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Flax has been at the center of the Bay Area arts community since 1938. Now run by the 3rd generation of the Flax family, we offer an unbeatable range of materials to inspire your creativity. Supported by our renowned customer service, with experienced staff to lend expert advice, you'll find everything you need from paints and art surfaces, to drawing supplies and studio needs. Check out our range of kid's art and craft supplies and terrific gifts for all the creatives in your life.

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