An artist should never blame their tools, by doing so it’s only a sign of a poor craftsmen. A talented individual should be able to create using ingenuity and whatever resources they have around them. That being said it is incredibly nice and helpful when an artist has access to a variety of well-made resources. Finding such a place can take hours of time and effort often resulting in stress and that artist is still running from store to store. For the Downtown Sand Diego-ans there is a simple solution nestled in Little Italy by the name of Dick Blick’s Art Supplies.
Located at the corner of India and Fir in Little Italy, Dick Blick’s Art Supplies carries all you could ever need, all in one location. It is within walking distance for all Downtown San Diego residents. This is hugely beneficial for those individuals who would like a convenient location without the hassle of traffic. Dick Blick’s carry only the top-notch quality supplies but they have expanded their variety beyond that of a standard supply store. It gives you the opportunity to explore and branch out within your preferred medium of even into other mediums. They are always having sales, drawings and rewards all to truly benefit the artist. In addition they offer a “Preferred Buyers” reward card for all high school and college students who as we know really need that discount. Dick Blick’s really is a one-stop shop since they offer not only the supplies to create but they also have an assortment of mats, frames and hanging equipment all on site to finish off that piece. The thing though that sets this establishment apart from other similar stores is the employment that works there. Every last employee holds a wealth of knowledge, experience and talent. They are willing to help in any aspect they can to provide the best possible service. This is a trait that is of great value since nothing is more frustrating than debating with yourself over which item would work best while in a store and yet not a single employee can provide any type of insight of guidance. If not for the deals, the quality, variety or resources, Dick Blick’s should win your loyalty for their service.
So the next time you are in need of new supplies or would appreciate some valuable advice take a stroll down to Little Italy into Dick Blick’s Art Supplies. You will leave with the tools needed for that piece or the guidance needed to boost your confidence before a project. A one stop shop centrally located that can really make the difference. Now go forth, explore, shop and ultimately create.