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 Quality & Affordability worth waiting for! 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 20 years 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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Sadly we will be closed on Wednesday the 15th September 2021 to attend an out of town funeral for an immediately family member. We appreciate your understanding at this time.
The art supplies world has, for the most part, been minimally impacted by COVID-related freight issues due to the amount of stock held by the wholesalers in Australia. There was a point in 2020 where there were no 12×12″ ready-made canvases in any brand!! This buffer has started to reduce with some international brands having Continue reading
Wishing all of our customers a Happy & Relaxing Easter Don’t forget: – we are closed Good Friday & Easter Monday, but are open as usual Saturday from 9 to 12 midday – to wear your mask up until to 15 April 2021(unless changed)
Fundamentals of Watercolours Workshop 27th March 2021 If you wish to be notified of the next time this class is run please sign up to our Newsletter
We stock COPIC Ciao markers which come in 180 colours Watch the video here This versatile introductory graphic marker is ideal for students and beginners. It is more economical thanks to a simpler overall design and lower ink content. Refillable and features the same premium quality Super Brush and Medium Broad nibs as Sketch. Learn Continue reading
Are you concerned about your health and would like to try a safer alternative? Now is the time, there is only 2 weeks left on our sale which sends 31st March 2021. The whole range of 5ml tubes is 25% off the recommended retail price. For more details go to – Winsor & Newton
We have the 75ml tubes on sale at 40% off until cleared as this size is no longer available. Daler-Rowney Georgian Oil Colours are made from carefully selected permanent, organic pigments ensuring the highest standards of durability, reliability, lightfastness and working properties. These rich, low-odour oil paint colours can be used directly from the tube with brush Continue reading
The Big Splash 2021 Our annual watercolour sale to get you stocked for the year ahead, with 25%off the RRP of Winsor and Newton Professional Watercolour 5ml tubes and 20% off the RRP of Fabriano Artistico Sheets and A-sized pads. Starts 22nd February and ends 31st March 2021
We will be closed on Tuesday 26 January 2021 for the Australia Day public holiday
Xmas Closure 2020 We will be closed for a few days over the Christmas/New Year while our suppliers are closed. We wish you a very Merry & Safe Christmas New Year and hope to see you again for a bigger and better 2021. We close on Wednesday 23rd December 2020 and reopen on Monday 4th Continue reading
Whether you want to buy a kit to try or jump in and make up your own colours we have something for everyone. Check out details here
Win a $1000* Winsor & Newton Prize Pack! Share what you love about Winsor & Newton for a chance to WIN a $1000* Prize Pack including a range of Winsor & Newton art supplies and free enrolment into the Kerrie Hess Watercolour Flower Painting online course. How To Enter: Follow us on Instagram @winsorandnewtonau Tag @winsorandnewtonau in a Continue reading
Are you looking for something unusual for 2020 Christmas? Perhaps you have an environmentally conscious family member – try a BIYOMAP Protection Bag at over 40% off. BIYOMAP’s artwork packaging is safe, reusable and time saving and is the ideal choice for eco-friendly and thrifty artists. Or would you prefer to add a personal touch to your Christmas Continue reading
Artrageous Xmas 2020 Some of the great products, specials and exciting bonus offers in the Artrageous Xmas 2020 (click for brochure) promotional campaign include: Winsor & Newton HOT PRICE – Cotman Sets HOT PRICE – WN Kaleidoscope Drawing Ink Set 20% OFF – Winsor & Newton Water Colour Continue reading
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