Art Supplies

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    Atelier Pastel Colours – Coming Soon

    Atelier Interactive – New Pastel Colours! We know that pastels colours look great but it’s a chore to mix them. Now you can get that perfect pastel look straight from the tube! Atelier Interactive Artists’ Acrylics Pastel Colours are lightfast and compatible with all other brands of acrylic paints.             Continue Reading

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    Need a Gift for Mother’s Day?

    Do you have a creative Mum who loves to paint or draw? We have a great range of art supplies to chose from. If you are not sure what to get – you can always purchase an elegant Gift Certificate so she can choose for herself. We have a range of books on different techniques, Continue Reading

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    Zen Brushes by Royal & Langnickel

    NEW RANGE in Stock Zen™ Series 53 is comprised of better quality, thick diameter synthetic filaments designed to replicate natural hair brushes, making them ideal for acrylics and oils.                       These brushes have excellent snap and hold their shape better than natural bristles. The ultra-metallic, silver Continue Reading

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    Liquitex Basics Brush Sets on SALE

    Liquitex Basics Brush Sets on SALE – Great Stocking Filler or Secret Santa Gift Liquitex Brush Sets are the stylish, eye catching brush packs of 4, 5 and 6 all at the one value price point! Good quality synthetic bristles suitable for acrylic and oil painting. Normal Price – $22.95 to $24.10 now only $10.95 Continue Reading

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    Christmas Bargains

    Artrageous Christmas Sale Get a copy of the brochure in-store or check out the Artrageous_Christmas 2017 Brochure We have a table full of goodies for the kids, students and artists alike If we don’t have it in stock we can order up to mid-December 2017 (if stock available).    

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    Get in Early this Christmas

    EASELS GALORE – LAYBY FOR XMAS Winsor & Newton Mersey Easel – were $402.25 now $139.95 Winsor & Newton Welland Easel – were $998.88 now $499.45 Jasart Table Top Box Easels – were $216.35 now $99.95 Jasart Avalon 3 Drawer Design Desk – were $525.80 now $239.00 Jasart Creativity Centre – were $723.80 now $329.00 Mabef Artist Accessory Continue Reading

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    Silicone Oil – In Store Now

    A quick search of the Internet will show that there are hundred, possibly thousands, of YouTube videos showing you how to create unusual and unique art using silicone oil or alcohol with your acrylic paints. An effective starting recipe is 2 parts Pouring Medium 1 part High Flow Acrylic (or normal acrylic that has been Continue Reading

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    New Product – COPIC Ciao is here!

    New Product – COPIC Ciao is here • Round shaped barrel • Available in 180 colours • Refillable – One bottle of Copic Various Ink will refill a Ciao Marker up to 15 times • Includes a Medium Broad Chisel nib and a Super Brush nib • 2 nib options available • Child-safe caps featuring Continue Reading

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    2017 Annual Easter Sale

    Its that time of year again – our Annual Easter Sale! Annual Easter Sale Highly Strung Picture Framing & Art Supplies is proud to announce the return of our annual Easter Sale on again this  Saturday  15TH APRIL 2017 Once again we will have ready made frames and mirrors priced to sell. They come in Photo Sizes, Continue Reading

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    Sale Winsor & Newton Professional Watercolours

    30% Off all* individual 5ml Winsor & Newton Professional Watercolours Now is a great time to stock up on supplies – get 30% off all 5ml tubes from now until the end of March 2017! Haven’t used Winsor & Newton before – don’t worry, pop in and grab a 6 colour sample to try.   Continue Reading

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    Starting TAFE at QLD East Coast TAFE?

    Bring your class materials list or email it to us! We support the local TAFE by supplying prizes for visual arts graduates and provide a 10% discount on art supplies to students* while they undertake their course. If you are having work framed for the end of year exhibition let us know so we can Continue Reading

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    Koi Watercolours are back in stock!

    After many months of being unable to get them we now have them back in stock Paint on Location with the Handy Watercolor Kit & Water Brush! Capturing the moment just got easier with Koi Water Color Field Sketch Kits. This portable watercolor set is perfect to bring along whether you’re going to the countryside, Continue Reading

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    Susan Harrison-Tustain Watercolours

    After meeting Susan earlier this year I now have her art supplies in stock: DVDs Her limited palette of Schmincke Horadam watercolours in a kit (Derwent Double Layer Tin) Along with her specially made German da Vinci brushes in a soft leather case. These would make a beautiful gift for someone special… For more information Continue Reading

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    Coming Soon $1 Delivery to Gympie

                      Soon Gympie and residents of nearby towns will be able to order art supplies from Highly Strung and have them delivered to a drop-off for $1 per parcel! Watch this space for more information …  

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    It’s All About the Art in June

    Join us for the It’s All About the Art in June sale by Jasco. See the brochure here –It’s all about the ART SALE June 2016 Deal 1 – Cotman Water Colour (8ml) tubes – buy any 5 tubes (8ml) and get 2 BONUS tubes valued at $17.90 – FREE! Deal 2 – Professional Water Continue Reading

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    Mother’s Day is here soon

    Do you have a creative Mum who loves to paint or draw? We have a great range of art supplies to chose from. If you are not sure what to get – you can always purchase an elegant Gift Certificate so she can choose for herself. We have a range of books on different techniques, Continue Reading

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    Winsor & Newton Are Back!!!

    For the last few years you haven’t been able to find Winsor & Newton watercolours in our store – but they are now BACK!!! To get started we have brought in the top 40 artists colours as well as the whole Cotman’s range. We will increase to the full artists range over the coming weeks. Continue Reading

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    Easter Sale

    Annual Easter Sale Highly Strung Picture Framing & Art Supplies is proud to announce the return of our annual Easter Sale on again this Saturday  26th March 2016. Once again we will have loads of ready made frames and mirrors priced to sell. They come in “A” sizes as well as watercolour sheet sizes -1/4 to full sheet Continue Reading

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    Noel Foley Drawing Workshop Series

    About Noel Foley has been a practicing, and exhibiting artist for approximately 40 years and has been teaching for the last twenty. His works are to be found in galleries and private collections around Australia, England and America. Foley exhibited and taught on the QE11, in TAFE colleges, Strathfield College (Sydney), primary schools and in Continue Reading

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    See Our New Ranges at Discount Prices – Design Smart Brochure

    Always looking for ways to keep prices low, looking to find a discount, we have cut out the middle man and can now bring you products from some familiar brands at lower prices. Brands Include: Winsor & Newton Conte Jasart Strathmore Artfusion Uni-ball – Posca, Signo Tombow Artline X-Acto Artograph Stabilo Elmers Rotring Liquitex and Continue Reading