Blogs, Forums and other Clubs
Information and techniques
Watch these on TV or on your PC. Programmes at The Painting and Drawing Channel
Technical watercolour information from Handprint
Painting tips and techniques at about.com
Sketch from online mannequins at posemaniacs
Local art supplies from Eltons - West Byfleet
Art materials online or from the store in Walton, The Works
Hobbycraft's huge store in Woking
A huge range of pencils from Derwent Pencils
Paintbrushes and advice at Rosemary & Co
Really special paper made at Two Rivers Paper - Somerset
Some of the larger online stores: Jackson's Art Supplies, Ken Bromley Art Supplies, GreatArt and Pullingers Art Shop.
Or you could try a smaller supplier like this one in Dundee - a load of interesting info as well as an unusual range of products.