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02-April-11. Mod podge in industrial quantities. What are they doing with gallons....
04-April-11. New Winsor-Newton canvas. much better make in their new Chinese factory
05-April-11. Simply Simmons brushes. they have been hard to get lately. The brush factory manager took his retirement. explains everything




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seminars for the birds

Willow Wolfe will be gracing our classrooms with her presence from March 24-27th. Its a great time of year- still too cold to be outdoors in the garden and warm enough to know that almost all the shoveling and scraping is behind us. Perhaps Voltaire was right when he asserted that Canada was only ”a [...]

Creative imaginings: a twinkling in their eyes

February 8, 2011 - Art Supplies

Creative Imaginations is a new line we brought in at the end of 2010 and it looks promising. There are not too many ”new” products for decorative painting, but this one, while not original is a bit unique in its application for painting. Willow Wolfe was using it at the Decorative Painting Show in Montreal [...]

Open a Book & Open Your Mind

The decorative painting book business has nosedived in the last four years, with several companies closing down their printing presses so to speak, and the number of new publications has been reduced to a pair of nostrils above water level. The reasons are that the industry of decorative painting has had difficulty in bringing in [...]

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