Warm Welcome from the Fashion District BID

Our friends at the Fashion District Business Improvement District (FDBID) @lafashiondistrict shot this fun video to welcome us and to introduce us to the neighborhood! 馃А Thank you Miranda and the entire marketing team at the FDBID, you guys rock! 馃槝

David Arquette Teaches Bob Ross Technique @ Raw Materials to benefit Inner-City Arts

We’ve been lucky enough to get some press on the Bob Ross Painting Class that actor David Arquette taught at Raw Materials (thanks to Emmy-winning reporter Nic Cha Kim at Spectrum News!) but we felt it was important for you to know, as mentioned in the news story, that the proceeds from the class went […]

Introducing an Oil Painting Master Class with Salom贸n Huerta

You asked, we did it. We scheduled a calendar full of classes and workshops in our new space. Our opening month classes and workshops have been leading up to the introduction of Master Class at Raw Materials, where prominent artists teach intensive workshops that go beyond art school. Master Class will provide intensive interaction with […]

Is David Arquette the new Bob Ross?

In their Best of LA Arts Issue, The LA Weekly asked if David Arquette is the new Bob Ross, and you answered with a resounding yes. On August 24th, Raw Materials Art Supplies was lucky to have Certified Ross Instructor David Arquette teach a Bob Ross Painting Class鈥攐ur very first class in our new location! […]

Throwback Thursday: Alex Schaefer and Chris Hernandez

Five years ago these guys went shopping at Raw Materials with help from our then-mascot and head of security, Wonton. Good times. And today, we open for business at our new location at 645 S. Los Angeles Street. Will you be there?

Throwback Thursday: James Wilde x Raw Materials

August 8, 2018 we showed street artist James Wilde some love, and here we are a year later and even with all these changes and so much new stuff going on – yeah, we still love her! BTW, one week until we open at our new location – 645 S. Los Angeles Street. Will you […]

Throwback Thursday: S.C. Mero x Raw Materials

This video of our friend S.C. Mero, a DTLA artist who shops at Raw Materials, is also about a year old. Have you seen her remote-controlled traffic cone zipping through the hood? 馃毀 Unfortunately the traffic cone wasn’t with her when she was walking from Sonoratown recently, and she, along with her companion, was hit […]

Art Jobs: Marketing Coordinator, Grand Park

The Music Center is seeking a creative, energetic and highly-motivated Marketing Coordinator for Grand Park to help share all things Grand Park across the digital landscape. In this role, the Marketing Coordinator will support聽The Music Center鈥檚聽work to deepen the cultural life of every Angeleno and further Grand Park鈥檚 vital role as L.A.鈥檚聽Park For Everyone. How […]

馃挜 Boom. Summer is 馃敟 and we’re almost out of here

There’s a lot going on so we鈥檙e just going to jump in with some news and exciting events curated just for you. Our current location will close at 5pm on Sunday August 11 and we will re-open in our new location at 645 S. Los Angeles Street at 10am on Thursday, August 15, 2019. The […]

We Now Offer Same-Day Delivery in DTLA

Hey DTLA, we get it. You dream it, you work hard, you grind 鈥榯il you own it. We know you can鈥檛 always leave your studio/office when you run out of something bc you鈥檙e mid-flow, so we now offer same day delivery! Whether you need a tube or a gallon of Titanium White paint, a sheet […]