helpful information about art supplies

With so many different kinds and brands of art supplies available, selecting materials to make art can be a confusing and overwhelming experience. That’s why iAMart stores offer artists more than aisles full of supplies. Our staff members, and many store owners themselves, are artists with experience using the supplies they stock along with specialized knowledge of a wide variety of materials and techniques.

Whether you make art as a hobby or to make your living, iAMart stores want you to be successful in your artistic endeavors! These articles address some of the most frequent questions we hear from artists.


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