London, the city that houses one of the largest and oldest museums in the world will never be short of archaic art shops. Furthermore, the British are more of fostering and provides their artifacts to the creative buffs. You just have to rely on any london guided tours to reach the places to collect those intriguing artifacts.
Green & Stone
The art shop displays and put forward a wide range of artist antiques ranging from paints, palettes, easels, paint boxes to vintage photo frames. It is located in the neighborhood of Saatchi Gallery in the King’s road. Celebrities like Kylie Minogue, Ronnie Wood and Helena Bonham Carter were notable visitors here.
Stuart R. Stevenson
Located in Clerkenwell Road, it would be that store in the town that is supplying gliders since its inception in the 1980s. Moleskin, Winsor and Newton and Fabriano are all stocked at Stuart R. Stevenson. The store possesses around 60000 basic items which are visited by both students and professionals for their gliding and conservation purposes.
The three-storied building in the outskirts of Angel in London is that art shop where the affordable artifacts are made available. Royal Academy of Arts, National Gallery, and Sky Arts are some of the Art institutions that the store is affiliated to for a pretty long time. Yet another interesting part of Cass Art is that it organizes special deals and competitions for the art students.
The store is meant for all those sculpting lovers, as basically it was founded by a gold medalist woodcarver named Giovanni Tirani way back in 1895. All sorts of equipment required for carving and casting are available in the store. Until the death of Tirani, an art bookshop and publishers were run by the company.
L.Cornelissen & Son
It won’t take much to reach L.Cornelissen & Son from the British Museum. The café provides its visitors with oils, pigments, gouache, watercolors and egg tempera. If you are still not satisfied with them, the store also offers decorating equipment alongside leather accessories.
London Graphic Centre
As the name suggests the store is more of a graphic Centre that stocks everything related to books and papers. Architects, designers, and artists visit the store alike for their specialist papers and Pantone books.
A small though sophisticated store in Clerkenwell Road in London, Wyvern Bindery offers refined objects of diverse needs ranging from cookery to stationary. A noticeable golden dragon makes it easier for the customers to identify them. Moreover, there is a wide collection of custom paper stocks and is a place to source rare endpapers.