For artists and creative business owners, where they buy their tools is imperative to their craft. Finding the right materials depends on the store, the quality of goods, and the type of sales each business offers. Here are seven of the most popular art supply stores that sell an array of high-end art materials.

Art Supply Warehouse

Art Supply Warehouse is in Westminster, California, but also offers products online. The prices are below retail value. Each week, they present discounts on selected items. They also run clearance and close-out sales. And, they offer online demos, classes, and in-person painting, drawing, and mixed media classes.

Blick Art Materials

Blick has several stores throughout the United States. They also sell supplies via their website. Their deals run up to 70% off list prices; they also offer Blick E-Gift Coupons. Blick’s YouTube channel has live product demonstrations.

Jerry’s Artarama

Jerry’s Artarama runs local wholesale clubs and retail stores that offer local delivery and pickup. Supplies include canvas, easels, framing, mats, and boards. Their retail stores and website run sales off their list prices. Also, their Artist Page lists resources, including free video art lessons and instructional art DVDs.


Blick Art Materials acquired Utrecht. Besides an assortment of drawing, painting, and studio supplies, they sell screen printing, etching, and lithography materials. Their website links to Blick in-store promotions.

Cheap Joe’s Art Supplies

In North Carolina, Cheap Joe’s Art Supplies have two retail stores and a Boone Outlet Store and Workshop Center. They also operate an online store. Their website lists clearance items, sales events, and free offers.

Daniel Smith

Since 1976, Daniel Smith has been the leading manufacturer of high-end quality, watercolor and oil paints, and other mediums. Their online resources page provides a variety of tools, including catalogs, color charts, and brochures.

Michaels Arts & Craft

Michaels has retail stores in California. Their website offers a variety of art supplies, including custom framing. They run promotions in-store and online, with weekly ads, deals, and coupons. Also, they have free and premium virtual classes and in-store workshops.