• Industry News

    Industry News – Final Edition, 2013

    A note from Marilyn Hajjar on the passing of Lou Simeone,  iAMart president, long time industry leader and owner at Merion Art: It is with great sadness that I have to tell you all that dear Lou passed away on December 4th, 2013, free from pain and with his dear wife Shelly and their daughter by his side. Lou’s business partner Ed Gamberg is struggling with this loss and managing without his friend and business partner of over 42 years. The last two years have been difficult for Lou, he had gradually lost ground, and the last few months have been a struggle for him to be in the store and participate. I…

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    New Wave Products makes Waves with Artists!

    Lori McNee Product Review “New Wave Products are fine for sure.” “New Wave Fine Art Products truly live up to their name… their products are fine for sure.”  That is a quick snippet of a excellent product review by professional artist, blogger and writer Lori McNee of the popular blog Fine Art Tips (www.finearttips.com). Lori writes about the New Wave products, specifically the Grey Pad® disposable paper artist palette (NW00401 and NW00402) and Easy Lift® peelable artist palette (NW00303), both carried by MacPherson’s.  Lori McNee is considered by many as a social media guru.  She has been named “Top 10 Up and Coming Women Bloggers,” currently ranks as one of the “Most Influential Artists” on Twitter and “The Top 100 Most Powerful Women on Twitter.”  Her sway among artists from coast to…

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    Golden News – Final Edition, 2013

    Spraying Acrylic Paints! Thinning acrylic paint for spraying through an airbrush or other spray painting systems is a common practice, but what is the best way to thin acrylic paint for spraying? Mike from GOLDEN Product Support takes you through the options and exposes the advantages and disadvantages of each. Learn more by watching this new YouTube video: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ZzNHRgB29s&feature=c4-overview&list=UU7Q21sJbaAVOIylhu3E7row

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    Sanford’s December News

    Mischievous Markers Take over New York Fashion Week starring Ruffian Art can take on a life of it’s own, and apparently so can the tools we use to create it! What happens when Prismacolor Premier markers break into the studio of Ruffian designers, Brian Wolk and Claude Morais’ studio in NYC during SS’14 Fashion Week? Mischief is in the air! httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmxSYfhDarQ Learn to Paint with Prismacolor Watercolor Colored Pencils Ever wondered how to master the watercolor painting technique? Artist Diana Garrett shows you how to use Prismacolor Watercolor Colored Pencils. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjhnULoWK9U Sharpie’s 50th Anniversary in 2014! Sharpie turns 50 years old in 2014! Stay tuned for an exciting “50 ways to use a Sharpie” campaign throughout 2014…