Since its founding, Gamblin Artists Colors has handcrafted luscious oil colors and contemporary mediums true to the working properties of traditional materials, yet safer and more permanent. Gamblin’s dedication to today’s oil painters extends beyond offering the finest possible materials – they believe in sharing their knowledge so painters can choose those materials that best […]
At Raw Materials Art Supplies, it is important to us to carry products from the companies who are out there doing good things for artists and art. The work that Gamblin Artists Colors does with their Gamblin Conservation Colors is a good example of that. In the world of art conservation today, there are three […]
Join us for a fun and interesting conversation with Kim Del Valle, Sales Representative for DANIEL SMITH Manufacturing. Have questions about our Primatek colors? Wonder where the color Serpentine comes from? How does the color Moonglow get its name or how does DANIEL SMITH tests pigments for lightfastness? What’s granulation? This is a great opportunity […]
Nic Cha Kim reported for Spectrum News 1 SoCal with his segment, “Raw Materials Art Store Reopens in Larger DTLA Location.” Thanks for the spotlight, Nic!
Lucius Hudson, Inc. has been making fine art stretcher bars and wood panels for artists since 1966. Their dedication to detail and the quality of their products is legendary, and you may have heard of some of their clients. (Does Takashi Murakami ring a bell?) When they approached us to be the first-ever retailer for […]
It has been a rough start to the fall in the art materials industry. The Los Angeles area lost an institution with the closing of Swain’s HQ Art Supplies, which has been supporting artists and selling art supplies in Glendale for seventy years, and we are very sad to see them go. Read Karl’s message […]
We get it, you want to be thrifty as you feed your art materials habit, but we don’t think you should compromise on safety (especially if it’s a gift for Mom), and The Art Sherpa demonstrates here why the POSH tempered glass palettes from New Wave are superior to using plain old glass. (And to […]
We regret to announce that there will not be a Los Angeles Plein Air Festival in 2019. After a thoughtful evaluation of the festival and the goals we have for it, we realized that we would not have the resources to make the festival what it needs to be this year. We hope to return […]
This is a first post on the Raw Materials Art Supplies blog.