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Where is the best on line shop for art supplies such as paint, canvas

  1. theirishobserver. profile image59
    theirishobserver.posted 8 years ago

    Canvas etc very expensive in Ireland any tips?

    1. dugger62 profile image61
      dugger62posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Try ->  http://www.utrechtart.com/

      I buy most of mine from them- and I use to make my own canvas when I went to college- I really need to buy the tools and do my own.

      I buy the Studio Series in Acrylic by the pints-
      but they sell every thing else there also.

  2. Rochelle Frank profile image97
    Rochelle Frankposted 8 years ago

    Irish, you have lots of questions. Why don't you put them in the Latest Questions category?

  3. Mike Lickteig profile image85
    Mike Lickteigposted 8 years ago

    Dick Blick is a good online supplier.

  4. Sarahredhead profile image83
    Sarahredheadposted 8 years ago

    I buy all of my supplies at www.dickblick.com. They have an excellent selection from which to choose, and their prices are great. ENJOY!

  5. ravenhecate profile image54
    ravenhecateposted 8 years ago

    I have to agree that for online purchases, Dick Blick is the most reliable and least expensive.  I have ordered from other places and either got something other than what I ordered, or did not receive the purchased item at all.  Dick Blick has gotten it right every time.

    I am fortunate that I live close to an art supply place that has an excellent price for canvases and many other art supplies, but when it comes to hard-to-find specialty items, I have to order it online.

  6. theirishobserver. profile image59
    theirishobserver.posted 8 years ago

    Thanks everyone - Dick Blick is being checked out right now smile

  7. waynet profile image74
    waynetposted 8 years ago

    Since Dickblick is an American supplier of arts materials the international shipping maybe a tad too expensive, I've found amazon uk to be great for arts materials and pencils etc, but each to their own!!

  8. theirishobserver. profile image59
    theirishobserver.posted 8 years ago

    waynet - you have hit the nail on the head - the shipping is very expensive - I am now going to check out Amazon Uk - thanks

  9. profile image43
    yeahartposted 8 years ago

    I think Yeahart is good.

  10. lwlanhai profile image52
    lwlanhaiposted 8 years ago

    we can supply canvas, stretche bar and wood frame. But it is a pity, we only sale them in quantity, cause we are in china.


  11. Joy56 profile image78
    Joy56posted 7 years ago

    hi Irish, you should try The Works on line, it is and English Company, and their stuff is soooooooo affordable it is good quality too, if you ring them they are very helpful also.

  12. HauntedIsle profile image58
    HauntedIsleposted 7 years ago

    I use Great Art supplies - they are UK based and they are good for hard to find things too. I've found it a very comprehensive site for all sorts of arty things :-)

  13. theirishobserver. profile image59
    theirishobserver.posted 7 years ago

    I got some good stuff on ebay smile