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    Derwent Pencil Cases & Storage

    Derwent has some great pencil storage solutions to suit every need. From robust double-layer tins to pastel and pencil wraps, you will find the best way to store and carry your favorite Derwents with you. Carry-All – Got a big pencil collection? Get a Carry-All! (Item # DE2302141) Ultimate storage solution for 132 pencils. Includes accessory and A5 sketchbook pocket. Contains 3 removable pencil leaves, (can hold up to 5). Extra Leaves available separately. Durable canvas like bag with adjustable shoulder strap. Pencil and Pastel Wraps The original classic Derwent Pencil Wrap has individual compartments hold 32 pencils plus accessories. This durable canvas like wrap rolls up compactly to fit into your bag. (Item # DE0700434) Also available is the Black Pencil Wrap, a sporty version holding…

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    Golden News January 2015

    Winter B-T-S Reminder The 2nd semester B-T-S advertising promotional dates expire 2/15/15 in advance of the price change. To remain in compliance with the Golden Artist Colors, Inc M.A.P. policy , advertised pricing must be no deeper than 30% off on GOLDEN, Williamsburg or QoR product. Check with your MacPherson’s Account Manager for details regarding GOLDEN’s offerings in 2015. New Trial Color Sets from Williamsburg: Signature, Landscape, Traditional and Modern For artists seeking a convenient way to experience some of the color families within Williamsburg, four new introductory sets containing eight colors in 11 ml tubes, plus a 37 ml tube of Titanium White have been assembled. These beautifully packaged, attractively priced…

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    Industry News

    Pebeo’s Chairman Eric Chaveau announced recently that Jacques Joly has joined the company to become the group General Manager. Previously Jacques was the General manager of Hamelin’s Canson Division. See POW! WOW! Hawaii through the eyes of Martha Cooper an American photojournalist who is best known for her work documenting the New York graffiti art scene from 1970 through 1980.  Fast forward to 2014 and take a look at the POW! WOW! Hawaii street art festival through the lenses of this iconic photographer as she documents murals in progress and chats with the participating artists. NAMTA’s tri-annual Artist Survey has just been released and the results are available to download on…

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    Hot New Strathmore 400 Series Colored Pencil Pads on the Way!

    You read it here first!!! As Strathmore  continues their commitment to develop innovative new products that meet artists’ needs, they are excited to introduce Strathmore 400 Series Colored Pencil pads. With 3 new pad sizes available, colored pencil has met its match! It can be difficult and intimidating choosing the right quality paper specifically for colored pencil, especially for a newcomer. To make it easier for all artists to enjoy this versatile medium, they are now offering Colored Pencil paper in convenient wire bound pads. Strathmore 400 Series Colored Pencil Paper provides a clean white, toothy surface that is ideal for a variety of colored pencil techniques. Smooth, even coverage can be achieved, and the heavy…

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    Strathmore Printmaking Cards/Gelli Arts Collaboration

    Strathmore Artist Papers is proud to announce Printmaking cards to the Creative Card line of products. Additionally, they are also introducing a special limited time, while supplies last offer combo pack, which includes a unique package of 75 Printmaking cards and envelopes, bundled with one 5” x 7” Gelli Arts gel printing plate! New Printmaking cards are made from Strathmore 400 Series Printmaking paper, which is considered heavyweight 280 gsm. These natural white cards are ideally suited for printmaking processes that require a heavier paper such as lithography, intaglio and screen print. Also suitable for relief printing. The medium-textured surface is soft, durable and can absorb large amounts of ink. The paper contains…

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    Sanford’s Making Improvements: Mr. Sketch Scented Washable Markers!

    Beginning in March, Mr. Sketch will introduce a new lineup of Mr. Sketch Scented Washable Markers, offering consumers the opportunity to trade up to a premium washable marker with unique benefits that have become expected for certain age groups. Among many others, this lineup will also include favorite Ice Cream-inspired scents (available in May) perfect for inspiring children’s creativity in art. Scents such as strawberry, chocolate, mint chocolate chip, bubble gum, and lemon ice will be featured. This exciting launch will be supported by a fully integrated nationwide marketing campaign featuring TV advertising, print, social media and web activity. Check out our Mr. Sketch Washable Marker selection on MacPhersonArt.com