As an artist it can be frustrating not knowing where to find the right supplies and create that perfect art kit. We’ve put together a list of art supply stores to help you re-stock without going too far from home.
Our list includes everything from drawing, watercolour, calligraphy, canvas, face painting and more. Now you don’t have to submit exclusively to online shopping because your local art store is just around the corner.
Canvas Art Store provides an extensive range of high-quality products from well-known brands such as Windsor & Newton and Derwent. It sells products for fine arts as well as graphic designing, crafts and educational art. From oil paints to plasticine this art store has everything. All of their staff are practicing artists and qualified to answer any queries you have on art supplies. They also offer to order a product specifically for you if you do not find it on their website.
Although not branded as an art supply store, Dubai Library Distributors sell basic art supplies such as oil paints and canvases for when you are in a rush. Glass and fabric painters can also find a variety of colours and brushes. Dubai Library Distributors has multiple branches in all seven emirates.
From decoupage to soap art, Creativa has supplies for all types of artists. Creativa products are shipped in from Europe to ensure the highest quality. You can purchase items straight from their website or visit their store in Times Square Mall, Dubai.
Creative Minds is a store that sells everything art, craft and party related you could think of. Besides art and craft supplies for adults such as drawing and candle making supplies, it also caters to children with items like giant floor art pads and glitter glue to bring out their creative side. Creative Minds has stores in Barsha and Jumeirah.
A creative haven for craft lovers, Craft Land stocks all the necessary items for sewing, crochet, quilting, embroidery and more. They also stock instructional books to help get you started and offers classes to those who would like a little more inspiration. Find Craft Lands retail store in Town Centre, Jumeirah.
Creative Hands provides a great selection of supplies for paper crafts like scrapbooking, card making, decoupage, and DIY home décor. They also hold workshops for beginners or for those looking to improve. Creative hands also sell their own collection of unique stencils, stamps and more - all designed and produced in Dubai. The store is located in Dubai Investment Park.
Art and Craft Nook is an online art store that brings you products from the biggest art brands in a cost-efficient manner. You can find supplies for educational projects, fine art, fabric art and much more all in one place. If you would like to make your purchase in person, stop by their outlet in Al Quoz.
Creative Crafts supplies crafters with DIY products for all sorts of projects including tie and dye and flower making. They also supply basic fine art supplies such as canvases and paints. Creative crafts has a special section for seasonal craft supplies to make your holidays a little more cheerful. Although mainly an online store, Creative Crafts has a retail shop opposite the Karama post office.
Watch out for our next list of art supply stores in Abu Dhabi and Sharjah!