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Featured Artist!

Beauty Discovered

Written Lessons

by Kelly Hoernig

You don't have to look far to discover the beauty in this art piece by Kelly. She shares her popular techniques to create this amazing mixed media project.

Easy Image Transfer on Cultured Stone

Written Lessons

by Tracy Moreau

Creating unique pieces of art and home decor is something Tracy is incredible at! She shares how to transform simple cultured stone into beautiful coasters using the technique of image transferring.

Pretty in Paisley Coaster Box

Written Lessons

by Gisele Pope

In true Gisele style, she shares how to take ordinary coasters and turn them into colorful and useful items fit for any home decor. Her use of color and stencils take plain to fabulous in no time!

Gallo Pinto

Written Lessons

by Ruth Forman

Ruth teaches you how simple strokes of color can create a majestic rooster and a colorful textured background.

Mandolin and Books Still Life

Written Lessons

by Mary Kingslan Gibilisco

You can almost hear the sweet music of the mandolin in this beautiful still life painting. Learn how to mix a palette of glorious colors as you follow along with Mary's instructions to paint this incredible art piece.

Paint and Praises

Informative Articles

by Bev Davis

 Bev Davis shares one of the latest art trends with us that she finds both meaningful and rewarding ~ Bible Journaling.

In Every Issue

This Month's Contributing Artists
Quick and easy contact information for each of our Contributing Artists is just a click away! Be sure to visit each one and for many you will see class and seminar schedules, email addresses, gallery locations, their product lines, news and more.

Conventions and Trade Shows 2015
Find shows from around the country that offer instructional painting classes plus an exhibit hall with a wide range of products available for immediate purchase.

Copyright Notice

Written Lessons

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Featured Video Artist!

Vibrant Fuchsias

Written Lessons

by Paula Leopold

Creating with color pencils is ever popular right now, and you'll love learning how to create these beautifully vibrant fuchsias by Paula. Her detailed instructions and tips help you achieve fabulous results. If you weren't creating with color pencils before, we think you'll fall in love with them after watching this lesson!

Cards Made With Expression

Written Lessons

by Lori Puszakowski-Schmidt

Lori loves turning her art into note cards! In this video lesson, she shares her loose style of painting with bold color to create one of a kind cards.

Simply a Rose

Written Lessons

by Susan Scheewe

Elegant, soft and brilliant are just a few words to describe this lesson by Susan. Learn how to create this lovely rose from one of the industries best.

Silk Scarves with Permanent Marking Pens

Written Lessons

by Sandy Aubuchon, CDA

Sandy shares how to take everyday permanent markers and create vibrant and beautiful designs on silk scarves.

Chalky Finish

Informative Articles

by Bridgette Ward for Turtle Hollow

See how Bridgette used DecoArt Chalky Finish paint and a stencil to transform an old, weathered telephone stand into a piece perfect for any room in the house.


Informative Articles

by Joanna Coke

Submitting your artwork to juried shows can be a bit daunting. IAM Contributing Artist, Joanna Coke, received some great news recently on a piece she submitted, and we're happy to share it with you!

Want to be a Contributing Artist?

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