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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…
Winsor & Newton Liquin Original Winsor & Newton Liquin Original save
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From $20.99 This reliable favourite is a general purpose semi gloss medium which speeds drying, improves flow and reduces brush stroke retention. - Halves the drying time of conventional oil colour (touch dry in 1-6 days depending on colour & film thickness). - Resists yellowing. - Not suitable as a varnish or final coat.
Festive Lino Block Printing with Artist, Nicky May Festive Lino Block Printing with Artist, Nicky May
$69.00
Festive Lino Block Printing with artist, Nicky May Thursday 18th November 2021 6pm - 9pm Join us for a Christmas Themed Lino Printing Workshop- carving a festive design to print onto greeting cards, tags and gift wrap. Tutor, Nicky May, will show you how to transfer your own hand drawn ideas and drawings onto a lino block print. Delicately carve your design into the lino and print onto a selection…
Florals in Watercolour at Kate Shepperd House with Susie Millichamp Florals in Watercolour at Kate Shepperd House with Susie Millichamp
$149.00
Florals in Watercolour' with artist, Susie Millichamp Saturday 27th November 2021 9am - 3pm Te Whare Waiutuutu Kate Sheppard House 83 Clyde Road, Ilam The Drawing Room, in conjunction with Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga bring you 'Florals in Watercolour' with artist, Susie Millichamp, on location in the historic and beautiful surroundings of Te Whare Waiutuutu, Kate Sheppard House. Join us in…
ArtGraf Premium Graphite Sticks 2pc ArtGraf Premium Graphite Sticks 2pc
$15.99
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These water-soluble graphite sticks contain a unique blend of graphite and binders that allows them to be used wet or dry. Explore the possibilities of working with washes and other watercolour techniques by simply wetting a brush, touching it to the graphite, and applying the colour to paper with ArtGraf Watercolour Graphite Soft Sticks.
Daniel Smith Walnut Ink 59ml Daniel Smith Walnut Ink 59ml
$19.99
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Walnut Ink is a finely pigmented, water-based ink made from walnut husks for drawing, painting and lettering. The sepia tone is fade-resistant and handles like a transparent watercolor with good layering and lifting capabilities in darker washes. Lightfast, non-acidic and low-staining, Walnut Ink also adds warmth and historical character when painting over sketches done in permanent black ink.
Derwent Graphitint Paint Pan Set 12 Derwent Graphitint Paint Pan Set 12
$49.99
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Derwent Graphitint Paint Pans contain a unique blend of graphite with a hint of colour to create subtle muted colour with a graphite sheen. This range is ideal for mixed media work. Muted coloured paint pans consist of warm and cool tones delivering fine graphite particles that settle into the paper grain to create a myriad of effects. This set is perfect for urban sketching and landscape art. Use…
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 Byron Pre-Mixed Acrylic Pour Set 10 with Silicone Oil Jasart Byron Pre-Mixed Acrylic Pour Set 10 with Silicone Oil
$69.99
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Byron pre-mixed pouring acrylic set includes 9 creative colours in a ready to use pour on pouring formula, no mixing required. Everything needed to start creating is included in this set. Use the silicone oil to add cell effects. Suitable for use on surfaces such as cardboard, canvas, wood, plastic & porcelain. This set includes: - 9 x 60ml Pre-Mixed Pour Acrylic Colours (White, Yellow, Lavender,…
Jasart Complete Marker Set 29pc Jasart Complete Marker Set 29pc
$59.99
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Jasart Complete Marker set of 29 is an ideal set for artists, designers, and students. This complete set includes 6 Fineliners, 6 Real Brush Markers, 6 Dual Nib Markers, 4 Dot Markers, 2 Calligraphy Pens, 4 Graphic Markers, and 1 A4 Marker Paper Pad.
Jasart White Synthetic Filbert Brushes Jasart White Synthetic Filbert Brushes save
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From $5.99 Jasart Filbert White Taklon brushes are suitable for soft edging effects and blending colours. 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 filbert bristle shape with short silver handle. For more about Jasart White Synthetic Filbert Brushes click here.
Liquitex Basics Acrylic 118ml Set 12 Liquitex Basics Acrylic 118ml Set 12 save
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$129.99
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Discover Liquitex Basics, the everyday acrylic. Made for all budgets and all creatives. This set features Basics medium-consistency acrylic paint and contains 12 essential colors to help build your palette. 12x118ml Liquitex Basics set contents: Cadmium Orange Hue • Light Green Permanent • Alizarin Crimson Hue Permanent • Dioxazine Purple • Burnt Sienna • Burnt Umber • Primary Yellow • Primary Red…
Masters Clean Up Value Kit Masters Clean Up Value Kit
$20.49
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Kit Includes: - 1 oz "The Masters" Brush Cleaner - 1.4 oz "The Masters" Soap Since 1979 people have relied upon The Original B&J "The Masters" Brush Cleaner and Preserver to take special care in cleaning and conditioning artist brushes. The formula is non-abrasive, yet effectively removes paints including oil and acrylic, as well as inks, dyes, grass stains, grease, and grime. Just add water to ac…
Reeves Fine Artist Oil Paint Classic Colour Set 12pc Reeves Fine Artist Oil Paint Classic Colour Set 12pc save
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Reeves Fine Artist Oil paints are highly pigmented and permanent. A smooth and buttery consistency, the paint can be easily spread with a palette knife or brush. Ideal for painting techniques such as blending, glazing and impasto. Oil paint typically has a long drying time allowing extra time to refine work. This set inlcudes 10x50ml tubes in assorted colours and 2x200ml tubes (Titanium White and…
Reeves Watercolour Pads 200gsm Reeves Watercolour Pads 200gsm save
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From $4.49 - Medium surface watercolour paper pads - 200gsm Paper weight - Acid free - 12 Sheets per pad - Available in A5, A4, and A3
Winsor & Newton Cotman Watercolour Studio Set 45 Half Pans Winsor & Newton Cotman Watercolour Studio Set 45 Half Pans save
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Cotman Water Colour offers artists a range of water colours that have been made to Winsor & Newton's high-quality standards, at a more economical price. Perfect for artists, crafters, and hobbyists. The Cotman Water Colour Studio 45 Set is a large set containing 45 Cotman half pans covering the full range of colours plus one extra of each of the most popular colours. Contents may vary.
Winsor & Newton Promarker Set 96 Winsor & Newton Promarker Set 96 save
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$699.99
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Explore the extensive Promarker colour spectrum with this 96 piece colour kit. Each pen is twin-tipped. The fine bullet nib is narrower, making it ideal for more precise detailing and line work. The broad nib is great for quick visuals and filling in larger areas. Using the edges of the broad nib, a variety of different stroke widths can be achieved. Whether using the broad or fine nib, the finish…
Winsor & Newton Studio Charcoal Pencil Tin 6 Winsor & Newton Studio Charcoal Pencil Tin 6 save
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$29.99
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Dive back into sketching basics with this set of mixed-grade charcoals. The soft, medium and hard charcoals are perfect for creating a range of traditional effects. Wooden barrels provide an easy on-the-go sketching experience with reduced mess, allowing for enhanced precision that brings your sketches to life. Set Contents Charcoal 6 piece: 2 x soft charcoal • 2 x medium charcoal • 2 x hard charc…

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 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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