Since their beginnings back in Minnesota, 3M have become excellent providers of numerous kinds of art products and accessories, from their very own 3M artist tape to spray masks and a collection of spray mounts. Over time it is clear to everyone that 3M have been able to further their long-running history of art supplies by increasing their overall product range to the likes of offset printing and adhesive hooks, not to mention creating the first waterproof sandpaper. However, despite this increased choice of products, it is clear to all of us that their original products, such as artist tape and 3M spray mount remain the star products of this exceptional brand.
Originally founded in 1862 under as "Dennert & Pape", eventually becoming the more well-known Aristo in 1936.
Perhaps best known for their "geodreieck", the world's first ever plastic set square, a drawing device considered the gold standard for schools & training in numerous countries.
Another notable achievement would be developing the first ever mass-produced pocket calculator in Germany.
To date their drawing range has 500 products, produced using almost 160 years of extensive experience & knowledge in manufacturing geodesic, mathematical, technical & drawing instruments.
The Barrettine Group has over 130 years of expertise in the Chemical industry, understanding hazardous and non-hazardous materials and the legislation and regulation that accompanies these types of materials. They are renowned for a consistently high level of quality and service that has resulted in strong, long-term relationships with customers.
From humble beginnings in a small loft in New York back in 1926, Bienfang have since developed a rich history, tradition & reliability for producing an impressive catalogue of fine art papers for creatives & professionals from all walks of life, whilst remaining cost-effective.
Originally introduced by the Eberhard Faber Company in the 1930s. Their cult following included John Steinbeck and Chuck Jones, who proudly used Blackwings to create Bugs Bunny and many other Looney Tunes characters.
A unique & iconic aspect of Blackwing pencils, synonymous with quality, are their rectangular erasers.
Each pencil features a specially designed ferrule, to extend or replace the eraser when it gets worn down.
Blundell Harling Ltd. has been trading in the UK since 1948 and is based in Dorset. They are responsible for manufacturing and distributing an extensive range of drawing equipment, scale rules, templates and technical drawing equipment for use by students, architects, engineers, specialist designers, draughts people, and graphic artists.
You've seen him before. He's the soft-spoken guy painting happy clouds, mountains and trees in about 26 television minutes, using big housepainting-type brushes and cooing soothing "you can do its" to the audience. His Joy of Painting program is the most recognised, most watched TV art show in history.
Bockingford is a beautiful English watercolour paper, traditionally made on a cylinder mould machine at St Cuthberts Mill. It’s a high quality paper made using pure materials to archival standards.
Brusho is a brilliantly intense paint powder that comes in little pots of magic! It's water-based and completely non-toxic, allowing you to create visually stunning, expressive artwork with the minimum of fuss. It's fun to use, beginner-friendly and ideal if you want to learn how to create very contemporary, very striking images.
Founded by Jacques Montgolfier & with 450 years of experience manufacturing paper, Canson are consummate professionals & experts in their field.
Since its birth in Geneva in 1915, Caran d’Ache has been perpetuating its expertise and its spirit of innovation. Technical excellence as well as impeccable quality stemming from the Swiss tradition of fine craftsmanship give rise to some of the world’s most sophisticated writing instruments.