Artists’ Materials

A spacious, purpose-built, premises in Lees Yard took place in 2004 enabling unrestricted access at ground level for visitors to browse and be inspired at their leisure. Our shop has been designed to accommodate individual areas linked to each of the main painting mediums: Oil and Acrylic – Pastel and Watercolour.

Picturecraft prides itself on the experience and expertise of its staff whose specialist knowledge of the art supplies industry helps to ensure the efficient operation of one of the most comprehensive and competitive Premier Art Centres in East Anglia.

Continually striving to improve their product range and to ensure a visit far exceeds any expectatio, Picturecraft has involved years of careful research into the identification and sourcing of many obscure and specialist items. The shop now contains one of the largest and most comprehensive stocks of artists’ material in East Anglia. As would be expected, all the leading art material suppliers are represented and, amongst many accolades, Picturecraft proudly maintains status as a ‘Winsor & Newton Premier Art Centre’.




Drawing on the support of the entire major picture framing manufacturers and suppliers over a period of 45 years, Picturecraft has the resources to be in a position to offer a professional and quality service earning them the reputation and recognition as one of the UK’s leading businesses within the framing industry.

Picturecraft is recognised for its specialist service and has been offering customers professional guidance into every aspect of bespoke picture framing for over four decades.

Using a range of over 1000 picture frame mouldings and nearly 100 subtle shades of mount card, a sympathetic advisory and selection process is undertaken for each individual item. Picturecraft’s meticulous attention to detail is matched with exacting standards to ensure the needs and expectations of every customer is fully realised.

Artistic awareness, a high degree of colour sense; an eye for proportion, balance and design; the knowledge, empathy and total understanding for any subject placed before them  … these are some of the essential elements needed in order to advise. Husband and wife team Michael and Teresa Hill, together with their fully-trained staff, take great pride in offering the benefit of their expertise and working alongside their customers.

The Picturecraft Art & Graphics Materials shop is owned and managed by husband and wife team Michael and Teresa Hill who, with their dedicated and knowledgeable staff, are always on hand to help and advise.


Art Materials-   Telephone/Fax:  +44 (0)1263 712256

Framing-  Telephone/Fax:  +44 (0)1263 713259



Opening Times

9.00am- 5.00pm Monday to Saturday

(Thursdays 9.00am – 1.00pm)

Sundays closed





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