I just wanted to thank you for your fast service in shipping my order, it was here within two days. I have also found that your prices are lower than most of the craft stores in and around my town, which I am also thankful for. I am disabled and money is short--every penny counts. So far you have had anything I've needed and shopping online is much better than driving around from store to store, looking for a parking place and waiting in line to fight the traffic back home. Thanks!!!

Ann Creedmoor, NC

More Testimonials »

Styles & Periods

Styles & Periods

Hard-Edge Painting

Hard-Edge painting arose in the 1960s in opposition to figurative and geometrical art and as a reaction to Abstract Expressionism. It is included in the new direction of painting of the 1960s that is generally called Post-Painterly Abstraction. Hard-Edge painting is characterized by its flat, broad fields of color. The forms in Hard-Edge painting are few, and are crisply defined by sharp contours. By reducing the amount of forms in a painting and eliminating the presence of a defined light source, Hard-Edge painters were able to negate depth, object and figure, thereby giving the painting – that is the stretcher and canvas itself – the distinction of being the object. This can be interpreted as total unity of the picture plane. Some of the most successful Hard-Edge painters include Agnes Martin, Ad Reinhardt, Ellsworth Kelly and Kenneth Noland.


Feeling inspired? Try out these fine products…

From $1.39

Americana Acrylic Paints

by DecoArt

All-purpose craft paint

From $0.93

From $3.59

From $18.39

Fearless Watercolor for Beginners

by North Light

Adventurous painting techniques to get you started.

From $5.43

From $2.50

Academy Watercolors

by Grumbacher

User-friendly and affordable watercolors

Latest Product Reviews

Mixing White--I do not recommend it, as the colors don't blend well. Titanium White is still my favorite for mixing. It's true that the colors don't change with the Mixing White, but I find it impossible to use. Titanium White blends so beautifully. I haven't used the other colors of this brand, but I don't care for the Mixing White.
- Karen in Chicago
I love these crayons; they are great for mirror or window art, and blend very well together.
- Karen, D in Detroit, MI
Best website to shop with. Great prices and shipping is fast.
- H Jordan in Salton City, CA

Free Download for Kids

Download free coloring book pages Download FREE coloring
book pages to color at
home or school.

View Pages »

Please wait...
Please wait...
Please wait...