UK Art Galleries
Guide to where to buy artists materials and art supplies online. Click on names of web sites to visit respective sites, most of which offer secure payment options.
Granthams web site for their two stores in Blackpool and Preston, Lancashire. Granthams has been established in the signmaking business for over 100 years. Graphic Technology division has specialised in the supply and support of computer based graphic systems for over 15 years. Copy & Print business specialises in full colour printing in the short to medium run range. The Art & Repro. Supplies division stock and supply an enormous range of art and graphic materials.
Web Address: www.artdiscount.co.uk
Art Matters Fine Art Materials
Website includes much of the same stock that can be found in their shop in Wallingford, Oxfordshire. Business, which started in 1991, offers specialist knowledge in acrylics, pastels, silk painting and watercolour.
Web Address: www.artmatters-uk.com
Established in Rochdale, Lancashire in 1971 supplying quality stationery and Art & Craft materials.
Web Address: www.bottomleys.com
Established in 1984, a broad range of fine art materials and supplies are available. ‘Hot 100’ deal section of web site offers best selling products at low prices, plus ‘Artist’s Essentials’ section. 2 Central London art shops.
Web Address: www.cass-arts.com
UK based shop established in 1972, specialising in all material supplies for arts and crafts, situated near Winchester Cathedral. Started in 1972 as specialists in candlemaking and enamelling. Major range of Winsor & Newton artist materials and Daler boards and pads have always been stocked. Other crafts now cover most categories.
Web Address: www.creativecrafts.co.uk
Official Daler-Rowney site – comprehensive range of high quality art materials
Web Address: www.daler-rowney.com
One of the largest artists’ materials retail stores in the North West of England, at Neston, Wirral with a wide choice of all well known brands. Also picture framing service. Mounts & Ready-made Frames in stock.
Web Address: www.gallery2000.co.uk
Graphics Direct Ltd.
High quality brand name materials at affordable prices. Many product ranges available. Based in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire.
Web Address: www.graphicsdirect.co.uk
Harris Fine Art
An extensive range of art and craft materials, prints, ready made frames and made to measure picture framing service. London based.
Web Address: www.harrisfineart.co.uk
Heaton Cooper Studio Ltd.
Thousands of products described and illustrated. Little art materials shop in Grasmere village, in the Lake District, stocking many unusual and specialist art materials plus brand name art supplies.
Web Address: www.heatoncooper.co.uk
Leading supplier in Scotland of craft supplies for wood working, picture framing, moulding, glass and ceramic painting. Shop in Inver, Perthshire also has wide range of brassware, craft accessories, books, art mosaics and abrasives. Picture framing department holds stocks of moulding and mount board plus frame making materials and equipment.
Web Address: www.jeanburhouse.co.uk
John E Wright
Established in 1900 by John Wright, the company is now the leading digital imaging/copying and supplier of graphic design materials in the Midlands.
Web Address: www.john-e-wright.co.uk
T N Lawrence & Son Ltd.
Leading UK supplier for art and printmaking materials. Hove shop and Cornwall factory showroom stock more than 4000 product lines. Web site also has useful knowledge base and forum. Established 1859.
Web Address: www.lawrence.co.uk
London Graphic Centre
Graphics, computer and office supplies online. London Graphic Centre was founded in 1973 as a specialist graphic materials supplier to serve the London Design and Advertising market.
Web Address: www.lgc-unlimited.co.uk
Opened initially in Glasgow in 1834, Millers Art Shop is one of the largest in Britain. Glasgow’s only Winsor & Newton Premier Art Centre, a main Daler-Rowney stockist, carrying a broad range of products of over 25,000 product lines.
Web Address: www.millers-art.co.uk
Newcastle Arts Centre
The Arts Materials Store of Newcastle Arts Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Web Address: www.newcastle-arts-centre.co.uk
Extensive range of craft and modelling supplies. Leicester based.
Web Address: www.proopsbrothers.com
Rainbow Island Art – Art Supplies
Art supplies online, all at discounted prices.
Web Address: www.rainbowislandart.co.uk
Jersey based Art, craft and gift retailer with wide range of products at reasonable prices. Winsor and Newton Premier art shop carrying entire product range of artists materials.
Web Address: www.serendipity.uk.com
Southend on Sea based shop, with a large range of art and craft materials in stock. Also picture framing.
Web Address: www.strandgallery.com
Lancaster, Lancashire based retailer of art, craft and graphic materials established in 1972. Special offers and discounts available.
Web Address: www.studioarts.co.uk
Studio One Frames
Established in 1970 Studio One Frames, in Little Clacton, Essex, offers framing services, digital printing, design and reproductions, artist materials and needle craft centre.
Web Address: www.studiooneframes.co.uk
The Art Shop
One of North East England’s premier Artist materials supplier. Established in 1955, the Art Shop moved to Bondgate in Darlington, Durham in 1988.
Web Address: www.theartshop.co.uk
Truro Arts: Online Art Materials
One-Stop-Webshop: Friendly, expert staff on hand to help you. Huge range ART SUPPLIES, big discount ART MATERIALS, next-day FREE delivery.
Web Address: www.truroarts.com