Raw Materials Art Supplies
is an art supply store in Downtown Los Angeles that also offers custom framing and fine art printing, and has an online store. We stock many popular brands of artists paints, brushes, markers, pens, papers, canvas, and other tools. Over 90% of our products are priced below the manufacturers suggested retail prices every day.
Vote for Raw Materials
We are very excited to be nominated in the “Best Art, Craft & Design Store” category in the annual Best of Downtown Contest by L.A. Downtown News. You have until May 25 to vote, and if you vote in at least 30 of the categories you will automatically be entered into a drawing to win some fabulous prizes. The grand prize is two nights at downtown’s Omni Los Angeles Hotel, including dinner for two at Noe, $200 spending cash, dinner for two at Morton’s The Steakhouse, and a Los Angeles Conservancy walking tour. Other prizes include an iPad Mini, cash, gift certificates and more.
Free Williamsburg Oil Paint
Get a free sample of three 5ml tubes of Williamsburg Oil Paints, while supplies last. Just ask for it at our checkout counter. Read more about the colors included.
American Easel Panels
We now have in stock Cradled Birch Panels from American Easel in a wide range of sizes. These are an alternative to canvas, made in Oregon, that give you a firm painting surface with none of the flexing or stretching. They are up to 40% off every day.
Art Alternatives Canvas
Art Alternatives Stretched Canvas in Studio (⅞") and Gallery (1½") profiles are available for every-day low prices at our store that are 50% to 70% off the manufacturer’s “suggested” retail price. Plus get an additional 10% off our every-day low prices for full cases.
20% off Foam Board
We stock a range of foam board sheets (foamcore) from EnCore in sizes ranging from 20" × 30" to 48" × 96", and it is 20% off list price every day.
Raw Materials Canvas
Raw Materials Stretched Canvas is assembled in Southern California using bars made from sustainably-harvested Douglas Fir from Western US sources and 7oz 100% cotton canvas from India, double-primed with acid-free acrylic gesso (ready for oils or acrylics), wrapped with seamless corners and staple-free edges. Custom sizes also available.