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Art Advice, Local Art Community & Inspiration

Gwartzman's is happy to provide insight to any questions you might have regarding art materials-- what's the difference between brush tip shapes? What does all the labelling on the back of a paint tube or jar mean? Find these answers and more below!

The art community can be a fantastic place to gain inspiration! Check out local artists that you may be familiar with, and some new art and new faces. Look inside studios big and small, and learn about some of our own favourite big names in the art world.
Taking your wrapped gift or present to the next level is easy - just customize the wrapping paper! We've chosen Winsor & Newton Promarkers since they're easy to use, blend able and very vibrant, along with some Winsor & Newton Drawing Ink in gold to add a bit of sparkle! But you can do th...
Urban Sketching Tools

Urban Sketching Tools

We at Gwartzman's are big fans of urban sketching and supporters of the Urban Sketching Toronto Chapter (@usktoronto on Instagram) so naturally we have a vast collection of travel-friendly products designed for urban sketching! Here's a breakdown of tools that you need to get started on creating ...