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Woods Point

Written Lessons

by Janice Timmins

Painting this charming rustic scene can be a nice way to break out and try a different painting style. The old petrol station, truck, signs and landscape can make for a great afternoon in painting. Why not grab your brushes and give it a try?

OM Ornament

Written Lessons

by Diane Bunker

Diane brings us her beautifully created ornament and explains how using Ginwashi paper can add texture and prepare the ornament for painting. She also gives detailed direction in adding all the special elements. The OM symbol on back represents and reminds us of earth, atmosphere, and heaven.

Fall Still-Life

Written Lessons

by Ursula Wollenberg

Create new life within your painting by following the steps outlined in Ursula’s lesson. She encourages you to work over texture and find leaves from outside to sketch and include in your painting. Such a fun and carefree Fall project! Enjoy!

Art Dictionary Page

Written Lessons

by Bev Davis

Cleverly thinking out of the box, Bev uses a dictionary page for her surface. With her awesome loose watercolor style, she shows you how easy it is to create this montage of painting supplies. Get started on your Christmas list early with this perfect gift for your artistic friends!


Written Lessons

by Franca Marzi

Bring a little spookiness to your holiday décor with these frightfully cute friends! Franca teaches you how to paint in her adorable Halloween style from her transparent ghosts and whimsical spiders to her happy pumpkin and cat friend. This lesson is in both English and Italian!

Christ Kindle

Written Lessons

by Jo Sonja® Jansen MDA,VGM

Jo Sonja introduces a charming Christmas custom found in some of the Alpine areas. A simple wooden box or item is decorated with flowers and the Christ child. If painted on a box, one could fill it with a small nativity, ornaments, or gifts as a special treasure for Christmas.