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Stuck for great gift ideas this Christmas? Want to buy your friends and family presents that will be appreciated long after the crackers have been pulled? The clever people at Winsor & Newton, makers of the world’s finest artists’ materials, have the perfect solution. Their attractive new painting and sketching gift sets are ideal for everyone on your Christmas shopping list – from teenagers to grandparents.

Aside from being great fun, painting is incredibly relaxing and can help boost self-esteem and confidence. Winsor & Newton has made it easy for everyone to unleash their inner artist this Christmas, whatever their experience! Their different ranges of beautifully packaged gift sets are suitable for absolute beginners or budding artists, indeed anyone who has ever thought about picking up a paintbrush or taking up sketching.

The Art Sets Range includes water colour, acrylic colour, oil colour and sketching gift sets that are perfect for someone who has never painted before. Each set contains all the quality materials a beginner will need. The recommended retail price for gift sets in the Art Sets Range is £19.95.

The Box Easel Sets Range consists of water colour, acrylic colour and oil colour sets. Every box includes a rainbow of colour, quality brushes and an easel. The easel included in the set has a sliding drawer which provides an easy way to store materials and is also compact enough to transport your materials around so you can find that perfect spot to paint. This range of gift sets is ideal for beginner or intermediate painters. The recommended retail price for gift sets in the Box Easel Sets Range is £29.99

The Wooden Boxes Range includes water colour, acrylic colour, oil colour, water mixable oil colour and sketching sets. The boxes come packed to the brim with 8ml, 37ml or 60ml tubes, mediums, painting accessories and quality brushes. All boxes include that all important wooden palette, which is conveniently stored within the lid of the box. In addition, there is space behind the palette for storage of paper, sketchbooks or canvasses. The recommended retail price for gift sets in the Wooden Boxes Range is £29.95.

The Winsor & Newton Christmas gift sets are available from WHSmith, Hobbycraft, The Range and other craft shops and independent art shops. To find your nearest stockist simply visit This newly launched site is also packed with artistic inspiration and information to help make it easy to unleash your inner artist.


For further information about Winsor and Newton please contact:

Samantha Stone/ Sian Bevan
Richmond Towers Communications Ltd
26 Fitzroy Square
London W1T 6BT
Telephone: 020 7388 7421

Notes to editors:

Winsor & Newton, makers of the worlds’ finest artists’ materials, was founded in 1832 and has always been at the centre of the world of art materials. It has built its reputation on the quality and reliability of its products, combined with continual product development, improvement and innovation. Today it remains true to the principles laid down by founders William Winsor and Henry Newton in the 1800’s while actively embracing new ideas, new technologies and searching the world for the best raw materials available.

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