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Green & Stone
This shop – one of the oldest on the King’s Road – has supplied artists with their materials since the 1920s. You get the feeling that you’re in good company, with patrons past and present including the likes of Francis Bacon, Quentin Blake and Anish Kapoor. Plus, the window displays alone are worth the trip.
259 King’s Road, London SW3 (greenandstone.com)
Visit this store – whose history goes back to 1855 – for pigments, paints, gilding and restoration materials, and specialist products for techniques such as enamel lettering and patinating.
105 Great Russell Street, London WC1 (cornelissen.com)
This must-visit store supplies a wide range of materials, equipment and tools to sculptors, modelmakers, woodcarvers, stonecarvers, specialist plasterers, furniture restorers and ceramicists.
27 Warren Street, London, W1T (tiranti.co.uk)
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