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Just A Bunch Of Beautiful & Expensive Art Supplies I Can't Afford

Let the suffering commence!

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Being broke sucks. Being broke and being an artist sucks even harder.

I just want nice things to make my art with, is that too much to ask??

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According to my bank account, it is in fact too much to ask.

I just want nice paint like these Old Holland New Masters Classic Acrylics.

They're so beautiful but also so, so expensive.
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They're so beautiful but also so, so expensive.

What I'd give for a set of Winsor & Newton watercolors.

The colors are so vibrant, but they can go anywhere from $5.75 to $28.91 a tube!
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The colors are so vibrant, but they can go anywhere from $5.75 to $28.91 a tube!

Just looking at this Charvin Extra Fine Oil Painting Set makes me want to weep!

How can something be so beautiful and cost $1,181.99? It's just cruel and unusual!
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How can something be so beautiful and cost $1,181.99? It's just cruel and unusual!

These Escoda Grafilo Kolinsky Tajmyr Sable Long Handle Brushes look like they came straight out of the LOTR universe!

Were these brushes made by elves? Did Orlando Bloom carve one himself? It's the only explanation for why they cost $12.67 a piece!

Were these brushes made by elves? Did Orlando Bloom carve one himself? It's the only explanation for why they cost $12.67 a piece!

Just look at these Mark Danube Professional Watercolor Quill Brushes!

Am I looking at a brush or a wand from Ollivander's?
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Am I looking at a brush or a wand from Ollivander's?

This Staedtler Calligraphy Pen Set came straight out of a Jane Austen Novel.

They're just so perfect in every way *cries*
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They're just so perfect in every way *cries*

This Kuretake Brush Pen was the Valedictorian of its class.

Whatever the brush pen Harvard Law School equivalent is, this brush pen went there and academically destroyed all the other brush pens. And at only $39.64 it's a total bargain, right?? *cries some more*
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Whatever the brush pen Harvard Law School equivalent is, this brush pen went there and academically destroyed all the other brush pens. And at only $39.64 it's a total bargain, right?? *cries some more*

These Princeton Catalyst Polytip Bristles Short Handle brushes are certified Ivy-league!

They're the dark horse of brushes.
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They're the dark horse of brushes.

With this Monet French Easel I could feel like I'm painting a sea of lily pads in paradise.

But even on sale it's $84.99! That's a whole $216.51 off the original price! And that's the only math I'm doing today.
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But even on sale it's $84.99! That's a whole $216.51 off the original price! And that's the only math I'm doing today.

This Jullian Patriot & White French Easel is an easel with a freaking UMBRELLA attached to it!

For only $72.99 you can paint in all kinds of weather! I didn't even know I wanted this until I saw it with my own two eyes.
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For only $72.99 you can paint in all kinds of weather! I didn't even know I wanted this until I saw it with my own two eyes.

Just look at these itty bitty Richeson Handmade Soft Pastels.

How can something so small cost so much money???!!!
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How can something so small cost so much money???!!!

The most beautiful oil pastels in the world: the Sennelier Standard and Grande brand.

Why do they look like some fancy-ass, celebrity-endorsed, Sephora brand lipsticks? Because they're literally the perfect pastel in every way. That's why.
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Why do they look like some fancy-ass, celebrity-endorsed, Sephora brand lipsticks? Because they're literally the perfect pastel in every way. That's why.

These Irojiten Color Pencils look like they belong in the MOMA.

The colors are just so divine I can't even...
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The colors are just so divine I can't even...

And DON'T get me started on Copic Markers.

Just Don't.

All of this....costs $377.28.
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All of this....costs $377.28.

All I want is this set of Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencils :(

~I dreamed a dream in paychecks gone byyyyyyy~ *sobs*
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~I dreamed a dream in paychecks gone byyyyyyy~ *sobs*

And of course, Moleskins, the Holy Grail of sketchbooks!

If you think I wouldn't sell my soul for a lifetime supply of Moleskin sketchbooks you are mistaken.
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If you think I wouldn't sell my soul for a lifetime supply of Moleskin sketchbooks you are mistaken.

These Richeson Canvas Scrapers make me feel a lot of things.

What are these fancy cheese knives doing in an art supply store??
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What are these fancy cheese knives doing in an art supply store??

Look. It's a Craftech Sienna Plein Air All in One Pochade Box

It's the plein air box easel of my dreams.
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It's the plein air box easel of my dreams.

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