Here you will find a list of manufacturers of Art Supplies and further down the page are Retailers.
- Ampersand Art Supply Manufacturers of Stamp board.
- Caran d’Ache
- Daler Rowney
- Derwent Pencils in Cumbria.
- Faber Castell , Faber Castell UK
- Kuretake UK. Zig products. Fantastic range of pens
- Le Franc et Bourgeois
- Pro Arte
- Royal & Langnickel
- Winsor & Newton
Here you will find a list of on line retailers of art supplies;
- Art Discount
- Chromosart UK Stockist of Golden Fluid Acrylics :) Direct link to that paint is listed below.
- Golden Fluid Acrylic; Standard Colours Golden Fluid Acrylic; Interference Colours
- Cowling & Wilcox Ltd Stockist of quality art materials at excellent prices
- Discount Art
- Great Art Discount supplier of a wide range of art materials
- Green Peper Press. They make art journalling stamps, and masks. So lush!
- Jackson’s Art Supplies UK Stockist of the full range of Golden products including the Fluid Acrylics. Many other art supplies on the site too ;)
- M Saltmarsh Great selection of Golden products and now fluid acrylics too. Wonderful traditional artist supplier on the high street.
- Marker Supply Pen stockist (USA)
- Pullingers UK site
- SAA The Society for All Artists, is excellent they have books, videos as well as art materials.
- The Vintage Moth; Online Vintage images.
- Tiger Pens
Digital Art/ Craft
- Craft Artist by Serif A simpler way to create layered projects like cards, scrapbook pages or anything you can think of to create with paper. Help page for Craft artist software
- Daisy Trail online community for users of Craft Artist software
- Photoshop for Artists. Cool site with tutorials, brushes and textures. Useful resource site for digital artists
Pens & Markers
- Cult Pens A great selection of superb pens
- Blots Pen & In Supplies. Calligraphy supplies Stockists of Zig pens
- Scribblers Calligraphy and Illustration suppliers. Superb selection of dip pens and nibs as well as inks papers and books
Giving this its own section as not many art shops supply marbling materials.
- Marble Art Galen Berry’s website. Awesome site with supplies and also samples of marbled paper for inspiration as well as a history of marbling. Also sells Marbling Combs which are not easy to find anywhere else. USA site. This is the home page but includes links to supplies page and so much more. Has tutorials on You Tube
- Marbling 4 Fun. Craig Joubert’s company, sells starter and larger marbling kits. Based in the UK, also has a number of tutorial videos on You Tube. UK based but will ship around the world. I’ve ordered a kit from them, so look out for a review on my blog at a later date.
- Stampington & Company
- Rainbow silks also stock a wide range of Satmpington Magazines
- Art Therapy Magazine A weekly UK publication. Using art to help you unwind and de-stress
Once you start collecting supplies, storage soon becomes an issue. Here are some great ways to organize your stash to keep it accessible and manageable.
- Really Useful Box Company. Fantastic quality plastic boxes, available in a huge range of sizes. Some available as drawers in towers, and you can even get custom combinations of their most popular box sizes made into a tower for you.
Finding supplier near you?
The best way to find a supplier local to you, is to start with the Manufacturer or maker of the product you are looking for, these are mainly the sites I’ve linked to, (unless otherwise stated). When you get to the manufacturers site, look for sections or tabs marked; Store Locate/Where to Buy/Find a Retailer. This will normally take you to a page where you can select a country or type in your location. This way you will find a supplier that really is close to you, rather than one that is close to me :)
Best wishes and thanks for reading, see you soon
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