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November 28th, 2014

Holiday Giveaway

We’re giving away ten gift sets of Stillman & Birn sketchbooks bundled with a case of QoR® Modern Watercolors from Golden Artist Colors. The watercolors are a QoR High Chroma Set, containing a six-tube palette of brilliant colors. The sketchbook is a 5½” x 8½” (14.0 x 21.6 cm.) hardbound, your choice of either a […]

September 30th, 2014

New Packaging Giveaway – Winners Announced

These are the ten winners of our New Packaging Giveaway. Each will receive their choice of one of the six sketchbooks listed in the contest.

Hannah Ivory Baker Leonie Barton Becky Cao Hap Newsom Colleayn Klaibourne Wong C. Lee George Lewis Jenny Lin D. Katie Powell Mike Walters

Winners were selected by chance using the […]

August 11th, 2014

New Packaging Coming

This week we will begin a repackaging process that will refresh the look of the Stillman & Birn sketchbook line. Why are we doing this? Because we want to make it simpler for everyone to understand the mixed media capabilities of our papers and to easily see differences between our six series. But although our […]

April 22nd, 2014

West Hartford, Connecticut Demo

Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014 Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Jerry’s Artarama of Connecticut 1109 New Britain Avenue W. Hartford, CT 06110 Phone: 860-232-0073

Artist and educator Alexandra Walters will host a demo this Saturday about mixed media techniques in Stillman & Birn sketchbooks. This back-eyed Susan (gloriosa daisy) was created by Alexandra for […]

March 14th, 2014

Zeta Series Selected by Nature Trails 2014

We are honored that our Zeta Series sketchbook has been selected by Nature Trails 2014, a prominent group of botanical artists, for a unique artwork exchange. Here is an explanation of the program’s concept:

“Nature Trails 2014, a natural sketchbook exchange, is promising to be an exciting collaboration of 15 botanical artists from all over […]

March 3rd, 2014

February Giveaway Winners Announced

These are the ten winners of our February Sketchbook Giveaway. Each will receive their choice of a Beta Series (cold press) or Zeta Series (smooth) 8.5” x 11” hardbound sketchbook along with a 12-unit set of Caran d’Ache Museum Aquarelle color pencils.

Vivian Aldridge Dana Burrell Marlo Lodrigueza Jean Mackay Vickie Nelson Niroot Puttapipat Kris […]

February 20th, 2014

February Giveaway

We’re giving away ten Stillman & Birn sketchbooks together with a set of premium Caran d’Ache Museum Acquarelle water-soluble pencils. This deluxe pencil set contains 12 leads (see details below). The sketchbook is an 8½” x 11” hardbound edition, a choice of either a Beta Series or Zeta Series.

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TO ENTER: Simply email us […]

December 3rd, 2013

Louisville Demo

Date: Saturday, December 7, 2013 Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Preston Arts Center Gardiner Lane Shopping Center 3048 Bardstown Road Louisville, KY 40205 Sample paper packets/Promo discounts

“KEEPING AN ART JOURNAL USING FINE PAPER” Artist Lloyd Kelly will host a presentation about mixed media in Stillman & Birn sketchbooks. Lloyd says there is a […]

December 1st, 2013

Holiday Sketchbook Giveaway Winners Announced

These are the ten winners of our Holiday Sketchbook Giveaway. Each will receive their choice of a Beta Series (cold press) or Zeta Series (smooth) 7” x 7” wirebound sketchbook bundled with a triad of Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolors (Primary Edition 3-Color Set).

Robert Carey Mark Fieldsend Mark Fraley Sharon Frost Serena Lewis B. […]

November 22nd, 2013

Holiday Giveaway

We’re giving away ten gift sets of Stillman & Birn sketchbooks bundled with a triad of Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolors. The watercolor set is Daniel Smith’s Primary Edition 3-Color Set. The sketchbook is a 7” x 7” wirebound, a choice of either a Beta Series or Zeta Series.

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TO ENTER: Simply email us […]

September 27th, 2013

Landscape Sketchbook Giveaway Winners Announced

These are the ten winners of our Landscape Sketchbook Giveaway. Each will receive their choice of an Alpha Series (white) or Gamma Series (ivory) 9” x 6” (22.9 x 15.2 cm.) hardbound sketchbook.

Anita Davies Don Gore John Haun Alberto Lung Guillem Mari Sabine Peiseler Chinh Nguyen Veronica Stensby Annie Strack Chantal Vincent

Thanks to […]

September 18th, 2013

Landscape Sketchbook Giveaway

Did you know that Stillman & Birn offers several landscape-format sketchbooks? The prize in this Giveaway will be one of our 9” x 6” (22.9 x 15.2 cm.) hardbound sketchbooks, bound on the short side to provide the artist with an extra wide two-page landscape spread. Ten winners will get their choice of an Alpha […]

August 18th, 2013

Nashville, TN Demo

Mixed media artist Jean Parker will host a free demo and workshop to illustrate the variety of Stillman & Birn art journals. Jean will explain the differences between each of the six series and demonstrate the wide range of media and techniques artists can use. Participants will have the chance to try out the journals […]

August 1st, 2013

Zeta Giveaway Winners Announced

These are the ten winners of the Zeta Series Giveaway. Each will receive a sketchbook bundled with a set of Faber-Castell Polychromos® color pencils.

Riko Colin Chock Martine Kervagoret Fahmi Khan E. Tage Larsen Forrest Long Tish Murphy Frederick Pitts Carolyn Raship Inma Serrano Janie Siebert

Thanks to all for participating….our next contest will be […]

July 22nd, 2013

Zeta Series Giveaway

Enter now through July 30, 2013. Easy email contest entry.

We’re giving away ten Zeta Series sketchbooks bundled with a set of FABER-CASTELL POLYCHROMOS® color pencils. Winners will get their choice of a 5½” x 8½” (14.0 X 21.6 cm.) hardbound or 6” x 8” (15.2 x 20.3 cm.) wirebound Zeta Series sketchbook and a […]

July 9th, 2013

Central New Jersey Demo

Saturday, July 13, 2013 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Colorest Art Supplies 160 Newman Springs Road East Red Bank, NJ 07701 Phone: 732-741-0001

Artist and educator Sharon Pitts will host a demonstration of the different techniques supported by Stillman & Birn multi-media art journals. In addition to watercolors, Sharon will also be demonstrating a variety […]

June 25th, 2013

Stillman & Birn Arrives in the U.K.

STILLMAN & BIRN ARRIVES IN THE U.K. We’re pleased to announce that Stillman & Birn sketchbooks have  arrived in the U.K.  Our full range is stocked by our new partner on the other side of the pond, Jackson’s Art Supplies. Website: http://www.jacksonsart.com/ Blog Post Announcement: http://bit.ly/1cgnzrC

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June 20th, 2013

Atlanta Demo

Date: Saturday, June 22, 2013 Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Sam Flax Art & Design 1745 Peachtree St NE Atlanta, GA 30309 Phone: 404-352-7200 Door prizes/Promo Discounts

MULTIMEDIA DEMONSTRATION AND WORKSHOP Presentation and Q&A about the unique multimedia features of all six series in Stillman & Birn’s premium sketchbook program. Hosted by designer Winston […]

June 11th, 2013

Denver Demo

Date: Saturday, June 15, 2013 Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Meininger’s Artist Materials 499 Broadway Denver, CO 80203 Phone: 303-698-3838

Denver-based illustrator Paul Heaston will present a demo this Saturday at Meininger’s Artist Materials in Denver. Paul will illustrate the differences between Stillman & Birn six series and demonstrate the multi-media capabilities in each. […]

June 3rd, 2013

Westchester Demo

Date: Saturday, June 8, 2013 Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM A.I. Friedman 431 Boston Post Road Port Chester, NY 10573 (near intersection of I95 and 287) Phone: 914-937-7351 Door prizes

Sharon Pitts who hosts “Watercolor Journal” workshops in Provence and Tuscany will present a demo this Saturday at A.I. Friedman in Westchester. Sharon’s painting […]