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The Drawing Room Gift Vouchers The Drawing Room Gift Vouchers
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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. To purchase multiple gift vouchers, simply keep adding to your shopping cart. Please note these are physical gift vouchers which are sent to you via courier. - Gift Vouchers may be redeemed in store or online using the two codes printed on them. -…
10 Step Watercolour Birds by Eleanor Longhurst 10 Step Watercolour Birds by Eleanor Longhurst
$34.99
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Learn how to paint birds in watercolour without even trying! Using a simple ten-step process, learn how to draw a basic outline starting with simple shapes, then add washes of colour and fine details to complete your work. Arranged in three chapters based on skill level, this book features 25 lovely projects, each showing you how to paint a bird in ten steps. There are paint swatches for every bir…
Staedtler Pigment Liner Assorted Nibs Set 6 Staedtler Pigment Liner Assorted Nibs Set 6 save
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Staedtler Pigment Liner Assorted Nibs Set contains 6 black fineliners in a variety of sizes. Perfect for your on the go sketching and writing needs. Staedtler Pigment Liner 308s have a long metal tip, ideal for use with rulers and templates and can be used on tracing paper, with no bleeding when highlighted. This incredible fineliner pen can be left uncapped for 18 hours without drying up and stil…
Arches Watercolour Cold Pressed 300gsm Block 31x31cm (Green Cover) 20 Sheets Arches Watercolour Cold Pressed 300gsm Block 31x31cm (Green Cover) 20 Sheets save
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$89.99
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Arches is considered one of the finest watercolour papers. The watercolour paper blocks are made from 100% cotton fibre, giving strength and stability to the paper, as well as a natural, lasting whiteness. It is tough enough to endure scrubbing, scratching and erasing, and still accepts colours evenly, with just the right amount of absorbency. Available in smooth (hot pressed), medium (cold presse…
Chromacryl Student Acrylic Paint Set 10x75ml Chromacryl Student Acrylic Paint Set 10x75ml save
$46.99
$37.59
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Chromacryl Students' Acrylic Paints are brilliant, flexible, versatile, quick-drying, non-toxic paints in a range of colours. Ideal for painting and print-making in the classrooms. 10x75ml set includes: Cool Yellow, Cool Red, Cool Blue, Warm Yellow, Warm Red, Warm Blue, Yellow Oxide, Red Oxide, Black, White.
Daniel Smith Jean Haines Master Artist Watercolour Set 10x5ml Daniel Smith Jean Haines Master Artist Watercolour Set 10x5ml save
$199.99
$169.99
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Jean Haines whose lush, expressive paintings are filled with colour and movement, has selected a collection of ten Daniel Smith Watercolours that will excite and inspire you with her new Jean Haines’ Master Artist Set. Jean is an Internationally renowned watercolourist and author of best-selling books including “Atmospheric Watercolors”. Described as a “breath of fresh air” on the art scene, Jean’…
DAS Adjustable Lyre Easel (Beech) DAS Adjustable Lyre Easel (Beech) save
$249.99
$174.99
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Adjustable Lyre Easel (Beech) **KitSet- Assembly Required**
Jasart Dual Nib Brush Fineliner Set 100 Jasart Dual Nib Brush Fineliner Set 100 save
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Jasart Dual Tip Markers Sets contain an assorted selection of colours perfect for on-the-go use. These markers are a versatile dual tip - one end is a 0.4mm fineliner and the second a brush tip. Create sweeping strokes with the brush tip when lettering or use directly for colouring, shading and blending. Flip the marker and use the fine tip for smaller fine line work and detailing. The water based…
Jasart Gold Synthetic Short Flat Brushes Jasart Gold Synthetic Short Flat Brushes save
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From $3.99 The Jasart Short Flat Gold Taklon brushes are suitable for short controlled strokes. Synthetic hair filaments are an excellent alternative to natural hair, ideal for Acrylic, Water Colour, Poster Colour, Gouache and Tempera. Features include short flat bristle shape with short silver handle.
Jasart Pencil Wraps 48pc Jasart Pencil Wraps 48pc save
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The Jasart Pencil Wrap is the ideal storage solution for your pencils. Unrolls flat for easy access or roll up for compact transport. Individual compartments hold up to 48 pencils, while the two mesh storage pockets are great for accessories. Made from durable, leather look material, it features 2 press stud closing options.
Jasart Round Wooden Artist Panels Fsc100% Jasart Round Wooden Artist Panels Fsc100% save
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From $14.99 Jasart Round Wooden Panels have a solid 4mm solid birchwood top on an MDF base, which is 19mm in depth. The surface is sanded smooth and is natural and unprimed. Ideal for a variety of applications including painting, drawing, mixed media, presentation or craft, the Jasart round wooden panels won’t flex or stretch when your media is applied. They can be used in their natural state, but…
Jasart Single Wire Visual Diary 110gsm (FSC) Jasart Single Wire Visual Diary 110gsm (FSC) save
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From $3.99 Jasart Single Wire Visual Diaries are suitable for everyday personal and classroom use, sketching, layouts and drafts. Contains 60 sheets (120 pages) of 110gsm, acid free cartridge paper. FSC certified.
Jasart Studio Colour Pencil Tins Jasart Studio Colour Pencil Tins save
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From $18.99 Jasart Studio Colour Pencils have extra smooth brilliant colours with soft, break resistant leads. These colour pencils offer excellent colour laydown, are non-toxic & acid free. Ideal for students, artists and hobbyists. Available in tins of 12, 24, 36, and 72. Packaging may vary.
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…
Kent Drawing Board Graduate A3 Double Lock Kent Drawing Board Graduate A3 Double Lock save
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$111.99
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The Kent Graduate A3 Drawing Board is a double-locking, portable and parallel rule drafting board. It is ergonomically designed, portable and lightweight and includes a parallel straightedge with a protractor and a STOP-and-GO locking/unlocking action. The L-system straightedge design provides full accuracy and stability and allows drawing along the top edge of the straightedge right down to the b…
Masters Hand Soap 4.5oz Masters Hand Soap 4.5oz
$12.99
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"The Masters" Soap gently cleans and conditions hands. The B&J Formula is non-abrasive, yet effectively removes paints, including oil, inks, dyes, grass stains, grease, and grime. Perfect for cleaning up after painting, crafting, gardening, or even working on the car. Specially formulated, this soap makes cleaning up safe and easy, while keeping your hands soft and fresh smelling. Just wash with p…
Staedtler Mars Lumograph Pencil Tins of 12 Degrees Staedtler Mars Lumograph Pencil Tins of 12 Degrees save
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Staedtler Lumograph pencils are a premium quality pencil for writing, drawing and sketching on paper and matt drawing film. Featuring a special high break resistant lead formulation available in a wide variety of up to 20 grey tones. Made with wood from certified, sustainably managed forests. Metal Tins contain 12 pencils: - Medium (6B, 5B, 4B, 3B, 2B, B, HB, F, H, 2H, 3H, 4H) - Soft (8B, 7B, 6B,…
Staedtler Triplus Fineliner Set 20 Staedtler Triplus Fineliner Set 20 save
$56.99
$42.74
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Staedtler Triplus Fineliners feature a superfine, metal-clad tip for precision drawing and writing. Their ergonomic triangular shape allows for relaxed and easy writing. • Dry Safe- can be left uncapped for days without drying up • Water-based ink • Washes out of many textiles • Line width approx. 0.3 mm
Winsor & Newton Arun Table Top Box Easel (FSC 100%) Winsor & Newton Arun Table Top Box Easel (FSC 100%) save
$169.99
$135.99
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Winsor & Newton Arun Table Easel is made from seasoned Beechwood and features a convenient storage area for your art tools. Suitable for both painting and drawing or sketching. Extendable canvas holder for holding larger canvases. Table easels are convenient, lightweight and portable. They take up less space when in use and folds up to a compact size for easy storage. Great for turning your home d…
Winsor & Newton Cotman Watercolour Skyscape Pocket Set 9pc Winsor & Newton Cotman Watercolour Skyscape Pocket Set 9pc save
$64.99
$38.99
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Paint skyscape works with 8 Cotman Watercolours carefully curated by professional artists. Made with quality, fine art pigments in a pocket-sized set. Includes a travel brush and space for 4 more colours. Set contains 8x Cotman Watercolour half pans: Lemon Yellow Hue • Cadmium Red Hue • Rose Madder Hue • Ultramarine • Cerulean Blue Hue • Indigo • Payne's Gray • Chinese White

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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