Interesting Facts

Did you know that Adamstown Art has the most extensive range of watercolours in Australia. Lots to choose from.

Turner first introduced their watercolours in 1947. Quality stands the test of time.

William Mitchell has been designing and manufacturing exceptional calligraphy products for almost 200 years.
The authentic choice.

Leonard has been making artist brushes in France since 1715. Experience counts.

Boutique Fine Art Supplies

Artists seek out Adamstown Art for their dependability, good prices, friendly advice and quality range of fine art materials. Learn more about Adamstown Art.


New: Turner Watercolours

A true professional watercolour with suberb transparency and flow. Only the highest quality pigments, the clearest gum arabic, and wetting agents are used to achieve vivid, brilliant colours. There are 148 colours in the range, including the effect colours, all of which are in large 15ml tubes. The Turner watercolours are also very nicely priced.

Turner Colour Works is famous for watercolour and gouache. Based in Osaka, Japan, Turner has a history spanning more than than 75 years. The watercolours were introduced in 1947 and the range has expanded over the years to include many new pigments and the creation of the wonderful effect colours.

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20% Off Roman Szmal Aquarius Full Pans

The Aquarius watercolour range by Roman Szmal consists of 199 colours of which 170 are single pigment colours. This very special range of single pigment colours ensures clean and vibrant colour mixing. Also, of special note are the 46 Special Earth Colours which use real natural earth pigments sourced from around the world rather then synthetically produced colour.

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15% Off Umton Watercolour Sets

Umton is the leading artist paint manufacturer in the Czech Republic with a history dating back to 1910.

The watercolours have excellent mixing characteristics, good control on the paper and strong honest colour. Fine grade pigments and the brightest gum arabic combine to give the Umton watercolours their presence. There are 59 colours in the range, all of which are lightfast and available in large 2.6ml pans.

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New: QoR Ali Cavanaugh Portrait Set

Ali Cavanaughs layering techniques, demonstrated in her work, breathe life into her subjects and create a deep and luminous aura that captivates viewers. These six colors create the ideal palette for achieving effects that distinguish Alis work from traditional watercolour portraiture.

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15% Off Schmincke Naturals

Schmincke Horadam Naturals are exclusively made using natural precious earth pigments and plant based dyes and resins. There are 16 colours which have either a mat or semi-transparent nature giving the watercolours some very nice gouache like properties.

A very fine addition to the Horadam watercolour range.

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New: Amatruda Watercolour Paper Albums

The Amatruda albums contain 12 sheets of either 340gsm or 500gsm pure cotton handmade watercolour paper. Each sheet had deckled edges and is natural white in colour. The twelve sheets are held in place by an elastic strap and can be easily removed for painting.

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20% Off Leonard French Squirrel Mop Brushes

These classic brushes are often referred to simply as 'The French Mop'. The brush allows you to make broad strokes as well as finish detail with the tip. The pure squirrel hair is remarkably soft and subtle with excellent water retention and release.

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Feature: Schmincke Watercolour Sets

Schmincke have released three new Special Edition watercolour sets which are now available. They are:
- Set of 9 Half Pans, Exceptional Colours
- Set of 12 Half Pans, Floral Colours
- Set of 12 Full Pans, Juan Gris Artist Set.

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50% Off Daniel Smith Sets of 6 Half Pans

There are 4 sets of six half pans to choose from. Each set has a travel case, 6 colours and 9 empty half pans so you can expand the set as needed.

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15% Off Bruynzeel Watercolour Pencil Sets

These superior watercolour pencils have a highly pigmented 3.7mm colour core which provides excellent colour transfer. The colour is completelty soluable in water and great results can be obtained by applying a damp brush to the desired areas in your drawings. Since 1948 Bruynzeel has been ensuring every pencil produced reflects Dutch quality. Bruynzeel quality is assured by using the best pigments and sustainable wood.

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15% Off De Atramentis Artist Inks

De Atramentis Artist inks are lightfast waterproof inks that will flow through a fountain pen making them perfect for both writing and sketching. Apart from fountain pens, the inks can also be used with dip pens and brushes. There are 18 colours in the range which are intermixable, allowing you to create your own colours.

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15% Off Golden High Flow Sets

Golden High Flow sets include both opaque and transparent sets of 10 as well as an inclusive marker set. The High Flow Acrylics are a very versitile ink like acrylic paint. You can use them with brushes, pens, refillable markers and airbrushes or just pour straight from the bottle.

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Pastel Specials

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20% Off Bruynzeel Set of 48

New: Stephie Clark Set - Field of Poppies

15% Off Uart Pads

20% Off Schmincke Sets of 100, 200 & 400

15% Off Blue Earth Sets

15% Off Joanne Barby Signature Set

20% Off Holbein Square Singles

15% Off Rembrandt Set of 30 Half Sticks

25% Off Colourfix Smooth

Best Price for Unison Pastels

The Big Pan Pastel Sale


New: Sennelier Oil Sticks

Sennelier have updated and improved their range of oil sticks. There is now an expanded range of 64 colours and all brand new sets.

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20% Off Amatruda Medi Style Pads

The Medi Series is inspired by the people, culture and beauty of the Mediterranean and features original covers drawn by the famous illustrators Hossein Borojeni and Bahar Seyedin. Each sketchbook includes thirty sheets of 200gsm handmade cotton paper with feathered edges. The 200gsm cotton paper is suitable for writing, sketching, pen & ink, gouache and light watercolour. The paper is also fountain pen friendly. A feature of the notbooks is that the top of each page has been designed so that you can tear out a sheet and maintain the top feathered edge.

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Feature: Herbin Glass Pens

These beautiful glass pens from Herbin hold a lot of ink which allows you to write or sketch for a long time without needing to refill. The pens are avaialable in several colours.

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15% Off Sennelier Gouache 21ml Tubes

Sennelier Gouache is a true artists gouache being made using the same high quality pigments present in the Sennelier watercolour and oil paints. The 59 colours are selected for their opacity and have exceptional covering power.

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New: Blotting Paper Now Available

The Herbin blotting paper is now available. Perfect for fountain and dip pen users. There are two colours, cream and pink. The paper comes in a pack of 10 sheets and each sheet is 19.5cm x 12cm.

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15% Off Zig Calligraphy Markers

Zig dual nib calligraphy markers are available in 24 standard colours as well as 9 metallic shades. The dual nib markers use pigmented water based ink that is waterproof, fade resistant, photo safe and that will not bleed.

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15% Off Peter Pauper Press Writing Sets

Peter Pauper Press has a range of writing sets featuring classic and elegant designs which will add flair to your correspondence. The sets include 30 lined sheets and 24 matching envelopes.

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New: Kuretake Meiji No Iro Inks

The Meiji No Iro series is a beautiful selection of coloured inks which were inspired by popular colours from the Meiji era (1890 to 1910) of Japan. Kuretake was founded during the Meiji period (1902) and celebrated their 120 year anniversary by carefully selecting and introducing 6 special inks. The inks are water based dye colours which can be used with fountain pens, glass pens, dip pens and brushes.

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10% Off Pilot Prera Fountain Pens

The Prera is a translucent fountain pen with coloured highlights on the ends of the cap and barrel. It has a stainless steel nib, pocket clip and featues a snap close for the cap. The pen includes a convertor so you can take advantage of using bottled ink. You can also use ink cartridges if you prefer. A smooth writing pen with a modern stylish design.

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20% Off Renesans Flow Acrylic

Renesans Flow provides intensly vibrant colour in a thin consistency which can be easily brushed out. The resulting paint layer is exceptionally durable and flexible thanks to a technologically advanced acrylic emulsion and polyvinyl resin. This allows the paint to be used for muliple applications from tradiional painting to set designs, fabrics and interior decorative work. The range consists of 33 colours in 50ml and 125ml jars.

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15% Off Golden Fluid Set of 10

Golden fluid paints are highly pigmented permanent acrylic colours which provide the advantage of allowing you to use a thin paint which offers fine dispersion, very intense colour, flexibility and good adhesion.

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70% Off Leuctturm B5 Composition Journals

The softcover B5 Composition notebooks are 254x178mm and feature 123 numbered pages of 80gsm paper, two page markers, an index section and a gusseted pocket at the back.

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Feature: Bimoji Fude Pens

Bimoji means beautiful lettering in Japanese. The design of the Bimoji Fude pen imitates the aesthetics and weight of the traditional Japanese calligraphy brush. The pens use a waterbased pigment ink which is very smudge resistant. There are 4 pens with a flexible nib and 1 pen with a soft brush nib.

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Feature: Clairfontaine Paint on Paper

Pads, Journals and Sheets

The Clairfontaine Paint On paper is an exceptional mixed media paper suitable for pencil, pen, ink, gouache, watercolour and acrylic. The paper is available in a range of colours, pads, journals and sheets. The paper is a heavyweight 250gsm and very strong. Of note is that the surface will take a lot of working and stands up to erasing and wet media.

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