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Hello, my name is Eyeliz and I would like to present you my favourite shop TABLOO. Being an art lover, I can find there everything I need to draw and to paint. When you dare to visit Leuven's newest art shop, don't be scared if I stare at you from behind the window with my mysterious Mona Lisa smile!

Products

At TABLOO you can find everything that you need to draw and to paint with all kinds of materials and different types of paint: gouache, acrylics, oil colours, water colours and Ecoline. There are also pencils, pastels, inks, paper, palettes, canvases and painting easels. Brands of good quality like Royal Talens (Van Gogh / Rembrandt / Amsterdam), Daler-Rowney (System 3 / Georgian) and Lukas-Nerchau GmbH inspire every artists’ life in each step of his artistic journey.

News

On this page you get information about temporary promotions, special announcements or new articles which you can find at TABLOO. Also gift cards are available!

From 1st of May to 31st of August 2024:

FREE sketch book of TALENS Art Creation with hard cover, elastic band and reading ribbon (140gsm paper, 21 x 15cm, 80 sheets)

when purchasing Super Sixties Beetle metal box 60 colored pencils

OR

metal box 24 colored pencils ‘The Milkmaid’ (J. Vermeer) BRUYNZEEL

Eyeliz and Bouts celebrate Saint Valentine’s Day. They are also happy to present these unique gifts for your artistic partner:

BOUTS VALENTINE PACKAGE - Set of painting by numbers with ‘The Last Supper’ of Dieric Bouts + FREE discount voucher worth 5 euros for a romantic dinner at pizzeria ‘La vecchia Napoli’ (Pensstraat 6, 3000 Leuven) untill 14/02/2024.

Caran d’Ache & Keith Haring - Spiral pad A5 with 20 prints by the American pop art artist to color with 10 water-soluble colored pencils + 1 black brush pen in red metal box   -10%

Caran d’Ache & Keith Haring - Mixed Media Set of 42 water-soluble wax oil pastels NEOCOLOR II + 40 water-soluble crayons in red metal box with silver-plated logo   -10%

Eyeliz and Bouts celebrate Christmas together. This is their favorite Christmas gift:

BOUTS CHRISTMAS PACKAGE

FREE discount voucher worth 5 euros for a pizza at pizzeria ‘ La vecchia Napoli’ (Pensstraat 6, 3000 Leuven)

when purchasing a set of painting by numbers with ‘The Last Supper’ from Dieric Bouts at TABLOO until 14/01/2024.

(numbered line drawing on canvas 40 x 50 cm with 24 acrylic colours and 3 brushes, produced in Ukraine on the initiative of TABLOO on the occasion of the Dieric Bouts Festival 2023-24 in Leuven)

Have also a look at an Italian ‘Last Supper’ on the 2nd floor at pizzeria ‘La vecchia Napoli’.

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CHRISTMAS PROMO 2023

Other Christmas gifts with promotions until December 31:

  • TALENS Amsterdam acrylic paint set 24 x 20 ml tubes + FREE set 6 x 20 ml tubes metallic
  • TALENS Amsterdam spray paint 400ml in silver and gold -10%
  • TALENS Van Gogh pocket set water colour 12 pans metallic + block water colour paper black 360g (12 sheets A4 of 25 sheets A6, glued 1 side) -10%
  • SAKURA Gelly Roll set 3 gel pens (gold-silver-white) + sketch book 140g black paper 21 x 15cm (with elastic band and pen holder) -10%

Or offer a gift card under the Christmas tree!

After two marriages with wealthy ladies from the Leuven elite and more than five centuries later, Dieric Bouts (ca. 1410-1475) may have found his true love: Eyeliz, the Mona Lisa of TABLOO. If that doesn't expand the horizons…

On the occasion of the Dieric Bouts Festival from 22/09/2023 to 14/01/2024, some exhibitors of TABLOO got inspired by the Flemish Master: Geert Lesage from Kessel-Lo, Ria Vanden Eynde and Lieve Ophalvens from Heverlee, Femke Pues from Bertem, Christine Mallaerts from Werchter, Corina Karstenberg from Maastricht and Marín from Murcia (Spain).

The result of their artistic work is rewarded with a vernissage and reception on the occasion of 10 years of TABLOO on October 7, 2023 from 3 pm to 7 pm at Naamsestraat 180 in Leuven. Be welcome!

For all your drawing and painting material

Workshops

TABLOO welcomes all drawing and painting lovers! Each course is organized in series of 6 lessons. There are also children's workshops during the school holidays. We work in small groups, so it’s necessary to sign up in advance. Are you interested? Then send an e-mail to info@tabloo.be or call the number 0032 (0)16/20 55 29. (only during the opening times of the shop)

For all those who want to learn how to paint with oil colours. You will learn the basic principles of this ancient medium by first sketching and then painting a simple object/still life to perception, by paying attention to the creative and personal interpretation of the background. 

Other topics such as portrait, landscape, animal,… are covered in a subsequent series. These workshops can also be continued by an advanced course in which we will paint more intensively according to different styles of several famous artists.

This basic drawing course is meant for who wants to learn how to draw, or if you just want to refresh or improve your drawing skills. We focus on basic techniques for drawing an object, still life, hands, face, body, animal,... according to observation. We mostly use a graphite pencil.

For kids who for once want to be a real artist. Like the great masters, they first make a design sketch based on the specific workshop theme. After a break with drink and snack they paint their design in colorful acrylic paint on a canvas or on an object. At the end of the session, they go home with their own work of art.

Exhibitions

TABLOO not only offers materials to draw and paint, but you can also watch creative work of other artists there. TABLOO’s own small gallery wants to be a little artistic paradise for all art lovers and a place where art is always present. Would you also like to exhibit your work at TABLOO? Then mail to info@tabloo.be or call number 016/20 55 29 for more information.

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This artist could hardly believe that the time had passed so quickly, but it was indeed ten years ago that Christine Mallaerts exhibited for the first time at TABLOO. In April 2023 she organized an exhibition for friends and family with her husband Jacques in their very cozy house surrounded by nature in Werchter.

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On Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th May you are welcome from 11:00 to 18:00 at TABLOO for a drink and an exhibition of my own work. During this open studio weekend organized by Kunstwerkt, visual artists across Flanders and Brussels open their workplace to the public: https://www.atelierinbeeld.be/nl/kunstenaar/dorien-van-gompel

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After two marriages with wealthy ladies from the Leuven elite and more than five centuries later, Dieric Bouts (ca. 1410-1475) may have found his true love: Eyeliz, the Mona Lisa of TABLOO. If that doesn't expand the horizons…

It surprises many that Dieric Bouts painted ‘The Last Supper’ (1464-1468) before the creator of the Mona Lisa and world famous Italian Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci did (1495-1498).

TABLOO

Naamsestraat 180

3000 Leuven

016/20 55 29

info@tabloo.be

BE 0537.833.722

OPENING HOURS

Sunday and Monday closed

Tuesday till Friday 13:00-18:30

Saturday 10:00-18:00

 

 

 

 

TABLOO is closed

 

from 11th to 15th June 2024.