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Best Art Supplies

2013 Best Art Supplies

Blick

Boston
Whether you’re seeking clay for your next sculpture or an easel for an al fresco painting adventure, this well-equipped emporium (who knew a whole aisle […] read more»
2011 Best Art Supplies

Blick

Boston
Painting your next masterpiece starts here. Blick has a deep selection of everything you’ll need, plus folks behind the counter who are artists themselves—meaning they’ll […] read more»
2007 Best Art Supplies

Blick Art Materials

Boston
This cavernous space is stuffed to the rafters with paints, pencils, brushes, canvases, sketchpads—basically, all the tools needed to create a masterpiece, or just a […] read more»
2006 Best Art Supplies

Artist & Craftsman Supply

Cambridge
There are plenty of glitzy art stores around town, chock-full of intimidating expert-only items. But, sadly, not all of us are born Picassos or Pollocks, […] read more»
2005 Best Art Supplies

Artist & Craftsman Supply

Cambridge
Just down the psychedelic stairs at this subterranean Central Square art-supply mecca you’ll find artfully arranged rows of paints, brushes, paper, and tools for every […] read more»
2004 Best Art Supplies

The Art Store

Boston
From its creative workshops and tattooed employees to the epic collection of papers, every inch of the Art Store inspires creativity. The meticulously organized setting […] read more»
2003 Best Art Supplies

The Art Store

Boston
Other art stores have handbaskets. This huge emporium has big shopping carts perfect for navigating the wide, immaculate, organized aisles. Start by perusing the rows […] read more»
2002 Best Art Supplies

The Art Store

Boston
Yeah, we know it’s a chain. But it’s got all the accessories a starving artist—or, at least, an aspiring one—could ever need. And in this […] read more»
2001 Best Art Supplies

The Art Store

Boston
Muses nonwithstanding, the Art Store sells everything your magnum opus needs, and at prices that won’t leave the artist in you starving. Forget rummaging through […] read more»
1998 Best Art Supplies

Pearl Art & Crafts Supplies

Cambridge
From gooey finger paint to the finest in oils, this is the place for artists of all sizes. The store offers multi-colored pleasures, like markers, […] read more»
1995 Best Art Supplies

Pearl Art & Craft Supplies

Cambridge
Bins of brushes, passels of paints, plus everything from buttons and beads to hand-printed papers and zinc plates for etching fill the two floors of […] read more»