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Featured Artist!

Silent Night Nativity

Written Lessons

by Erika Joanne

In a simple faraway place under a silent night sky, the birth of a sweet baby was drawing nigh. A soft hush fell over those who were aware, to see the baby lay so tender and fair. Through his humble yet wonderous birth, He brought to love to share with all the earth. You'll love painting and adding this precious nativity to your holiday decor!

Autumn in the Smokies

Written Lessons

by Nic Hankins

You can almost hear the rustling of the leaves and the water falling gracefully down the mountain. Nic shows you how easy it is to create his Autumn in the Smokies using his wet on wet oil painting technique.

Creative Ideas for the Upcoming Holidays

Informative Articles

by Kathi Hanson

Kathi shares some great NEW cool products she’s found in her travels this year that you just might want to use while creating your holiday creations or add to your holiday wish list!

Galeo The Rooster

Written Lessons

by AnnaMarie Oke

Enjoy learning some fun and innovative techniques when creating Galeo the Rooster by Mixed Media Artist, AnnaMarie Oke. She uses the Pebeo products to achieve texture and depth for Galeo and then shares easy ways to create a beautiful background.

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.

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Written Lessons

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Featured Video Artist!

Bunny in my Stocking

Written Lessons

by Jillybean Fitzhenry

Stockings were always special at Christmas time, and they hold great memories in Jillybean’s heart! The joy of those memories shines through with her Bunny in my Stocking project. You’ll love watching and then using her amazing techniques to paint fur and blend with Extender.

In Memory of Frederick V. Mink Jr

Informative Articles

by Dawn Knowles

We dedicate this issue in memory of our dear friend, Mr. Fred Mink. 

Mr. Mink dedicated his life to his family, his business and to bringing quality products to the painting industry. He was an avid supporter of IAM, and he will be greatly missed.

Lighthouse with a Marbled Sky

Written Lessons

by Mark Polomchak

Watercolor Artist Mark Polomchak shows you how to create an amazing marbled sky and lighthouse. Pay special attention to his unique techniques using a toothbrush to soften areas on the painting and achieve incredible crashing waves on the rocks.

Romantic Rose

Written Lessons

by Serina Huang

Elegant, soft and romantic are just a few words to describe this beautiful rose by Serina. Her detailed instructions and photos will help you paint one of your own.

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