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Our store occupies over 10,000 square feet. Described as "one of the last real art stores on the West Coast," we carry the gamut so you can find everything that you want!
Below is a sampling of our stock, so please call us at (831) 423-1935 if you don't see something that you want or would like to check stock before driving a long time to visit us. (Last updated Feb. 2021.)
BRUSHES: We have approximately 10,000 brushes in stock! Artist brushes, foam brushes, sets of brushes. Winsor & Newton, Isabey, Princeton, Escoda, Connoisseur, Raphael, Robert Simmons, Grumbacher, DaVinci, Richeson, Fibinacci, Royal Langnickel, Silver Brush, FM Brush, and more!
ADHESIVES: Masking tapes, Scotch tapes, double-sided tapes, ATG tape, archival hinging tapes, document repair tape, 3M spray adhesives, liquid glues, rubber cement, super glues, PVA, adhesive sheets, etc.
PRINTING/PRINTMAKING: Screen printing materials and inks, Screen printing sets, etching inks, scribes, linoleum blocks, linoleum cutters, brayers, block printing inks, etching inks, etching tools, tarlatan.
PENCILS: This is just a sampling... Graphite pencils (Turquoise, General's, Cretacolor, Design, Derwent, Stabilo), wax/oil-based colored drawing pencils (Faber-Castell, Prismacolor, Derwent, General's, Caran d'Ache, Lyra, Pentalic), colored drawing pencils (Verithin, Col-Erase), water-soluble colored pencils (Caran D'ache, Cretacolor, Derwent, Stabilo) and water-soluble colored crayons (Caran D'ache, Cretacolor), drafting pencils. We have a TON of pencils and sets!!
MARKERS·PENS·INKS: Markers, Paint Pens, and Writing Pens (Sanford, Pentel, Uchida, Pilot, Niji, Marvy, Zebra, Itoya, etc.), Technical Pens, Inks (Pelikan, Higgins, Koh-I-Noor, Dr. Martin's, Winsor&Newton, F.W., Liquitex, Sennelier Shellac, etc.), Nibs (calligraphy, writing, sketching), etc. Molotow, Posca, Montana, DecoColor, and more!
CANVASES: We have the second largest selection of Masterpiece Canvases in the world! We also stock Winsor & Newton Classic Canvases as well as Frederix Watercolor Canvases. We stock well over 1,500 canvases! Prestretched canvases in several bar weights also available with linen (rectangles, squares from 3"x4" to 4´x6´ and ovals too). Plus our frameshop can stretch custom sizes for you.
CANVAS/LINEN BY THE FOOT/ROLLS:
PAPER: Rolls, Pads, Specialty Papers, Watercolor Blocks, Origami Papers, Hardbound Sketch Books, Watercolor papers, Drawing Papers, Bristols. Strathmore, Canson, Arches, Winsor & Newton, Rowney, etc.
FRAMING: A room devoted to 2,000 pre-made frames, thousands of pre-cut mats, aluminum sectional frames (8" to 40"), a variety of mat cutters (Logan, Dexter). Thousands of matboards ready to cut. We also have a full-service professional custom frame shop.
MATBOARDS: One of the largest retail selections of matboards in the United States (Bainbridge, Crescent, and Canson brands), foam-core (on sale cheap!) up to 48"x96", railroad boards, illustration boards, poster boards, Museum Boards (Strathmore, Rising, on sale at over 50% off of list price!), presentation boards, science project display boards.
AIRBRUSHES: Paasche, Richpen, plus lots of parts, hoses and compressors. Friskette films. Airbrush paints.