2018, the colourful year…

Hello everyone, below is the program of our colour demo days in 2018. My interest in Colour, that endless field of study, is growing stronger all the time and, as most of you know, Sharon Muir has joined our team in Mullumbimby and is a passionate colourist. So we thought we would join forces to…

If you’re feeling a creative wave building up…

If you’re feeling a creative wave building up… (in you or your loved ones!) please note that we shall be opened in Byron Saturday 23rd AND Sunday 24th until 3.30pm reopening on January 4th (normal hours) in Mullum Saturday 23rd until 3pm, reopening January 16th

Sennelier 125th Christmas Specials

To celebrate Sennelier’s landmark anniversary here are a few Xmas specials… Please order by Saturday 9th December for a delivery around December 19th/20th WATERCOLOURSWatercolour metal box with 12 x 1/2 pans: normal price $126 / Xmas price $95 Watercolour wooden “treasure chest” with 20 x 1/2 pans, a porcelain palette, masking fluid 75ml, graphite stick,…

Who has the cutest little art store in Australia? Mullumbimby!!!

Let it be know to all ARTISTS, CREATIVES & CRAFTS PEOPLE OF THIS WONDERFUL SHIRE that of today, November 7th 2017 STILL @ THE CENTRE Byron Bay’s uniquely beautiful art store has opened a smaller version of itself —ever so cute and carrying all our/your favorite art materials brands— in… Mullumbimby! Conveniently located at The…

Paper making demo this Saturday… book now!

Born in Paper demo this Saturday! When writing my Canson blog this month, I was racking my brains about a demo on paper: “Would love to, but what? Maybe giving everyone some papers to try: this paper for pastels, this paper for paint, this one for drawing… “ Basically I gave up on the idea…

Fun and amazing… the Piñata Alcohol Inks have arrived in store!

We now carry the full range (19 colours), in the two sizes (14.79 ml & 118.29 ml) of the Piñata inks. These are highly saturated, fast-drying alcohol inks for any hard surface, including glass, metal, plastic, vinyl, ceramic, stone, leather, YUPO, foil, wood, encaustic, fiberglass, acrylic, polymer clay and more. Indelible and impervious to water…

Paint drying too fast in this heat?

Is your paint drying too fast in this heat? Are you fed up with the smell of turps? Would you like more “open time” to work on your monoprints? OPEN acrylic might be just right for you… We will tell you more about them on our Demo day coming up and give you a chance…

“A journey of a thousand strokes starts with one good brush”

and this what we explore this month! This month again it’s all about brushes… however this time Oriental ones! My latest post is about my visit to Kumano, a little town where they make 80% of the brushes in Japan, its delightful brush museum and even… brush grave! Read it here and enjoy! Also letting…

We now stock Gamblin etching and relief inks… + their ink modifiers!

We’ve finally picked a brand to complement our existing watersoluble Aquawash by Charbonnel. And what brand… nothing but the best here! Gamblin is a very high quality American firm with ambition : “At Gamblin, our mission is to lead oil painting and printmaking into the future. To us this means crafting materials as they ought…