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7 Art Supplies To Unleash The Creativity In You!

7 Art Supplies To Unleash The Creativity In You!

7 Art Supplies To Unleash The Creativity In You! 

The amazing world of art supplies is endless. When you dive into the world of quality art products, a selection of your own favourites begins to accumulate. Depending on the project type will determine the art supplies needed for the media with which you want to work in, but the basics are similar in general. 

King’s Framing & Art Gallery brings you a combination of quality and best professional tools and art accessories. Enabling Artists for over 12 years! We understand that creativity brings any artist’s dreams to life; with inspiration and entranced channelling, bringing them closer to God. Art captures the soul of the Artist. Whether you are an exhibiting artist or an artist that paints Christmas cards, your artwork is an investment of your time which can become a long-term investment for a Friend, Family Member, Private Collector, or Art Gallery. Start branding your career with quality products. The bottom line is, the importance of presentation: By using good quality paints, canvas', paper, framing materials will ensure maximum longevity of your creation for centuries to come. Make your mark by using the right tools for the job. 

Searching for the right tools at an art store will allow you to bring out the artistic vision in you. Whether you are a beginner or an expert artist who is looking to add to their art supplies, we have listed below some must have art supplies for your toolbox.

Gelly Roll Pens

This is everyone’s guilty favourite! Scribble down footnotes, Zentangle or doodle on your drawing pad, or write out recipes, these gelly roll pens make everything look beautiful. 

The gelly roll pen that writes like a paint marker. A roller ball pen that is easy and comfortable to write with Archival quality ink chemically stable, waterproof, and fade resistant.


Gelly Roll gel ink pen features:

  1. A roller ball pen that is easy and comfortable to write with
  2. Archival quality ink – chemically stable, waterproof, and fade resistant
  3. No smears, feathers, or bleed-through on most papers
  4. Writes on vellum (a heavy creamy-coloured paper resembling parchment)
  5. Best effects on black paper and can be used on white paper
  6. Available in a variety of variants such as Fluorescent, metallic, gold shadow and classic black & white. 


Bamboo Watercolour Sumi Round Bamboo Brushes

If you are prepping for Inktober, this art supply should sure be in your list! The 8610 Sumi Red Pony long-tapered point comes to a needle-sharp tip for Oriental art and calligraphy and watercolour painting. It has a Natural bamboo handle to give you a firm grip, and make you feel as if you were holding a pencil. 

Features of Bamboo Watercolour Sumi Round Bamboo Brushes: 

  1. Bamboo ink & watercolour brush
  2. Bamboo handle
  3. Long tapered point
  4. Needle sharp tip
  5. Perfect for oriental painting and calligraphy brush


Tombow Dual Brush Pen Markers

Doodle with these drool worthy Brush Pen Markers from Tombow. It comes with a flexible brush tip and a fine-point, hard nylon tip. With these tips you can achieve fine, medium, or bold brush strokes simply by changing the pressure on the point. The resilient tip springs back to hold its shape, stroke after stroke. Both tips are fed from the same ink reservoir ensuring exact colour match. Tombow's odourless water-based inks blend to create any colour desired.

With the hard nylon tip, you can create consistent lines, tight drawings, borders, copy markings, fine lettering, and more. The most amazing thing about them is that the brush tips can be dipped in water to create subtle colour washes. They are ideal for use with rubber stamps.

Features of Tombow Dual Brush Pen Markers:  

  1. Ideal for colouring, fine art, illustrations, doodling, journaling, hand lettering and more
  2. Tips self-clean after blending
  3. Features flexible nylon fiber brush tip on one end and a fine tip on the other end
  4. Brush pressure can be used to create medium or bold strokes
  5. Ink is water-based blendable, odourless and non-bleeding
  6. Acid free and non-toxic
  7. Tombow Dual Brush Pens are 7¾" long (1.3 x 1.3 x 20 cm); Weight 14 g with colour-coded caps for quick selection.


Speedball Calligraphy Collection Fountain Pen Deluxe Set

Fan of calligraphy art? Try learning a few styles with the Calligraphy Collection Fountain Pen Deluxe Set by Speedball. It offers an ideal combination of value, comfort and performance for aspiring calligraphers, hobbyists and fine artists. These pens feature lightweight, comfortable construction for ergonomic use as well as precisely machined, rounded tip nibs and rich, easy flowing ink.

It includes 2 Calligraphy Fountain Pens, 3 nibs (one each: 1.1mm, 1.5mm, 1.9mm), 2 each of the following ink cartridge colours: Black, Blue, Red, Purple, Green and Pink, as well as a copy of the 24th Edition of the Speedball Textbook on lettering instruction

Features of Speedball Calligraphy Collection Fountain Pen Deluxe Set

  1. Available in 1.1mm, 1.5mm and 1.9mm nibs
  2. Ergonomic barrel
  3. Available in sets
  4. Refill cartridges available
  5. Perfect for Aspiring calligraphers, Artists, Appreciators of beautiful writing


Canson Universal Pad

A sketch pad perfect for dry media art! Canson Recycled Universal Sketch Pads contain premium recycled paper with 30% post-consumer material, providing a versatile surface for a variety of dry media. The paper's fine texture makes it easy to erase and rework and offers exceptional sensitivity for all dry media. 

Features of Canson Universal Pad

  1. True-Size 
  2. Micro-perforated sheets
  3. A heavyweight cover and large
  4. Double-wire binding makes these pads excellent for both field and studio work
  5. Each pad contains 100 sheets


Strathmore 500 Series Heavyweight Mixed Media Pads

It will not be wrong to say that this is the holy grail of “Mixed Media” painting surfaces! It is excellent for watercolour, gouache, acrylic, graphite, pen and ink, marker, pastel and collage. It also works great for paint pouring and is an excellent choice for coloured pencil artists. The durable vellum finish allows it to stand up too many layers of coloured pencil and the internal sizing enables it to handle solvents and blending agents. It is archival, 100% cotton, and is lignin free.

Features of Strathmore 500 Series Heavyweight Mixed Media Pads

  1. Available in a variety of sizes, 
  2. Each contain 12 sheets of natural white paper 
  3. Made from 100% cotton. 
  4. Glue-bound for clean and easy removal
  5. The 3-ply sheets are lignin-free and archival.
  6. Weight: 350 lb (570 g/m2), 3-ply
  7. Surface: Vellum, 100% Cotton
  8. Acid free


Modelling Clay - Pâte À Modeler Modelling Clay

Create animations or different art models with a pliable, non-hardening oil-based modelling clay at King’s. It shapes easily and is excellent for building finger strength and fine motor skills. Non-staining formulation for easy clean-up. 454 g bars available in 16 colours.

Features of the modelling clay: 

  1. Superior quality non- toxic plasticine - waterproof, remains pliable, non- hardening, non-drying, reusable modelling material.
  2. Available in the traditional layered bar form familiar to many children & adults.
  3. Perfect to make a wide variety of models but is firm enough to retain its shape indefinitely.
  4. Specified by most animators as being the only fit for purpose product of its type.

At King’s we want every artist to take pride in one’s craftsmanship and presentation of one’s creation. And for that we always strive to provide the best customer service and stock some of the rarest art supplies in Canada. We are an artist’s art centred gallery. We value your art as if it were our own.  

Shop from King’s Framing & Art Gallery and let your inner artist bloom. 

Happy HeArt, Happy Home!

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