I’ve Been Framed – Our Artist Store
I’ve Been Framed is a family owned, funky, fine art store and frame shop in the heart of SE Portland since 1955. They offer new, used, and rare art supplies at everyday discount prices; as well as professional custom framing services to fit every budget. They have served the artist community since 1955 and pride themselves on having friendly, knowledgeable staff at both of our locations.
Art Graf blended exclusive pigments and binders and create Art Graf Tailors Chalks. These exciting new tools are perfect for drawing or painting on dry or wet surfaces. Perfect for travel or for artist on the go.
GPC offers the very best quality and variety of the paper products in which it specializes – the Black Ink brand of decorative papers. They are suitable for widespread use in the creative design, art material, craft, hobby and related marketplaces.
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.
Chartpak Marker Pads feature a special coating that provides clean, crisp edges for nearly every type of marker. These pads also feature an innovative InkBlock panel that prevents bleedthrough and indentations on the back side of the sheet, so you have full use of all surfaces.
Faber-Castell has brought together all of the advantages of drawing in Indian ink in a modern and uncomplicated disposable pen – the PITT artist pen. The high-quality brush point works both straight and bent without breaking. PITT Artist pens are transparent, resist smearing and have unsurpassed light-fastness.
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.
With Gamblin FastMatte Alkyd Oil Colors, oil painters can take their paintings further, faster than ever before. Thin layers will be touch-dry and ready to be painted over in 24-hours. Colors dry to a matte surface with a beautiful tooth and deep, soft luster. FastMatte colors are compatible with our painting mediums and traditional oil colors.
Golden Artist Colors
Golden Artist Colors, or simply GOLDEN, is an American manufacturing company that focuses on paints used in fine art, decoration and crafts. Based in New Berlin, New York, the company produces a line of acrylic colors that includes some recreations of historic pigments. Golden has taken the mystery out of gel skins and toner transfers. Come by and see how they work on various materials including wood, plastic, and textiles.
Higgins’ India inks have been widely used around the world since 1880. Today, Higgins offers a wide range of pigment and dye based colors as well as specialty white and black inks. Brilliant, artist quality colors are a favorite amongst artists and are made in the USA.
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.
Use this traditional technique to make your own patterned fabric, one-of-a-kind wrapping paper, greeting cards, fine art and more. Each design is as unique as a fingerprint!
The Jacquard Marbling Kit is easy to use and gives professional-quality results. A great group activity!
What does it mean to be professional grade? It means higher standards in quality and performance than your average art product. And Koh-I-Noor products have never been average. Koh-I-Noor Pads with IN-AND-OUT pages allow pages to be removed for use away from the book and can be re-inserted back into the spiral-bound book when dry or finished.
Natural Earth Paints
Award-winning and Gold certified Green America business, Natural Earth Paint, uses natural earth and mineral pigments and organic ingredients to make completely safe, sustainable, and beautiful art supplies for children and fine artists. Earth pigments are clay and mineral earth prevalent in native soils all over the world. By leaving out the preservatives, heavy metal toxins, solvents, synthetics, additives and fillers, our products are of the highest quality – pure, radiant and the most archival and durable paints available.
Amsterdam Acrylic Ink is available in 46 brilliant colors! All colors are highly pigmented ink and are extremely lightfast. The ink is based on an acrylic resin and is waterproof when dry. Ideal for a wide range of techniques like calligraphy, watercolor, airbrush and can be used with technical pens.
Van Gogh Oil Colours are available in a wide range of 66 colors in various tube sizes, sets and artists’ boxes. The fineness, the colour intensity, the high content of pigment and durability contribute to the ultimate expression of your inspiration.
Sakura has perfected the smooth ink flow technology of Gelly Roll® Classic™ White. The opaque white ink stands out on dark and colored papers and makes highlights pop in illustrations and comics. Use it for handlettering accents, party crafts, layered on top of colors for mixed media and bright highlights in tonal drawings. Elevate your art to another level using the range of thick and thin lines, small detail and unique bold marks.
Strathmore Artist Papers
The Strathmore brand name began to appear on fine art papers in 1899. The Strathmore brand quickly became known as one of the highest quality art papers used by many leading artists around the world. Strathmore has kept this reputation as a supplier of fine art paper for 126 years.
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.
Winsor & Newton
With 96 colours, our Professional watercolour range offers bright, vibrant colours and unrivalled performance. Water colour more than any other medium relies upon the variable characteristics of the pigments used. Our Professional Water Colours use only the purest pigments, and are known for their brilliance, permanence and strength of color.
Stop by our table to try out the newest addition to the product line: Professional Water Colour Paper blocks and loose sheets!