncomplicated and affordable.

        D E T A I LS
        • Set of 4 2B pencils with gold foil text
        • What would Frida draw? – Fuchsia
        • What would Mary draw? – Natural
        • What would Georgia draw? – White
        • #artforjoysake- teal pencil

         

        The #artforjoysake Watercolor Brush

        T H E   S T O R Y

        In the spirit of making #artforjoysake, Kristy believes creative supplies should be uncomplicated and affordable.

        D E T A I L S

        • Custom designed exclusively for Kristy Rice!
        • Natural wood handle
        • Rose gold ferrule and text detailing 
        • Short handle that is easy to maneuver
        • Synthetic bristles in a versatile 1/4 inch dagger shape
        • Create countless thick and thin brushstrokes with this one brush!

         

        You can also find the #artforjoysake 1/4″ dagger brush in the Art for Joy’s Sake brush collection here!