Armadillo Art & Craft

Armadillo Art & Craft

Founded in 1996, Armadillo Art & Craft is an importer and wholesale distributor of premium quality fine art and craft materials from around the globe. In addition to our import brands we are the North American distribution partner of Colorfin based in Kutztown, PA; manufacturers of PanPastel dry colour paints and Sofft tools. Our exclusive imported colour brands include Old Holland Classic Colours (Netherlands), Maimeri (Italy) Art Spectrum (Australia) and Michael Harding (UK). In addition we represent Sparmax airbrushes and compressors (Taiwan), Permaset screen printing inks (Australia), Colour Shapers (U.K.), Wolff’s Pencils (U.K), Colourfix papers (Australia), PastelMat papers (France), Schut papers (Netherlands) Esdee scraperboard/lino printing products (U.K.) and many others.

What we carry

Popular products

  • Sofft Knife & Covers, No. 4 Point with 5 Covers
  • Sofft Knife & Covers, No. 1 Round with 5 Covers
  • PanPastel, Permanent Red Shade
  • PanPastel, Magenta
  • PanPastel, Black
  • PanPastel, Magenta Extra Dark
  • Sofft Knives & Covers Pack, Mixed (4 Knives & 8 Covers)
  • PanPastel, Neutral Grey
  • Sofft Art Sponges Pack, Sponge Bar - Mixed (4pc)
  • PanPastel, Turquoise
  • PanPastel, Yellow Ochre Shade
  • Palette Tray, 10 Color (Empty)

Looking for something? Let us know!

We love hearing from you on what products/suppliers we should bring into our shop.

If we can't source a particular item, we'll do our best to find a suitable substitute.

Canada's wholesale creative arts,papercrafting,fine arts,stationery supplier.

1-2 day order turnaround

No matter how busy it gets, we all pitch in to get orders out the door.

Minimum shippable value only $200

Don't risk over-ordering trying to reach a high supplier minimum.

Almost no individual minimums on products

Offer a wider selection for a lower buy-in.

See critical stats as you shop

See your reservations, order history and stock levels as you shop so you don't accidentally double-up.

People just want their stuff. That's it.

For us, it's about going the extra mile to get you your product quickly, simply, with no hassle so you can get back to running your business.

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Do things your way

Get what you need when you need it. Reduce risk, increase turnover and profit by replenishing your stock in smaller increments.

  • Reserve items for shipment with a future order.
  • We'll hold your place in line so it's still available when you decide to ship.
  • Place unlimited add-ons while your order is still in-house.
  • Hold for an incoming shipment, a date or a shippable value set by you.

Canadian advantage


Receive your order faster from a company already in Canada, with discounted shipping on all orders.

No fees

We handle the exchange so you won't get gouged with fees by your credit card company.

Costing made easy

We stay ahead of customs, brokerage and exchange fees to provide a flat wholesale cost in CAD.

Gordon Anstey's family.

We're a small, family-run company, established in 1957.

Expect a greater emphasis on you as an individual customer. Speak to a real person instantly, or receive a quick e-mail or text response.

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