|Store Type |||Art, Printing Services|
|Payment |||Interac, MasterCard, American Express, Visa|
|Getting There |||Bus 11, 14, 16, 33|
|Cross Street |||Quadra Street|
|Mon-Fri: 8:30AM-5:30PM; Sat: 9:30AM-5PM; Sun: 11AM-4PM|
Profile Last Updated: May 22, 2009
Since 1912, Island Blue has been helping Victoria residents with all of their printing needs. The business’s original focus was on map drafting, blue printing services and the sale of drafting supplies. Today, Island Blue’s technologically advanced digital reprographics centre provides a wide variety of print and finishing services, from restaurant menus to huge foamboard advertising signs. The family-owned business is keen on supporting the community and environment, and takes steps to ensure its business is as eco-friendly as possible.
Superb Selection of Art Supplies
Island Blue boasts an impressive collection of art, graphic, craft and drafting supplies. Whether you’re a beginner or a professional artist, you’re sure to find what you need. From sketchpads to mosaic materials, the art emporium’s collection is unrivalled on the Island. There’s an excellent selection of products for children, as well as a wide array of studio equipment, including drawing tables and easels. All of the best brands are represented at Island Blue and you can keep up to date with new products by signing up for the shop’s newsletter.
Become an Artist at Any Age
From children’s classes covering the basics of drawing to summer camps for talented teens to workshops for adults who’ve always wanted to explore watercolours — there’s a variety of educational options at Island Blue. All of the classes are held in the shop studio and most supplies are provided. The art instructors are professional artists who have extensive experience teaching children. Island Blue also offers custom framing, so you can properly show off your completed creation.