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Featured Artist!

Cyclamen Keepsake Box

Written Lessons

by Nilda Rosa Rodriguez, CDA

Delicate shades of pink, white and purple make up these exotic Cyclamen. Nilda shares how to create this lovely project using color pencils.

Winter Solitude

Written Lessons

by Marianne Andreazza

Marianne shares how to create white-capped mountains, snow-dusted evergreens and a snowy reflection on the water in this beautiful landscape lesson.

"Up Close and Personal" Interview with Debbie Cole, CDA

Informative Articles

by Dawn Knowles

Learn more about Artist, Designer, and the 2016 SDP Conference Artist, Debbie Cole, CDA. She shares how her art has evolved over the years, the moment she felt like she became a real artist, and what she knows she was born to do.

Little Sprout & Water Spout

Written Lessons

by Pat Lentine

Pat shows you how to use Pastel Pencils to create this magical and wonderful moment of Marina playing in a water spout.

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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!

Welcome Frosty Flakes

Written Lessons

by Holly Hanley

Get ready to add some sparkle to your brush! Holly starts with a bit of blending in the background, then some dry brushing to create a fuzzy little bear and ends with some fun stenciling and added sparkle!

Have a Ball

Written Lessons

by Tricia Joiner

Learn how to create these easy Zhostovo-inspired ornaments. Tricia shares how to take  typical filler flowers, borders and edge designs to make amazing, one of a kind ornaments that will be treasured for years!

Teaching Abroad

Informative Articles

by Sandy McTier

Sandy never imagined her brushes would take her half way around the world to teach. In this Informative Article, IAM's Editor in Chief, Sandy McTier, shares her recent experiences traveling to Taiwan.

Cookies for Santa?

Written Lessons

by Sharon K. Hammond

Somebody’s been eating Santa’s cookies and ended up on the naughty list again! Sharon shares easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions to create this adorable holiday cookie plate.

Festive Cookies

Written Lessons

by Anita Morin

In this written lesson, Anita shares how to create some of the holidays most festive goodies – candy canes, cookies, candy and more!

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Written Lessons

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