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Made By An Artist, For An Artist

WE DON'T SHIP ORDERS, WE SEND PRESENTS!

Get an unforgettable gift of hand-crafted art materials.

Fill your pockets with our artist-grade treasures like pure-pigment handcrafted watercolors, cotton paper sketchbooks, brushrolls made with exotic fabrics and handcarved ceramic palettes.

MADE BY AN ARTIST, FOR AN ARTIST.

FROM OUR STUDIO TO YOURS.

Watercolor Sketchbooks

Made with 100% cotton, 220gsm handmade paper from India
Large Watercolor Sketchbooks - Portrait
Large Watercolor Sketchbooks - Portrait
Large Watercolor Sketchbooks - Portrait
Large Watercolor Sketchbooks - Portrait
Large Watercolor Sketchbooks - Portrait
Large Watercolor Sketchbooks - Portrait

Large Watercolor Sketchbooks - Portrait

Regular price Rs. 3,373.00
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• DIMENSIONS - 13.5” x 8”

• Paperback cover with a deckled and hand-torn edges 

• 22 pages (44 sides) 

• Paper - 100% cotton, Indian handmade paper, cold press, 220gsm, Rough

• Cloth cover - Upcycled, high-quality Indian fabric

Our sketchbooks are hand stitched, paperback and cloth bound suitable for watercolors and other water-based mediums.

Sketchbooks are saddle-stitched so that they can open flat for easy use. The papers have deckled edge and hand-torn edges to maintain a rustic look. This size is perfect for those of who love painting big. 

Each sketchbook comes packed in a free cotton bag which can be used to carry other art supplies too.

IMPORTANT - Although we are using a more expensive shipping service and absorbing some of the cost to make it affordable for you, please know that we cannot guarantee before-Christmas delivery in our Holiday sales this time. The world is still in chaos and all shipping services are currently experiencing delays and such.

We offer free shipping in India and we don't expect any shipping delays here. But if you are across the ocean from us, we'd really appreciated it if you are patient with us and still supported our little business this season. :)

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Large Watercolor Sketchbooks - Landscape
Large Watercolor Sketchbooks - Landscape
Large Watercolor Sketchbooks - Landscape
Large Watercolor Sketchbooks - Landscape

Large Watercolor Sketchbooks - Landscape

Regular price Rs. 3,373.00
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• DIMENSIONS - 13.5” x 8”

• Paperback cover with a deckled and hand-torn edges 

• 22 pages (44 sides) 

• Paper - 100% cotton, Indian handmade paper, cold press, 220gsm, Rough

• Cloth cover - Upcycled, high-quality Indian fabric

Our sketchbooks are hand stitched, paperback and cloth bound suitable for watercolors and other water-based mediums.

Sketchbooks are saddle-stitched so that they can open flat for easy use. The papers have deckled edge and hand-torn edges to maintain a rustic look. This size is perfect for those of who love painting big. 

Each sketchbook comes packed in a free cotton bag which can be used to carry other art supplies too.

IMPORTANT - Although we are using a more expensive shipping service and absorbing some of the cost to make it affordable for you, please know that we cannot guarantee before-Christmas delivery in our Holiday sales this time. The world is still in chaos and all shipping services are currently experiencing delays and such.

We offer free shipping in India and we don't expect any shipping delays here. But if you are across the ocean from us, we'd really appreciated it if you are patient with us and still supported our little business this season. :)

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Paper Stacks - 100% Cotton, Cold Press, Archival
Paper Stacks - 100% Cotton, Cold Press, Archival
Paper Stacks - 100% Cotton, Cold Press, Archival
Paper Stacks - 100% Cotton, Cold Press, Archival

Paper Stacks - 100% Cotton, Cold Press, Archival

Regular price Rs. 1,530.00
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Available in stacks of 12 and 24, our world-renowned watercolor paper is now available in loose sheets. Handcrafted paper from India, made with 100% cotton rag, 220gsm, luxurious bright-white paper.

Perfect for watercolors, calligraphy, wedding suite printing, gouache, metallic watercolors and acrylics.

• DIMENSIONS - 8.5" x 6.75"

• Paper Color - bright white

• 220gsm

• Paper - 100% cotton, Indian handmade paper, cold press, Rough texture

The papers have deckled edge/hand torn edges to maintain a rustic look. Please note that since these are handmade papers, you won't find perfect, parallel, straight edges. But then again, that is the beauty of artisanal papers.

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Artisanal Watercolor Sets

Mini Beginner Watercolour Set
Mini Beginner Watercolour Set
Mini Beginner Watercolour Set

Mini Beginner Watercolour Set

Regular price Rs. 4,018.00
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Brand new Beginner Watercolor Set made with 10 colours that are specifically curated for beginners. Enjoy a high mixing range in these colours. 

Ready to meet the colors?


1. Butterfly Pea Ultramarine - A staple in almost all artists' palettes, our Ultramarine blue leans towards a cooler side. It has a large tonal range.
Pigment - PB29
Semi-transparent, granulating, non-staining
Lightfastness - I 

2. Lemon Yellow- The perfect cool yellow offering a lot of control, use this gorgeous yellow to mix bright, tropical greens
Pigment - PY3
Semi-transparent, non-granulating, low staining
LightfastnesS - II (Our tests are going on on this pigment, until we update with the correct LF rating, we suggest you use this color carefully)

3. Quin Gulaal (Quinacridone Rose) - Gulaal is a beautiful warm rose color in Indian culture. Our Quinacridone Rose is the perfect rose color with just the right amount of warmth in it. It's a highly important mixing cool red in many artist's palettes.
Pigment - PV19
Transparent, non-granulating, staining
Lightfastness - I 

4. Deodar Green - Named after the towering Deodar trees of the Himalayas, this cool green is an absolutely essential mixing color. It'll give you beautiful sap greens with warm yellows, neutrals with warm reds and jewel tone purples with cool reds.
Pigment - PG7
Transparent, non-granulating, staining
Lightfastness - I

5. Mace Burnt Sienna - The most useful warm earthy orange with superb granulation, it demands a permanent place in artists' palettes.
Pigment - PBr7
LF - I , Semi opaque, medium granulating, non-staining

6. Turmeric Yellow Ochre - A staple in almost all artists' palettes, it is a warm, earthy, golden yellow with a large tonal range.
Pigment - PY42
Opaque to transparent, non-granulating, non-staining
Lightfastness - 8 (1 is lowest, 8 is highest)

 

Each pan is magnetised. The paints come in their individual portable tin boxes. All tin boxes in our shop are shipped in upcycled, colorful cotton bags, which you can reuse in any manner you wish. Since the bags are upcycled, we can't promise everybody the same kind of bag.

It is natural for some paints to have cracked surfaces by their nature. However, we assure you, the cracks don't affect the performance of the paints.

IMPORTANT - Although we are using a more expensive shipping service and absorbing some of the cost to make it affordable for you, please know that we cannot guarantee before-Christmas delivery in our Holiday sales this time. The world is still in chaos and all shipping services are currently experiencing delays and such.
 
We offer free shipping in India and we don't expect any shipping delays here. But if you are across the ocean from us, we'd really appreciated it if you are patient with us and still supported our little business this season. :)

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The Spice Box Set
The Spice Box Set
The Spice Box Set

The Spice Box Set

Regular price Rs. 3,695.00
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This palette includes six half pans of artist grade paints named after the spices of India. Ready to meet the colors?

1. Turmeric Yellow Ochre - A staple in almost all artists' palettes, it is a warm, earthy, golden yellow with a large tonal range.
Pigment - PY42
Opaque to transparent, non-granulating, non-staining
Lightfastness - 8 (1 is lowest, 8 is highest)

2. Indian Red Chilli - A cool, dusky, earth red, it is the perfect color for pink flesh tones. It has a large tonal range.
Pigment - PR101
Opaque to transparent, medium granulating, non-staining
Lightfastness - 8 (1 is lowest, 8 is highest)

3. Butterfly Pea Ultramarine - A staple in almost all artists' palettes, our Ultramarine blue leans towards a cooler side. It has a large tonal range.
Pigment - PB29
Semi-transparent, slight granulating, non-staining
Lightfastness - 8 (1 is lowest, 8 is highest)

4. Cinnamon Mars Orange - A warm earthy orange perfect for landscapes, plant pots and urban sketching. It has a large tonal range.
Pigment - PR101
Opaque to transparent, minimal granulation, non-staining
Lightfastness - 8 (1 is lowest, 8 is highest)

5. Staranise Caput Mortem - A classic purple-brown with a cool pink undertone, this is a rich color with a large tonal range.
Pigment - PR101
Opaque to transparent, minimal granulation, non-staining
Lightfastness - 8 (1 is lowest, 8 is highest)

6. Mars Black Pepper - a stunning black that granulates with a beige undertone. Use it to paint textured grey metal or mix it with other dark-values colors to add dark granulation to that paint.
Pigment - PBk11
Opaque to transparent, heavily granulating, non-staining
Lightfastness - 8 (1 is lowest, 8 is highest)

Each pan is magnetised. The paints come in their individual portable tin boxes. All tin boxes in our shop are shipped in upcycled, colorful cotton bags, which you can reuse in any manner you wish. Since the bags are upcycled, we can't promise everybody the same kind of bag.

It is natural for some paints to have cracked surfaces by their nature. However, we assure you, the cracks don't affect the performance of the paints.

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Shimmers - Set 1
Shimmers - Set 1
Shimmers - Set 1
Shimmers - Set 1
Shimmers - Set 1
Shimmers - Set 1
Shimmers - Set 1

Shimmers - Set 1

Regular price Rs. 5,668.00
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This set of scintillating handmade watercolors adds a touch of royal glimmer to your artwork. Perfect for watercolors, calligraphy and other decorative crafts. This set contains nine magical colors with dynamic properties -

1. Sunspear - the most beautiful gold mica color inspired by the stunning gold details in Rajasthani miniature paintings. Add a royal touch to your artworks with this.

2. Dewdrop - a muted silver glimmer, leans towards a bluish silver look. The particle size is larger, perfect for adding a subtle shimmer to other base colors.

3. Acorn Glint - An intense red-brown mica paint, it is named after the shiny glint on autumn acorns.

4. Seaglass - Reminiscent of the ocean treasures, this duochrome pigment shows both blue and green.

5. Rose doré - One of my favourite duochrome pigment that dances between a subtle gold and a shimmery classy rose, depending on how you hold it to light on white paper. On black, it reveals its rose side.

6. Gilded leaf - A duochrome pigment flitting between a subtle green and gold on white paper. It looks a solid gold on black surfaces.

7. Papillon - Reminiscent of the iridescent wings of butterflies, this duochrome pigments shows both pink and blue.

8. Haku - a special interference paint named after my sweet kitten, Haku. Adds a shimmery blue glint to any colored surface, like the blue of beetle wings.

9. Satsuki - a special interference paint named after my sweet kitten, Satsuki, Haku's sister. Adds a shimmery pink magic to any colored surface

You can choose to buy this with our popular matte black cotton handmade paper which will work perfectly with these metalics. The pack of paper will contain 6" x 8" (4 sheets), 4" x 6" (4 sheets) and 3" x 4" (4 sheets).

 

 

All these paints are non-toxic and have excellent UV stability.

 

 

The set comes with a free matte black tin box. Each pan is magnetised to ensure it doesn't move inside the box.

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Shimmers - Set 2
Shimmers - Set 2
Shimmers - Set 2
Shimmers - Set 2
Shimmers - Set 2
Shimmers - Set 2

Shimmers - Set 2

Regular price Rs. 5,668.00
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Get this set of scintillating handmade watercolors to add a touch of royal glimmer to your artwork. Perfect for watercolors, calligraphy and other decorative crafts. This set contains nine magical colors with dynamic properties:

1. Holly Red- A fiery red reminiscent of the glint of holly berries.

2. Hibiscus - a beautiful deep pink shimmer, like a lovely eyeshadow.

3. Stardust - touch this and it literally feels like touching stardust. The particle size is big and you get a gorgeous silvery shimmer of a snowy night. Add it to a base paint and watch the magic.

4. Atlantis - One of my favourite duochrome pigment flitting between a brilliant turquoise on white paper and gold on colored surfaces.

5. Shadow Blue - a beautiful duochrome that dances between a subtle shadow color on white paper and an electric blue on colored surfaces.

6. Copper - A classic pearlescent color.

7. Jiji - Named after our sweet black cat, Jiji, this glimmering dark grey color is so beautiful!

8. Orchid Glow - a special interference paint reminding us of the gorgeous purple orchids.

9. Mistletoe - a stunning interference paint to add magic to your illustrations.

You can choose to buy this with our popular matte black cotton handmade paper which will work perfectly with these metalics. The pack of paper will contain 6" x 8" (4 sheets), 4" x 6" (4 sheets) and 3" x 4" (4 sheets).

 

 

All these paints are non-toxic and have excellent UV stability.

 

 

The set comes with a free matte black tin box. Each pan is magnetised to ensure it doesn't move inside the box.

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Why choose us?

Truly Special Packaging

Look out for all sorts of extra love like paper and paint samples, notes written on seed paper, tea packets, etc., all wrapped in a soft cotton bag made with upcycled fabric.

No Additives

Our paint is made of only two things - pure pigments and organic gum arabic binder. No fillers, additives and harsh chemicals to diminish the beauty of our colors.

By An Artist, For An Artist

Our founder, Trupti Karjinni, is an internationally-recognized, accomplished watercolorist herself. Her high expectations from the supplies she uses is reflected in the art materials we carefully create for you.

Renowned Customer Service

Because you are basically family to us, we treat you like one. Our customers always hear from us immediately. You will ALWAYS feel cared for at Blue Pine Arts.

Keeping a millenia-old tradition alive

Paints were hand-mulled by the Egyptians, during Renaissance, by the Old Masters, during Impressionism, to even this day where Rajasthani miniature painters grind and mull their own paints.

We are honored to be the torch bearers of this historical art ritual.

because you are special...

We don't ship orders, we send presents!

Cotton bags, paint & paper samples, tea and a thank you note on seed paper - just a few extra goodies from us to make your package unwrapping special.