Gamblin Painting Mediums
- Refined Linseed Oil 250ml $23.10
- Refined Linseed Oil 4.2oz $15.50
- Refined Linseed Oil 500ml $37.95
- Cold Pressed Linseed 8oz $39.95
- Stand Oil 8oz $23.20
- Poppy Oil 8oz $45.30
- Galkyd Slow Dry 8oz $33.20
- Galkyd Medium #1 8oz $33.10 Out of Stock
- Galkyd Medium #1 16oz $54.10
- Galkyd Lite 8oz $33.10
- Galkyd Lite 16oz $54.10
- Galkyd Gel 150ml $34.80
- Neo Megilp 8oz $33.20
- Neo Megilp 16oz $53.95
- Cold Wax Medium 4oz $16.60
- Cold Wax Medium 16oz $40.95
- Cold Wax Medium 128oz $220.00
- Safflower Oil 8oz $20.95 Out of Stock
- Safflower Oil 16oz $34.10
- Solvent-Free Fluid 8oz $32.95
- Solvent-Free Gel 37ml $11.40
- Solvent-Free Gel 150ml $34.80
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About Takapuna Art Supplies
Located in downtown Takapuna Beach on the North Shore, our store has been serving the local art community for more than twenty years. We are owned and operated by working, professional artists and have become the place where like minded creatives choose to gather, share and inspire.
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 Auckland & Sandy Collins