Painting Accessories

Palettes include Daler Rowney disposable, The Stay-Wet Palette for acrylics, Sterling Edwards Big Brush Palette, and several shapes and sizes of plastic, ceramic, and Melamine palettes.
  • Original Incredible Nib $29.95

    A double-ended instrument, with broad and fine acrylic filament nibs, that can be used to apply any water-based medium. It is especially designed for silk and fabric painting but may be used for applying other water-based mediums and liquid frisket to a variety of surfaces such as watercolor paper, board, canvas, cotton, wood and clay. It can be used just like a brush to lift out, soften edges and blend. The points stay firm when wet so they can be used along a straight edge. Comes with instructions.

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  • Canvas Brush Holder $16.95
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  • Royal & Langnickel Watercolor Sponge Set of 6 $11.50 Out of Stock


    • 2 Fine Pore Silk Sponges
    • 2 Synthetic Hydrophilic Sponges
    • 2 Large Coarse Sea Sponges


Cups & Dippers


Colour Wheels

  • Color Matching Guide $39.90
    A full palette of paint colors, tints and shades in a handy little guide. This color guide helps artists identify, match and select the colors they need for their paintings. It includes 36 pure artists’ tube colors printed on individual cards with 144 tints and shades. Each color card shows one original tube color with a value range from light tint to dark shade. The unique viewing windows allow the artist or anyone working with color to preview thousands of possible new color combinations and to mix and match colors for their palette. The windows permit easy color and value identification. The color cards can be overlaid to view hundreds of exciting new color combinations. The guide is ideal for use in the classroom, studio or on location, and is also very helpful in identifying colors and values when working from photos and magazines.

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  • Gray Scale & Value Finder $7.70 Out of Stock

    An invaluable tool for artists, teachers and students, the Gray Scale and Value Finder allows users to identify the value of blacks, whites and colors in all media. Ten swatches, from 10% black to 100% black, are each accompanied by a cut-out shape for value and intensity comparisons. The Finder can also be used as a guide to making colors lighter and darker with varying values of neutral gray. It includes simple explanations and instructions for immediate and effective use.

  • Creative Color Wheel $21.80

    There are only two ways to use color in any design project; contrast and harmony. This wheel is the ideal guide for harmonious choosing color schemes.

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  • Watercolor Wheel $19.70

    This indispensable watercolorist’s tool shows 144 combinations of the most common colors to aid in selecting and mixing. It also provides visual examples of graduated washes from mass to undertones created from the actual watercolors. The reverse side of this 10" diameter circle gives helpful definitions and information about color characteristics and transparent techniques.

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  • Magic Palette Mixing Guide $32.00

    An indispensable working tool for artists at all experience levels. By following the simple instructions this color chart will show you how to mix over 300 beautiful, luminous colors using just 18 popular tube paints, plus titanium white. The Magic Palette Guide take the guessing out of mixing colors and is ideal for use in the studio, classroom or on location.

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  • Artist Colour Wheel $22.60
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  • Pocket Colour Wheel 3501 $14.90
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Brush Cleaner

Canvas Pliers

  • Canvas Pliers Heavy Duty $79.95 Out of Stock

    These heavy duty pliers are made of solid, chrome-finished metal. The non-slip, rubber padded, 4-5/8" jaws grip firmly yet gently, without damaging canvas or fabric, and the sure-grip rubberized handles are easy and comfortable to use. The spring return in the handle provides effortless, trouble-free stretching.

  • Fredrix Canvas Pliers $88.95
    These pliers are made of heavy duty chromium plated steel. Perfectly mating deep teeth ensure a positive no-slip grip. Spring return handle.
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  • YouCan Refillable Air Powered Spray Can $64.80

    This refillable air pressured spray can is great for applying fabric paint, acrylic paint, oil paint, watercolor, varnish, alcohol inks, primer, adhesives, cleaner, water and any other liquid to a surface. Fill the can 1/3 of the way full, insert valve gasket, valve, and screw on the collar and pressurize with an air compressor or bike pump. Attach any spray cap of your choosing and spray.

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  • Gamblin Ground & Gesso Blades $22.00 - $26.00

    These blades are specifically designed for priming panels and canvases with ground and gesso. Get a smooth, even application from edge-to-edge and even on the sides. Replaces brushes and rollers and makes cleanup a breeze.

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  • Brush Cleaning Tank Jar $27.95

    This tank has a spiral coil insert that cleans between bristles and a screw cap that prevents evaporation.

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  • U.Go Tripod $280.00

    Designed specifically for the plein air painter, this practical tripod ticks all the boxes for studio use or outdoor painting treks: it's lightweight, compact, and sturdy. Compatible with all pochade boxes with a universal 1/4" tripod mount.

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  • U.Go Plein Air Cinch x 2 $11.95

    The u.go™ Cinch is a strong and flexible band made from silicone. It holds the accessory side trays to the lid of your pochade box...

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  • U.Go Plein Air Cinch and Carabiner Sets $17.95

    The u.go™ Cinch is a strong and flexible band made from silicone. It holds the accessory side trays to the lid of your pochade box...

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  • Mahl Stick $52.20

    Artists and sign painters use this light-weight aluminum tubing to steady their arms when special work requires fine detail and consistent control over delicate or wet artwork. Its rubber tip prevents slipping and protects the work from damage, and the handy take-apart feature turns the mahlstick into a neat, compact unit for easy storage. It is 30" long and weighs only 3-1/2 oz.

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  • Bulldog Clip Heavy Duty $3.50
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  • View Catcher $28.60 Out of Stock

    Use the ViewCatcher to create strong compositions, quickly see correct color values, make color decisions. For professionals, amateurs and students. Use for painting, drawing, photography, quilting, interior design, landscaping, craft projects, and any other place where composition is required. Plastic, pocket size: 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"

  • Tight n' Up Canvas Re-Tensioner $33.50

    Apply Tight n’ Up to the back of a painted, stretched canvas and it will immediately remove any previous sagging. It causes the canvas to shrink slightly, then fills the pores with a binding agent to retain the tension after it dries. Tight n’ Up is acid-free and will not harm the canvas or the artwork. 8oz Pump Bottle

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  • Tube Wringer Heavy Duty $99.95 Out of Stock

    The Tube-Wringer will be your main squeeze for any product packaged in squeezable tube containers – you’ll get up to 1/3 more for your money from every tube. Squeeze the last drop of expensive paint, glue, mediums and more from their tubes. It can also be used as a crimper for craft projects. The Heavy Duty model is made entirely of metal.

  • Airtight Brush Washer $89.80 Out of Stock

    Specifically designed for use with mineral spirits, turpentine and other solvents, this washer features a double latching lid that locks securely, for an airtight seal so there is no spilling, evaporation or odors. A removable strainer cup lets sediment collect in the bottom. Convenient for travel, the bucket style handle makes it easy to carry or hang. Made from rust-proof, nickel-plated seamless steel. Dimensions are: 4 1/4" x 4 1/2

  • Bamboo Brush Vases
    These attractive all natural bamboo brush vases are waterproof and can be used to hold brushes or other items in the home, office or studio.
  • Royal Sea Sponges $5.00 - $18.95
    Use with acrylics, oils, watercolors & fabric paints or dyes. Ideal for sponge, faux finishes, stippling, staining, tile, pottery and ceramics.
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  • Wool Sponge 7-8 $38.52
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  • Wool Sponge 5-6 $22.40
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  • Royal Synthetic Sponge 2005 $1.40
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  • Paint Scrapers 4 pack $14.00
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  • Mungyo Chalk Holder $3.00
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  • Metal Brush Washer $15.00
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  • Mahl Stick $30.00 Out of Stock
  • Brush Tube Extendable with Sponge $4.00
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  • 5 Sea Wool Sponges $11.22 Out of Stock
  • 4-4 1/2 Elephant Ear Sponge $17.38
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  • Chamois Skin 5 $4.80
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  • Royal & Langnickel Watercolor Sponge Set of 6 $11.50 Out of Stock


    • 2 Fine Pore Silk Sponges
    • 2 Synthetic Hydrophilic Sponges
    • 2 Large Coarse Sea Sponges
  • U.Go Canvas Panel Carrier Large $380.80

    The u.go Plein Air Wet Panel Carrier provides the ultimate durability and flexibility to transport multiple sized wet painting panels

    The exterior is made of a rugged, waterproof, and solvent resistant material to protect your wet painting panels from the elements while the interior is made of a rigid, yet lightweight, aluminum frame providing maximum wet panel protection

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Delivery Rates

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  • Prepaid A4 Satchel (nationwide): $5 per order
  • Local (Auckland): $5.50 per order *
  • Local Towns (within 150kms): $7.50 per order *
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