Like everyone, we're not sure what Christmas is going to look like this year - but while we're waiting to see who we can have for Christmas dinner we're starting to enjoy some festive cheer. Whichever way we connect this December we're encouraging our community to come together through creativity this Christmas by giving the gift of art. So, whether you're looking for the inspiration and materials to create your own hand made gift, or treating the artist in your life to something new we're got you covered. From a little luxury to the ideal stocking filler, colour your Christmas with Cass Art.
Cass Art - helping you enjoy a creative Christmas for 100 years
At Cass Art we've been supporting artists for over 100 years! That’s 100 years of fulfilling our mission to ‘fill this town with artists’ and helping our customers share their creativity with the world. It’s also over 100 festive seasons, where we’ve helped others to Give the Gift of Art to those they love!
Over the past year we’ve seen again and again the importance of creativity, and how it helps bring connections between loved ones despite the distances of lockdowns. We’ve remained determined to continue to provide artists with access to the world’s best art supplies, at the best possible prices, to ensure that you can all continue to nurture your creativity.
So, as the nights draw in and the fairy lights come up, we hope you can continue to find solace in making, and that you’ll continue to share your creations with us and our community.
Read about our family history today and discover how we’ve supported artists over the decades.
Looking For The Perfect Gift This Year?
We've collaborated to showcase some of your favourite products this festive season, from the renowned Winsor & Newton Professional watercolour half pan set to the expansive Liquitex 48 basics selection. Watch our videos below, discover what's inside the box and chose your perfect Christmas gift for the artist in your life.
Winsor & Newton Professional Watercolour Set of 24
The Winsor & Newton 24 Half Pan Set is the ideal gift for any watercolourist with its broad spectrum of brilliant, pure colours made from the finest pigments ready at the touch of a brush, housed in a portable metallic case that doubles as a palette too.
Liquitex Basics Set of 48
With a carefully curated range of 48 colours this set offers a broad spectrum of permanent, water-resistant acrylic colour with Liquitex’ s trademark clarity at an affordable price. Permanent and water-resistant, these paints are mixed with great care, to produce acrylic colours with Liquitex’s trademark clarity.
Winsor & Newton Oil Bamboo Wooden Box
The Winsor & Newton Artists’ Oil Colour Bamboo Wooden Box would make a wonderful gift for anyone serious about oil painting. It strikes the ideal balance between the finest pigments and excellent handling and mixing qualities, based on the company’s history of over 180 years of colour-making. it's also pure, stable and consistent and carries the highest degree of lightfastness and permanence.
Winsor & Newton Studio Collection Coloured Pencil Set of 48
This selection of wonderfully rich, vibrant colour thick-core pencils are ideal for artist or illustrator. Their soft texture makes blending easy and the high-quality leads mean they're beautifully smooth and responsive to use, whether you're building up intense colour or working on delicate shading. This set is also presented in a stylish plain metal tins, embossed with the iconic Winsor & Newton logo.
Winsor & Newton Cotman Watercolour and Brush Wallet - both Cass Art exclusives
The Cotman Watercolour set of 36 offers Winsor & Newton watercolour at a more affordable price, without compromising on quality. The set also includes two of their renowned Artists' Professional half pans for you to try. The Winsor & Newton Cotman Brush Wallet gives you outstanding value, with six quality watercolour brushes inside a strong zip-up wallet
Winsor & Newton William Collection Ink
The Winsor & Newton William Collection Drawing Ink Pack is an excellent introduction to the bold and beautiful world of pen and ink, complete with a booklet explaining different techniques.
Create your own festive gifts and cards
We’ve got a selection of festive how-to and guides to making your own Christmas treats this season, perfect for keeping creative hands busy during this period. Whether you’re sending a card to send some festive cheer, or creating your own prints and decorations to bring your house to life.
Find Inspiration to craft your own cards and prints
Follow our step-by-step guide to lino printing and turn your own illustrations and designs into festive prints.
Create your own Christmas papercut card
Follow our How To Guide and Top Tips to becoming a master of paper cut craft and transform your illustrations into intricate designs this season.
Not sure what to give the artist in your life?
Not sure what the artist in your life needs this Christmas? Our online gift vouchers are the perfection solution to help you give the gift of creativity. They can chose exactly what they want when they need it!
Learn the story behind our Gift of Art Christmas campaign
You’ll see some of our Cass Art Christmas woodland characters coming out of the woodwork over the next few weeks, from cheeky raccoons to elegant reindeers. They’ll be throwing snowballs, decorating their trees and sledding into the sky to help spread some much needed festive spirit and joy. All illustrations designed by our staff artist Laura Slinn. Discover the story today, and watch how the campaign came to life.
Shop online for everything you'll need. Don't forget to hashtag #cassart on social media to show us your creations