Custom Picture Framing... Fine Art... Art Classes... Art Supplies...Corporate Art Consultation
Our small business provides artistic custom picture framing and corporate framing to the Brownsburg, Avon, Danville and Plainfield communities. Our reputation for creative picture frame designs has drawn clients from as far as Columbus and Mooresville, Indiana. Located in Brownsburg, our family owned and operated establishment has served Hendricks County and the Greater Indianapolis area with over 23 years of exceptional design and service.
Small Works in Western and Wildlife Show
September 5th - October 4th
"Odd Companions" Oil by Beverly Abbott, $475
"Autumn on Finley Farm" Oil by Mark Kelso $750
Artistic Designs Gallery is proud to present our new show celebrating our country's great Western wildlife and majestic landscapes. Featuring highly talented artists such as Wes and Rachelle Siegrist, Mark Kelso, Tim Donovan, and many more who have shared their talent in capturing the beauty of the west. One such artist, Gary Bertram, has been chosen by Yosemite Nation Park to be their Artist in Residence for the previous two years. There he teaches and paints plein air in the grand scenery of one of our nation's greatest parks. In 2013 Gary painted a plein air series across 12,000 miles from various national parks including Adirondacks, Glacier National, Yellowstone, Tetons, and Kings Canyon Sequoia National Park. You too can see these wonderful sights, by simply stopping by our gallery and taking in our country's natural beauty. You can also visit our online gallery here.
We carry high quality art supplies by Liquitex, Winsor Newton, Prismacolor, Strathmore, Canson, Derwent, Strathmore, Canson, Fredix and Ampersand that have been tested by our gallery artists and employed John Herron art students. We carry the best materials for foundational classes in drawing, painting, illustration, and watercolor.
If you are an art or design student at John Herron School of Art, The Art Institute of Indianapolis, Ivy Tech or Butler stop in and see what we have in stock. You can also e-mail us your supply lists so we can make sure we stock what you need. We know our materials and can give art students with a vaild student ID and materials list a 10% discount.
Need a special material? Check out SLSArts.com Search their cataloque and send us an email with the item # description and quantitiies along with your phone number. Orders received and paid in full by Saturday will arrive in our store for pick up by the following Thursday.
Here is a sampling of the supplies we carry
Drawing Supplies: graphite sticks and pencils, charcoal: vine compressed pencils, conte crayons, prismacolor colored pencils, derwent watercolor pencils, India ink, micron pens,
Painting Supplies: Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylics, Gesso, Mediums, Winsor Newton Cotman Series Tube Watercolors, Masking fluid
Brushes: Princeton Snap Brushes all sizes all media, Winsor Newton Series 7 Watercolor Brushes, Winsor Newton Cotman Series Brushes
Sketchbooks and Journals: by Global Arts, Strathmore and Canson
Large Papers by the sheet: BFK Rives White, Stathmore Charcoal, Strathmore Watercolor 140 # Cold Press, Crescent Cold Press Illustration Board,
Decorative Papers by the sheet: Shizen Indian Printed, Black Ink Papers: Thai Unryu, Ogura Lace
Accessories: Art Bin Storage Boxes, Global Arts Pencil Cases, Viewfinders, Dividers, Value Scales, Color Wheels, Palettes, Portfolios, Erasers