Art Supplies

We offer a 10% discount on all art supply sales over $50 (before tax).

If we don’t have it, we’ll try to special order your item. In many cases specially-ordered items become stock items.

We have a FREE BIN full of oddities and useful items just waiting to go home with you!
Here’s a partial list of the supplies we stock at Hot Springs Frame & Art Supply:

acrylic paint retarder / medium
acrylic varnish
artist’s tape
blending stumps (for charcoal and pastel)
bristol paper / board
brushes (flat, filbert, round, watercolor, script, angle, stroke, bright, mop, fan, sets)
brush cleaners – paint thinner, turpenoid, and others
bulldog clips
calligraphy markers
calligraphy pads (parchment)
canvas (prestretched, including regular and deep-edged, or by the roll)
canvas board
canvas stretching pliers
charcoal – vine, block, pencils
charcoal & pastel paper
clay (modeling, Fimo, Plastilina)
color wheels
colored pencil sets (12 / 24)
damar varnish
drawing boards
drawing paper and pads
easels (portable)
erasers (kneaded, white plastic, art gum, eraser sticks and refills)
exacto knives and blades
fixative (working and final)
galkyd
gesso (white, black, clear)
gouache paint set
graphite paper (black, white, colors)
graphite pencils (individuals and sets)
gum arabic
Japan drier
kneaded erasers
linseed oil
liquin
masking fluid
mediums and extenders (mostly Grumbacher and Liquitex)
modeling paste
Mod Podge
monoprint paper
mouth atomizers
paint (student grade oil, acylic, & watercolor, water soluble oil, Americana, Liquitex glossies, Jacquard Lumiere Neopaque, Golden)
paint-by-number sets
paint / palette knives
palettes and palette paper
parchment paper (pads, sheets)
pastels (regular and water soluble sets, individual pencils)
pencils (pastel, graphite, stabilo, charcoal)
pencil extenders
pens (micron, calligraphy, prismacolor metallic, gel, paint pens, felt tip marker sets)
portfolios
rabbit skin glue
reflective beads
Res-n-gel
rice paper (pads, rolls)
scratchboard
Space Pens (by Fisher)
spray-mount
spray varnish
sketch books and pads
Sta-Wet palettes
straight edges
stretcher strips
stretcher bars
tracing paper
t-squares
turpenoid (natural and odorless)
UV-block spray
vellum
Wallis paper (sandpaper-covered pastel surface)
watercolor board
watercolor paper (pads, blocks, blank postcards and greeting cards, and 22 x 30″ individual sheets)
watercolor pencils
Yes paste
Yupo paper

 

Posts About Art Supplies

Toys Are and Aren’t Us

sporty troll doll

An annotated version of this post was written for Google My Business.

Pin Stripe Brushes & Pearly Watercolor Sets

pinstripe brushes & pearly watercolors

Mack Pin Stripe Brushes (#000 / #1) and Pearly Watercolors, ooooh la la.

Adam Sturch, Seba Gallery, and then some

art work by Adam Sturch

We 1) won an original artwork from Seba Gallery 2) have materials for Leo Neufeld’s workshop 3) pronounce things correctly sometimes

Refillable Sketch Books

Komtrak Inspiral refillable sketch book

Refillable sketch books are where it’s at, man.

Space Pen Shipment IN

Space Pens

Come and get them before we gift them all to our family. And ourselves. The bullet pen with stylus (shown here in chrome, blue and matte black) is $32 and the stylus feels like a big upgrade from thumb. Using my bluey to type this post into my phone. Also the stylus works great on […]

Turpen Times V2 #3

Turpen Times - A Magazine Especially for Paintin' Folks

Turpen Times Volume 2 Number 3

2014: A Space Pen Odyssey

bullet space pen in a box.

By special request, we now carry FISHER SPACE PENS in a range of models, priced from $10 – $25. Space Pens, we’re told, are built to last. And so we also have refills – medium point, blue and black. Our fave is the “Chrome Bullet” with (or without) a rubbery stylus to be used on […]

Tole Art Books & Turpen Times Magazines

Tole Art books from the 1970s

We got a box of cool 1970s Tole Art books in this week – lots of really cool patterns and and they are in near-to-perfect condition! Come in and flip through the books, you may need some of these designs for something.

YES!

YES! paste at Hot Springs Frame & Art Supply in downtown Truth or Consequences

We first heard about YES! paste from painter Mary Welty… …and found out soon after that we could get it from our #1 art supplier. At $25 per pint, it wasn’t cheap (unlike our beloved Mod Podge), but Mary had sworn by the YES! – so we ordered it. What do we know?  : ) Then, […]