It's no secret that Black Friday is a great time to pick up a bargain on tech. But it's also a top time to bag a bargain on trad art tools. Amazon in particular is a great place to pick up some top art supplies on the cheap - and we're talking 40% off or more. Here we've rounded up the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals we've found, so you can upgrade or stock up for less.
Faber-Castell Pitt artist pens with assorted tips (black):
£18.35 £8.15 at Amazon
56% off: Thinking of getting into ink drawing? This is a great place to get started. This artist's wallet contains six black Faber-Castell Pitt artist pens with different tips. The ink is waterproof and permanent, and the brand promises a smooth, even flow of ink.
Royal & Langnickel Essentials sketchbox set:
Save 29%: This kit contains everything you need to start expanding your sketching skills. As well as traditional graphite sticks and pencils, this set includes pastel pencils, charcoal and compressed colour sticks. There's also blending stumps to add dimension.
Castle Art Supplies oil paint set (24 colours):
Save 20%: A large set of 24 oil colours in 12ml tubes - that's quite a lot of paint for your money. All the standard colours, plus they blend really well. The seller provides a money-back guarantee.
Derwent Academy Colouring Pencils and Graphite Pencils:
Save 40%: Need a go-to drawing kit? This Derwent box set contains 30 coloured and graphite pencils, plus a sharpener, eraser, paint brush, drawing pad and a project sheet with useful tips and three projects to complete.
PIN 8pc Drawing Pen, Black Ink, 8 Pack Assorted Nib Sizes:
Save 69%: These pens are perfect for drawing, sketching, graphic design, water colouring or inking comics, they come with a range of line widths and they're filled with fade-resistant Uni-Ball Super Ink.
Sharpie Electro Pop markers:
Save 52%: Everyone loves a Sharpie, so who can resist a pack of 24 in an assortment of dazzling colours? Get in there and add a bit of brightness to your life.
Modelcraft Precision Craft Knife Set:
Save 30%: No self-respecting designer should be without a set of precision knives for nailing those layouts in an old-skool style. This set comes with a choice of 3 knife handles & 13 various blades.
Arteza Fineliners Fine Point Pens:
Save 20%: Ideal for colouring, drawing and detailing, here you get 72 super-fine, 0.4mm tip, water-based fineliner pens that feature triangular barrels so they give you the perfect grip and won't roll off your desk.
AmazonBasics Permanent Markers:
Save 31%: Keep things simple with this basic set of 24 coloured markers, with durable fine points that create bold marks and clean lines; ideal for writing, doodling and drawing.