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Gift Vouchers (In-Store) Gift Vouchers (In-Store)
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Give the gift of creativity with a gift voucher for The Drawing Room! The perfect present that ensures that special person gets exactly what they want. Available in $10, $20, or $50 denominations. To purchase multiple gift vouchers, simply keep adding to your shopping cart. Please note physical gift vouchers are sent via courier. If you would like any special message included with your gift vouche…
Winsor & Newton Designers Gouache 14ml Winsor & Newton Designers Gouache 14ml save
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From $11.49 Designers Gouache colours are a range of opaque water colours, mainly used by designers, illustrators and commercial artists to create vibrant illustrations in solid colour. Gouache is also widely used in fine art as an opaque water colour. Can be used thinly for a wash at the start of a painting then applied in thicker layers towards the end. Unlike transparent water colour, where you…
Winsor & Newton Professional Watercolour 5ml Winsor & Newton Professional Watercolour 5ml save
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From $16.99 The market leader in Artists' quality Water Colours. Winsor & Newton have made advancements in both pigment technology and production methods to produce even brighter, more transparent and more stable water colours. Winsor & Newton Professional Water Colour Paint offers the widest and most balanced choice of pigments to provide the greatest possible performance. NEW Cadmium-Free colour…
Sakura Pigma Micron Pigment  Fineliner Black Set 6 Sakura Pigma Micron Pigment Fineliner Black Set 6
$29.99
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Sakura Pigma Micron Markers are water-based pigment markers ideal for illustration. Ink is of archival quality- waterproof, chemical-proof and fade resistant. Ink dries quickly, does not bleed through paper. Suitable for using with watercolours. Made in Japan. Set contains 6 black markers.
ArtGraf Water Soluble Tailor Shape Primary Colours Set 3 ArtGraf Water Soluble Tailor Shape Primary Colours Set 3
$64.99
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Inspired by traditional tailor's chalk, ArtGraf Tailor Shape is a rich, water-soluble block of pigment. It is extremely soft and provides artists with a wide range of shades depending on the amount of water used, from light, transparent tones to deep, rich, opaque colors. When diluted, the Tailor's Shape acts similarly to an ink, it can also be used dry as a drawing medium by itself. It can be use…
Derwent Carry-all Bag Derwent Carry-all Bag save
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The ultimate pencil storage solution for up to 132 pencils plus a range of drawing accessories and an A5 sketchbook. It features 3 easy-access ‘pencil leaves’ that hold up to 44 individual pencils held in place by a wide elastic strap. The leaves are easily removable and there is a mesh pocket at one end for holding drawing accessories and a strap to keep your sketchbook in place. Just 225mm x 275…
Derwent XL Graphite Set 6 Derwent XL Graphite Set 6 save
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From sensitive line work and subtle blending, to expressive marks and deep total work, Derwent XL Graphite is smooth and refined. This soft fine art graphite is also water-soluble, for greater versatility and further artistic potential. Tin contains 6 assorted art graphite blocks.
Jacquard Piñata Alcohol Ink 14ml Jacquard Piñata Alcohol Ink 14ml save
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Jacquard Piñata Colours are highly saturated, fast-drying alcohol inks for any hard surface, including glass, metal, plastic, ceramic, stone, leather, resin, polymer clay, YUPO and more. Indelible and impervious to water, Piñata Colors clean up with alcohol and re-wet themselves, allowing for unique effects and techniques not easily achieved with water-based inks. As a dye-based, highly transparen…
Jasart Sketching Wooden Box Set 22pc Jasart Sketching Wooden Box Set 22pc
$28.99
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The Jasart Sketching Wooden Box Set 22 includes a variety of drawing tools, enabling you undertake any sketching project. Presented in a wooden box with secure clasp locks the compact and lightweight Jasart Sketching Wooden Box Set 22 is the perfect set to take on your travels or even carry with you to college, art class or on holiday! When the box is opened all your drawing tools are easy to acce…
Jasart Tie Dye Kit Carnival Jasart Tie Dye Kit Carnival
$54.99
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Jasart Tie Dye Carnival Set contains a bumper pack of vibrant coloured dyes ready to embark on your next tie-dye project. Tie-dyeing is a fun and simple craft technique where damp fabric is coloured using the dye. The fabric item (think socks, T-shirts, calico bags, and headbands) is twisted, wrapped, or bound using rubber bands. Once the dye is applied to the fabric it creates abstract patterns a…
Jasart White Synthetic Long Flat Brushes Jasart White Synthetic Long Flat Brushes save
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From $6.99 Jasart Long Flat White Taklon brushes are suitable for bold sweeping strokes or us the edge for fine lines. Synthetic hair filaments are an excellent alternative to natural hair, ideal for water colour, acrylic and gouache paints as well as for mixed media. Features include long flat bristle shape with short silver handle. For more about Jasart White Synthetic Long Flat Brushes click he…
Marvy Le Pen Set 10 Bright Marvy Le Pen Set 10 Bright
$43.99
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Marvy Le Pen has a smooth micro-fine plastic point which allows for precise accuracy, making this one of the best pens for a bullet journal. This precise pen is perfect for filling out important forms, scrapbooking, for use in academic planners, or letters. The ink is acid-free, non-toxic, and smudge-proof. Bright set 10 contents: 1 each color blue, orange, lavender, pink, light blue, light green,…
Reeves Oil and Brush Paint Set 6pc Reeves Oil and Brush Paint Set 6pc save
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Reeves Oil paints have extraordinary versatility, offering excellent results from traditional painting techniques of blending, glazing, impasto and scumbling. This oil paint has a long open time allowing artists to blend colours and glazes over a long period. Sets contains 5x22ml tubes and one brush. Packaging may vary.
Reeves Paint by Numbers 12x16 Tree Frog Reeves Paint by Numbers 12x16 Tree Frog
$24.99
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Paint by numbers and add your own colour to a hidden picture just waiting to be brought to life. Paint, brushes and board are all inside…just bring water and your imagination. Start from the top and fill larger areas first to make revealing this mathematical masterpiece as easy as 1, 2 ,3. Or go freestyle, cross the lines and make the image appear. Set includes: - 12x16" (305x406mm) Printed Canvas…
Reeves Watercolour Tin Set 24 Reeves Watercolour Tin Set 24 save
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This Reeves Watercolour Pan Tin Set contains vibrant and transparent watercolour paints which are easily activated by adding water. Each colour contains rich pigments making your work bright and vivd. The paints are packaged in a handy metal tin so that you can take your paints with you wherever you go. The tin lid contains wells which is ideal to use as a mixing palette. Set contains 24 colours a…
Studio Brush Stand Studio Brush Stand
$10.99
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Multi-purpose organiser ideal for holding brushes. markers and pens. Easy assembly. Can be wahsed with soapy clean water. Contains 96 compartments. Dimensions: 145x145mm (90mm high).
Talens Art Creation Oil Set 24x12ml Talens Art Creation Oil Set 24x12ml
$29.99
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Talens Art Creation oil colour is a versatile type of paint which you can use both thin and very pasty. The paint is made from pigments and vegetable oil and gives intense colours. These oil colours are suitable for all oil painting techniques, such as 'wet-into-wet', layered painting and glazing.
Winsor & Newton Cotman Watercolour Metal Sketchers Box 24 Half Pans Winsor & Newton Cotman Watercolour Metal Sketchers Box 24 Half Pans save
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Winsor & Newton Cotman Water Colours are high quality, yet economical, delivering trusted performance. The set contains: - 1 metal box with integral palette and thumb ring - 24 half pans
Winsor & Newton Liquin Light Gel Winsor & Newton Liquin Light Gel save
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From $20.99 This quick drying gloss medium offers a slight gel that brushes out smoothly and is ideal for artists looking for a non-drip effect when mixed with colour. - Speeds drying (touch dry in 1-6 days depending on colour & film thickness). - Ideal for glazing. - Resists yellowing. - Not suitable as a varnish or final coat.
Winsor & Newton Promarker Essential Collection 48 Set Winsor & Newton Promarker Essential Collection 48 Set save
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This set includes 48 essential colours from the ever popular Promarker pen range from Winsor & Newton. Contained in an attractive integrated storage box with a magentic closure. Winsor & Newton's professional quality Promarker pens are twin-tipped, with broad chisel and fine bullet high-quality nibs. The alcohol based ink is blend friendly, malleable and is translucent so different colours can be…

About The Drawing Room

The Drawing Room is a Christchurch owned and operated art supplies store, providing a comprehensive range of products and workshops to the local art community for over 25 years.

Our team are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. More importantly, we have a real passion for all things art related. We are here to help artists to find the right mix of products for the goals they wish to achieve no matter if they are professionals, hobbyists, students, or just starting out.

We stock an extensive range of products from paints and pastels, to canvas and craft supplies- we have it all! Both in-store and online, you can find products from leading international brands such as Winsor & Newton, Liquitex, Fabriano, Daniel Smith, and Jacquard (and many more!). Our range is ever-expanding and we love to hear suggestions of new products to stock.

We also run a wide variety of fun and exciting workshops in store with talented local and international tutors. You can check these out on our workshops page or follow us on social media for updates. We are continually adding new classes so keep checking back to see what's coming up, there really is something for everybody!

Community and creativity are at the heart of everything we do. We would not exist without our loyal customers and we are excited to finally have this platform to share our products and service with the rest of New Zealand.

Whether you are an absolute novice or a professional artist we have what you are searching for and look forward to helping you fulfil your creative needs! 

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