Finetec Artist Mica Watercolors are made with mica, a natural mineral that shimmers and shines. They’re ideal for adding special effects and highlights to watercolors paintings, and also for calligraphy.
1492, an historic year, memorable for 2 special events: the discovery of America by Christopher Colombus and the founding of the ARCHES® paper mill, which has endured through the centuries, to the pleasure and satisfaction of numerous renowned artists and printers who remained attached to its outstanding qualities. Made the traditional way, on a cylinder mould, this paper has a harmonious natural grain. The fibres are evenly distributed, making the paper more stable, with very limited deformation. Made of long 100% cotton fibres, ARCHES® Watercolour paper can absorb a lot of water without warping or causing colours to bleed.
Chartpak Spectra AD Marker
Spectra AD Markers are the latest edition the AD® Marker family. An alcohol-based twin tip marker features brilliant color with less odor than the traditional AD® Marker. Painstakingly developed over 4 years, Spectra AD™ Markers were designed tip to tip, inside and out, with the artist in mind. Easy grip air-tight cap matches the marker’s ink, the barrel is ergonomically shaped and prevents rolling, ink capacity allows for maximum draw out, and the twin nibs offer the artist a wide range of line options in one marker. Available individually and in sets. Spectra AD Markers come in 95 colors.
Gamblin Artists Colors
At Gamblin, our mission is to lead oil painting and printmaking into the future. Our luscious colors and contemporary mediums are true to historic working properties, yet safer and more permanent.
Iwata is dedicated to delivering peerless performance and breathtaking control. With our comprehensive series of airbrushes and spray guns, Iwata is the most trusted name in the industry because we guarantee you’re spraying with the most advanced brushes on the market – at any price. These are the essential products that professional artists demand.
Mel’s Frame Shop
With 25 years of experience, Mel’s Frame Shop offers the highest quality custom framing. Affordability and quality frames and mats are always a priority. We cater to the local art scene offering framing at discount prices. The shop also helps from planning shows to prep work to final framing presentation, we help artists all along the way. In the spirit of Portland, we also repurpose scrap moulding to create an outstanding selection of premade frame lines at affordable prices.
ReClaim It! is a nonprofit arts and reuse retail store that salvages materials from the “dump” (Metro Transfer Station operated by Recology) for artists, neighbors, and DIYers to Reuse, Repair, and Reimagine.
Winsor & Newton
In 1832 chemist William Winsor and artist Henry Newton brought together the knowledge of the scientist and the creativity of the artist to offer an unprecedented choice of colour, clarity and permanence to fine artists. Winsor & Newton pinpointed what was really needed – a regular source of reliable colours and brushes. Winsor & Newton first developed vastly-improved watercolours, followed by a number of other innovations including Chinese white, the first durable opaque white watercolour, and collapsible tin tubes for both oils and watercolours.
As procurers of Asian art materials for six decades we have enjoyed providing the best of authentic materials to American artists. These materials are appreciated by Sumi painters in this country and the quality is favored by western artists. Let me share with you the techniques they have shared with me. Experience some of the inks, paints and brush you’ve always been tempted to try.
ZenTwig Fine Art and Photopgraphic
ZenTwig is a locally owned and operated business focused solely on fine art reproduction of the highest quality.
ZenTwig utilizes a 4×5 camera fitted with a Better Light digital scanning back to digitize large format original artwork at size.
ZenTwig can reproduce artwork on a 64″ Epson 11880 on a variety of archival fine art materials.