The Artist Surfaces Company

The Artist Surfaces Company make high quality, stretcher bars and canvases and hand-made artist surfaces and products for artists, galleries and museums in the UK and offer 10% student discount. Their expert team is made up of staff who have had over 20 years experience in the art industry, making and selling museum quality artist surfaces products for one of London’s previous, most prestigious framers, John Jones. 020 3488 3462 The workshop address; The Sawmill, 27 Ayot Green Welwyn, Herts AL6 9BA

Where to buy cheap paint

We stock: • Emulsion paint for walls and ceilings (vinyl matt and silk) • Kitchen and bathroom paint • Paint for interior and exterior wood and metal (gloss, satinwood and eggshell) • Undercoats and primers • Masonry paint for exterior brickwork • Varnishes and woodstains • Floor and tile paint Reclaimed paint is available in a wide range of colours and sizes – from 750ml to 10 litres. A range of ‘as new’ paint donated from commercial sources is also available.     Reclaimed paint is available from the following locations for a suggested donation of £1 per litre: FRP Read more

Plinths & Shelves

In need of a plinth for the show?  – sculpture plinths and cases /  gallery furniture, sale and Hire.  15% student discount available. Other People’s Sculpture make sure you email all dims in an email Telephone +44 (0)7976396516   Another option for London is to rent  high quality plinths from Exhibition Continues. Makes money sense for shows two weeks or shorter.

Paper: Watercolour Paper

Watercolour Paper Machine-made watercolor papers come in three surfaces: Rough Hot-pressed or HP Cold-pressed (or NOT). Rough watercolor paper has a prominent tooth, or textured surface. This creates a grainy effect as pools of water collect in the indentations in the paper. Hot-pressed watercolor paper has a fine-grained, smooth surface, with almost no tooth. Paint dries very quickly on it. This makes it ideal for large, even washes of color. Cold-pressed watercolor paper has a slightly textured surface, somewhere in between rough and hot-pressed paper. Watercolor paper differs from manufacturer to manufacturer, so experiment not only with the different kinds Read more

Pigment specialists

A.P Fitzpatrick 142 Cambridge Heath Road City of London, Greater London E1 5QJ 020 7790 0884   Cornelissens & son 105 Great Russell Street, WC1B 3RY   Kremer Pigments Kremer Pigmente GmbH & Co. KG
Hauptstr. 41 – 47
DE 88317 Aichstetten
Germany 0049 75 65 911 20