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10 Best Art Supplies in Manila [2023]

Art Supplies Manila

Art Supplies Manila
Art Supplies Manila

If you’re an artist, then you know that having the right art supplies is essential to your craft. Not all art supplies are created equal, and it can be tough to find quality art supplies Manila. That’s why we’ve put together a list of the 10 best art supplies Manila for 2023! Whether you’re looking for paints, brushes, or paper, we’ve got you covered. So what are you waiting for? Start shopping for your art supplies today!

1) Art Whale

Art Whale - Art Supplies Manila
Art Whale – Art Supplies Manila (Credit: Art Whale)
Key ServiceWide array of art supplies
AddressUnit F, 2nd Floor, 46 Maginhawa Street,
Barangay UP Village, Quezon City 1101
Websitehttps://artwhale.ph/
Phone0918.289.8865
Emailinfo@artwhale.ph
Operating HoursTue – Sat: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Sun – Mon: Closed

Art Whale, located on Maginhawa Street in Quezon City, is a go-to store for local artists. The wide array of supplies including acrylics, oil paints, pastels and watercolors, spray paints and drafting materials make it the perfect place to shop for large projects. Customers can fill out an order form on their website with delivery arriving one to two days later.

Key Differentiators:

  • Go-to store for local artists
  • Delivers some of the world’s best art materials 
  • Perfect place to shop for large projects

Customer’s Review:

Great place to find quality art materials!

Gina

2) Art Nebula PH

Art Nebula PH - Art Supplies Manila
Art Nebula PH – Art Supplies Manila (Credit: Art Nebula PH)
Key ServiceWatercolor sets and charcoal art supplies
AddressUnit 11 2/F, D’ Square Building,, 295 Aguirre Ave. cor. F Cruz St., BF Homes Phase 3, Parañaque, 1718 Metro Manila
Websitehttps://www.artnebulaph.com/
Operating HoursWed to Sun 8AM–4PM

Art Nebula began shipping orders in the middle of April. They offer a few watercolor sets as well as charcoal materials if you’re thinking about trying that art style. It’s important to note that orders are only accepted by couriers and may be subject to quarantine guidelines in your area. Be prepared for potential delays.

Key Differentiators:

  • Orders are accepted by couriers
  • Excellent after-sales service
  • Welcoming staff

Customer’s Review:

Great selection of hard to find art materials. I ordered online and navigating their site was was very easy. There are many payment options as well. Thank you for the fast delivery and well-packaged items. Got them the next day in perfect condition. I will definitely order again!

Gina Mos

3) National Book Store

National Book Store - Art Supplies Manila
National Book Store – Art Supplies Manila (Credit: National Book Store)
Key ServiceBookstore, art supplies, and office-supplies store
AddressLas Piñas Unit# G – 34 – 38 & G – 44 – 47, Alabang–Zapote Road, Las Pinas, Metro Manila
Websitehttps://www.nationalbookstore.com/
Phone(02) 8816 0713
Operating HoursDaily 10:00AM – 6:00PM

You can now get your office supplies delivered straight to your doorstep, no matter where you are in the country. In addition to their extensive range of office supplies, they also stock some art supplies like brushes, canvases and paints. Give your nearest branch a call to find out what’s available and how you can pay and have things delivered.

Key Differentiators:

  • Extensive range of art supplies
  • Delivery services available
  • Quality art materials

4) Craft Carrot

Craft Carrot - Art Supplies Manila
Craft Carrot – Art Supplies Manila (Credit: Craft Carrot)
Key ServiceProvides quality art materials and craft supplies
Address2nd Floor, East Capitol Drive corner San Rafael Street, Kapitolyo, Pasig City
Websitehttps://www.craftcarrot.com/
Phone02.8997.2892
Emailinfo@craftcarrot.com
Operating HoursMonday to Saturday | 8am-5pm

Craft Carrot is now open for delivery! If you’re looking for an array of crafting materials such as scrapbook paper, yarn, glue, or stickers, look no further. Simply send a message to info@craftcarrot.com to coordinate the availability and delivery of your chosen items.

Key Differentiators:

  • Best for artists, hobbyists, and DIY enthusiasts
  • Best for painting supplies 
  • Wide array of crafting materials

Customer’s Review:

I took up a Watercolor Landscape Painting class here. They have a good collection of painting and calligraphy materials.

Gaye

5) Art Bar

Art Bar - Art Supplies Manila
Art Bar – Art Supplies Manila (Credit: Art Bar)
Key ServiceSpecially-curated art kits
AddressAlabang Town Center, PH
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/artbarph/
Phone09275156670
Emailconcierge@artbar.ph
Operating HoursDaily 9AM–8PM

Art Bar has locations in Quezon City, Rockwell, and Serendra to best serve your art needs. We don’t simply supply products needed for art-making, but also offer masterclasses and sell pre-made art kits. If you’re interested in any of our products or services, contact the branch nearest to you via call or text. Payment is completed through bank transfer prior to pickup or delivery schedule.

Key Differentiators:

  • Chic art supplies
  • Masterclasses and art materials
  • High end art materials

Customer’s Review:

An artist and craftperson’s haven. All kinds of paint, paper, pen, pencils, brushes and other art materials are found here. Hold on to your wallets and think twice before splurging on what they have on display.

Allen Carmona

6) The Oil Paint Store

The Oil Paint Store - Art Supplies Manila
The Oil Paint Store – Art Supplies Manila (Credit: The Oil Paint Store)
Key ServiceWide range of art materials
AddressThe Oil Paint Store Main Branch: 2115 Manuel Hizon St. Sta. Cruz, Manila
Websitehttps://theoilpaintstore.com/
Phone+63-2-(8) 7406275
Emailtheoilpaintstore@gmail.com

This store offers painters a versatile range of materials to work with, from canvases and sketchbooks to watercolor papers in every size imaginable. In addition to the standard paints and pastels, they also provide table easels so you can have the full painting experience. You can place your order through their website or email them at theoilpaintstore@gmail.com.

Key Differentiators:

  • Complete painting accessories 
  • Paint, pastels and canvases
  • Watercolor papers in all sizes

Customer’s Review:

They have a wide selection of paint as well as canvases, stretcher bars, painting fabrics to the expensive types of paint that is difficult to find. They’ve got local quality stuff too! Nothing here’s cheap, it’s all quality, and you get what you pay for.

Josh

7) Craft MNL

Craft MNL - Art Supplies Manila
Craft MNL – Art Supplies Manila (Credit: Craft MNL)
Key ServiceWide range of art materials
Address926 Arnaiz Avenue (Pasay Road), Makati
Websitehttps://craftmnl.com/
Emailhello@craftmnl.com
Operating HoursTues to Sat 1–8PM

If you’re looking for some creative projects to work on, Craft MNL has got you covered. They offer origami paper, sewing materials, and even carpentry kits that you can order for pickup or delivery. Additionally, they have weekly online workshops teaching different forms of art. Visit their Instagram page or website to learn more and place an order.

Key Differentiators:

  • Carpentry kits available
  • Weekly art workshops
  • Origami paper and sewing supplies

Customer’s Review:

Friendly owner. The training being offered is stress-free.

Rieza

8) Pens Galore

Pens Galore - Art Supplies Manila
Pens Galore – Art Supplies Manila (Credit: Pens Galore)
Key ServiceWide selection of pens
AddressManila, PH
Websitehttps://www.instagram.com/pensgaloreph
Phonepensgaloreph@gmail.com

Looking to sketch or journal? Pens Galore has all the pens you need—from ballpoint and calligraphy pens to colored brush pens and pencils. Order by sending them a message on their Instagram or emailing them at pensgalore@gmail.com. After paying, your order will be shipped the next day via GrabExpress or Lalamove.

Key Differentiators:

  • Colored brush pens and pencils
  • Calligraphy and ballpoint pens

9) Typo

Typo - Art Supplies Manila
Typo – Art Supplies Manila (Credit: Typo)
Key ServiceInnovative art and crafting materials
AddressUnit 209 Mega Building b, EDSA Corner, Doña Julia Vargas Ave, Mandaluyong, 1555 Metro Manila
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/typo.phl/

Typo is a place to be creative- from writing, to doodling, scrapbooking and coloring. The store is set up like Pinterest, with ideas for home design, artworks, hobbies and more. At Typo shopping is always an adventure because every item in the store has been crafted with imagination.

Key Differentiators:

  • Scrap-booking supplies
  • Coloring materials
  • Home designs and artworks

Customer’s Review:

Quirky. They sell a lot of (relatively useless but extremely adorable) items that’ll just eventually accumulate dust. Nonetheless, they’re really good at it. Helpful staff, too.

Ryan

10) Common Room PH

Common Room PH - Art Supplies Manila
Common Room PH – Art Supplies Manila (Credit: Common Room PH)
Key ServiceDiverse selection of art supplies
Address2nd Floor, UP Town Center, Phase 2, Cinema Building
Katipunan, Quezon City
Websitehttps://commonroomph.com/
Operating HoursDaily 11am – 10pm

If you’re looking for a cute, quirky, and artsy place to shop, look no further than Common Room PH. This Filipino makerspace is home to over 30 local brands selling handmade and homegrown products. Whether you’re looking for jewelry, art prints, or even plants, you’ll find it all at Common Room PH.

Key Differentiators:

  • Unique and handmade items
  • Local and independent Filipino artists
  • Products from 30 local brands

Customer’s Review:

This is one of the few arts and crafts stores in Metro Manila. There’s a wide variety of products in stock – from locally made stickers to leather accessories. There’s also a small space that’s presumably for workshops.

Hub Pacheco

Art Supplies Manila

There are many art supply stores in Manila, but the 10 we’ve listed offer a unique selection of art supplies Manila and materials that you won’t find anywhere else. Whether you’re looking for painting canvases, origami paper, or calligraphy pens, these stores have got you covered. So what are you waiting for? Start shopping!

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