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Featured Artist!

Fruit Medley

by Lonna Lamb

Learn to paint these gorgeous pears, cherries and berries in a classic enamel bowl. A beautifully decoupaged background sets this design off perfectly. Follow along with Lonna's step by step pictures and instructions to paint this masterpiece with ease.   

Backyard Roses

by Nic Hankins

From the garden to the canvas! Nic takes inspiration from roses found in his backyard and shares with us how to paint them! From the beautiful colors to the ease at which he creates the petals, you'll be inspired to paint these fabulous roses.

What is Mixed Media Monday

Informative Articles

by Tracy Weinzapfel Stratton

Have you heard about Mixed Media Monday? Each week, Tracy invites you into her studio for an hour-long creative journey! You'll certainly be inspired to create and be amused by her wit and personality.

Pansies for Spring

Written Lessons

by Maureen Baker

Sweet purple pansies just in time for spring. Maureen shows you step by step how to create this beautiful project complete with a textured background, beautiful blooms and sweet words.

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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.


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Featured Video Artist!


Written Lessons

by Debbie Cotton

A contemporary piece that draws you in with its magical colors and beautiful texture! Debbie shows you how to step outside your comfort zone and achieve incredible results with suggested shapes and amazing color.

French Beauty

Written Lessons

by Tracy Moreau

Enjoy painting this Tracy Moreau design! She shares her easy lettering techniques and how to paint these simple, yet elegant, hydrangeas. You can paint this design on a bench like Tracy's or on a surface of your choice. 

Art IS Therapy

Informative Articles

by Peggy Harris

Peggy shares a personal and inspiring article on how ART can be therapeutic.
The joy of creating becomes an affirmation of self and can provide a feeling of self-worth and value. Read more about how art can carry you through some of life's challenges and stressful times.

Pink Happiness

by Donna Harcourt

Pink roses are one of Donna's favorite flowers in nature and to paint! Donna shares easy steps to paint this sweet design, complete with pink roses and delicate leaves. Listen closely for a lot of her tips and tricks for painting on fabric.

Want to be a Contributing Artist?

We are looking for a wide range of artistic styles and techniques. Our goal is to provide creative inspiration and ideas to all artists, both beginner and seasoned. If you have something special you'd like to share, we would love to hear from YOU! Check out the Submission Guidelines to find out how you can be a Contributing Artist.