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Gift Cards

Gift Certificate Cards

Give a gift of choice. Use them on supplies, classes, workshops, framing and more... Never Expires. 

Yupo Watercolour Paper

Yupo Watercolour Paper

20x26 Sheets
Sale $4.95

9x12 Pads
Sale $18.50

11x14 Pads 
Sale $27.93

6x15 Pads 
Sale $21

Craftech Sienna Plein Air Pochade Box and Accessories

Craftech Sienna Counterweight Easel

Once you see how versatile and easy the Sienna Counterweight Easel is to use, you will never want to paint on anything else.

QoR Modern Watercolors (by Golden)

QoR Modern Watercolors (by Golden)

33% Off
11ml tubes - 83 colours
Work fantastic on the yupo paper!

New. Modern. Strong. Vibrant. Versatile.

ArtResin® Epoxy Resin

ArtResin® Epoxy Resin

Tough, clear, glossy, thick, WILL NOT YELLOW like its resin cousins.

Chromatemp Tempera

Chromatemp Tempera Paint

30% Off 16oz 

Formulated for posters, windows, and crafts. Perfect for Stampede windows!

Kazan Squirrel Mop and Wash Brushes

Kazan Squirrel Mop and Wash Brushes

Best watercolour brush of all time.

Original Copic Marker Sets

Original Copic Marker Sets

Ideal for calligraphy, airbrushing and graphic arts. Sets of 12, 24, 36 and 72

Utrecht Oil Paint

Utrecht Oil Paint

Professional Oil Colours. Affordable.

Princeton 6600 Mongoose Brush

Princeton 6600 Mongoose Brush

25% Off

Synthetic mongoose is for great for oils and good for acrylics. Very durable.

Robert Simmons Titanium Brushes

Robert Simmons Titanium Brushes

40% Off
#4 Flat Shader

Acrylic or Oil - precise stroke control. Retain sharp edge or point even when wet.

Bombay India Ink

Bombay India Ink

25% Off

Lightfast, Archival, Waterproof, Brilliant, Transparent & Opaques, Non-toxic, for Pen or Brush.

Golden Open Acrylic Paint

Golden Open Acrylic Paint

GOLDEN OPEN Acrylics are a slow-drying formulation with a slightly softer consistency than GOLDEN Heavy Body paints. The increased working time allows for more traditional techniques once only possible with oils.

Daler Rowney - Special Effects Palette Knife Collection

Daler Rowney - Special Effects Palette Knife Collection

50% Off
reg $60
SALE $30
includes a zippered case!

Seven distinctively shaped blades excellent for heavy body painting techniques.

Edgar Payne - Composition Of Outdoor Painting

Edgar Payne - Composition Of Outdoor Painting

"If you can only buy one book on Composition of Outdoor Painting, this is the one!"

Gamsol Solvent

Gamsol Solvent

SALE $47.50/gallon

Safe and odourless mineral spirits.

Canvas Primed Cotton Rolls

Canvas Primed Cotton Rolls

Ready to roll. 100% cotton duck canvas is ideal for painting with oils, acrylics, or alkyds.

Canvas Unprimed Cotton Roll

Canvas Unprimed Cotton Roll

Unprimed canvas sold on a roll or by the foot. Suitable for oils, acrylics, and alkyd paints

Ceracolors • Water-Soluble Wax (Encaustic Paint)

Ceracolors • Water-Soluble Wax (Encaustic Paint)

Water-Soluble Wax (Encaustic Paint); Doen not require heat!

Chameleon Multi Color Tones Pens

Chameleon Multi-Color Tones Pens

SALE: $124 Deluxe 22 Pen Set
Reg $166

Automatic Blending. COOL!

Derwent Inktense Pencils

Derwent Inktense Pencils

Pencil to ink in just one wash.

Derwent XL Drawing Charcoal Blocks

Derwent XL Drawing Charcoal Blocks

Smooooth, Big, Bold, Rich, Water-Soluable, 6 shades

E353 • Art Advantage • The Masters Beech Studio Easel

E353 • Art Advantage • The Masters Beech Studio Easel

Great easel with large deep tray - one of the most incredible and affordable styles to enter the art market!

Faber-Castell Pitt Pastel Pencils

Faber-Castell Pitt Pastel Pencils

Oil-free leads. Perfect complement to pastel crayons for details, but also on their own. Compact lead containing the highest quality pigments. Ideal for drawing lines and shading as well as blending.

Gamblin Solvent-Free Gel

Gamblin Solvent-Free Gel

Keep a safe studio. Features: smooth flow and transparency, yet holds the shape of your brushmark; Moderately fast drying rate and increased gloss. {REVIEW}

Grey Scale and Value Finder

Grey Scale and Value Finder

Used to to determine colour values and intensities.

H.J. Finest Hog Bristle Brush

H.J. Finest Hog Bristle Brush

Finest quality, great for oil painting. Long metalic blue. Brights, filberts, flats, rounds or angled.

Holbein Air-Tight Iron Brush Washer

Holbein Air-Tight Iron Brush Washer

Leak-proof. Airtight. Rust-proof. Makes washing brushes fun (almost).

Jack Richeson Adjustable Pine Lyre Easel

Jack Richeson Adjustable Pine Lyre Easel

Artists on a strict budget can afford this great easel constructed of sturdy pine wood to keep the quality high and the cost low.

Linen Rolls

Linen Rolls

Acrylic primed, Oil primed, or unprimed Currently Featuring: Galcia #588 Acrylic Double Primed Linen (Medium Tooth) Comes on a roll 54" Wide.

Nielsen Bainbridge EcoCare Graphic Frames

Nielsen Bainbridge EcoCare Graphic Frames

3 styles to choose from: Natural, Rich Bamboo and Black.

Nitram Fine Art Charcoal

Nitram Fine Art Charcoal

Considered the finest charcoal for drawing by professional artists.

PRO ART French Style Easel With Level Bevel

PRO ART French Style Easel With Level

Good for the traveling artist, outdoor painting and also in the studio. This one has a level built in.

Studio Designs Futura Glass Station Silver/Black

Studio Designs Futura Glass Station Silver/Black

Heavy gauge steel construction and beautiful safety glass for durability.

Neil Patterson Book - Oil Painting

The Oil Painting of Neil Patterson

$45

75 images of dazzling colours applied in a loose and generous style straight out of the tube.

Value Finders - Red & Green

Value Finders - Red & Green

35% Off

What the heck are those little red pieces of plastic I see artist looking through all the time?

"MEGA" H Frame Beech Easel

Will hold canvas sizes up to 84"! Folds flat. Sturdy, functional and a solid piece of furniture that will add stability to your studio.

Derwent Watercolour Pencils

Derwent Watercolour Pencils

The beauty of watercolour. The precision of pencil. Soft in texture. Easy to blend and layer. 72 Bright Colours.

Faber-Castell Polychromos Pastel Crayons

Faber-Castell Polychromos Pastel Crayons

25% Off

Bright pigment. Harder pastels perfect for drawing. 

Guerrilla Painter 6x8 LapTop

Guerrilla Painter Boxes

20% Off
6x8 and 8x10

Perfect for travel and quick paintings on-the-go. comes with a built-in universal tripod mount.

Mellotex Brilliant White Paper

Mellotex Brilliant Smooth White Paper

SMOOOOTH

Virtually no detectable surface texture!

Pro Art Metallic Acrylic

Pro Art Metallic Acrylic

SALE $5.59
reg $7.99

Brilliant finish on paper, cardboard, canvas, metal or plastic.

Wood Manikin Hands

Wood Manikin Hand

40% Off

Practice makes perfect. Sketch in right proportions in any position.

Winsor & Newton Artists' Watercolor Large Pans

Winsor & Newton Artists' Watercolor Large Pans

Versatile. Clean. Great for beginners because the colours don't mix together. Perfect for large scale work or large brushes.

Canson Montval Watercolour & All-Media Field Books

Canson Montval Watercolour & All-Media Field Books

All-Media 50 sheets or Field book of 20 watercolour sheets proportioned for your landscapes.

SourceTek Linen Panels - Premium

SourceTek Linen Panels

We are proud to be the new Canadian distributor for SourceTek linen panels - by far the best panels for painting!

C-2 Plein Air Frame

Classic Plein Air Frames • Ready Made

20% Off
6x8, 8x10, 9x12, 11x14

Lovely finish with rubbed gold metal leaf.

Craftech Sienna Plein Air Pochade Box and Accessories

Craftech Sienna Plein Air Pochade Box and Accessories

An easel and a palette in one. Lightest and smallest full easel available.

Simply Simmons Extra Large Brushes

Simply Simmons Extra Large Brushes

HUGE brushes for oil, acrylic and watercolour. Great quality at a great price.

Strathmore 500 Series Bristol Drawing Paper

Strathmore 500 Series Bristol Drawing Paper

Great paper for: Graphite pencil, coloured pencil, charcoal, sketching stick, pen & ink, marker, soft pastel, mixed media, oil pastel, light wash and collage.

Gator Foam Canvas Panels

Gator Foam Canvas Panels

Inexpensive, archival, primed for oil or acrylics. Perfect for outdoor painting.

Palette Painting Knives - New Age Collection

Palette Painting Knives - New Age Collection

31 unique shapes. Use with paint, paste, gels or encaustic wax.

Handy Porter -

GatorBox with GatorTrax - Panel Carrier & Storage Box

The only wet (or dry) painting panel carier and storage box you'll ever need. Perfect for travel, outdoor painting, workshops and in the studio. It is weather resistant and extremely durable.

Handy Porter -

Handy Porter - "Guerrilla Painter" Transport/Storage Boxes and Totes

Keep your paintings safe during transport or while they are drying. Great for plain-air painters or for painting workshops.

Pastel Roz Box and Bag

Richeson Pastel Roz Box and Bag

The BEST Pastel carying sollution. Trays have foam inserts for the ultimate protection of your soft pastels. Fits Unisons perfectly. Beautiful brushed metal with foam inserts. Lightweight. A must for travel, classes or working outdoors. 

Robert Simmons Sapphire Brushes

Robert Simmons Sapphire Brushes

A superior blend of the highest-quality tapered synthetic filaments and finest european-dressed pure red sable. Great for watercolour, oil, acrylic, encaustic and more...

Artist Sketch Book - Robert Bateman

Artist Sketch Book - Robert Bateman

25% Off
All sizes

Suitable for pencil, charcoal, ink, acrylics, pastels and oil pastels, water colour pencils, watercolour, tempera and paste ups.

Faber-Castell Pitt Oil Base Pencil

Faber-Castell Pitt Oil Base Pencil

Oil, rather than wax. Lightfast. Will last over 100 years. These pencils will write on ANYTHING. Most importantly, on OIL PAINTINGS! A must have!

Jack Richeson Spiral-Bound Sketchbook

Jack Richeson Spiral-Bound Sketchbook

50% Off MSRP
6x8, 8x10, 9x12, 11x14

Brilliant white, acid-free paper for charcoal, pencil, and pastels.

Multi Media Beech Studio Easel

Multi Media Beech Studio Easel

Premium quality oak. Easy to adjust. Perfect for oil, acrylic, watercolour, pastels and drawing. Folds flat.

Strathmore Blank Cards and Envelopes

Strathmore Blank Artist Trading Cards

These blank cards make it easy for artists to express themselves in a small format and exchange or share their creations.

Winsor & Newton Artists' Oil Set

Winsor & Newton Artists' Professional Oil Bamboo Box Set

Professional quality box set with artists quality paint, brushes and everything else you need to create a masterpiece. Conveniently stored in a beautiful bamboo carying case. The perfect gift.

Winsor & Newton Galleria Acrylics

Winsor & Newton Galeria Acrylic Paint

High quality smooth acrylic paint. Affordable.

Canson Mi-Teintes Touch sanded texture board

Canson Mi-Teintes Touch sanded texture board

Unique surface texture allows for many creative possibilities and layering of pigments. Pastels, charcoal, crayons, & acrylic perform beautifully.

Connoisseur #7 Round Kolinsky Sable Pocket Brush

Connoisseur #7 Round Kolinsky Sable Pocket Brush

Famous quality true Kolinski sable. Gold plated brass handle with matching cap that keeps the bristles safe in your pocket and perfect for travel. 

Artograph Tracer - Art Projector

Artograph Tracer - Art Projector

A basic art projector for the beginning artist, crafter or designer. Project images up to 14x enlargement for quick and accurate tracing. Murals, signs, banners, drawings...

Prismacolor Scholar Art Pencil Set

Prismacolor Scholar Art Pencil Set

Strong thick lead. Creamy. Blend colours easily. Great for students.

SpectraFix - Natural Spray Fixative

SpectraFix - Natural Spray Fixative

NATURAL Fixative Perfect For Holding: Pastel, Charcoal, Conte Crayon, Pencil, Casein, Watercolour, Tempera, Gouache and Under Oil Paints. Safe indoors!

Winsor & Newton Series 7 Kolinsky Sable Brushes

Winsor & Newton Series 7 Kolinsky Sable Brushes

World's finest watercolour brush.

Yarka St. Petersburg Watercolor Pans - Sets

Yarka St. Petersburg Watercolor Pans - Sets

Made in Russia for a hundred years. Semi-Moist. Famous Quality. The lid is a palette and there is room for a brush. (we recommend the Kolinski travel brush). Great for travel.

Arches Text Wove

Arches Text Wove

Suggested Applications: Screen Printing, Offset Litho, Block Printing, Letterpress, Drawing, Laser Printing, Photocopying, Calligraphy, Bookbinding, Endleaf and Covers.

Canson Ingres Drawing Papers

Canson Ingres Drawing Papers

Lighter weight than Mi-Teintes, with a "laid" finish for pastel, pencil, or charcoal. Great for bookbinding.

Catalyst Silicone Painting Blades and Wedges

Catalyst Silicone Painting Blades

Tools that move paint. Great for oils and acrylics. ALSO - because they are heat-resistant, they excel with encaustics! 

Catalyst Silicone Painting Wedges

Catalyst Silicone Painting Wedges

Tools that move paint. Great for oils and acrylics. ALSO - because they are heat-resistant, they excel with encaustics! 

HJ Hard Cover Sketchbooks

HJ Hard Cover Sketchbooks

YES - The one that lays flat! Landscape or Portrait.

Princeton 6300 Synthetic Bristle Brush

Princeton 6300 Synthetic Bristle Brush

Faux Brisle good for oils and great for acrylics, long handle.

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Winsor & Newton Sceptre Gold II Brushes

Winsor & Newton Sceptre Gold II Brushes

Excelent for Water Colour, but also fine for Acrylic & Oil.

Daler-Rowney FW Acrylic Water-Resistant Ink

Daler-Rowney F&W Acrylic Water-Resistant Ink

Water resistant, permanent, light-fast, intermixable with acrylics, 38 colours.

Princeton 3050 Miniature Synthetic Sable Brush

Princeton 3050 Miniature Brushes

Synthetic Sable. Great for Watercolour and suitable for acrylics • Designed for detail work.

Princeton Cabernet Synthetic Brush

Princeton 7150 Natural Red Sable Brush

Great for Watercolour • Affordable Red Sable • Short handle • Pure Kolinsky

Custom Framing

Custom Framing

We have the highest quality components, a dramatic selection of designs, and a professional framing team ready for your piece! We give you the white glove treatment.

Manilla & Cartridge Pads

Manilla & Cartridge Pads

Manilla paper pad is creamy yellow, light weight paper for all dry media. The creamy colour makes this paper great for conte and or pastel as well as graphite.

Cartridge paper pad is white drawing paper with a slight tooth. It is an affordable choice for students, schools and artists. Great for charcoal, graphite stick sketches, markers, and more.

Custom Cut Mat Board (Matting)

Custom Cut Mat Board (Matting)

Matting creates an appealing transition between image and frame. Available Mat Boards: White Core, Black Core, Rag, Suede, Acid-Free Suede

Fredrix Archival Watercolor Canvas Board

Fredrix Watercolor Canvas Board

25% Off

Revolutionary unique texture, acid-free, no buckling, lifting capabilities, durable, simply amazing.

Gamblin Galkyd Medium

Gamblin Galkyd Medium

Galkyd is an alkyd resin painting medium that increases the fluidity of oil colors and speeds their drying time. High Cohesion / Fast Dry.

Gamblin Galkyd Slow Dry

Gamblin Galkyd Slow Dry

Galkyd Slow Dry is formulated to have strength and flexibility and to keep the surface of oil paintings open for approximately three days. Low Cohesion / Slow Dry.

Gesso - Wood Formula (Black)

Gesso - Wood Formula (Black)

Perfectly seals the porous wood surface in preparation for painting.

Neo Megilp

Neo Megilp

Neo-Megilp oil painting medium is a soft, silky gel. Medium Cohesion / Moderate Dry.

Pro Art Artist's Acrylic Gesso

Pro Art Artist's Acrylic Gesso

Economically priced acrylic primer.

Fredrix Canvas Pads

Fredrix Canvas Pads

Real canvas in an economical pad. Ready for use with oils or acrylics.

Gamblin Cold Wax

Gamblin Cold Wax

Cold wax can be used to make oil colors thicker and more matte.

Gamblin Galkyd Lite

Gamblin Galkyd Lite

Galkyd Lite is different from galkyd because it is made from an alkyd resin that has a lower viscosity. Medium Cohesion / Fast Dry.

Gamblin GAMVAR Picture Varnish

Gamblin GAMVAR Picture Varnish

The perfect picture varnish. Gamvar Varnish was developed by Gamblin and conservators at the National Gallery. It is used on acrylic, alkyd and oil paintings.

Glass Services & Replacement

Glass Services & Replacement

Framing glass is often the most important, yet most overlooked part of picture framing. We have every type of framing glass under the sun.

Liquitex Large Palette Knives

Liquitex Palette Knives

High quality stainless steel blades. The complete range of 36 knives encompasses innovative and unique large scale shapes in addition to smaller, more traditional knives.

Paperblanks Sketchbooks & Journals

Paperblanks Sketchbooks & Journals

Beautiful designs. Artistic binding. Stylish patters. Gorgeous unique books for writing or drawing. Stunning renditions of classical books. Various styles, sizes and prices. Record your special moments in style.

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Object Mounting

Object Mounting

Hot & Cold Mounting; Wet Mounting; Vacumm Mounting; Pressure Sensitive Mounting; Dry Mounting.

Copic Marker - Block Stand

Copic Marker - Block Stand

This expandable block stand makes a great studio desk accessory. Sections sold individually. Buy more and stack 'em.

Plaque Mounting & Laminating

Plaque Mounting

Plaque Mounting is a modern and durable way of hanging your photos. This is a new way of showing off your photos without a frame! Your photos are mounted on sturdy, high density wood and permanently sealed with a matte, UV protected laminate. The plaque has a sleek bevelled edge that come in a variety of colours.

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