Where do you buy art supplies ?
Art supplies come in a variety of mediums. There are stores designed for the novice artist, intermediate and the professional. You just have to know where to go and grab what you need for your passion project.
We have compiled a list of our favorite stores that we have frequented over the years. Each store is unique and beats to its own drum. Learning about new supplies that are out and getting the best sale is our favorite hobby.
Let's dive into the list.
1. Blick Art Materials
We love blick ! It's the best to place to stock up on anything really. If you sign up as a teacher or student, additional savings can be received.
2. Artist's & Craftsman Supply
This store is intimate and provides some novelty items in addition to art supplies. You can also grab supplies for jewelry making, sculpting, embroidery, face painting, painting, architecture, inking and so much more.
If you are a student or teacher, you can receive additional savings. You don't even have to sign up for an account. Just show them your school or work id of the university.
3. Plaza Art Materials
Plaza is a small artist store, they have mostly everything that BLick carries, however, the prices are often a bit higher.
If you are a student or a teacher, you can get additional savings. Signing up for a free card is required.
4. Home Depot
Yes, Home Depot! You can get some of your art supplies from there. Our favorite products to get include wood, glue, screws, drills, etc. Art often involves a power tool every now and then. Home Depot is affordable and they help you cut the wood to the size you need too.
5. Michaels, AC Moore, & Hobby Lobby
These stores are best for adding to your artist studio collection. There are items that are staples in every artist's creative space. You can get 40% off coupons pretty easily form these stores. We just pull up the website the day we go into the store and screenshot the coupon we want to use.
You can also sign up for their email list to get additional savings.