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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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

Happy Holidays from the FS team! (Missing a few of the crew) We wish everyone a fun, safe and restful break and we will be back framing, stretching, cutting, printing and supplying the artsy goods on Jan 8th! 🤙✌️

H A P P Y H O L I D A Y S from all of us at Fitzroy Stretches ~ ⠀⠀ Please note we will be closed from 1pm this Friday 22nd and will reopen at 9am on Monday 8th January, 2018. ⠀⠀ •⠀⠀ In that time you can still place order with us, either via email at info@fitzroystretches.com or through our online store at www.fitzroystretches.com. We'll get on to your orders as soon as we return in the new year! ⠀⠀

Have a look at this (rather large) beauty! A Western Red Cedar V-Nail frame that is about to be covered in MDF! 🙌🙇‍♂️👩🏼‍🎨#beautifultimber

The Holidays are the perfect time to hang out in the studio (AKA hiding away from the crazy festive crowds) #studiosundays⠀ •⠀ •⠀ Found photograph - East 23rd Street, NY studio. 1908.⠀

Today is the last day to place orders for our custom hard boards, to be made in time for the holidays. This includes our custom made DiLite aluminium hardboards, available in all sizes up to 1200mm x 2400mm in the 32mm and 22mm deep profiles. This 3mm high density rubber core and coated aluminium exterior offers an incredibly rigid and smooth painting surface, making it an increasingly popular support for oil painters.⠀ •⠀ Contact us for a quote today:info@fitzroystretches.com ⠀ •⠀ #hardboards #dibond #paintingsupports #smoothas #rigidas

If you've set aside time to paint over the holidays and need some last minute supports, this Wednesday 13th is the last day to get your orders in before the holidays. ⠀ •⠀ Orders can be placed by phone or email [info@fitzroystretches.com] or through our website [www.fitzroystretches.com > 'Shop'] where you can find prices and place your orders (mostly).⠀ •⠀ Image: Natalie Ryan, gouache on paper [@meander_natalie_ryan]

#sundaystretch ⠀ Salvador Dali composing a mid-length arm stretch whilst painting.⠀ •⠀ •⠀ #studiosundays #artistsstretching #customstretching #salvadordali

Thinking of gifting a fine art reproduction of your artwork for a special someone? Please note that today is the last day to get your orders in to be turned around before the holidays.⠀ •⠀ Orders can be placed by email [printing@fitzroystretches.com] or through our website [www.fitzroystretches.com > 'Printing Service'] where you can find prices, upload your file(s) and place your order.⠀ •⠀ Image: Natalie Ryan, 'Eucalyptus Forestiana', gouache on paper [@meander_natalie_ryan]

Frames on frames on frames on frames on frames on frames on frames on frames on frames on frames on frames on frames on frames on frames on frames on frames on frames on frames (feat. The @_gromm_ slightly woozy after all that spraying) 😷🖤◼️

Who doesn’t love the smooth texture of our finest linen?! Match it with our lovely hardboards and you’ve got yourself quite a combo! #smooth #handcrafted #perfectcombo #fancy

Measuring up a busy week! #shoplocal #customstretching #backtowork

#sundaystretch ⠀ The beautiful Eva Hesse engaging a relaxed stretch with “Legs of an Aching Ball” and “An Ear in a Pond”, 1965. ⠀ •⠀ •⠀ #studiosundays #artistsstretching #customstretching #evahesse

Congratulations to @amosduggan and @silv.a.sell who have been picked as the winners of the free canvas competition! You will both receive a premium Western Red Cedar stretcher finished in 100% primed linen. Please contact us in-store to claim your prize!⠀ •⠀ #customcanvas #freecanvas #cedarstretchers #youbewty

<< L A S T D R I N K S >>⠀ We're gearing up to close on Friday 22nd December for the summer break, and thought we'd give you all a little heads up with our dates for last orders:⠀ • Picture Frames + Tray Frames - orders accepted by Monday 4/12⠀ • Fine Art Printing - orders accepted by 8/12⠀ • Custom Canvases, Stretcher Bars + Hardboards - orders accepted by 13/12⠀ NOTE: You can still place orders after those dates, but goods won't be made until mid-January 2018. ⠀ •⠀ • Image: Billie Justice Thomson, 'Gin Pink Grapefruit', acrylic on glass panel @billiejusticethomson

#stretchedatfs ⠀ Australian born Brooklyn-based artist Daniel Noonan (formerly of DAMP collective) is exhibiting a new series of paintings in 'Being Built' at Sutton Gallery until 16th December. You can read a review of the exhibition over at @random_re_view.⠀ •⠀ •⠀ @daniel___noonan @suttongallerymelbourne #contemporaryart #painting #abstractart #historypainting

New gift table for the festive season! ✨💥💃 Gift ideas for under $50 - perfect for that friend or family member looking to get into art or that creative person in your life! #shopsmall 🎅🏻🎨 #festiveseason #shoplocal #melbournegifts

Catch of the day: Montana Gold Spray Cans are 40% off to reduce to clear! Shop in-store. Link in bio. ⠀ •⠀ •⠀ #montanagoldspraypaint #artsupplies #sale #raisedinbrunswick #taggedinbrunswick #spraythesillyseason

#backtowork on this beautiful lithograph poster! Is it time for a knock off Vermouth yet? 👌✨ #customframing #handfinished

#sundaystretch ⠀ David Hockney in the middle of a relaxed one arm stretch. #durationalart #minimalism ⠀ •⠀ •⠀ #studiosundays #artistsstretching #customstretching #davidhockney

It's the last weekend to see the inimitable Shaun Tan's suite of lovely new paintings for 'Radius' at Tinning Street Presents. Open today and tomorrow 11am-5pm. ⠀ •⠀ •⠀ #shauntan @tinningstreet #contemporaryart #painting

Another one of our very talented and lovely customers, Ann Debono, opens her exhibition 'Awled' at Sutton Project Space tonight from 6-8pm. Frankly, we're in awl of this one...⠀ •⠀ •⠀ @ann_debono @suttongallerymelbourne #awled #contemporaryart #painting

Tonight we’ll be heading to the opening of FS friend and colleague Kim Vernon’s Exhibition ‘collection’ at @trocaderoartspace in Footscray. Featuring some of our custom shaped boards! @_kim_vernon #onenightinfootscray

Shapes of FS! Paint splattered, hand crafted and waiting to be turned into art. ✨🎨

What’s in the shop? Here’s our selection of beautiful oil paints! Sennelier is still 40% off! We have a large selection of beautiful paints (acrylic and oil), mediums, brushes, stretched canvases, inks, paper and plenty, plenty more!