If you’re an artist and love creating new pieces, you’ll know that you can never have too many supplies to help you master your skills and produce work.
Whether it’s watercolours, pens or sketch books that you need, there are tonnes of spots in London where you’ll be able to find everything you want conveniently located under one roof.
Once you’ve stocked up on supplies, stroll back to your room at the Park Grand Lancaster Gate Hotel where your cosy suite will be waiting. It offers the perfect relaxing setting for getting those creative juices flowing.
Atlantis Arts Materials
16-, 28 Tabernacle St, London EC2A
Boasting the title of the UK’s largest art materials store, this place is a one-stop destination for keen artists looking to freshen up their kit and have an afternoon going spare to get lost in all the shop has to offer. Specialising in painting materials, head here for the finest selection of brushes and canvass from a number of high-quality brands. The store also caters for other artistic endeavours including printmaking, modelling and fine craft so is an ideal place to go if you’re considering taking up a new hobby.
All shopped out? Make your way back to your room at the Park Grand Lancaster Gate Hotel for a night of relaxation. You could even start working on your next masterpiece from the comfort of your suite.
London Graphic Centre
16-18 Shelton St, London WC2H 9JL
This popular store is situated in Covent Garden and is frequented by graphic designers who come here to browse the wide range of graphic and design pads, boards and cutting equipment. Shop goods from established brands like Black n Red, Copic and Fimo. With such a broad range of products available including drawing equipment and stationary, you’re bound to find exactly what you need. Going for a new job or internship and need to ensure you sell your work well? Browse the store’s range of portfolio materials, which includes display books, tubes, sleeves and accessories.
Creating new pieces of art can be a challenge and sometimes finding inspiration is the hardest part. Perhaps a slow walk back to your room at one of our hotels in Lancaster Gate London will do the trick.
AP Fitzpatrick Fine Art Materials
142 Cambridge Heath Rd, London E1 5QJ
If you’re interested in oil and watercolours you’re going to love this shop, where you’ll find an extensive selection of paints, varnishes and pigments to fit all of your arty needs. Their offering doesn’t stop there though, as you will also find sketchbooks and paper as well as a wide range of goods to help you if you are about to embark on a restoration project. The shop is also conveniently located near to East End Galleries, so why not squeeze in some gallery hopping too and view a couple of masterpieces while searching for inspiration for your own next creation?