Pigments and Raw Materials

The PaintBox carries hard to find raw materials and vessels for use by artists and artisans.

This can include restorers, musical instrument makers, icon painters, furniture makers, and conservators including a wide range of gums, resins, chalks and waxes. The widest range of Pigments in in Australia are available from our shop, both in stock and by special order.

We source pigments from the USA , Netherlands, the Middle Wast and Afghanistan. We carry rarities such as Han Purple, Premium Grade Lapis Lazuli, Cinnabar, Rose Madder and Malachite in addition to a full range of Cobalt and Manganese pigments.

We hold workshops on pigment handling and paint making in terms of oils, water colours, tempera and milk paint.