Fitzroy Stretches

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Born in Fitzroy, Raised in Brunswick. Custom Stretching | Archival Framing | Fine Art Printing | Art Supplies. Hand made on-site.

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Repost @czxoartstudio. ⠀ ⠀ "Love a fresh start.. a new painting is about to take shape. Tunes are on, let's do this."⠀ ⠀ #blankcanvas #goldenapints #brunswick #artsupplies #artshop #fitzroystretches

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Happy international women's day from Fitzroy Stretches! Today we are proud of how far we've come, while recognising how far there is to go. 💪🏻 Image: #fitzroystretches #internationalwomensday #women #feminism

In the framing room with some kind of genius (or so his shirt would suggest!) @bunditpuangthong . . . . . #framing #fineart #framingstudio #brunswick #art #artstudio #fitzroystretches

Repost: @kateelseyart We bet your pristine white paint palette isn't so clean by now!

Oil sticks allow a high concentration of pigment to be applied to the canvas leaving behind vivid, bright colour! Our favourites are these made by Sennelier. ⠀ @fitzroystretches @sennelier1887 @oilstick @artsupplies @artstudio

Have you tried Golden Acrylics? These guys know how to make acrylic paint. We stock a huge range, come in and have a look!⠀ ⠀ @goldenacrylics #goldenacrylics #acrylicpaint #artsupplies #brunswick #melbourneart

"Art is a guarantee of sanity. That is the most important thing I have said." ⠀ ⠀ Louise Bourgeois in her studio in 1978. ⠀ ⠀ @studiosundays @louisebourgeois @artstudio @fitzroystretches

Are you based in Adelaide? Or visiting for the Adelaide Festival? Our very own @bunditpuangthong has a show opening tonight at BMG Gallery, 6:30 onwards!⠀ ⠀ Image: @bunditpuangthong ⠀ 'Take Away Dove 2016'⠀ Acrylic, soft pastel, oil pastel, spray paint on linen⠀ 168 x 170cms

A (very) rare moment of peace in the Fitzroy Stretches workshop.⠀ ⠀ ⠀ #workshop #artistworkshop #studio #artiststudio #brunswick

#studiosundays⠀ Time for a bit of colour (and coffee) to celebrate what painting is all about. This image of the king—Jean Michel Basquiat—is dedicated to our very own @bunditpuangthong! Happy painting. ⠀ •⠀ #artistsstretching #customstretching #jeanmichelbasquiat

Our expert team of stretchers have years of experience between them. If you need something stretched or if you're looking for your next blank canvas, look no further! #melbourneart #canvaspainting #canvas #blankcanvas #canvasstretching #artsupplies

Happy valentines day! We couldn't think of anything we love more than this Langridge Brilliant Magenta coming off straight off the mill. ⠀ ⠀ Image Credit @langridgeartistcolours ⠀ ⠀ #langridge #langridgeartistcolors #melbournepainters #painting #melbourneartist

#midweekmediums #findyourhappymediums ⠀ Gamsol (Gamblin Solvent) can be relied upon as a non-toxic, multi-purpose solvent used for thinning oil colours and painting mediums and for general studio clean-up. Where aromatic solvents are the most harmful type of mineral spirit, Gamsol consists of around .005%, making it considerably less harmful than many other artist white spirits. In addition Gamsol has a slow evaporation rate, goes on like water, is odourless and does not absorb through healthy skin! Boom! ⠀ •⠀ @gamblincolors #gamsol #odourless #nontoxic #happymediums

It's February which means for a lot of you the holidays will be over. Steal the moment and change out some holiday yoga stretching for some new year canvas stretching! We all have all the components in-store including stretcher bars, braces, canvas, corner wedges, hanging wire and of course, stretching pliers! ⠀ •⠀ #returntowork #canvasstretching #moveyourbody #stretchingpliers

It’s nearly tools down time! Happy Friyay everyone! #thedetails #handmade #studiomess

Yesterday the wonderful @bunditpuangthong made us a beautiful Thai curry for lunch and we said goodbye to a few of our staff/ family members 😢. We wish @_gromm_ all the best on his move to Bali (we’re a little bit jealous) and to @gracequealy on her move up to Sydney. Exciting times ahead for you both, you will be greatly missed! The beautiful @abbra_czyk will now only be with us on Saturdays - lucky to still have her around! Please welcome Rachel, our new front desk superstar next time you’re in! ❤️ from the FS family!

#midweekmediums #findyourhappymediums ⠀ Solvent-Free Fluids and Gels are completely solvent-free painting mediums made from alkyd resin and safflower oil, selected for its lovely pale colour. Because they rely solely on oxidation to dry, they have a longer working time compared to Gamblin's other Gamsol-based mediums, with thin layers dry to the touch in approximately 36–48 hours. Solvent-free materials are best suited to common wet-on-wet ('alla prima') painting methods.⠀ •⠀ Solvent-Free Fluid is available to purchase in three sizes, in-store or through our website. ⠀ @gamblincolors #solventfreefluid #happymediums

🦖🌱🍃🍏🥑☘️🐍🏝💚🥝🥦🌵🌿🧟‍♀️🤢 .... Endless possibilities with a stack of green paint ... 🐸

We stretch anything. Yehaa! 🤠🚐🏞 #509up

If the smell of toxic paint mediums is effecting your style, we offer a range of odourless and low toxicity alternatives to your traditional old smelly stuff. In light of all the amazing work Gamblin and Langridge do to progress the science of mediums and varnishes, we'll be profiling some of their more user friendly products in the coming weeks. Watch this space! #midweekmediums #findingyourhappymediums⠀ •⠀ For a full list of products, search Gamblin and Langride in the Oil Paint Mediums and Varnishes section of our online store (link in bio).⠀ •⠀ Image: Geishas at a party in Tokyo showing their disdain for Winston Churchill. Source unknown. ⠀ •⠀ #midweekmediums #odourlesssolvent #lowtoxicity #paintmediums #gamblincolors @gamblincolors #langridgeartistcolours @langridgeartistcolours

Hammering out the details 💥🔨

#sundaystretch #studiosundays ⠀ Here is artist and architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser, perhaps most known for his iconic Austrian apartment building 'Hundertwasserhaus', laid back in his studio in 1952. Chances are your studio is hot this time of year and this is probably a pretty familiar scenario. ⠀ •⠀ #artistsstretching #customstretching #friedensreichhundertwasser

Here comes the hot weather again, which makes for beautiful summer afternoon light. This image by Will Ainger—printed on the Museo Portfolio Rag fine art paper—captures the kind of classic scene we often see from our Brunswick factory. ⠀ #fineartprinting #summershadows #museoportfoliorag

Oh to be in the cool blue ocean! 🐬🌊💙

On Tuesdays, we wear pink. 🌸🌷💕 Light Magenta, Brilliant Magenta, Radiant Red, Ash Pink - a Rose by any other name would smell as sweet!

Gliding into a new week....🏄‍♂️ #handmade #handfinished #handcrafted

Our first #studiosundays for 2018 is in perfect spirit with the season. While spending time in the great outdoors this summer, why not engage a spot of plein air painting? Our premium birch ply plein air panels are made to traditional landscape proportions, as well as being lightweight and rigid. Available in a range of finishes and cottons/linens. Visit our online store or contact us for a custom quote. ⠀ •⠀ Image: Perle Fine plein air painting. ⠀ •⠀ #studiosundays #pleinairpainting #landscapepainting #perlefine

If you can't stand all the humidity and need some drying oils, this here is the product for you! Gamblin's linseed oil-based reduced Stand Oil is thicker than cold pressed or alkalai refined oils, with the advantage of minimal yellowing properties. It's perfect for glazing and eliminating brush marks.⠀ •⠀ Shop is open now until 4pm - 63 Weston Street, Brunswick or online 24/7. ⠀ • ⠀ #gamblincolors @gamblincolors #standoil #linseedoil #paintmediums #annpeebles #ican'tstandtherain⠀

Hi there! I’m Vic Ash, but my friends call me HD. I come from Victoria, I’m 32mm wide (maybe a bit wider post Xmas) and I’m very reliable (and strong). Come on down to Fitzroy Stretches to meet me! 🌱💪🏻 #callmehd #gotwood

The wonderful @susan.nethercote unwrapping her 2m x 2m canvas. So many possibilities! 👩‍🎨💫

Welcome to the Artist Candy Shop! Our Art Supplies store is open 9am - 5pm M - F and 10am - 4pm SAT. Come and choose from artist quality paints, palette knives, canvases, hardboards, brushes, notepads, mediums, inks, markers, canvas...the list goes on! #brunswick #melbourneartists #artsupplies

New Year, New Door! We are back in business baby! ⚡️#2018