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Discover a whole new world of Surfaces with ArtStore Online. At ArtStore Online, we seek to bring you the best Surface brands available, and have a wide range of art & craft supplies from trusted and respected brands from around the world. Discover our Surface brands including Ampersand, Arches, Art Basics, Art Spectrum, Artitude, Arttec, Canson, Fabriano, Fredrix, Saunders, Sennelier, Winsor & Newton and more! At ArtStore Online, whether you are an avid painter, illustrator or a complete beginner, we will strive to help you with whatever Surfaces you need.
  • Fredrix 3/4" Standard Stretcher Bars sold in pairs

    Original price $9.35 - Original price $43.00
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    The original Fredrix tongue-and-groove design that is the standard of the industry. Made of clear ponderosa pine and produced under close tolerance...

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  • PROFESSIONAL Pre Stretched Artist Canvas

    Original price $6.75 - Original price $115.00
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    Gallery thick profile stretched canvas with a clean, staple free edge allows you to paint on all four sides. Hangs with or without a picture frame....

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  • Fabriano Artistico Watercolour Pads (300gsm)

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    Fabriano Artistico Watercolour paper is a great surface choice for watercolour artists of any level. The high quality watercolour paper is 100% cot...

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  • New Art Spectrum Heavy Duty Stretcher Bars

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    ART SPECTRUM® NEW Heavy Duty Stretcher Bars have been upgraded to a carefully hand selected - Professional Quality Hoop Pine. This new Professional...

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  • Fabriano Artistico Watercolour Pads (200gsm)

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    Fabriano Artistico Watercolour paper is a great surface choice for watercolour artists of any level. The high quality watercolour paper is 100% cot...

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  • NAM Natural Linen Panels

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      Move beyond the blank white page and create your next masterpiece on a NAM Natural Linen Canvas Panel. Key Features: Versatile Medium Compatibil...

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  • Arches Watercolour Pads 300gsm

    Original price $34.95 - Original price $97.95
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    Arches Watercolour Pads are one of the finest papers available. The paper is 100% cotton fibre, which provides strength and stability, as well as a...

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  • PREMIUM Pre Stretched Artist Canvas

    Original price $14.95 - Original price $172.00
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    The best ready made pre stretched canvas available in Australia. Premium quality canvases, with 12 ounce medium texture cotton duck, 17 ounce with ...

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  • Art Spectrum Artist Watercolour Pads

    Original price $23.15 - Original price $67.95
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    Art Spectrum has collaborated with the Magnani Paper Mill in Italy to develop a 100% cotton artists' quality Watercolour Paper with an exceptional...

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  • Fredrix Canvas Pads

    Original price $33.55 - Original price $118.00
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    Fredrix Canvas Pads contain ten sheets of genuine artist's canvas, primed and ready to use with any medium. Economical enough to use as a practice ...

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  • Arches Watercolour Pads 185gsm

    Original price $33.95 - Original price $95.40
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    Arches Watercolour Pads are one of the finest papers available. The paper is 100% cotton fibre, which provides strength and stability, as well as a...

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  • Professional Belgian Linen Gallery Stretched

    Original price $22.75 - Original price $257.00
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    Transparent Linen Gallery Stretched Canvas is considered by many to be the ultimate surface for oil painting and also among the most archival. Our ...

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  • Saral Transfer Paper 305mm x 910mm (4 Sheets)

    Original price $41.35 - Original price $41.35
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    Use Saral like carbon paper to transfer/trace a design or sketch to another surface, any kind of paper, wood, glass, acetate, metal, and cloth. One...

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  • Art Spectrum Draw & Wash Pad (Smooth)

    Original price $13.25 - Original price $45.90
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    Draw and Wash Pads provide artist with superb quality all- purpose pad, which is ideal for all wet and dry techniques, the paper will accept practi...

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  • AB Unprimed Cotton Rolls

    Original price $36.75 - Original price $689.00
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    Unprimed pure cotton duck with a good tooth. Ideal for both oil and acrylic priming. 210cm wide Currently Australia Post options are only availabl...

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  • Wooden Panels 41mm Profile

    Original price $17.25 - Original price $29.75
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    These fantastic wood painting panels are constructed of birch. The smooth sanded edges allow your painting to flow beyond the face of your work. Th...

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  • Fabriano 1264 Watercolour Pads

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    Fabriano 1264 Watercolour Pads are a versatile pad for a variety of wet and dry media applications including watercolour, as well as gouache, acryl...

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  • Yupo Pads

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    Yupo is a synthetic paper - 100% polypropylene. It is waterproof, stain-resistant and extremely strong and durable. It can be used as a stencil ...

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  • Art Spectrum Heavy Duty Cross Brace

    Original price $29.25 - Original price $44.75
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    Cross brace, made from specially selected, knot-free, kiln-dried pine. Bracing slots are provided on all stretcher sizes from 48 inch and above. Cr...

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  • Fabriano Studio Watercolour Pads

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    Fabriano Studio Watercolour Pads are an economical yet quality choice of Watercolour Pad for students and beginners to the art of watercolour paint...

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  • Chinese Rice Paper Rolls

    Original price $22.75 - Original price $22.75
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    Chinese rice paper is ideal for traditional calligraphy work as well as book binding and collage. Rolls available in 305mm (12") 381mm (15") & ...

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  • Canson Mi Teintes Pastel Drawing Pads

    Original price $16.75 - Original price $16.75
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    Mi-Teintes is an acid free (except black 425) vellum drawing paper with a high rag content. Because it is coloured in the pulp, the shades...

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  • Fabriano Bristol Paper Pads

    Original price $16.50 - Original price $30.00
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    Fabriano Bristol Pads are made with a versatile soft white paper, great for use with a wide range of wet and dry media. Mediums such as markers, in...

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  • Canson CA Grain Drawing Paper Roll (224gsm)

    Original price $148.00 - Original price $148.00
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    Grained white drawing paper. Acid free. Ideal for pencil, pastel and charcoal. Roll Size: 1.45m x 10m Surface Weight: 224gsm

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Discover a whole new world of Surfaces with ArtStore Online.

At ArtStore Online, we seek to bring you the best Surface brands available and have a wide range of art & craft supplies from trusted and respected brands from around the world. Discover our Surface brands including AmpersandArchesArt Basics, Art SpectrumArtitudeArttecCanson, FabrianoFredrix, SaundersSennelierWinsor & Newton, and more!

Browse through our extensive range of supplies for Surfaces. Whether you are an avid painter, illustrator, or a complete beginner, we will strive to help you with whatever Surfaces you need.



What are the different types of drawing surfaces?

Some common drawing surfaces include paper, sketch pads, canvas, wood panels, and illustration boards. Experienced artists may choose to mix and match different surfaces in a single piece or experiment with alternative materials, such as glass or metal. The choice of drawing surface ultimately depends on the desired result and personal preference of the artist.

How do you choose an art surface to use?

Using the appropriate surface for a particular medium can greatly enhance the quality and durability of the artwork. For example, using paper specifically designed for charcoal drawings will result in richer, deeper tones compared to regular copy paper. Additionally, using a durable surface such as canvas or wood can ensure that the artwork can withstand the test of time. Choosing the right surface can also add unique textures and dimensions to a piece, allowing for greater artistic expression.

What are the drawbacks of certain art surfaces?

Some art surfaces, particularly canvas and wood panels, can be expensive and may not be accessible to all artists. Additionally, certain materials may have limitations in terms of the media that can be used on them. For example, a pencil or charcoal may not adhere well to slick surfaces like glass or metal.

It is important for artists to be aware of the limitations of their chosen surface in order to prevent frustration and potential waste of materials. Additionally, using the wrong surface for a particular medium can result in compromised quality and even damage to the artwork.

What are some tips for using art surfaces?

- Experiment with different surfaces to find out which ones work best for your preferred media and techniques.

- Consider the final outcome of the artwork when choosing a surface – if the piece will be displayed for a long period of time, using a durable material such as canvas or wood may be a better option.

- Be aware of the limitations of your chosen surface – if necessary, do some research or test out different techniques before starting the actual artwork.

- Keep in mind the cost of materials and choose surfaces that fit within your budget. It is possible to create beautiful artwork on a budget by getting creative with alternative materials or using high-quality but less expensive options.