Best of Boston

1998 Best Art Supplies

Pearl Art & Crafts Supplies

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, crayons, and spray paint. The tools of the trade are all here, too, including paint brushes, drafting tables, and portfolios. There is also a wide selection of stationary and greeting cards. The three-story shop even carries Bob Ross brand art supplies and paint. You’ll be making happy little trees in no time.

579 Masachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 617-547-6600,