the Arts Materials Store of Newcastle Arts Centre

'details' was first opened at 57 Westgate Road in November 1982 as a trading department of Newcastle Arts Centre. We marked the new millennium by opening a larger shop alongside our Gallery which has become this region's leading specialist art and graphics supplier with trade growing every year.

We have an online shop at to extend our service across the UK.

Open Monday - Friday 9- 5.30, Saturday 9- 5, Closed Sundays
Art, Graphic and Craft Materials
All stocked in details art materials store at Newcastle Arts Centre
This is the browsing section of our online catalogue. These Newcastle Arts Centre pages are designed for quick and easy information .

Our new site is a fully functioning online shop where the pages are assembled from a database and transactions are encrypted for security. You can click through to from most pages to make a purchase at any time.

Discounts -

  • Our policy is to offer the same competitive prices in our shop as online.
    Net 'box prices' are available on and off line for quantities of Canvas, Foam Board and packs of Paper.
  • Students who shop in person at Newcastle Arts Centre, can claim a Cash & Carry discount off art materials that are not 'Sale' items or short term Special Offers.
For current Mail Order prices and stock, please visit our online shop

To view a page, click on the underlined subject, Please note that not all items listed are available mail order because of postal regulations. Please check with our shop to confirm current price and stock. All prices are in £ sterling include VAT at 20%.

If you have any questions - please phone 0191 261 5999 - during shop hours - 9am - 5pm Mon-Sat .



  • Whiting, Acrylic Gesso, Glue Size, Oil Primer, Beeswax, Oils and Resin.

  • Pigments, Dyes, Graphite, Gold Leaf, Bronze Powders, Binders, Mediums and Varnishes.













TOOLS, Easels, Picture Framing .....





  • We stock a wide range or Art and Design books, that cover both the history of, and techniques behind drawing, painting, photography, graphic design, interior design, fashion design, textiles, manga.......

    Titles we regularly stock






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On-line Help... Newcastle Arts Centre have developed some more useful help pages....

Painting hints and tips ....Simple Gilding to prime and stretch canvas ...
How to Batik to enlarge a picture to paint on glass .. Silk Painting . How to cut a picture mount

Check out our online store for discounts of up to 40% off art and design materials by the leading brands.
Winsor and Newton, Daler Rowney, Royal Talens, Liquitex Acrylics, Rembrandt, Unison, Letraset Tria, Pro-Arte, Pebeo and more.........

Special Offers online now at


Online prices also in Store!

Up to 40% off the RRP of regular stock - plus many clearance lines -

New Low Canvas Prices
Logan Mount Cutters
Bockingford Watercolour Inkjet paper


Easels and Painting Sets

ProArte... oil, acrylic and watercolour brushes 35% off RRP on selected lines

Winsor & Newton....New Improved Artist's Acrylics now in stock at up to 30% discount - From only £3.99 per 60ml tube

Nationally competitive prices for Foam Board and Mount Cutters

New Range - Logan FoamWerks Foamboard Modelling Tools & Accessories

click for the latest information & videos

If you have any questions - please phone 0191 261 5999 - during shop hours - 9am - 5pm Mon-Sat .

Order by phone 0191 2615999

Buy online at

Our New web shop is:
  • directly linked to our stock control system
  • has secure direct Paypal and Card payment fast and secure online shopping in the UK. 

The prices at are valid this week.

details, Newcastle Arts Centre, 67 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SG. phone 0191 2615999