Artist Materials

Skills - The Biggest Little Art Shop!

You will be amazed at the range of materials we have in stock, catering for every project from hobbyist to professional. We stock a large range of art and craft brushes from inexpensive pony haired children’s brushes to best sable water colour brushes and hog brushes for oils and acrylic. We stock a range of pads and papers with sizes and surfaces for every purpose. We have a rack or Imperial sized sheets of Fabriano papers, Bockingford, Waterford and Arches sheets, as well as a stand full of drawing and watercolour pads and blocks.
There are student level and fine art products for professionals, and of course free advice (and see the products and colours for yourself)
In short, a wide range of artists materials, plus a range of craft items; and even a stand of childrens art materials to inspire the next generation!


art materials



Sennelier oil pastels
Unison soft pastels, individually and in sets (plus, we allow you to mix and match from larger sets!)
Winsor & Newton Galeria acrylics
Cryla Acrylics
Winsor & Newton artists quality watercolour
Winsor & Newton Cotman watercolour
Winton oil paints
Old Holland, fine artists oil paints
Da Vinci brushes
Winsor & Newton brushes
Pro Arte brushes (British made)
Fabriano pastel pads and sheets
Fabriano Tela oil pads and sheets
Fabriano Pittura acrylic painting pads and sheets
St Cuthberts Mill Bockingford pads and sheets
Saunders Waterford pads and sheets
Arches watercolour pads and sheets
Canson Manga pads
A stand of Humbrol paints
Small and medium size easels (larger to order)
Mounting card for display and frame mounts
Bristol board pads
Pink Pig pads
Canvasses and painting boards
Painting Mediums
Larch turpentine and poppy oil
Derwent drawing pencils
Spray mount
Erasers and putty rubbers

and much more ...
plus hundreds of other items to order!



We sell coloured pencils, Rotring drawing pens, water colour pencils, pastel pencils and graphite pencils individually or in sets. We also have charcoal sticks, thick sketching pencils and fixatives etc. You can buy hundreds of different pens and pencils at SKILLS!
We stock a large range of Winsor & Newton paints, available as sets, starter kits and individual tubes.

We also have a range of Da Vinci and Escoda brushes, and specialist mediums from Robersons and Corneillisons.

This is just a sample of our extensive range, feel free to contact us with your inquires, we are more than happy to help.


Milton Keynes
Buckinghamshire MK11 1AF
PHONE: (01908) 260352