News

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    Late Opening 14th February

    We will be opening at 9:30 Thursday 14th February 2019 Apologies for any inconvenience

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    We Are Open for Business

    Thanks for all the good wishes from our customers who have been in the see the new premises. many have told us they took a drive to see where we were going to be, even before we opened. Due to the time of the year, and the mammoth task, we are still unpacking, setting up Continue Reading

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    The Countdown to the Xmas 2018 closure is on

    Highly Strung will close on Friday 21st December and reopen on Monday 7th January 2019. Best Wishes for a safe and happy season

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    Easter 2018 Trading Hours

    2018 EASTER TRADING HOURS Thursday – 4:30 close Good Friday – closed Easter Saturday – 9 to 12 Easter Sunday – closed Easter Monday – closed   Have a Safe & Happy Easter cheers Sue & Glenn

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    New Sizes in Ready Made Canvases

    News Flash Just released 2 new sizes in Create Art Ready-Made Canvases CADT3036 Artist Canvas range – 76.3 x 91.5cm (box of 6) CAPDT4048 Artist Gallery range – 101.6 x 122.1cm (box of 4)  

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    Closed Australia Day

    We will be closed for Australia Day

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    2017 Christmas Trading Hours

    2017 Christmas Trading Hours Friday 22nd December 8.30am – 2pm or earlier Closed until 8th January 8th Jan 2018 open 8.30am – 5pm Open as usual from Monday 8th January Merry Christmas

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    Carolyn Sheather Drawing Workshop

    DRAWING – Learn to do it… BETTER This workshop had to be rescheduled to Saturday 13th May 2017 and we have 1 place left due to a cancellation – for details. BOOK TODAY! More Details

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    Closed Labour Day

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    Closed ANZAC Day

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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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    Carolyn Sheather Drawing Workshop

    DRAWING – Learn to do it… BETTER  A drawing is an exploratory form of Visual Art. Considerable emphasis is placed on observation and exploration. On the other hand, an illustration is a decoration, a representation or visual explanation of a text, concept or process. If Drawing makes you squirm, it’s probably because you think the results ‘should be 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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    Wright & Co 12oz Poly Cotton canvases

    Looking for a superior canvas with an ultra smooth gesso suitable for the highest detail work? This product features 18x55mm corner and centre bracing and a milled 35mm rounded edge heavy duty pine stretcher bar. A quality gallery accepted canvas for use by the professional artist. Suitable for oil and acrylic For sizes – check Continue Reading

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    WATER SOLUBLE PENCILS Pencil Power 2 Workshop

    WATER SOLUBLE PENCILS This dual medium turns pencil into paint, it languishes in looseness or delights in detail…   Materials List • An Artist Journal any size from A6 to A4, 150gsm or 270 (paper weight), small loose sheets or a small watercolour pad if you’d prefer • Water Colour Pencils (whatever you have is 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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    Drawing Series for All Ages

    Do you struggle with drawing? Do you want to learn all of the foundations of creating good artwork? How to use light, detail, perspective, and illustrate emotions? For details – http://www.highlystrung.com.au/news/classes/noel-foley-drawing-workshop-series   Join our 10 week Drawing Series with Noel Foley. If more than one family member enrols there will be a discount for the second 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