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Sakura of America’s New Koi Creative Art Colors (CAC) Make a Splash!

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

@SakuraofAmerica’s new Koi® CAC (Creative Art Colors) Watercolors are compact kits packed with unique colors and effects for one of a kind projects. Koi CAC is available in 12 and 24 color kits. Each cake set includes 4 metallics and 8 fluorescents. Learn more by searching the hashtags #SakuraKoi or #SakuraKoiCAC, and click here to find them on OEX.

Luxe Watercolors for Shimmer, Shine & Luminescence

Koi CAC are pocket sized with essential accessories for painting on the go. Create unique washes and blends with the metallic, fluorescent, and pearlescent paints; explore a whole new spectrum of stunning effects by mixing these Creative Art Colors with your traditional watercolor set.

The set of 24 features an additional 12 pearlescent colors exclusive to the set. The vibrant fluorescent hues are perfect for adding a pop of color that glows beautifully under a black light. The metallic and pearlescent shades are ideal for adding shimmer to your lettering, illustrations, comic characters and mixed media paintings. These special effects also work great on black paper.

New Sakura Pigma Micron Web Site & Contest

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

Sakura wants you know about a brand new consumer website they launched last week. celebrates stories behind the users of Micron pens, has video tutorials and shares the history and science of the rich Pigma ink. It’s also the host for portfolios of well known artists including illustrator Lisa Congdon (author of the new book Art Inc: The Essential Guide for Building Your Career as an Artist), science illustrator Sean Edgerton of the Cal Academy of Sciences, and lettering artist Arley-Rose Torsone who has been featured in the Huffington Post and Martha Stewart Magazine.

Please take a look at the very fun social media feed pages that track what artists and customers out in the world are doing with Pigma ink products.

Fan Homepage

sakura fan page

Hand Lettering Homepage


Zentangle Home Page

Along with the site, there will be a giveaway to 100 participants if they create and upload a Youtube video describing their love of Pigma Micron pens. Retailers, Sakura would love your help spreading the word through your Facebook page and blog:


Sakura was recently voted by Art Materials Retailer as the #1 most “Fabulous Product” and we hope after visiting the site you can see why Pigma Micron is a favorite among artists of all disciplines.