Atlantis Art is London's largest art shop. In this huge warehouse packed with art supplies, you'll find aisles of brushes, paint, easels, frames, resins, modelling materials, pigments, portfolios, canvas and paper.
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68-80 Hanbury StreetLondonE1 5JL
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I've found that there are three professional art stores in London, Atlantis and Jacksons with Cass coming in third, and Russel and Chappel for canvas. Atlantis and Jacksons have the biggest and better range of products, and you will find that if you shop between the two you will get the best and cheapest in most areas. Both stores are an hours journey for me so I have to ring first to make...more
I went to the one in Whitechapel which was very good and it even had a cafe. But the Hanbury one haEs less stuff, and it looked quite untidy. There seemed to be less staff too. This one used to be one of my favourites, but I think I will go to Cass art in the future, as they have everything I need. This art shop wasn't very inspiring. However, it is handy for the East End if I am running out...more
Finally I have found a HUGE art supplies shop in London. Ususally the ones I find are tiny with only the basic essentials.
In this shop you literally have wall to wall art supplies in a large sized room similar to that of a warehouse.
The prices are a bit expensive, but hey... it's central London. Their not over expensive, but higher than the small art shop I used to go to when i lived in...more
When I was an art student in London this was the place I would go for all my materials. I did quite usual project including jesmonite resin molds and copper wire sculpture and they always seemed to have what I needed in stock, or they would order it in. They also had a great student discount!
If you are into your arts at all then I would highly recommend popping into here. It's large enough...more
Located in Whitechapel, Atlantis can be a bit of a trek for those not fortunate to live near enough. It certainly is for me, but it is always worth the effort to get there because of the amazing prices they sell their supplies at. It makes all the other polished and prissy art stores in London seem overpriced, which of course they are, and the range and collection and different brands they...more