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: Umton Watercolours

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.

Of special note are the beautiful wooden box travel sets.

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15% Off Renesans Intense Watercolours

Renesans Intense watercolour range consists of 70 colours, 50 of which are single pigment colours. The Intense watercolours definately have clear, pure colour which gives the ablity to mix extremely subtle or bright shades. Of note is the wonderful degree of granulation many of the colours can achieve and also the very smooth and easily controllable flow of colour, even on soft papers. The watercolours are exremely lightfast and are made from pure honey, gum arabic and quality pigments.

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20% Off Leonard Kolinsky Sable Watercolour Brushes

Available in both Classic Round and Pointed Round, the brushes are of the finest qulaity. Excellent spring and water retention allows for both fine detail and broad strokes.

Leonard have been handcrafting artists' brushes in Saint-Brieuc, France since 1779. The synthesis of tradition, knowledge and modern methods produces brushes of the highest quality.

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New: 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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20% Off QoR Travel Set of 12 Half Pans

The Mini Travel Set includes 12 Half Pans in a compact travel tin. The lid of the travel tin has an innovative design incorporating wells and mixing areas. There are also 3 silicon wells conveniently located between the two rows of half pans. A very well designed travel set indeed.

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15% Off Kusakabe Artist Watercolour 5ml & 20ml Tubes

The professional watercolour range is fantastic value for money. The watercolour has brilliance of colour and transparency and is very well behaved on the paper. The paints are also environmentally and people friendly. Many high performance organic pigments are used instead of pigments such as cadmium and cobalt.

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40% Off Daniel Smith Sets of 6 Half Pans

There are 5 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 Fontaine Watercolour Pads

The Fontaine watercolour pads are spiral bound for ease of use. The spiral bound pads contain 300gsm paper and are available in a variety of sizes and surfaces. Fontaine is a professional grade watercolour paper. It is a natural white 100% cotton paper that is gelatin sized with a minimum weight of 300gsm. It is made by the Dutch Schut Mill which has been making papers since 1618.

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20% Off Schmincke Aerocolor Set of 9

Aero Color Professional are liquid, intensely coloured and highly lightfast acrylic inks. They can be used for acrylic painting, sketching, airbrushing and mixed-media techniques. Aero Color is water resistant when dry and dries with a satin finish. It also has excellent adhesion properties on a wide range of surfaces and excellent lightfastness ratings being either 4 or 5 star across the range.

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15% Off Dr Ph Martins TECH Inks

A transparent, lightfast and archival ink designed specifically for use with technical pens, calligraphy pens, and drawing pens which also works extremely well with brushes and airbrushes. The ink is acid free and waterproof when dry. Ideal for design and illustration as well as artistic endeavours.

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15% Off Mussini Oil Tubes

Schmincke Mussini Resin Oils are unique throuhout the world. Their special qualitites stem from the adoption of the old masters approach of combining natural resin with selected oils. This approach, together with high concentrations of single pigments produce oil colours with the utmost brilliance and purity. Of special note with the Mussini range is the extensive range of transparent and semi-transparent glaze pigments.

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Pastel Specials

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20% Off Sennelier Sets of 40 Half Sticks

15% Off J Luda Singles

15% Off Schmincke Half Stick Sets

20% Off Rembrandt Set of 45 Full Sticks

15% Off Julia Woning Pan Pastel Kits

10% Off Sennelier Pastel Card Sheets

20% Off Renesans Oil Pastel Sets

10% Off Art Spectrum Extra Soft Sets

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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New: Schmincke Horadam Naturals Watercolours

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.

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15% Off Aqyla Sets

A new type of artist paint

Aqyla is a water based alkyd resin paint which combines and enhances the benefits of both oil and water based paints to give you a totally immersive painting experience.

  • Use Aqyla by itself or in conjunction with Oils.
  • The surface dries in approximately 30 minutes. Quick but not rushed.
  • Multi surface - use paper, canvas, glass, porcelain, metal, cloth, plaster and some plastics.
  • Dilute with water. Wash up with soap & water.
  • Pleasant to use with low odour and no cadmium, lead or mercury used.

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20% Off Primacryl 35ml Tubes

Primacryl is a premium acrylic colour using modern pigments in exceptionally high concentration. Primacryl gives colours a new dimension of brilliance and expressiveness. Of note, the titanium white is unparalleled in opacity and coverage giving incredibly brilliant mixtures. Due to the extremely high solid content of Primacryl, elastic and contour-stable drying is guaranteed and the the dried paint layers are durable, flexible and water-resistant. All colours in the range are rated four or five stars for lightfastness ensuring the quality expected of Schmincke paints.

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20% Off Leonard Fitch Hair Brushes

Fitch hair is a traditional, rare hair, for oil painting. Fitch hair can hold a lot of moisture allowing for even application of paint with longer strokes. The hair is very smooth, making it ideal for blending and detail. Leonard have been handcrafting artists' brushes in Saint-Brieuc, France since 1779. The synthesis of tradition, knowledge and modern methods produces brushes of the highest quality.

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15% Off William Mitchell Liquid Gouache

Liquid Gouache has excellent smooth opaque coverage and lightfast qualities. Being in a liquid form it is very convenient and easy to paint out. Available in 12 colours including Gold and Silver.

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New: 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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20% Off Rohrer & Klingner Calligraphy Inks

Premium Calligraphy Inks

Rohrers pigmented calligraphy ink give brilliant and beautiful colours which are lightfast. There are 24 modern and classic colours with optimal flow and drying characteristics for calligraphy. They are largely water and wipe resistant as well as being resistant to eraser and tape. The colours can be applied with dip pens, quills, brushes and even airbrushes. Of note is that the inks also perform exceptionally well on absorbent papers such as watercolour and ingres, giving you more options.

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15% Off William Mitchell Cartridge Pen Sets

Cartridge pens are a very convenient calligraphy tool, combining the use of a calligraphy nib with the convenience of a fountain pen. The pens can be fitted with either ink cartridges or the convertor which allows you to use bottled ink in an easy, clean and no fuss way.

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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 Faber Castell Grip Fountain Pens

The Grip fountain pens have raised dots on the barrel which aids in gripping the pen. The body of the pen has a very subtly rounded triangular shaped which also aids in maintaining a firm hold whilst writing. The pen body is molded plastic and the clip is stainless steel. You can use standard ink cartridges or fit a convertor if you wish to take advantage of the range of bottled inks.

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15% Off Flametree Sketchbooks

The Flametree hardcover sketchbooks contain 144 pages of heavy weight sketch paper (approx 200gsm). The paper is suitable for all dry techniques and light washes. The sketchbooks are 280mm x 216mm. Each sketchbook has a magnificent fine art cover.

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New: Fontaine Watercolour Postcard Journals

The Postcard journal is the ideal travel journal. Each journal has 24 sheets of Fontaine hot pressed 300gsm paper to paint on, and also includes postcards to tear out and post to family and friends. The journals have a canvas cover which can be painted on, allowing you to customise the journal to make it your own.

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50% 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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