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The Drawing Room Gift Vouchers The Drawing Room Gift Vouchers
$10.00 - $250.00
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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. -…
Van Gogh Watercolour Half Pans Van Gogh Watercolour Half Pans save
$5.59 - $7.19
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From $8.99 Van Gogh water colours are a student and artist level range of paints featuring brilliant, transparent, and intense colours with high tinting strength. Most colours are rated with the highest degree of lightfastness +++ (100+ years under museum conditions) with a few colours rated just one step below at ++ (25-100 years under museum conditions). Thanks to the purity and uniform viscosit…
Winton Oil Colour 200ml Winton Oil Colour 200ml save
$43.49
$32.62
25% OFF
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Winsor & Newton Winton Oil Colours have been developed to provide the highest quality oil paints at an affordable price. Winsor & Newton Winton Oil Colour is a traditional oil paint, made from moderately priced pigments. Perfect for students, amateur artists or accomplished painters requiring large quantities for large scale canvases.
ArtGraf Water-Soluble Tailor Shape ArtGraf Water-Soluble Tailor Shape
$22.99
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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 colours. 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 us…
Derwent *CLEARANCE*  Metal Pencil Sharpener Derwent *CLEARANCE* Metal Pencil Sharpener
$0.99
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*Clearance product, available while stocks last* Derwent pencil sharpeners are the easy way to achieve the perfect point. The metal sharpener is designed to fit all Derwent ranges and sharpens pencils to a fine point. - Ideal accessory for use with Derwent products - Compact and lightweight - Perfect gift idea
Fabriano 1264 Spiral Cold Pressed Watercolour Pad 300gsm (25% Cotton) Fabriano 1264 Spiral Cold Pressed Watercolour Pad 300gsm (25% Cotton)
$13.99 - $35.99
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From $13.99 Fabriano 1264 offers seven paper qualities in distinctive branding to suit a wide range of drawing and painting applications. Perfect for students, beginners, amateurs and all art enthusiasts, even professionals. These papers are bound in generous volumes, providing excellent value per sheet. All spiral bound pads feature a micro-perforation, so sheets are easily and cleanly detached f…
Jasart Floater Frames Thick Edge Natural Fsc100% Jasart Floater Frames Thick Edge Natural Fsc100% save
$45.59 - $59.99
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From $56.99 Jasart Floater Frames are designed for stretched canvas & wooden art boards. The Floater Frames create the illusion that the artwork is floating within the frame allowing you to attach the artwork in the centre of the panel cradle frame protecting your artwork. The frames are designed with a wider base that prevents damage to the panel cradle and a higher profile and deeper rabbet to p…
Moleskine Classic Notebook Hard Cover Pocket Plain Moleskine Classic Notebook Hard Cover Pocket Plain
$28.99
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This elegant, well-designed tool is the perfect space to put pen to paper. The Classic Notebook traces its origins to the legendary notebooks used by artists and writers over the centuries – every word and sketch you add to its pages make you part of the story. Details - Hard cover available in 6 colours - Rounded corners, elastic closure and matching ribbon bookmark - Ivory-colored, 70 gsm, acid-…
Reeves Cambridge Table Easel (FSC 100%) Reeves Cambridge Table Easel (FSC 100%) save
$104.99
$83.99
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The Reeves Cambridge Easel is made from lightweight FSC elm wood. This model features a convenient wooden box for storing art materials with a carry handle for easy transportation. Ideal for use at home or on the move with its adjustable canvas support. The Reeves Cambridge Easel has a wing bolt adjustment which makes it quite flexible on working angles. 280mm (Width) x 422mm (Length). Can hold ca…
Reeves Paint by Numbers 12x16 Sea Turtle Reeves Paint by Numbers 12x16 Sea Turtle save
$25.99
$20.79
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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 Pre-Mixed Acrylic Pour Paint Set Ocean Reeves Pre-Mixed Acrylic Pour Paint Set Ocean save
$30.99
$24.79
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Reeves Pre-Mixed Acrylic Pouring Sets are water-based non-toxic and are a specially formulated paint pre-mixed with the right amount of pouring medium that will make creating your acrylic pours a breeze. Reeves Pre-Mixed Acrylic Pour Paint has optimal flow and provides amazing results with a soft satin finish. It means this popular technique of acrylic pouring is accessible to everyone in their ho…
Reeves Soft Pastel Sets Reeves Soft Pastel Sets save
$8.62 - $16.87
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From $11.49 Reeves Soft Pastels are made with high quality pigments held together by a binder, which gives them excellent lightfastness and colour depth. Use your Reeves Soft Pastels on textured paper or card to showcase their strong vibrant colours. Extremely soft and easy to apply, Reeves Soft Pastels don't need to be mixed with water and are ideal for dry use. Easily portable, these pastels are…
Sakura Pigma Micron Fineliners Black Sakura Pigma Micron Fineliners Black
$6.49
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Sakura Pigma Micron Fineliners are water-based pigment liners ideal for illustration, cafting and use with watercolours. Ink is of archival quality- waterproof, chemical-proof and fade resistant. Ink dries quickly, does not bleed through paper. Use Pigma Micron to leave a mark that will last a lifetime. Made in Japan.
Talens Art Creation Sketchbooks 140g 12x12cm Talens Art Creation Sketchbooks 140g 12x12cm
$12.99
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Talens Art Creation sketchbooks are sturdy, hard-bound sketchbooks perfect for drawing, journaling, urban sketching, field studies and more! Ideal for use with pencil, pastel, acrylics, gouache, ink, charcoal, and light washes of wet media. They contain 80 sheets of acid-free, 140 g/m² (90 lbs) paper and are available in a variety of sizes and colours, so you can find the perfect sketchbook for yo…
Van Gogh Black Watercolour Pads Van Gogh Black Watercolour Pads save
$30.39 - $37.99
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From $37.99 Simply beautiful! Van Gogh black paper is perfect with interference and metallic water colours. This 140lb/360gsm water colour paper is 100% cellulose and has a cold-press fine grain texture. This 1-side glued pad contains 12 sheets. Available in A3 and A4.
Van Gogh Watercolour Metallic & Interference Half Pan Pocket Box 12 Van Gogh Watercolour Metallic & Interference Half Pan Pocket Box 12 save
$109.99
$87.99
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This 12-half pan water colour set is packed in a plastic pocketbox, and also includes a round synthetic hair brush (size 6) and a mixing tray. This specialty selection includes metallic and interference colours: Silver 800, Light Gold 802, Deep Gold 803, Copper 805, Bronze 811, Graphite 840, Interference White 843, Interference Yellow 844, Interference Red 845, Interference Blue 846, Interference…
Van Gogh Watercolour Tube Set 10x10ml Van Gogh Watercolour Tube Set 10x10ml save
$81.99
$65.59
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This 10x10ml tube general selection water colour set has the following colours: Chinese White 108, Permanent Lemon Yellow 254, Azo Yellow Medium 269, Permanent Red Light 370, Madder Lake Deep 331, Ultramarine Deep 506, Cerulean Blue Phthalo 535, Viridian 616, Burnt Sienna 411, Payne's Grey 708. About Van Gogh water colours - Van Gogh water colours are a student and artist level range of paints fea…
Winsor & Newton Promarker Mixed 24 Set Wallet Winsor & Newton Promarker Mixed 24 Set Wallet save
$229.00
$183.20
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Perfect for studio storage or drawing on the go, this mixed marker wallet allows you to explore 12 graduating tones of Promarker, six of Promarker Brush, three of Promarker Metallic and three of Promarker Neon at once. The promarker and promarker brush pens contain alcohol based dye ink. While the promarker neon and promarker metallic markers contain water based pigmented ink Contains 12 x Promark…
Winsor & Newton Promarker Set of 6 Mid Tones Winsor & Newton Promarker Set of 6 Mid Tones save
$49.99
$39.99
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Winsor & Newton ProMarkers have two high quality nibs, allowing for many line effects. The fine bullet nib is perfect for adding precise detail to your artwork, and the broad chisel nib is ideal for broader strokes and filling in large areas. The alcohol-based ink is translucent, which allows you to experiment with building up layers of colour to achieve different degrees of opacity and depth. Bea…
Winsor & Newton Windrush Sketch Box Easel (FSC 100%) Winsor & Newton Windrush Sketch Box Easel (FSC 100%) save
$399.99
$319.99
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Handcrafted from seasoned Beechwood, this is an ideal easel for both studio work and painting on location. The easel has been designed to fold down to a box shape and has a carry handle and shoulder strap for ease of transporting. The Windrush has telescopic legs to adjust working height, has a practical metal lined storage tray and comes with a wooden palette and brass hardware. Comes fully assem…

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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