About Us

We are a group of individuals willing to go the extra length to help you realize your creative potential and make a mark. We provide our services as an art store in Australia and cater to a wide set of audiences of individuals that want to shine with their art skills. Our customer is our greatest asset and we put emphasis on creating value for them in every way possible. Our yearly discounts and discount week aid us in doing this and providing value for money – a feature our customers seem to love about us.

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While it is our pleasure to serve, we try to reach out as best to as many customer segments as possible. That is why we offer our services in segments to reach out to as many customers as possible.


When it really comes to creating values, customers want to have a great time when festivals arrive. Be it Halloween or Christmas, they want to make the most of their creative potential and we are the source of their fulfilment.

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Our special discounts on holiday seasons bring out all the customers to our shops and not to miss the great accessories we release especially for those times.

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The costs to open an art workshop

To open an art workshop, it may be necessary to sustain significant investments . It all depends a little on the machinery you need to buy and the type of processing possible. In fact, it is possible to open an art workshop that can be interested in various disciplines such as glass, ceramics, paintings or painting in the broad sense. It is also possible to open a specialized art workshop, for example, in terracotta or in the creation of certain types of materials from an artistic point of view.

The investment depends a little on the raw materials of one’s work and also on the machinery that must be purchased. Usually the expense could be between 50 and 100 thousand euros, as a minimum, but it is clear that if there were a large number of users, the potential for gain could grow out of proportion day after day. The investment for a medium to large art laboratory could lead to excellent results, but in the same way, it will be important to put in place a marketing and communication campaign that can support the artistic work of the new art laboratory.
The targeted promotion also in specific sector magazines is the soul of every self-respecting artist.

How to open an art workshop

Do you dream of opening an art workshop ? There are various opportunities for those who are art lovers and aim to set up their own business. To try to avoid what can be a confusion in various product categories, when we talk about an art workshop we refer to an artisan-type activity where, for example, we produce paintings, glassware, ceramics, artistic jewelry and similar things.

To start up this type of laboratory , you need to have a series of authorizations and also to have very specific artisan and creative skills. Before starting a business like this, it is good to try to do a sort of market analysis that can help you understand if your action can be useful from a commercial point of view, in that particular territory.

In general, those who want to start a trade of this kind must have passion and a lot of talent, and in addition, they must also understand how such an activity must always be linked to the artisan history of that particular territory, of a specific culture and history. In case you want to learn more about the general section where you can find out how to start many other activities,

How to start a laboratory, administrative and bureaucratic steps

As already mentioned, to open a workshop of artisan type it is necessary to have enough talent and be competent on the artistic sector. In addition to these skills, it will then be necessary to put oneself in order from a commercial point of view. You will necessarily have to register with the register of craft businesses to obtain a qualification of the same name and in addition you must open a VAT number. In the case of personnel or for the owner himself, it will be mandatory to pay contributions to INPS and INAIL , so as to have certainties from a social security and accident prevention point of view. Furthermore, it will also be mandatory to start with the choice of a suitable site.

An art workshop, the requirements

The choice of the location of an art laboratory is very particular as it will be necessary to find a room that has certain requirements from a safety point of view and also with regard to fire regulations .

Before starting the work, it will be compulsory to notify the commencement of activity to the Municipality of competence and then obtain the necessary authorizations from the ASL. In addition it will also be mandatory to think about buying machinery and create a location that has a small front-office area that will serve to receive customers when it’s time. An exhibition area should also be provided. In this way, the best of the chosen structure can be obtained and an opportunity can be given to an art workshop to grow day by day within the skills that one has.

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+61 430 536 402

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Address 3212 Harlaxton QLD, Australia


Email info@aboriginal-desert-art.com.au