The Creative

The Creative

  • Penco General Notebook A7 in three colors, red, blue, green Penco General Notebook A7, red

    Penco General Notebook A7

    $6.00
    A unique notebook with a flexible and tough plastic cover and 5mm grid pages. The sheets are thread-bound so the notebook opens, which makes the act of writing much more smooth.  The A7 size is great to keep in your pocket for quick access to notes...
    $6.00
  • Penco Standard of Accuracy Wooden Ruler in four colors, red, mint, yellow, black Penco Standard of Accuracy Wooden Ruler, red front

    Penco Standard of Accuracy Wooden Ruler

    $6.00
    A retro delight! These rulers really are old school. Made of smooth beech wood and coated in a hard wearing paint finish.   On the reverse side there are super handy conversion tables.  A great size for office, school or home. Penco is a...
    $6.00
  • Kimono Gift and Creative Wrap Papers Vol 97, front Kimono Gift and Creative Wrap Papers Vol 97, pages

    Kimono Gift and Creative Wrap Papers Vol 97

    $15.99
    Use these papers to add wonder and surprise to wrapped gifts or scrap booking and collages!  Kimono motifs often represent either the flora, fauna, landscape or otherwise culture of Japan - such as cherry blossoms, a famously seasonal motif worn in...
    $15.99
  • Wavy Ladders Brass Earrings; laying down Wavy Ladders Brass Earrings; detail, laying diagonally

    Wavy Ladders Brass Earrings

    $60.00
    Lauren Lester is a maker and jewelry designer behind While Odin Sleeps. With a background in set design, many things inspire Lauren’s work including but not limited to fashion, toy design, nature, drag, architecture, interior design, and catholic...
    $60.00
  • Sun, Moon and Stars Urn Earrings; detail image Sun, Moon and Stars Urn Earrings; angled view

    Sun, Moon and Stars Urn Earrings

    $60.00
     Lauren Lester is a maker and jewelry designer behind While Odin Sleeps. With a background in set design, many things inspire Lauren’s work including but not limited to fashion, toy design, nature, drag, architecture, interior design, and catholic...
    $60.00
  • Luminous Merino Wool Scarf; scarf folded Luminous Merino Wool Scarf; scarf laying flat

    Luminous Merino Wool Scarf

    $160.00
    Sonya Michele of Dog & Boy creates luxurious scarves in her studio in Victoria, Australia. The beauty of her scarves is twofold; works of art on their own and truly magnificent when adorning the body. 100% Merino Wool Made in Australia Scarf...
    $160.00
  • An ABC of What Art Can Be; front of book An ABC of What Art Can Be; back of book

    An ABC of What Art Can Be

    $17.95
    Selected by our Education Department, this delightful book is a colorful reminder of the many things that  visual art can be, become, and do. Whether it's drawing, weaving, making  pottery, or turning junk into something  unexpected and...
    $17.95
  • An Atlas of Rare & Familiar Colour, front cover An Atlas of Rare & Familiar Colour, pages in book

    An Atlas of Rare & Familiar Colour

    $38.00
    The Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies at the Harvard  Art Museums encompasses over 2,500 of the world’s rarest pigments. Museum director Edward Forbes started the collection at the turn of the  20th century, in order to...
    $38.00
  • These Cards Will Change Your Ideas These Cards Will Change Your Ideas

    These Cards Will Change Your Ideas

    $12.99
    Get your ideas flowing with These Cards Will Change Your Ideas.This new series of self-help cards begins with advice on how to improve your idea generation. Need some practical starting points to get your brain working? Take a break, break the rules,...
    $12.99
  • DRAWING TOP BY MADER DRAWING TOP BY MADER, in use

    Drawing Top by Mader

    $25.00
    Spin a top and create a piece of art! Spread out a large sheet of paper for this wooden spinning top that draws. Roll pencil quickly between your hands, then watch as the pencil twists, turns, and spins creating a spiral pattern on the page. A...
    $25.00
  • front of book Art & Queer Culture Pages from book Art & Queer Culture

    Art & Queer Culture

    $39.95
    In a compact, reader-friendly format, this volume traces a spectacular  history of queer life and creativity in the modern age. It traces the rich visual legacy of art's relationship to Queer culture, from the  emergence of homosexuality as an...
    $39.95
  • Front of book Cats by Kuniyoshi: Ukiyo-e Paper Book Pages in book Cats by Kuniyoshi: Ukiyo-e Paper Book

    Cats by Kuniyoshi: Ukiyo-e Paper Book

    $29.95
    Imagine life in Edo, Tokyo, from the 17th-19th century. In the early modern period there were many Ukiyo-e shops which sold woodblock prints  displaying then-current styles and fashions much like our fashion photography and magazines today. Each...
    $29.95
  • Yellow Pencil Navy Bandana Yellow Pencil Navy Bandana, tied

    Yellow Pencil Navy Bandana

    $23.00
    We love the whimsical patterns of these cotton bandanas featuring the artwork of Beth Snyder. Bandanas have a multitude of functions including neckerchiefs, face masks, cloth napkins or even bibs. 23" x 23" square 100% premium cotton Hand...
    $23.00
  • SMLT Authentic Pads in Folders • Library of 10 SMLT Authentic Pads in Folders • Library of 10

    Sketch Pad Sampler Library Set of 10

    $180.00
    Buy the full library and save $20.00 (that's one pad free!). Create a library archive of your work.  Each pad comes with a protective sleeve and can be stored upright on a bookshelf.  The pads are color coded according to paper finish and...
    $180.00
  • Art Essentials: Symbols In Art, front Art Essentials: Symbols In Art, inside pages

    Art Essentials: Symbols In Art

    $16.95
    Iconography, or the study of symbols—be they animals, artifacts, plants,  geometric shapes, or gestures—is an essential aspect of interpreting  art. One of the most consistent features of human society throughout  time has been the use of...
    $16.95
  • SMLT Authentic Sketch Pad Kraft in Folder SMLT Authentic Pads in ten different styles

    SMLT Authentic Sketch Pad Kraft in Folder

    $20.00
    As an artist once told me, it is important to exercise your hand everyday and she has kept a library of her sketchbooks since she was a child.  SMLT Authentic Sketch pads for various drawing techniques are the perfect pads to develop your talents in...
    $20.00
  • SMLT Authentic Sketch Pad Black in Folder, front SMLT Authentic Pads in ten different styles

    SMLT Authentic Sketch Pad Black in Folder

    $20.00
     As an artist once told me, it is important to exercise your hand everyday and she has kept a library of her sketchbooks since she was a child.   SMLT Authentic Sketch pads for various drawing techniques are the perfect pads to develop your...
    $20.00
  • SMLT Authentic Sketch Pad for Markers in Folder, front SMLT Authentic Pads in ten different styles

    SMLT Authentic Sketch Pad for Markers in Folder

    $20.00
    As an artist once told me, it is important to exercise your hand everyday and she has kept a library of her sketchbooks since she was a child.   SMLT Authentic Sketch pads for various drawing techniques are the perfect pads to develop your talents...
    $20.00
  • Museum Exclusive
    Leather Journal with van Gogh Quote front Leather Journal with van Gogh Quote inside pages with pencil

    van Gogh Quote Leather Journal by Peg & Awl

    $125.00
    Handcrafted in Philadelphia by Peg and Awl, this is the perfect journal to hold your stories, musings and sketches.  Find deeper inspiration for your creativity with the quote from Vincent van Gogh on the cover that was made just for us. Inside...
    $125.00
  • Museum Exclusive
    Rodin Quote Desk Caddy by Peg & Awl Rodin Quote Desk Caddy by Peg & Awl

    Rodin Quote Desk Caddy by Peg & Awl

    $78.00
    Created by Philadelphia makers Peg and Awl, our desk caddy is great for those with more than a few stray pencils and pens.  The range of holes will hold all your desk needs: rulers, scissors, and more.  Added inspiration comes from Rodin who...
    $78.00
  • Museum Exclusive
    Peg and Awl x PMA Maker Pouch with art making items inside Peg and Awl x PMA Maker Pouch, close up of label

    Peg and Awl x PMA Maker Pouch

    $62.00
    Made just for us by Philadelphia makers Peg and Awl, this wonderful folio pouch fits an iPad, sketchbook and other larger necessities. Use as a clutch or toss in your bag for a little more organization!  And even better we sourced...
    $62.00
  • Tombow MONO Drawing Pencil Set Tombow MONO Drawing Pencil Set, pencils

    Tombow MONO Drawing Pencil Set

    $24.00
    This set is perfect for the amateur to the seasoned artist for everyday use in drawing, drafting or sketching.  These professional quality drawing pencils are crafted with the highest quality materials. Extra-refined, high density graphite encased...
    $24.00
  • Winsor Newton Promarker Brush Set, front of package with marker / brush Winsor Newton Promarker Brush Set, contents

    Winsor & Newton Promarker Brush Set

    $72.00
    Embrace and create with the most vibrant brush marker palette possible from Winsor Newton! The 12 shades can be used with the free colorless Blender to explore graduated tones or more muted shades. These 12 vibrant colors were specifically curated to...
    $72.00
  • Pasta Drawing and Graphic Markers Set, front of package Pasta Drawing and Graphic Markers Set, example of use

    Pasta Drawing and Graphic Markers Set

    $48.00
    "Pasta" are fun to write or draw with. Feels like a crayon, but because it's water based it's a lot less messy than oil pastels or wax based crayons.  They don't smudge much once they're down on the page.  Introduced by Kokuyo Colors, "Pasta"...
    $48.00
  • Art Nouveau Tiles Coloring Book, front of book Art Nouveau Tiles Coloring Book, page of book

    Art Nouveau Tiles Coloring Book

    $12.99
    Delight your family and friends when you create beautiful, unique artwork to mail.  The tiles in this book are filled with a variety of Art Nouveau designs inspired by natural forms such as the sinuous curves of plants and flowers. 20 cards,...
    $12.99
  • Floral Still Life Postcard Coloring Book, front of book Floral Still Life Postcard Coloring Book, page in book

    Floral Still Life Postcard Coloring Book

    $9.99
    Delight your family and friends when you create beautiful, unique artwork to mail.  This postcard book is filled with delicate artist renderings of floral still life's dating from the 17th to 19th centuries.  20 cards, each with a different...
    $9.99
  • Paintbrush Magnifying Glass Black , box and magnifier Paintbrush Magnifying Glass Black being used

    Paintbrush Magnifying Glass Black

    $45.00
    Magnify and brush up your work space with this whimsical magnifying glass! PUEBCO was born in Japan 2007 by the simple notion of creating things instinctively, using found and recycled materials, to curate renewed lifestyle items.  8.5" x 1...
    $45.00
  • eeboo squirrel and bird watercolor pencil set, front of tin and pencils eeboo squirrel and bird watercolor pencil set, open tin with contents

    Squirrel & Bird Watercolor Pencils

    $22.00
    Get an easy introduction to working with watercolors with this versatile set of watercolor pencils. Color in an area with the pencil, then brush over it with water to create a watercolor effect. You can mix layers of colors and create different wash...
    $22.00
  • Zap Book Sketchbooks, green, red, blue, yellow Zap Book Sketchbook, front

    Zap Recycled Sketchbooks

    $12.00
    The Zap Book has a multitude of uses - as a simple sketchbook, for detailed drawings and also for taking notes. Manufactured using recycled paper and featuring simple, colorful covers, these books are eminently practical and fit easily in the pocket...
    $12.00
  • Book Necklace, black Book Necklace, black, with hand

    Book Necklaces by Peg and Awl

    $65.00
    Worn any good books lately? A usable and wearable hand-stitched miniature book finished with reclaimed leather that is handcrafted by Philadelphia makers Peg and Awl.   Peg and Awl work and create in Philadelphia. Their work is made from olde...
    $65.00
  • E+M Mocca Marble Pencil E+M Mocca Marble Pencil with box

    E+M Mocca Marble Pencil

    $125.00
    This hand crafted, marbled pencil made in Germany, will be your most elegant drawing tool. On this extraordinary rotary pencil made of solid mountain maple, a marble is ornately applied in brown tones. The decorative art technique of marbling wood...
    $125.00
  • Mini Bloc Ville front of box and blocks Mini Bloc Ville, blocks

    Mini Bloc Ville Block Set

    $32.00
    Create a vintage town of primary colors with these colorful Town Blocks. Presented in a bold, primary-colored illustrated box, each wooden piece can be interchanged and stacked, challenging the little engineer within! A fabulous first building toy that...
    $32.00
  • Creative Ramblings of A Restless Mind Journal front Creative Ramblings of A Restless Mind Journal interior

    Creative Ramblings of A Restless Mind Journal

    $18.00
    This journal  will make you the envy of the coffee shop with its faux vintage cover and eye-catching gold lettering. Perfect for writing, drawing or visual  thinking of all types. 120 pages, 7" x 5" 80 lb. woodfree paper Blank pages ...
    $18.00
  • Who is Frida, Georgia, Yayoi, Artemisia and Louise? Tote, front Who is Frida, Georgia, Yayoi, Artemisia and Louise? Tote, on mannequin

    Who is Frida, Georgia, Yayoi, Artemisia and Louise? Tote

    $20.00
    Frida Kahlo, Georgia O’Keeffe, Yayoi Kusama, Artemisia Gentileschi, Louise Bourgeois. If you aren’t already familiar with these names, then now is your time to learn and spread the word. Or, since you are probably already a fan like we are, then it is...
    $20.00
  • Bauspiel Lucent Cubes 100 Piece Set - cubes in a spiral Bauspiel Lucent Cubes 100 Piece Set

    Bauspiel Lucent Cubes 100 Piece Set

    $185.00
    This mesmerizing acrylic cube set contains 100 cubes in 10 different colors!  A great tool for teaching children about color theory. Suitable for use with light panels. These vibrant cubes can also be used for mathematic and scientific...
    $185.00
  • RAINBOW SUNSET blocks RAINBOW SUNSET blocks

    Sunset Rainbow by Grimm's

    $95.00
    The Grimms Sunset Rainbow might join your family as nursery decor and then turn into a stacking, balancing & color-sorting toy. Eventually setting the stage for hours of imaginary play for use in marble runs and complex sculptures. The beauty of...
    $95.00
  • Cover of book Young Gifted and Black: A New Generation of Artists Interior of book Young Gifted and Black: A New Generation of Artists

    Young Gifted and Black: A New Generation of Artists

    $49.95
    This book surveys the work of a new generation of Black artists, and also features the voices of a diverse group of curators who are on the cutting edge of contemporary art. As mission-driven collectors, Bernard I. Lumpkin and Carmine D. Boccuzzi have...
    $49.95
  • ArtGraf Watercolor Graphite Set box with contents ArtGraf Watercolor Graphite Set contents

    ArtGraf Watercolor Graphite Set

    $75.00
    Create more expressive and tonal drawings with this innovative water soluble graphite.  Behaving much like a watercolor block, ArtGraf's graphite can be used by wetting a brush and loading it with graphite, then painting in beautiful, shimmering...
    $75.00
  • Cretacolor Artino Drawing Set contents Cretacolor Artino Drawing Set front with some of the pencils

    Cretacolor Artino Drawing Set

    $40.00
    Whether you are just getting started or a seasoned artist, this set is of high quality sketching tools is perfect for traditional sketching, drawing, smudging, and mixing.  Cretacolor drawing materials offer smooth lines, rich colors and unbeatably...
    $40.00
  • A Brief History of Art Mug A Brief History of Art Mug

    A Brief History of Art Mug

    $16.00
    Brush up with a crash course in the world’s greatest art since the beginning of time while enjoying your morning cup of Joe! The 24 images on the mug represent the evolution of Western art over the millennia - from the cave paintings of Lascaux through...
    $16.00
  • Blackwing Starting Point Set contents Blackwing Starting Point Set in box

    Blackwing Starting Point Set

    $40.00
    The Blackwing Starting Point Set is the perfect gift for the Renaissance Person -- penning a novel like John Steinbeck, drawing a cartoon as did Chuck Jones or composing music in the style of Leonard Bernstein.  A Blackwing for every artful...
    $40.00
  • Cover of book Hilma Af Klint Paintings for the Future Interior of book Hilma Af Klint Paintings for the Future

    Hilma Af Klint Paintings for the Future

    $65.00
    When Swedish artist Hilma af Klint died in 1944 at the age of 81, she  left behind more than 1,000 paintings and works on paper that she had  kept largely private during her lifetime. Believing the world was not  yet ready for her art, she...
    $65.00
  • Alpha Shapes Alpha Shapes in use

    Alpha Shapes

    $30.00
    This modern twist on alphabet blocks offers a new way to see the beauty of letterforms. Adults and children alike can build letters and words out of the 39 colorful wooden pieces, spelling out names or creating personalized messages for display. Ages...
    $30.00
  • The Eames Coloring Toy front of box The Eames Coloring Toy contents

    The Eames Coloring Toy

    $42.00
    As the open-ended instructions say, "The purpose of The Coloring Toy is to provide a sort of jet assist into a world of color, drawing, shapes and play."  This is a world discovered and rediscovered by all children and is their own to create. The...
    $42.00
  • BAGGU x PMA: Marcel Duchamp Fountain Tote front BAGGU x PMA: Marcel Duchamp Fountain Tote front

    BAGGU x PMA: Marcel Duchamp Fountain Tote

    $78.00
    Baggu and the Philadelphia Museum of Art have teamed up to create this limited edition canvas duck tote inspired by Duchamp's Fountain.  Hand screened in Philadelphia by Print Natural using eco-friendly inks, the tote is a limited edition of 50, and...
    $78.00
  • Front of book Marcel Duchamp: 100 Questions. 100 Answers. Interior of book Marcel Duchamp: 100 Questions. 100 Answers.

    Marcel Duchamp: 100 Questions. 100 Answers.

    $60.00
    Edited by  Susanne M.I. Kaufmann and Stefan Banz   As the inventor of the Readymade and a founder of  conceptual art, Marcel Duchamp’s work is still provoking discussions about what defines art. Accompanying the first exhibition of...
    $60.00
  • Front of Spark Creativity Front of Spark Creativity with contents

    Spark Creativity

    $12.95
    This matchbox is perfect for lighting a fire under any artist. On each of the fifty "matchsticks" is a prompt to help you try something new, break the "rules," take you out of your creative slump, or easily start generating new ideas. It doesn't matter...
    $12.95
  • Faber-Castell Pitt Artist Pens example of use Faber-Castell Pitt Artist Pens

    Faber-Castell Pitt Artist Pens

    $32.95
    You will want to draw non-stop when you get your hands on this set of 8 Pitt Artist Pens. Used by artists worldwide, they are odorless, permanent, waterproof, and they will not bleed through paper. The pigmented India inks are lightfast, acid-free and pH...
    $32.95
  • Philly Tarot Deck, box and deck of cards Philly Tarot Deck,  box and cards

    Philly Tarot Deck

    $40.00
    Celebrate Philadelphia with this whimsically illustrated deck of Tarot cards, with 78 full-color illustrations featuring all things Philly. Local artist James Boyle was originally commissioned to illustrate a story about tarot cards for a magazine but...
    $40.00
  • Paint Chip Poetry, box with contents Paint Chip Poetry, cover of the box

    Paint Chip Poetry

    $19.95
    Created by bestselling author Lea Redmond, this enticing game allows you to paint with words. Arrange your paint chip cards, each printed with the (very creative) names of colors, to create spontaneous poems. Writing poetry has never been so fun or...
    $19.95
  • Haikubes, top of packaging and inside Haikubes, side of packaging

    Haikubes

    $24.95
    We love this simple way of creating haiku. Just roll or arrange the more than 60 included cubes to enjoy endless poetry. Haiku is traditionally a Japanese poem consisting of three short lines that do not rhyme. The origins of haiku poems can be traced...
    $24.95
  • Art Oracles Card Deck, open showing contents Art Oracles Card Deck, box cover

    Art Oracles Card Deck

    $16.99
    Are you having a creative block or trouble at work? Are you in need of inspiration? Looking for a life coach? Ask your favorite artists for advice by consulting the Art Oracles cards! Each of the 50 cards is beautifully and, often times, comically...
    $16.99
  • Golden Section Finder Golden Section Finder, standing in case

    Golden Section Finder

    $16.00
    Perfection is all around you.  Perfect proportions observed in nature often follow the theory of the golden section. The golden section is a number regularly found when calculating the ratio between the dimensions of natural and geometric forms...
    $16.00