Art Supplies and Craft Materials Websites

Below is a list of useful sites to do with the arts.

Manufacturers

C Roberson
Long established manufacturer of art materials with an extensive range of gums, resins & mediums.
www.robco.uk

Caran d'Ache
Details of Caran d'Ache pencils & crayons including downloadable colour charts.
www.carandache.ch

Daler Rowney
Information, colour charts, technical tips & advice on Daler Rowney products.
www.daler-rowney.com

Faber Castell
Information on Faber Castell products including description of pencil manufacture process.
www.faber-castell.com

Golden Paints
Manufacturer of our Artists' Quality Range of Acrylic Paints. Packed with information on use of Golden acrylic paints, gels & mediums and an invaluable reference point for all users of acrylics.
www.goldenpaints.com

Mabef Easels
Product information & care advice for Mabef artists' easels
www.mabef.it

Michael Harding Oils
Colour chart & information on the production of Michael Harding high quality hand made oil paints
www.michaelharding.co.uk

Montana Spray Paints
Product information and colour charts for Montana acrylic spray paint
www.montana-spraypaint.com

Pebeo
Infomation & colour charts for Pebeo paints & other craft products
www.pebeo.com

Pro Arte Brushes
Product info & prices of all Pro Arte ranges of quality artists' brushes
www.proarte.co.uk

Reeves
Information on Reeves products and useful advice sections for beginners to painting in various media
www.reeves-art.com

Schmincke
Details, colour charts & description of production process of Schmincke soft pastels & other products
www.schmincke.de

Sculpey Modelling Clay
Advice, techniques & project ideas for Sculpey (similar to Fimo)
www.sculpey.com

Sennelier
Company history, colour charts & information Sennelier oil pastels & other products
www.sennelier.fr

Tulip 3d Paints
Information & colour charts for Tulip 3d paints as well as project ideas.
www.tulip3d.com

Winsor & Newton
Product info, technical data, colour charts, hints & advice on Winsor & Newton products.
www.winsornewton.com

Zest-It
Zest-it is a citrus based, non toxic & environmentally friendly alternative to white spirit or turps. Website includes detailed advice on a wide variety of painting & drawing techniques
www.zest-it.com

Local Arts Organisations

Bramshott & Liphook Art & Craft Society
Contact info for Bramshott & Liphook Art & Craft Society
www.haslemere.com/community/listing.php?businessid=308

Fernhurst Art Group
Contact information and programme of activities for Fernhurst Art Group
www.fernhurst.net/art/index.htm

Haslemere Art Society
Contact information for Haslemere Art Society
www.haslemere.com/artsoc/

Midhurst Art Society
Contact info for Midhurst Art Society
www.midhurst-tc.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=8961&contactid=9105

Surrey County Council Arts
Surrey CC website arts section includes information on upcoming exhibitions & workshops in the area
www.surreycc.gov.uk/arts

UCA Farnham
Details of arts & crafts short courses offered by University for the Creative Arts at Farnham.
www.ucreative.ac.uk/shortcourses

Waverley Borough Council Arts
Infomation on art events & programmes in the Waverley area. From Home page select "Leisure & Culture", then "Arts & Entertainment"
www.waverley.gov.uk

Art and Craft Advice, Project Ideas

About Painting.com
An excellent resource with masses of information, advice & ideas for painting in all media. Part of The New York Times "About" site with links to information on many other topics - and contains a lot of adverts.
www.painting.about.com

Arts & Crafts for Kids
On line magazine offering a wide variety of art & craft project ideas and background information
www.artsandcraftsforkids.co.uk

Artyness
Printable colouring in designs, step by step instruction on painting & drawing and art & craft ideas
www.artyness.co.uk

BBC CBeebies Colouring In
Print out pictures of BBC children's characters for colouring in
www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/colour/

Budding Artist
A very good site offering advice, lessons & exercises for all types of painting & drawing
www.buddingartist.co.uk

Coloured Pencil Info
UK Coloured Pencil Society site which includes lessons, techniques and information on exhibitions & workshops
www.ukcps.co.uk

Jacqui Blackman
A wide range of advice, information and ideas for painting & drawing of all kinds
www.jacquiblackman.co.uk

General Arts Organisations

Fine Art Trade Guild
Includes directory of UK framers & galleries, with advice for buyers of art & picture framing services
www.fineart.co.uk

Tate Gallery Website
Info on Tate exhibitions & events, plus masses of information for teachers & kids on artists, art movements & techniques (go to "Learn Online" from Homepage)
www.tate.org.uk

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