Links & Equipment

At Armadillo Images and Art Experience we've built up a list of favourite materials and art and photography equipment we like to use. This is based purely on our preference! Below are some links to some suppliers and manufacturers we like to use, as well as a few at the end that are nothing to do with art, but we just like.


A few of our favourite things; Da Vinci brushes, Copic marker pens and fine liners, Sennelier watercolours, Royal Talens Expert acrylics, St Cuthberts Mill paper, Canson Paper, Adobe software, Apple I mac computers, Faber Castell pencils, Pentel brush pens, markers and mechanical pencils, Great Art Studio acrylic paints, Jax Hair brushes, Posca acrylic markers and Olympus OMD cameras with wide angle lenses.

Art Materials & Cameras

Sennelier We love their watercolours

Da Vinci Brilliant brushes from Germany

St Cuthberts Mill Top quality watercolour paper

Olympus Super sharp lenses, small and light OMD cameras

Posca Acrylic markers from Uni Ball

Royal Talens Simon paints with Amsterdam Expert Acrylics

Canson A great range of art papers

Faber Castell Polycromos colouring & 9000 series pencils

Pentel  We love the GFKP brush pen, markers & pencils

Copic A huge range of marker pens with brush tips

Art & Photographic Shops

Cult Pens All our pens and pencils are bought here!

Great Art Our favourite art equipment shop

Jacksons Art Art equipment online

SRS Micro Systems Our favourite camera shop

Jessops Camera equipment online & great photo printing

Wex Photographic Camera equipment online


Subaru UK Simon's favourite cars!

Mammut Walking boots etc

Outback Trading A great outdoor & camping shop

Craghoppers Outdoor clothing

The Pantry, Yattendon Lovely food & garden

Fife Country Outdoor clothing

John Lewis Lots of nice things

Tea People Speciality tea including Russian Caravan!

Tilly's treats Handmade chocolates

Hungerford Arcade A really interesting antique arcade