Highly Strung Art Supplies and Picture Framing stocks the widest range of fine Art Supplies and Artists Materials on the Sunshine Coast and our friendly team are always on hand to offer advice and guidance on any of our Products. As the only Independent Specialist Art Supplies store on the Sunshine Coast, we are able Continue reading
Picture Framing -Consultation and Advice Highly Strung has established an excellent reputation on the Sunshine Coast and right across Queensland for providing the highest quality and best value custom picture framing services. We have been serving the public, Artists, Galleries, Photographers, Designers and Dealers for over 15 years from our outlet and workshop in Noosaville Continue reading
Stretching the perfect canvas is almost an art in it’s own right, although technically it isn’t difficult getting it just right can be something that can take a great deal of practice and patience. At Highly Strung we offer a full suite of stretching services including: 1. Custom made blank canvases for artists to create Continue reading
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The fluoro pigments in these Dark Arts Fluoro Paint Discs make the colours jump off white paper with the lights on and glow vibrantly under a black light bulb (not included). Low-mess: just use a wet paintbrush to pick up the paint. The paint is tempera based and therefore washable. Low-mess fluoro paint discs!
Jacquard’s most versatile product yet….. Pearl Ex Powdered Pigments may be used any time a metallic or pearlescent effect is desired: mix them into acrylics, oils, printing inks, encaustics, alcohol inks, epoxy, glues, casting resins, clay, varnishes…the list goes on! Pearl Ex is a safe, inert pigment that exhibits extreme colourfastness and stability. The different particle sizes produce different Continue reading
Are looking to have Picture Framing or Canvas Stretching done before Christmas? You should book in as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Due to COVID-19 our suppliers have been struggling to provide stock and as it gets closer to the end of the year the ships stop arriving! QUALITY & AFFORDABILITY WORTH WAITING FOR
Sorry but we will be closed on Monday 5th October 2020 for the Queen’s Birthday public holiday.
Stencils and More Stencils We have just received a new batch of stencil designs for mixed media, scrapbooking or decorating cards and furniture. Some are patterns, some are words…lots to choose from the 85 new designs
Zen Brushes are back in stock! After a few months on COVID leave they have returned to the shop ready for you to put to work on your acrylics or oils. Top Quality. Zen™ Series 53 brushes feature a better quality, thicker diameter, synthetic bristle filament with excellent stiffness, snap and shape retention. Waterproof, durable Continue reading
Just a quick note to let you know that we will be closed on Friday 11th September 2020
Can’t go out to the shops? Give us a call and we can arrange an e-Gift Certificate for you to email to your Mum!
Just checking in – we are Open, please come in. Continue reading
Stock up on art supplies and for every $30 spent you give yourself a chance to win $500 of Art Supplies in December! Continue reading
We are open while it is still possible to be! Stock up on supplies to keep your mind and hands busy if you have to lockdown. Continue reading
Will you be getting $750? The government is giving this money out to try to avoid millions of small businesses from going bust during this unique situation we find ourselves in. They are urging you to shop locally, or to Shop with a Store with a Door to support your local economy. At present we Continue reading
SALE NOW ON – Winsor & Newton Professional 5ml tubes and Hand Painted Palettes plus Fabriano Artistico Sheets & Pads Continue reading
Valentine Special – 20%OFF all Watercolour Paints & Mediums Until the 22nd February we have ALL BRANDS of watercolour paint & Mediums on sale. This includes tubes and sets, whichever you prefer. Buy them for yourself or someone you love today! Includes all sets: – Winsor & Newton Cotmans Sets & Tubes (tubes/half pans) Continue reading
Our old phone number – 5442 7044 is now longer working. If you haven’t already, please change your Contact to 5442 4635
We have changed our opening hours to 9:00 Monday to Saturday Continue reading
Need to have an affordable option for small framed pieces of art? With the newly released Jasart Studio Artist Boards, which are sold in singles, or a CreateART Canvas plus a Jasart Floater Frame you are all sorted! Check our site for site for more details – frames & surfaces Prices as at Continue reading
Foundations of Watercolours is a workshop for beginners and those who have attended a few workshops and still don’t really understand why certain art materials were used, and don’t know enough to venture off on your own. Upon completing this course, Participants will feel more confident about learning new techniques, they will have freedom to Continue reading
For details…Intro to Water Colour Pencils with Carolyn Sheather
Do You Know Your Aerosols? We have the Micador range of aerosols and sometimes artist are not sure which one to to use… Click here to download a Micador Understanding Aerosols reference