There is a surplus of fabulous art supply stores and craft supply stores in Hong Kong. From Polmer clay to fabric paint to calligraphy shops – we have you covered. Whether you’re making macaroni purses, paper mache sculptures, or merely want a brush and easel to paint with – we’ve got the goods on where to get art supplies in Hong Kong!
Definitely one of the more recognizable arts and crafts suppliers in the city. Artland is a one-stop shop for parents looking for a fun and crafty pastime with their kids. The prices are a bit on the steeper side compared to other places, but the large store stocks just about everything you’ll need, and it’s worth making a beeline here if you have something specific in mind.
Artland, 3/F, Lockhart Centre, 301 Lockhart Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, +852 2511 4845, www.artland.com.hk
Located on the second floor of a non-descript walkup, Artsman is the go-to place for artists and little artists. The small shop has lots to offer for those who want to get their hands dirty, including a wide range of paper and canvases, sketchbooks and all sorts of paints, palettes, and brushes. There’s also Femo, glass paints and all manners of crayons, charcoal, markers, ink and other drawing and painting materials.
Artsman Company, Flat A, 2/F, Kiu Lok Mansion, 3 Tin Lok Lane, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, +852 2893 3961, Website
This art supplies shop has everything and more for professional painters and designers of all genres. Including many Pantone products and computer programs to simpler crafty supplies such as intro paint sets, glass decoration sets, affordable modeling clay finger paints and even body paint. There’s something for everyone here! And you can also order online.
International Art Supplies, Rm 14, 17/F, Chai Wan Industrial City, Phase 1, 60 Wing Tai Rd, Chaiwan, Hong Kong, +852 2887 7207; Shop 6, UG/F, Wing On Plaza, 62 Mody Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Hong Kong, +852 2739 1881, www.ias-hk.com
Crafty parents can find lots of engaging and interesting hobbies for their future Da Vincis in this five-story art supplies and stationery shop. From paper arts, drawing materials or awesome stationery, Chung Nam has got you covered with its selection of over 20,000+ craft and art supplies. Their prices are not as pricey as its competitors, making a trip to their new store at Yau Ma Tei all the more worth it!
Chung Nam Stationery, 503 Nathan Road, Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong, +852 2384-2430, www.yp.com.hk
The secret is out! Sham Shui Po has long been the hidden hideout for all the DIY divas in Hong Kong who head to this corner of Kowloon to fill their bags with discounted beads, ribbons, and craft supplies. Outdoor stalls and tiny, hole-in-the-wall shops are virtual treasure troves, brimming full with steals on fabrics, beading and all types of supplies to get your creative juices flowing.
Sham Shui Po, Kowloon, Hong Kong. MTR Exit A2. Try Apliu Street and Yu Chau Street for a good selection.
A co-working space for people who love to make crafts - The Crafties isn’t just for grownups, but rather an area where the whole family can hang out and create some fun artwork, or purchase new products for sale. The main draw are cool events, such as Crochet Thursday and Kids Who Knit, and kids jewelery-making summer classes. Check online or via their Facebook Page for more info.
The Crafties, 1/F Sing Kui Commercial Building, No. 27 De Voeux Road West, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, +852 3461 1368, www.thecrafties.hk
For all-in-one-kits that won’t have you fumbling around shops on the hunt for bits and bobs, order online from Hong Kong-based Toy Central. They stock crafts kits, including Alex Toys kits for kids to make finger puppets and beaded jewelry, as well as Seedling activity packs that have your child design their own doll, color in a globe or make an erupting volcano.
Toy Central, www.toycentral.com.hk
For good reads, stationery and craft supplies, make Cosmos your one-stop shop. The Wan Chai shop has a limited selection of craft supplies, but if you’re not too picky, you can think outside of the box with what’s available - all manners of papers, stickers, glue, crayons, markers, and paints - definitely enough to have your own artsy party at home. And you’ll be able to get English and Chinese books on artists for plenty of inspiration!
Cosmos Books and Stationery, B/F & 1/F, No.30, Johnston Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, +852 2866 1677; 103 Tung Choi Street, Mong Kok, +852 2367 8699, www.cosmosbooks.com.hk
Clay, paint, stickers, and stamps, for Hong Kong DIY divas, we have a store for you! Located near the Fortress Hill MTR, this huge arts and crafts store has everything from party decorations to rainy day Pinterest play. CN Square is a new sister craft store in their even bigger location in Kowloon. See our listing above for more details. Browse the aisles, grab a paintbrush or two, and enjoy getting into your artsy zone with the kiddos.
CN Square, M Floor, United Building, 135 King's Road, North Point, Hong Kong, +852 2462 2265, www.chungnam.cc
Those living in the New Territories don’t have to wander far and wide searching for a nice easel and paints for you and your mini artist. Head down to Age Fine Arts & Co for all sorts of art supplies, from more traditional drawing and painting materials to stationery and molding materials. They don’t have a website or Facebook, so call ahead or head there and see what you can find.
Age Fine Arts & Co, 97 Kwong Fuk Road, Tai Po, +852 2650 5778