About Us

Founded by Newcastle Arts Centre in 1982 ‘details’ is established as this region’s leading art and graphics materials shop, run by artists for artists. You can be sure of helpful friendly advice regardless of whether you are a beginner or a busy professional artist or designer.  

Our stock include recommended Student art supplies at discount prices and we do Gift Vouchers. We are here to guide you to get the best results from the excellent range of paints, pens, pencils, markers, brushes and surfaces we stock. Top Brands include : - acrylic paints by Winsor & Newton, Daler Rowney Cryla and Sennelier Abstract.  Oil colours by  Michael Harding, Artisan, Winton, Griffin. Watercolour and Gouache by Talens Rembrandt, Cotman and Winsor and Newton. Thousands of pens, pencils and markers by Sakura, Faber-Castell, Promarker, Uni-ball, Posca, Staedtler and Stabilo.

For traditional mark making chose from Charcoal, Graphite, Oil or Soft Pastels and Conte by Unison, Sennelier, Cretacolor and Inscribe. 

Surfaces include :- Paper, canvas and boards both primed and natural in sheets, rolls, pads and books. Papers from the UK and worldwide by St Cuthbert’s Mill, Canson, Fabriano, Khadi and Hahnemühle. Both Linen and Cotton Canvas come off the roll and ready stretched up to 10 metres long!

Choose from hundreds of all kinds brushes for any medium, made from excellent synthetic fibre or natural hair such as Hog or Sable, shaped round, square, filbert, mop, Hake, rigger, miniature, from fine makers especially Pro Arte made in England .

To store and present your work we have Artcare Portfolios, Studland Mount boards and mount cutters and stock some excellent Mabef and Loxley easels for home, Studio and outdoor work.  

But that’s not all, we stock an expanding selection of modelmaking and craft supplies, Montana Spray paints , Glues, resins, mold casting, milliput, Knifes, tools and surface preparations such as Gesso, primers, varnish and PVA.

Opening hours 9.30am – 5pm     Monday- Saturday 

Closed Sundays 

Contact: details@newcastle-arts-centre.co.uk    phone: 01912615999

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