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Common Art Supply Terms

Art and craft supplies are very useful for a number of purposes. Whether assisting a child with a school project, creating fine art, or crafting as a hobby, knowing the right supplies to use, will make it easier to bring your crafting idea to life!

  • Acrylic Paint - A fast-drying paint that can be diluted with water, however, once dry, it becomes resistant to water. It can be used on anything from paper to brick. It resembles watercolors once dry, and can easily be washed off of hands with soap and water.
  • Foam Core - Also called foam board. These can be used for anything from kids' crafts to backing for matted art. Foam core can be found in a wide range of sizes and colors.
  • Watercolor Paper - Paper that is specially designed and textured for absorbing watercolor paints. It can also be used with other media like charcoal. Many art schools and classes may require students to work on paper that is ideally suited for the medium.
  • Stretcher Bar - A stretcher bar is a tool used for stretching canvas. Many artists save money by stretching their own canvases.
  • Field Easel - An easel designed for easy transportation. They are lightweight and collapsible. Field easels are often made out of wood or aluminum. Many also are designed with hooks and surfaces to keep art supplies handy.
  • Plaster - A common, relatively cheap medium used for sculptures. It is often used for casting and molds. Plaster remains quite soft after it has set and can be easily manipulated with sandpaper and tools. Kid's often enjoy using plaster because it is easy to work with and only has to be mixed with water.
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    Luel Restoration Studio
    New York, New York, NY 10027
    Offering porcelain restoration, ceramic restoration, antique china restoration, porcelain repair, terra cotta repair, majolica restoration, & more doll restoration services. Revive the beauty & quality of damaged antiques & collectibles.
    (646) 251-5593
    7west 45st #1603, Newyork, NY 10036
    We're an exporter of all types of semi-precious beads, chips, cuts, & silver. Consider us your number one source for excellence in jewelry-making beads.
    (917) 361-2988
    Lornas Famous Characters
    1719 Watson Ave, Bronx, NY 10472
    Arts & Crafts, Backpacks, Bath Collection, Dinnerware, Games & Puzzles, Lunch / Storage,Party Supplies, Room Decor, Summer Fun, Wall Décor
    (917) 497-5852
    Master Bond Inc
    154 Hobart St, Hackensack, NJ 07601
    (201) 343-8983
    Loew-Cornell Inc
    563 Chestnut Ave, Teaneck, NJ 07666
    (201) 836-6066
    Loose Caboose Inc
    298 Palisade Ave, Bogota, NJ 07603
    (201) 342-8880
    Lodi Monument Works
    353 Passaic Ave, Lodi, NJ 07644
    (973) 473-1076
    Wide World of Hobbies
    974 Teaneck Rd, Teaneck, NJ 07666
    (201) 862-9393
    Maj Hobby Shop
    383 Market St, Saddle Brook, NJ 07663
    (201) 880-1363
    The Model Shop
    174 Main St, Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660
    (201) 641-4177
    299 Market St, Saddle Brook, NJ 07663
    (201) 820-4020
    Kolon USA Inc
    65 Challenger Rd Ste 1, Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660
    (201) 641-5800
    J & R Shaving Arts
    180 Main St, Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660
    (201) 440-4510
    Beads by Blanche
    106 N Washington Ave, Bergenfield, NJ 07621
    (201) 385-6225
    Borghi Fine Art
    2 E Palisade Ave, Englewood, NJ 07631
    (201) 567-0288

    Arts and crafts are a fun pastime for kids and adults alike. This is a favorite hobby of many, whether on an amateur or professional level. Arts and crafts include anything that can be used to create something else. Children do these in class for holidays, for example, to illustrate and enhance lesson plans. They can also do these at home with mom and dad, to come up with fun projects such as painting, card making, and clay sculpting. Professionals also work with arts and crafts to produce sculptures, ceramics, scrapbooking, decoupage, and sewing. Arts and crafts may require a simple crayon and paper, or may involve something as elaborate as an easel with a rainbow of paints and a variety of brushes. Whatever the case, artists of all abilities need basic supplies and materials to get started, such as sketch pads and pencils. Arts and crafts stores sell items like construction paper, stickers, ribbons, beads, and tools like die cutters and scissors. You’ll also find oil canvas paints, coloring books, glitter, watercolors, and glue. DIYers can purchase decorative wood items such as shelving to paint and hang. Usually, craft stores have a whole fabric section for those who like to sew their own clothes. They may also have a seasonal or holiday section devoted to plaster Christmas ornaments and related supplies. Many crafts store also hold demonstrations and instructional courses for kids and adults to sign up for. One may focus on quilting for beginners, while another may focus on knitting. Kids can learn how to cut paper with toddler scissors, and adults can pick up some paints for their next canvas painting. Hobby stores are another option for crafters. There, they can find model cars to put together, for example, or find a new hobby.
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