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    New Drawing & Coloring Book from General Pencil

    100 Years of Fashion & Fun A Drawing & Coloring book by Valerie LaPointe, Animator at Pixar Published by General’s Art Press Check out this short video about the inspiration for the new book & the author! httpv://youtu.be/fuIsKR4PYfE Travel through time and fashion with a fun, inspiring step-by-step drawing AND coloring book! 100 Years of Fashion & Fun promotes creativity and discovering your own style. It’s also a clever way for families to connect kids with parents, aunts, grandparents and to learn about the hairstyles, shoes, clothing and hobbies each generation enjoyed.  A Must For Holiday Gift Giving! Book includes over 120 pages of coloring, activity and drawing including fashion, hobbies,…

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    Industry News

    With sadness we report the passing of Linda Thompson, wife of Seattle, WA based independent manufacturer’s sales representative David Thompson. Linda waged a valiant struggle with cancer. She and Dave had been happily married for 45-1/2 years! The Craft & Hobby Association (CHA) announced on August 19 that Chief Executive Officer and President Andrej Suskavcevic has decided with the Board of Directors to resign his position effective immediately.  The Board has appointed Mark Hill as interim CEO and President. Hill has been in the creative industry for over 20 years, holding senior management positions with industry leaders, Plaid Enterprises, Creativity Inc., New Image Group and most recently the Thomas Kinkade…

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    Golden Open Acrylics for Monoprinting!

    GOLDEN OPEN Acrylics Heighten Monoprinting Awareness Artists everywhere can’t stop talking about using GOLDEN OPEN Acrylics for Monoprinting. A trend with mixed media artists that continues to gain momentum, the possibilities for experimentation are endless! To see what the excitement’s all about, check out GOLDEN’s new video, recently posted to  YouTube, where GOLDEN Working Artist Program Director Patti Brady demonstrates monoprinting with OPEN Acrylics on a Gelli Plate. The slow drying properties of OPEN make it an excellent choice for this technique! httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6_qyrPHxgc For a more detailed explanation of Monoprinting, take a look at an article written by GOLDEN Working Artist Kevin Greeland, which was included in Issue #32 of the Just Paint newsletter. You…

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    New Wave White Pad Disposable Paper Palette In Stock!

    The New Wave White Pad disposable paper palette is available in a ergonomic hand held design (NW403) and a traditional rectangular design (NW404). The New Wave Grey Pad (NW00401 & NW00402) and the White Pad are the only disposable paper palettes available glued on three edges, thus providing artists that which they desire; a stable surface from which to mix paints without concern about pages tearing out while mixing, blowing in the wind, or curling. Unique ergonomic design, top quality production in Pennsylvania, and competitive price points place these products at the top of their category and now available from MacPherson’s! Login and add them to your cart on MacPhersonArt.com: White Pad Paper Palettes Grey…

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    Sharpie Electro Pop and Extreme Available NOW!  

    Color heavily influences the Sharpie brand and consumers look to Sharpie to help them be creative and expressive.  Sharpie Electro Pop is color innovation inspired by electronically engineered colors.  Sharpie Extreme delivers a bolder line with vivid colors so you can see your mark on ANY surface and has fade resistant ink that withstands extreme conditions – perfect for any activity that requires your mark to last! These sets are available NOW from MacPherson’s. Check out these products on MacPhersonArt.com (by clicking on the links above) and add them to your cart!

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    Innovative New Drawing Tools from ArtGraf

    ARTGRAF DRAWING GRAPHITE PUTTY ArtGraf has combined their innovative formulas with premium artist grade graphite and created an exciting new drawing material with the consistency of putty. Artists can now shape their own drawing tool for large or small areas. No. 1 can be used dry or with water-soluble techniques to create an endless range of light and dark shades of graphite. The 150 gram package is re-sealable to keep the putty moist and ready to use. If the putty begins to dry, simply add the desired amount of water for continuous use. • ArtGraf No.1 contains excellent fixative characteristics • Allows users to shape their own drawing tool based on…