Coronavirus Craziness!

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

Valentine Special 2020

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

Old Phone Number Gone

Our old phone number – 5442 7044 is now longer working. If you haven’t already, please change your Contact to 5442 4635

Ready to Learn Watercolours – are you ready to save money and learn the Fundamentals?

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

$1 Delivery to Gympie for Art Supplies

Nowhere to buy professional art supplies in Gympie? No worries!! $1^ per Item Delivered to Southside Shop 1. Just send us an email with your shopping list, and mobile phone number!! 2. We will let you know the prices* and availability and send back an invoice 3. Either call and pay by phone or use Continue reading

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

New Owner

This week sees the end of my first month as the new owner of Highly Strung. Already I have met a lot of lovely people and am excited by all the new things available in the picture framing and art supplies world. Last week we had a visit from Stefano Maffei, joining us from Italy, the Continue reading

Bellini Fine Italian Picture Frame Mouldings

Highly Strung is proud to present this stunning collection of unique hand finished, Italian made, picture frame moulding and photo frames.  We believe the aesthetic potential of the Bellini collection will have an immediate and compelling appeal to the most discerning collector. Bellini represents the embodiment of a vision.  Sourced only from the most gifted Continue reading

New Sizes – Artists Quality Stretched Canvas

Ready Made Stretched Canvas & Linen – The Best value for Money in Australia? Our range of stretched canvas and linen is now event better! The black label “Gallery Cotton” range takes the ready-made stretcher to a new level of quality, 380 gsm 100% cotton, universally primed, double stapled and stretched over a full profile 40x40mm kiln Continue reading