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Art Supplies Online
Whether you’re a professional artist, an eager amateur or someone just starting out to explore the possibilities of art, we’ve got everything you need to obtain art supplies online in Australia. We also cater for children, those budding artists of the future, to encourage them to get involved in the wonderful world of art.
Our aim is to make art enjoyable and affordable for as many people as possible. So far, we’ve helped over 50,000 customers who value our service, our great prices and our expert advice, all backed up by our guarantee of 100% satisfaction from one of the best art stores in Melbourne.
Everything You Could Possibly Need
Our product range currently extends to almost 4,000 items so it’s unlikely you won’t find what you’re looking for somewhere on these pages of art supplies online. If you can’t see what you need, get in touch and we’ll identify your requirement or, in the unlikely event we don’t stock it, we’ll tell you where you can find it. You can also visit our art supply stores for friendly help and advice.
We’re always looking to improve what we offer so something that’s not currently available may well be in stock shortly. Our range includes all types of paint, canvases, brushes, easels, drawing equipment, modelling clay and a whole variety of sets and accessories.
In fact, there’s everything any artist, whatever their experience or skill levels, is ever likely to need.
As one of the main art shops in Melbourne, we are in touch with suppliers old and new on a regular basis.
Consequently, we are able to offer a constantly increasing range of products that includes the latest items from some of the best known brands in the art world (such as Mont Marte and Winsor & Newton) through to lesser known and emerging brands.
And because we deal with them regularly and obtain products in bulk, we can pass on to you the great prices that we buy at.
Check our site frequently for new products that are added to our constantly expanding range and for special offers we feature regularly. That way, you’ll be sure not to miss out and will always obtain exactly what you want at the best possible price.
Whether you shop online or visit our store, you’re assured of a great range of products at the best prices.
Added to that is our guarantee of complete satisfaction and a customer service that’s second-to-none, with helpful and expert advice available at no extra cost.
We have a total commitment to serving the creative community and helping you achieve your goals, whatever they may be and whatever your level of capabilities.
Convenient Online Buying
Through this online art supplies store, we aim to make your buying experience the best and easiest it can possibly be. Consequently, our full range of products is available here and can be accessed by:
- Category, so you can focus only on particular types of products, mediums or areas of interest
- Price range, if you have a specific budget that you can’t exceed
- Brand, should you have a favourite make that you tend to buy most of the time
- Searching for a specific product by entering its name or description to restrict the products shown.
If you need something quickly, restrict your search to those items that are currently in stock (most of them will be because we always aim to satisfy our customers’ needs with no delay).
You can also focus on sale items and can list products in the most relevant sequence — by price, popularity, name or product code.
The intention is to make it easy to find the art supplies you want, saving you time, effort and money so you can concentrate on what you really want to do.
If you can’t find what you want, we’re here to help. Just call us or send an email and we’ll get straight on it. So you don’t miss out, you can also register to receive email notifications of exclusive deals and free art content.
Once you’ve ordered what you want, checkout is straightforward and there are payment options that include credit card, PayPal and interest free instalments. Dispatch is generally same day or you can collect from our Melbourne store.
It's as easy as that so, for art supplies in Australia, you can get creative quicker.
Call In at the Shop
If you are in Melbourne, call in at our art shop in Moorabbin, where you’ll be able to browse the stock and see at first hand what we have. It will give you some great ideas and show what’s really possible with am little time and effort. We’ll be delighted to see you and offer all the help we can.
We’re one of the premier sources of art supplies in Melbourne and, although space restrictions clearly mean the store can’t always show the full range of products, it does offer so much more.
From twice weekly art demonstrations to our efforts to help the art community generally, there’s always something happening and a great atmosphere.
That’s due to our wonderful Art Shed staff, who are enthusiastic in what they do and always available to give as much help and advice as you need.
We recognise that some of our customers are experts in their field while others are uncertain about what they need or how to achieve something, so we aim to provide just the appropriate level of support.
In order to do that, all our staff are enthusiastic about art and so can empathise with customers of all types. Many have particular specialities and so can offer advice in specific areas. If we don’t know, we’ll find out, so you can always be sure of getting the help you need.
As a family-owned business, our family values shine through — we genuinely care about art and our customers and we want you to succeed in what you choose to do. Come along to our art shop in Melbourne to find out what we’re really capable of.
Browse, get inspired and achieve your true potential.
The Benefits of Art Are for Everyone
We are a family-run online craft shop and we are all passionate artists; by artists, we don’t mean we are famous sculptures or painters, but rather people that love and truly believe in the amazing creativity of art and crafts.
There are so many misconceptions about art; people tend to think that you are born with the ability to create beautiful things and that unless you are naturally talented, there is no way you should partake in art - never mind call yourself an artist.
The opposite is quite true, however. We believe that everyone has the desire and ability to express themselves, albeit it in different ways. Art gives us all the wonderful opportunity to achieve creative expressions and is particularly beneficial when it comes to mental health.
In case you needed any more reason to buy craft products online, we’ve put together a list of the amazing mental health benefits of art for everyone:
It is a stress reliever
All kinds of art, whether it’s painting, building, knitting, sculpting or drawing are wonderful ways to deal with the high levels of stress that we all have in our everyday lives. Art is a cathartic exercise that gives your brain the much-required break that it needs; it distracts you from your problems and helps to lower your stress levels. Adult colouring books have burst on the scene for this reason in particular and they have been created specifically for stress relief.
It encourages you to think creatively
One of the things we love most about art is that there is no right or wrong answer. You can simply come up with the solution you feel the most inspired by; the opportunity for free-flowing thought allows your brain to be stimulated in different ways and become more creative. As opposed to something rigid like math, you’ll be using both sides of your brain and simultaneously exercise and improve creativity in both sides.
It builds self-esteem
Have you ever noticed a kid’s face light up when they talk about their art on the fridge? Well, this sense of accomplishment isn’t just contained to children; you don’t necessarily have to hang up your own artwork, but just finishing a beautiful piece will leave you feeling satisfied, boost your self-esteem and leave you with a wonderful sense of accomplishment.
It heightens brain activity
Any kind of new activity stimulates new parts of the brain and when it comes to art, it fires up all sorts of different brain cells that start to create connections to the other parts of your brain. Engaging in art is known to improve concentration levels and memory. It’s even been known to help people with dementia!
As you can see, art has so many amazing benefits that apply to the young and the old. If you think that art is something that you might be interested in taking up, or improving, then our craft shop online has all sorts of wonderful things for you to get your hands on - no matter what level you consider yourself at.
Check out the art shop and browse our wide range of art products. If you can’t find what you are looking for or simply need a little advice, please get in contact and we’re more than happy to help you out.