ArtCan Art Supplies

We carry a good selection of art materials and will take the time to explain their use and answer your questions. As artists we have lots of experience to share.

Holbein Watercolours - ArtCan art supplies in Canning, Nova Scotia

Holbein Watercolours 20% Sale

Holbein Watercolours 20% off Sale for December 2019! Holbein is a premium quality paint recommended by artists. It’s produced using a simple combination of the finest pigments and gum arabic.  We have 108 individual colours and multiple sets to choose from.
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Pads and Papers

  • Arches Watercolour paper in sheets and blocks
  • Mayfair sheet
  • Newsprint pads
  • Pastel and charcoal paper in sheets
  • Rice paper in sheets
  • Saunders Waterford watercolour paper
  • Canson Watercolour pads
  • Canson XL Mixed Media pads
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Paints and Mediums

  • Oil Paint: Kama Pigments, Daler-Rowney
  • R&F oil sticks and R&F Encaustic sets
  • Acrylic Paint: GOLDEN OPEN and a selection of student grade economical brands
  • Watercolour Paint: Holbein individual tubes and sets and Reeves in sets
  • Oil Mediums: Linseed oil, Stand oil and Old Master’s Maroger, Odourless solvent
  • Acrylic Mediums: GOLDEN OPEN slow-drying liquid medium. and Tri-Art
brushes - ArtCan art supplies in Canning, Nova Scotia

Brushes 

  • short and long handle synthetics
  • long handle hog hair
  • short handle Kolinsky

Available in many sizes.

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Canvas and Frames

Masters Brand Stretched artist quality double-gessoed canvases made in Canada. Available in both regular 3/4” and 1 1/2” depth.

We also have 10′ wide raw canvas available by the foot.

Shadow box ash frames are handcrafted in Canada. Buy a combination of frame with canvas and save 20% off the frame price.

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Drawing Supplies

  • Chalk and Oil pastels
  • Charcoal sticks
  • Conté
  • Graphite
  • Micron pens
  • Individual pencils and in sets