Art Supplies

The articles below are intended to give a feel for the services and products sold by Gadsby’s. If you have a requirement which isn’t represented below it doesn’t mean we can’t help. Please call us and ask.

Christmas Stocking Fillers

Christmas Stocking Fillers

Buying 'useful' gifts for artists and crafts people might not be easy, unless you know exactly what they use already and what they already have to...

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Pro Arte Brush Sets

Pro Arte Brush Sets

We have some amazing Pro Arte brush sets available in the shop. We are selling sets that are suitable for all mediums. Polar Brushes These sets...

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Art Festival Success

Art Festival Success

Patchings Art Festival this year was a resounding success, despite the unpredictable weather. The revamped layout of the festival surpassed...

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Using ROSA Watercolours

Using ROSA Watercolours

The following article was written by Jane - detailing her first experience of using the ROSA Gallery Artists' Watercolours. ROSA Watercolours We...

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Range of Painting by Numbers

Range of Painting by Numbers

During the pandemic we discussed Painting by Numbers: From how much fun it can be to the skills needed to do it well. Complete just a few pictures...

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Pitt Graphite Matt Pencils

Pitt Graphite Matt Pencils

At Gadsby's we are always listening to our clients and keeping an eye out for new products which will help meet their needs. We are now stocking...

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Modelling Brushes

Modelling Brushes

Red handled modelling brushes These synthetic bristle brushes are very flexible and ideal for modellers. They allow/facilitate ultra-fine detail...

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4 brushes offer – £15

4 brushes offer – £15

..a great deal - brushes for watercolours, acrylics and oils! We are offering a great deal during February with 4 brushes for £15. Individually...

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Brush cleaning products

Brush cleaning products

In this blog Jane takes a second look at cleaning your brushes - focussing on some of the products available. Read the first article Cleaning...

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Pink Pig Sketchbooks

Pink Pig Sketchbooks

Popular sketchbooks Jane says a few words about the popular range of Pink Pig sketchbooks - prompted by a new delivery to the Market Place shop.Silk...

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Pebeo Marbling Inks

Pebeo Marbling Inks

Jane looks at Pebeo Marbling Inks.What do I need to achieve a marbling effect on paper? I’m going to look at Pebeo’s marbling inks. There are nine...

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Gesso – buy or make?

Gesso – buy or make?

Last week Jane looked at making and using egg tempera. In a similar vein, this week she looks at gesso - making your own or buying it.What is gesso...

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Egg tempera

Egg tempera

Jane takes a look at using tempera (or egg tempera) as a medium for painting. It was replaced by oil paints centuries ago but, for aspiring artists,...

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Cleaning brushes

Cleaning brushes

In this blog Jane takes a look at cleaning your brushes. She uses acrylics and has found that soapy warm water does the trick and then a good rinse...

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Neocolor wax crayons

Neocolor wax crayons

Rather good wax pastels Neocolor wax crayons - these rather good wax pastels are available in permanent or water soluble.Water soluble colours...

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Page layouts

Page layouts

Jane shares a page layout project from her college days where she practiced the art of laying out a page for various purposes. Largley a...

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Using tracing paper

Using tracing paper

Jane said "I have used tracing paper for a few projects and I thought it would be a good medium to take a closer look at."What is tracing paper?...

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