Auckland's Art Shop for Artists


Our store has been serving the local art community since the early seventies. We are owned and operated by working, professional artists and have become the place where like minded creatives choose to gather, share and inspire.

Jim and Sandy working in the studio

We are the only art supply store in the greater Auckland area that has a working artists' studio on premises. Our experienced and knowledgeable staff are always happy, willing and able to demonstrate techniques and share tips on the use of various artist materials.

Our focus is to encourage the pursuit of personal artistic expression and to share our expertise and love for the visual arts.

- Jim & Sandy Auckland

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Sculpting the Full Figure with Javier Murcia

20 - 22 March, 2020 (3 days)

9am - 5pm (one hour lunch)

Medium: Clay

Level: Intermediate - Advanced

In this 3 day intensive workshop, Javier will guide you through sculpting a full figure from a live model. He will discuss and demonstrate the planes and forms of the figure, how to follow the dynamic lines in the natural postures of the body while also balancing the weight. He will help you to read through the beautiful engineering of the human anatomy landscape. He will also be working on a figure beside you, so you can use his as an example.

You will be working on a 400mm high piece in wet clay using your hands and some tools.

You do not need to be highly experienced; this is also a good opportunity for you to just get started in figure sculpting.

You will need your own tools and 10kgs of clay

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How to buy

Enter the quantity and click "add to cart". When you are ready to pay for your order proceed to checkout. Payment is made by credit card on a secure server using Paypal or Payment Express. Alternatively you may pay by "bank deposit" or by phone on 09 489 7213.

Delivery Rates

Our delivery rates are:

  • Prepaid A4 Satchel (nationwide): $5 per order
  • Local (Auckland): $5.50 per order *
  • Local Towns (within 150kms): $7.50 per order *
  • Rest of North Island: $9.30 per order *
  • South Island and Great Barrier: $10.40 per order *

Prepaid Satchel is available for some smaller items that will fit into an A4 envelope. Please do not select the satchel option if your goods are breakable, easily damaged or flammable.
* Oversized items may be charged an additional amount - once you have selected the items you need proceed to checkout to see the exact costs.

Rural delivery fee $3.30 per order

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