Islington

Our Flagship Store

66-67 Colebrooke Row, London, N1 8AB

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Tel. 020 7354 2999

About Islington

Islington is our London Flagship store, the UK’s largest art supply store on three floors. Find us on the East Side of London, just a five minute walk from Angel tube station. We have an entire floor dedicated to painting and drawing, another for paper and canvas and our lower ground floor full of kid’s creative supplies and a large range of craft, printmaking and modelling materials.

We provide the world’s best art brands at the most affordable prices (ask about our Price Guarantee), and our staff are all artists so that we can provide friendly, expert advice on all your creative projects.

Voted one of Time Out’s 100 Best London Shops

Our flagship store is celebrating its tenth year and we’ve recently transformed the look of the store. In addition to bringing in a wide selection of new products we have also created range of interactive spaces in store to make every visit with us a unique experience.

The Try Me Table

Our demonstration table lets you try out our large range of products, learn tips and techniques and attend workshops led by artists and our suppliers. We also have daily demonstrations by our staff artists, find out more here.

The Social Space

A community hub where you can sit and read our inspiring collection of magazines and books, see what’s going on in the art world on our events board, hold meetings or use our reading table to put together your portfolio.

The Space at Cass Art

An exhibition, workshop and meet-up space which aims to support the creative endeavour of local artists. Previous exhibitions have included BP Portrait Artists, a Royal Academy Abstract Expressionism call for entries show, The Stuckists as well as individual shows by artists and group exhibitions by our staff.  The space is also home to local art groups who use the space for their monthly meet-ups and regular workshops by artists and suppliers.

Please email islingtonartspace@cassart.co.uk for more details.

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Opening Hours

Monday: 10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday: 10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday: 10:00 - 19:00
Thursday: 10:00 - 20:00
Friday: 10:00 - 19:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 19:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 18:00

Islington Team

  • Miriam

    Miriam

  • Rebecca

    Rebecca

  • George

    George

  • James

    James

  • Nuria

    Nuria

  • Jon

    Jon

  • Sumena

    Sumena

  • Kat

    Kat

Workshops

Artist Talk: How to Have Ideas
Artist Talk: How to Have Ideas

Friday 31st March

Join illustrator and teacher Anna Steinberg talking about the process of having ideas. Rather than dropping gracefully from the muse directly onto the page, Anna will look at some of the messy and...

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Discover the fine art of making the Series 7 brush. Crafted by hand by Winsor & Newton expert brush makers with extraordinary attention to detail. Winsor & Newton expert brush-makers are obsessive...

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A workshop for all ages and for those with little or no experience of screen printing. The workshop is based on what you can do with the screen printing kits from Daler Rowney and Speedball with a little...

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Jealous is a contemporary art gallery, print publisher and printing studio, based in East London’s creative hub of Shoreditch, with jealous north in Crouch End. They are known for their collaborative...

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Learn to construct an Islamic Geometric pattern step by step using a compass and straight edge. We draw layers of lines and circles to create a complex underlying grid from which a beautiful pattern will...

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Join artist Anna Rumsby author of ‘The Painting-In Book’ for a 3 week series of painting workshops. Each week we will look at a different artist as a springboard into our own paintings. Suitable...

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This is a watercolour workshop for curious rebels and alchemists, whatever your experience with watercolour... or paint at all!  You’ll actively learn how watercolours are made, then experiment...

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Pebeo's Mixed Media Workshop at Cass Art will introduce artists of all levels of ability on how to work with a wide range of art materials, beyond traditional oils and acrylics, to produce unique and...

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Tuesday Evening Kids Workshops
Tuesday Evening Kids Workshops

Friday 31st March

Let’s have some fun while learning how to use different art materials and techniques. Nuria Torres is an artist and graphic designer with more than three years experience running children’s...

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This exhibition includes work which demonstrates intricate details often associated with botanical work, alongside others which captures the raw energy of nature. Works in ink and watercolour show...

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In this drop in demo you'll learn how to draw quick and fun portraits using Tombow ABT Brush Pens with illustrator Viktorija Semjonova. Including facial anatomy and some tips and tricks how to use Tombow...

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In this drop in demo workshop explore mark making, learn the letterforms of a brush script alphabet with Betty Etiquette and have the chance to create a postcard to take away – this is a great introduction...

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An artist’s relationship with a painting begins with the preparation of the canvas.  Its size, shape, colour, quality of the materials used, determine the longevity of the painting’s...

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An exclusive experience to learn with Leona Lengyel, luxury scarf designer how to create your very own hand painted silk scarf. During the two day workshop, Leona will use her talent and design skills...

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Do you...  Find yourself, not getting much done, creatively speaking? Wonder how much time you should be making art vs. doing computer work? Yearn to have an ongoing thread of creativity, no matter...

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Jake Spicer Book Launch
Jake Spicer Book Launch

Friday 31st March

Artist Jake Spicer has published his latest book ‘You will be able to draw by the end of this Book’. Using his innovative and easy-to-follow methods you can learn the simple lessons on the...

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Explore the variety of Water Colour techniques with artist Tim Shaw. Discover the possibilities and potential of water colour mixed media with different mediums. See the impact of different brushes and...

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Join Carne Giffiths for an introductory drawing workshop using Derwent Graphik Line Painters. Carne has a fascination with drawing and focuses his work on the manipulation of the drawn line using expressive...

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Join Artist Carne Giffiths in these drop in demo sessions for an introduction to drawing with Derwent Graphik Line Painters. Carne has a fascination with drawing and focuses his work on the manipulation...

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A weekly Drawing Club open to young people aged 10 – 14 who have a passion for drawing and a desire to improve their skills. Students will draw from observation, and are taught by Royal Drawing...

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Delivered by professional artists, this course is open to students in school years 10 - 13 considering careers in a broad range of subjects for which drawing provides an important foundation. Students...

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With a focus on proportion, line and tone, artist and tutor Jeremy Burns guides you through the process of drawing convincing portraits. All levels are welcome, and with a different face every week, there's...

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Join our monthly life drawing class at Cass Art’s Islington flagship store taught by artist, author and drawing tutor Jake Spicer. The sessions will begin with an introduction on a different element...

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Learn all about oil painting in these small and relaxed workshops suitable for absolute beginners to the more experienced. Each class focuses on a different aspect of oil painting, from discovering the...

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Join our weekly linocut printing class at Cass Art Islington flagship store with printer and Illustrator Rebecca Gray. These classes are aimed at beginners and people who would like to refresh their skills,...

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Sunday Kid’s Art Workshops
Sunday Kid’s Art Workshops

Monday 27th February

Let’s have some fun while learning how to use different art materials and techniques. Nuria Torres is an artist and graphic designer with more than three years experience running children’s...

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Free Kids Activity Workshops
Free Kids Activity Workshops

Wednesday 1st March

Drop in and join our fun, creative activities designed to inspire and ignite children’s imaginations. Run by our experienced staff, all activities are free. Children must be accompanied by an adult....

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The Art Spaces
The Art Spaces

Saturday 3rd September

The Art Spaces at Cass Art aim to support the creative endeavour of local artists and offer regular exhibitions, workshops and events. Artists may apply to use the spaces for free, for their exhibitions,...

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News & Updates

Can you mix up delicious flavours of ice cream? Bring over 30 paint and play activities to life in Anna Rumsby's 'The Painting-In Book'. Explore colour mixing and simple, easy to copy painting techniques and find out more about Anna's journey to becoming a Children's Illustrator...

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