Melbourne Etching Supplies
Australia’s Fine Art and Printmaking Specialists Since 1975.
For just over 48 years, Melbourne Etching Supplies has been providing printmakers and artists with quality fine art materials, from both our store in Fitzroy, Victoria and across Australia online. In January 2023, we will be opening a second store in Fairfield, Victoria.
With a team of professional artists at the helm, we deliver specialist goods with a wealth of expert advice, knowledge and enthusiasm to our customers.
Visit Our Stores:
409 Gore Street,
Fitzroy, VIC, Australia 3065
Monday to Friday: 9:30 - 5:30pm
Saturday's: 10:00 - 5:00pm
165 Perry Street,
Fairfield, VIC, Australia 3078
Monday to Friday: 8:30 - 4:30pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed
We specialise in high quality fine art supplies including a range of leading & pinnacle art material brands across fine art printmaking, acrylic painting, oil painting, watercolour, drawing tools, papers, paint brushes, printmaking presses and many other mediums & tools.
At M.E.S, we specialise in fine art materials and papers, stocking some of the worlds most regarded art materials manufacturers such as Sennelier, Hahnemuehle, Cranfield, Charbonnel, Arches, Fabriano & more. We also carry some of the worlds best fine art paint brushes from brands such as Raphael Brushes, Leonard Brushes, Isabey brushes and many more.
We proudly represent two of Australia’s finest pressmakers, with offerings to suit all forms of printmaking. With a broad selection of some of the most specific and technical printmaking tools and studio equipment a printmaker could need, we distribute our printmaking presses, tools & materials across Australia and our materials & equipement is found in some of the finest printmaking studios (professional, educational and enthusiast) here and overseas!
Whilst our foundation, and passion in art materials started with Printmaking, we also carry a range of specialist products across all other art practices, and cater to the needs of Painting, Drawing, Bookbinding, and Colour Making, in addition to our Etching & Intaglio, Screen Printing, Relief printing, Lithography, Engraving and Letterpress printing techniques.
Melbourne Etching Supplies is operated by a team of practicing and professional artists. We are passionate about assisting artists to realise artworks across most mediums, art materials and products through realising the technical requirements of our customers fine art material needs.
We aim to provide an efficient and helpful supply and service to all of our customers, assisting you in making art and helping find your way through the myriad of fine art materials.
If there is something you are specifically seeking, be it product or information, please get in touch and we will do our best to assist you.
M.E.S Fitzroy shares it's shopfront with our good friends, Omnus Framing.
With over a century of combined picture framing experience, the Omnus framers are a team of conservation experts. Their long standing use of traditional techniques, partnered with the timeless aesthetic of their consultation advisors, provides a refined and considered experience to their clients - and the customers of Melbourne Etching Supplies!
From consult to frame-making, hand staining to mounting, all production happens on-site. This allows them full control to deliver the exact, uniquely tailored, framing solution for your work.
With a personal penchant for hand-stained natural timbers (and a fabulous selection of native timbers), Omnus Framing also offers a large range of pre-finished and veneer mouldings. They truly have something for everyone, for every artwork or object, and of course, for every budget.
Located at 409 Gore Street, Fitzroy, you will see the Omnus Framing consultation gallery as soon as you walk through the door.
409 Gore Street
Fitzroy VIC 3065
T: 03 9419 2226