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SAA Trial Items

Giving you a cost effective solution for experimenting with a wide range of brushes, surfaces, weights and colours to find what's right for your own individual artistic style.

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  1. SAA Pastel Practice Paper Trial Pack

    SAA Pastel Practice Paper Trial Pack

    Non - member Price: £7.69
    SAA Price £5.39

    Featuring every colour in the range, this trial packs allows you to explore the full range and really get to grips with pastels!

    The 160gsm, acid free, 45% cotton rag paper is textured on one side and smooth on the other side allowing you to work on your preferred surface.

    Developed for soft pastels, it is also suitable for other media including pencil, chalk, charcoal, felt tip, black lead and ink.

    10 x 35x25cm sheets in Cream, Ochre, Pearl and Dark Grey. Learn More
  2. Schmincke Horadam artists Watercolour Trial Set - Colour Selection 2 (6 x 5ml tubes)

    Schmincke Horadam artists Watercolour Trial Set - Colour Selection 2 (6 x 5ml tubes)

    RRP £40.89
    SAA Price £30.99

    This set is the perfect introduction to the latest selection of colours to be added to the hugely popular range of Schmincke Horadam Artists' Watercolours.

    Schmincke has a reputation for using only the highest-quality natural gums, water-soluble resins, and pigments which is reflected in this superior blend of vibrant watercolours.

    With the addition of 35 brand new colours, the full range now includes a very comprehensive 140 colours, most of them formulated with a single pigment. Each colour has its own individually optimised formula and this trial set is the pick of the bunch of those new colours being introduced.

    The trial set colours include:

    219 Turners Yellow
    217 Quinacridone Gold Hue
    370 Potters Pink
    473 Cobalt Violet Hue
    493 French Ultramarine
    784 Perylene Green Learn More
  3. SAA Mixed Watercolour 300gsm HOT PRESSED Trial Pack, 7 sheets - includes a variety of brands.

    SAA Mixed Watercolour 300gsm HOT PRESSED Trial Pack, 7 sheets - includes a variety of brands.

    Non - member Price: £12.39
    SAA Price £9.80

    It can be difficult to know which surface is right for you, and buying lots of different surfaces can be costly. We hope this trial pack helps you explore the variety of surfaces available to you and choose the ideal for you to achieve great results.

    This pack contains the following papers and is packed in the order below:

    1 x Bockingford, 300gsm Hot Pressed, Quarter Imp (28x38cm)
    1 x Saunders Waterford, 300gsm Hot Pressed, Quarter Imp (28x38cm)
    1 x Saunders Waterford, 300gsm Hot Pressed, Quarter Imp (28x38cm) - High White
    1 x Arches, 300gsm Hot Pressed, Quarter Imp (28x38cm)
    1 x Moulin du Roy, 300gsm Hot Pressed, Quarter Imp (28x38cm)
    1 x Clairefontaine Fontaine, 300gsm Hot Pressed, Quarter Imp (28x38cm)
    1 x Fabriano Artistico, 300gsm Hot Pressed, Quarter Imp (28x38cm)

    We have selected quarter imperial packs of 20 sheets only. More pack sizes available online and in the SAA Home Shop catalogue. (Please note: Images are for illustration only). Learn More
  4. SAA Mixed Mi-Teintes Pastel Paper Trial Pack

    SAA Mixed Mi-Teintes Pastel Paper Trial Pack

    Non - member Price: £8.99
    SAA Price £7.25

    It can be difficult to know which surface is right for you, and buying lots of different surfaces can be costly. We hope this trial pack helps you explore the variety of surfaces available to you and choose the ideal for you to achieve great results.

    This pack contains the following papers and is packed in the order below:

    3 x Mi-Teintes Black Pastel Paper, Quarter Imp (37 x 27.5cm)
    2 x Mi-Teintes China Grey Pastel Paper, Quarter Imp (37 x 27.5cm)
    2 x Mi-Teintes Light Blue Pastel Paper, Quarter Imp (37 x 27.5cm)
    3 x Mi-Teintes White Pastel Paper, Quarter Imp (37 x 27.5cm)

    We have selected quarter imperial packs of 20 sheets only. More pack sizes available online and in the SAA Home Shop catalogue. (Please note: Images are for illustration only). Learn More
  5. SAA Mixed Saunders Waterford Watercolour Paper Trial Pack, 8 Sheets

    SAA Mixed Saunders Waterford Watercolour Paper Trial Pack, 8 Sheets

    Non - member Price: £18.99
    SAA Price £15.15

    It can be difficult to know which surface is right for you, and buying lots of different surfaces can be costly. We hope this trial pack helps you explore the variety of surfaces available to you and choose the ideal for you to achieve great results.

    This pack contains the following papers and is packed in the order below:

    300gsm, NOT, Quarter Imp (28x38cm)
    300gsm, Rough, Quarter Imp (28x38cm)
    300gsm, Hot Pressed, Quarter Imp (28x38cm)
    425gsm, NOT, Quarter Imp (28x38cm)
    425gsm, Rough, Quarter Imp (28x38cm)
    425gsm, Hot Pressed, Quarter Imp (28x38cm)
    640gsm, NOT, Quarter Imp (28x38cm) - HIGH WHITE
    640gsm, Rough, Quarter Imp (28x38cm)

    We have selected the most popular sizes above. More pack sizes available online and in the SAA Home Shop catalogue. (Please note: Images are for illustration only) Learn More
  6. SAA Artists' Soft Pastels Trial Set - 24 stumps

    SAA Artists' Soft Pastels Trial Set - 24 stumps

    Non - member Price: £18.99
    SAA Price £14.99

    Try a whole spectrum of colour with these great value boxes of trial pastel stumps!

    SAA Artists' Soft Pastels are manufactured using the finest pigments to produce a smooth working, velvet textured pastel. All colours blend readily with gentle rubbing and can be mixed to produce immediate hues.

    This set includes the following colours:

    Black
    Blue Grey (5)
    Burnt Sienna (5)
    Burnt Umber (5)
    Cerulean Blue Tint (8)
    Cobalt Blue Tint (9)
    Cool Grey (8)
    Deep Green 7 Tint 5
    Deep Purple 14 Tint 5
    Dioxazine Violet (8)
    French Ultramarine (8)
    Ivory
    Light Red (5)
    Orange (3)
    Orange (5)
    Pearl Gold
    Pearl Silver
    Permanent Green Light (5)
    Prussian Blue (5)
    Raw Sienna (5)
    Rose Red (5)
    Sap Green Tint (5)
    White
    Yellow Ochre (5)

    Suitable for application to soft drawing paper, board, wood, plaster, and canvas. Drawings can be fixed with spray, fixative or framed under glass to prevent smudging.

    Please note: The pastel pieces will be approximately half a stick of each colour Learn More
  7. Daniel Smith 88 Dot Trial Card - all 5ml Colours!

    Daniel Smith 88 Dot Trial Card - all 5ml Colours!

    RRP £11.30
    SAA Price £10.17

    If you love taking a paint brush to a new colour, painting out a stroke, watching the colour flow across your paper and experiencing the joy of a beautiful new watercolour, then you are really going to enjoy this!

    Now you can try almost every 5ml colour in Daniel Smith's Extra Fine Watercolour.

    Provided on Watercolour Paper, the 88 Watercolour Dot Chart includes the painting properties for every colour with a paintable dot you can try out for yourself! Learn More
  8. SAA Mixed Watercolour 300gsm NOT & ROUGH Trial Pack, 16 Sheets - includes a variety of brands, surfaces and weights

    SAA Mixed Watercolour 300gsm NOT & ROUGH Trial Pack, 16 Sheets - includes a variety of brands, surfaces and weights

    Non - member Price: £23.30
    SAA Price £18.59

    It can be difficult to know which surface is right for you, and buying lots of different surfaces can be costly. We hope this trial pack helps you explore the variety of surfaces available to you and choose the ideal for you to achieve great results.

    This pack contains the following papers and is packed in the order below:
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    1 x Bockingford, 300gsm NOT, Quarter Imp (28x38cm).
    1 x Bockingford, 300gsm Extra Rough, Quarter Imp (28x38cm).
    1 x Millford, 300gsm NOT, Quarter Imp (28x38cm).
    1 x SAA Practice Paper, 300gsm NOT, Quarter Imp (28x38cm).
    1 x SAA Practice Paper, 300gsm Rough, Quarter Imp (28x38cm).
    1 x Saunders Waterford, 300gsm NOT, Quarter Imp (28x38cm).
    1 x Saunders Waterford, 300gsm Rough, Quarter Imp (28x38cm). - High White
    1 x Arches, 300gsm NOT, Quarter Imp (28x38cm).
    1 x Arches, 300gsm Rough, Quarter Imp (28x38cm).
    1 x Moulin du Roy, 300gsm NOT, Quarter Imp (28x38cm).
    1 x Clairfontaine Flamboyant NOT 300gsm Quarter Imp (28x38cm).
    1 x Clairefontaine Fontaine, 300gsm NOT, Quarter Imp (28x38cm).
    1 x Clairefontaine Fontaine, 300gsm Rough, Quarter Imp (28x38cm).
    1 x Clairefontaine Fontaine, 300gsm cloud effect, Quarter Imp (28x38cm).
    1 x Fabriano Artistico, 300gsm NOT, Quarter Imp (28x38cm).
    1 x Fabriano Artistico, 300gsm Rough, Quarter Imp (28x38cm).

    We have selected quarter imperial packs of 16 sheets only. More pack sizes available online and in the SAA Home Shop catalogue. (Please note: Images are for illustration only). Learn More
  9. SAA Mixed Bockingford Watercolour paper Trial pack, 1/4 imperial, 12 Sheets

    SAA Mixed Bockingford Watercolour paper Trial pack, 1/4 imperial, 12 Sheets

    Non - member Price: £12.70
    SAA Price £10.15

    It can be difficult to know which surface is right for you, and buying lots of different surfaces can be costly. We hope this trial pack helps you explore the variety of surfaces available to you and choose the ideal for you to achieve great results.

    This pack contains the following papers and is packed in the order below:

    2 x 300gsm, NOT, Quarter Imp (28x38cm)
    2 x 300gsm, Extra Rough, Quarter Imp (28x38cm)
    2 x 300gsm, Hot Pressed, Quarter Imp (28x38cm)
    2 x 425gsm, NOT, Quarter Imp (28x38cm)
    2 x 425gsm, Extra Rough, Quarter Imp (28x38cm)
    2 x 535gsm, NOT, Quarter Imp (28x38cm)

    We have selected the most popular sizes above. More pack sizes available online and in the SAA Home Shop catalogue. (Please note: Images are for illustration only). Learn More
  10. SAA Arches Watercolour paper Trial Pack, 6 Sheets

    SAA Arches Watercolour paper Trial Pack, 6 Sheets

    Non - member Price: £18.65
    SAA Price £14.90

    It can be difficult to know which surface is right for you, and buying lots of different surfaces can be costly. We hope this trial pack helps you explore the variety of surfaces available to you and choose the ideal for you to achieve great results.

    This pack contains the following papers and is packed in the order below:

    1 x 185gsm, NOT, Quarter Imp. (28x38cm)
    1 x 185gsm, Rough, Quarter Imp. (28x38cm)
    1 x 300gsm, NOT, Quarter Imp. (28x38cm)
    1 x 300gsm, Rough, Quarter Imp. (28x38cm)
    1 x 300gsm, Hot Pressed, Quarter Imp. (28x38cm)
    1 x 640gsm, NOT, Quarter Imp. (28x38cm)

    We have selected the most popular sizes above. More pack sizes available online and in the SAA Home Shop catalogue. (Please note: Images are for illustration only). Learn More
  11. SAA Mixed Drawing Paper Trial Pack, 10 sheets

    SAA Mixed Drawing Paper Trial Pack, 10 sheets

    Non - member Price: £6.25
    SAA Price £4.95

    It can be difficult to know which surface is right for you, and buying lots of different surfaces can be costly. We hope this trial pack helps you explore the variety of surfaces available to you and choose the ideal for you to achieve great results.

    This pack contains the following papers and is packed in the order below:

    1 x Frisk Black Pad - A4 sheet
    1 x Frisk Bristol Board - Ivory 280gms - A4 sheet
    1 x Frisk Cartridge Paper 110gm - A4 sheet
    1 x Frisk Cartridge Paper 200gm - A4 sheet
    1 x Frisk Velvet Card 300gsm Brilliant White - A4 sheet
    1 x Frisk Velvet Card 300gsm Ivory - A4 sheet
    1 x Yupo Synthetic Paper - A4 sheet
    1 x Fabriano Ingres Pastel Paper, 160gsm, Grey, (35 x 25cm)
    1 x Fabriano Ingres Pastel Paper, 160gsm, Taupe, (35 x 25cm)
    1 x Fabriano Ingres Pastel Paper, 160gsm, Sand, (35 x 25cm)

    We have the most popular sizes and packs. More pack sizes available online and in the SAA Home Shop catalogue. (Please note: Images are for illustration only). Learn More
  12. Canson Heritage 300gsm Trial Pack - 6 sheets (2 x NOT, ROUGH & HP) - Quarter Imperial

    Canson Heritage 300gsm Trial Pack - 6 sheets (2 x NOT, ROUGH & HP) - Quarter Imperial

    Non - member Price: £11.16
    SAA Price £8.27

    If you like the sound of this brilliant watercolour paper, you can now give the Canson Heritage paper a go with these Trial Packs, exclusive to the SAA!

    Each pack comes with 2 sheets of Hot Pressed, NOT and Rough surfaces, in 1⁄4 Imperial sheets (28 x 38 cm / 11"x15") so you can really get to grips with the range and find out which is your favourite!

    Canson Heritage Watercolour Paper uses a unique formulation of surface sizing, giving you remarkable fidelity and vibrancy of colour!

    The sizing produces a surface strength which is so good, it withstands the use of colour pencils, lifting and scrubbing as well as paint, opening up a whole new range of possibilities for watercolourists.

    100% cotton, mould-made and made using techniques similar to those of handcrafted paper, these beautiful sheets gives crisp rendering, uniform washes and ensures brightness in both wet and dry media. Learn More

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