SketchBox April 2015 Review + Coupon – Art Subscription Box
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SketchBox is an art subscription box that sends hand-picked art supplies, with an art print, every month. Monthly boxes are $25.00/month and they ship worldwide. If you prefer higher end supplies, you can get the premium box for $35.00/month. I was sent the regular $25.00 box for review.
Cost: Basic Box $25.00, Premium Box $35.00/month. There are also discounts for longer subscriptions.
What’s in the box? A group of hand selected art supplies, and one piece of art to inspire you. The premium box has higher quality supplies that tend to be more expensive.
Shipping: Shipping is free to the US, $10.00 to Canada and $25.00 to the rest of the world. SketchBox ships to anywhere USPS delivers.
When will the box ships? First business day of the month.
How do I cancel? You can cancel from your account.
I love Sketchbox’s box. There is a beautiful print on the lid and the logo looks like it was “sketched” on. The box is very cute and appropriate for an art subscription.
There wasn’t a regular information card. There was a letter enclosed that explained everything in the box and a bit about the box.
All the art supplies were packaged together and wrapped with a bow.
The art print is by Morgan Ashley from San Francisco. She used all the supplies in this month’s box, to create the print. I like the print and think is edgy. I am going to hang it in my office.
There was a SketchBox sticker included in the box.
Tombow Dual Brush Pen (3 Qty) $5.36 each. There were three Tombow Watercolor Markers. The markers have a fine point tip and a flexible brush tip.
This is a look at the Tombow markers.
The following colors were in the box:
- Color 228: (top). The top photo shows how each end writes and the color.
- Color 027 (bottom left) This is a medium brown shade
- Color N57 (bottom right) This is a dark grey color.
Sakura Micron 03 Ink Pen: $5.55 each These pens have a 03 size. I love using pens like this for journaling or scrapbooking. These pens can be used to outline your art.
This is a sample of how the Sakura pens write.
Princeton Art & Brush Co Shader $4.79 and round $3.59: Two Princeton Paint brushes were included in the box. There was a shader brush and a precision round brush.
This is a close up of the brushes. They are nicely made and can be used with various types of paint.
Final Thought: This box had a total value of $35.59. The cost of the box is $25.00, so I think the value of this box was pretty great. I am not an artist, but I thought there was a nice variety of supplies. There were 7 different tools, plus a beautiful, edgy print. SketchBox is a nice box for artists or people who love to be creative. Each month is a new box of goodies to use to be artistic. You can try SketchBox with this link and the code DONTGO to save 10% on your first box.
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