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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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soy…what did you say?

March 18, 2011 - Art Supplies

Soy product has been used in paints and stains for a long time, but not in the craft market. Delta has introduced a soy based paint, varnish and wood stain complement to their line on 4 oz jars. In effect, what has been developed in the industrial market eventually finds its way down as a [...]

The mediums are the message

March 15, 2011 - Art Supplies

There are certain brands of product we sell in which the sales of  acrylic mediums is equal or exceeds the sales of paint. Jo Sonja from Chroma comes to mind as does Liquitex from Winsor-Newton. I remember being at a bachelor friends condo and he asked me to take what i wanted from the fridge [...]


March 8, 2011 - Art Supplies

Delta craft used to be the top brand we sold. Hard to believe it outsold Americana, but it had a cachet way back then and the beginners loved it because its consistency is more liquid and allowed beginners to master floating techniques much easier, or at least they thought so. Then, there was no money [...]

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