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    Golden Welcomes New Education Director Stacy Rosende

    Golden welcomes Stacy Rosende as its new Education Director, who oversees all Golden Artist Colors education programs as well as the development of new strategies and platforms. Kevin Greeland will continue to lead the Working Artist and Artist Educator programs and serve as the key contact for lecture demo activities. Stacy Rosende is a visual artist and educator from Florida where she ran an award-winning art program in a public high school, maintained her personal studio practice and exhibited works internationally. She discovered her interest in education while working towards her Masters in Fine Arts degree at Boston University. Stacy…

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    Powerful Engagement Tools: Art Demos Videos from Strathmore

    When engaging with customers and artists, well-curated content and interactive video are the king and queen contenders. Strathmore is excited to share 3 new art demo videos made by professional artists Minnie Small, Lena Danya, and Graham Smith. These three artists have earned the title of influencer – someone who has access to a large audience and impacts purchasing decisions by sheer virtue of their authenticity. The best part? You are free to download these videos and use them in your stores, on your website and on your social media channels. This is a royal lineup of content and video that will drive…

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    New Video Details Unique Product Application from GOLDEN

    Encaustic painting is popular, but somewhat complicated to set up. Achieve the look of Encaustics using GOLDEN Matte Gels and Mediums – no heating, fusing or waxy clean up necessary. Share this new video with your customers or follow along to create an in-store demo! Learn how with this new video in the Video Library. More videos coming soon, so please check back!  Achieving an encaustic look with Golden Matte Mediums from Golden Artist Colors on Vimeo. Submitted by Golden Artist Colors

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    Studio Designs: The Prime Drawing Table with Shelf

    Retailers and customers will love the price and style of the Prime Drawing Table with Shelf by Studio Designs. This modern and sleek drafting table is available in a sharp White/ White or Silver/Black finish, making it an eye-catching yet practical addition to any space. It features a 35.5” wide by 23.5” deep top with a 23.5” wide, slide-up pencil ledge to keep pencils or markers from falling while tilted. The 31.75” wide by 4.25” deep bottom shelf keeps extra supplies close. Start small… Because it is small enough to fit in a bedroom, spare room or apartment, this table…

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    Legion: Stonehenge Aqua Coldpress

    Making possibilities a reality is why Stonehenge Aqua came to be. Watercolor is all about possibilities. Because it’s not just about beautiful paint. There’s another factor: a wonderfully, whimsical element – water. Together, they allow for form and flow, chaos and connection, beauty and structure.   Stonehenge Aqua is as finely crafted as it is affordable. Performing way beyond its price point, it has been tested to its limits and as it turns out, it has no limits. Wet-on-wet or wet-on-dry, it has a wonderful crispness that anchors beautiful work across every task and technique. With Stonehenge Aqua, blending is…

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    Slice® Cutting Tools: Precise, Ergonomic, Safe

    Cutting tools are in every art kit. But do they live up to artists’ needs? Do they create clean, detailed cuts, time after time? Do they provide excellent control and maneuverability? Are they ergonomic for prolonged and repetitive use? Are they safe? If your toolbox features Slice products like the Ceramic Precision Cutter, Ceramic Safety Cutter, and Ceramic Pocket Cutter, the answer to all these questions is yes. If It’s Slice, It’s Safer Slice safety blades last over 11 times longer than metal blades. The finger-friendly® grind, which may feel dull, makes clean cuts through a variety of materials, but…

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    New Wave® POSH® Glass Palettes

    POSH® Glass Palettes provide retailers with a versatile product compatible with all media that offers numerous uses – artist palette, mulling surface, mono printing surface and craft surface. Available in grey, white and clear, as well as multiple sizes, 9″x12,” 12″x16” and 16″x20.” This product uses 1/8″ tempered glass for maximum strength and safety, along with custom corner guards for added protection and surface traction. The edges are seamed, the underside (grey and white) is finished with a dense solvent and the water resistant formulation has excellent color fastness. The palettes are super easy to clean. Dried acrylic paint peels…

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    NEW Strathmore® 400 Series 3”X9” Recycled Sketch Pad

    Our 400 Series Recycled Sketch pads are among our most popular items and have become a classic favorite for artists. They come in a range of pad sizes, including a brand NEW 3”x9” size that’s great for taking on-the-go. The landscape format is the ultimate planning weapon for cartoonists, urban sketchers, painters, lettering artists, and any travelling artist. It easily fits in a purse or a back pocket so it’s always ready at their side. We asked artists on Instagram what they’d do with this fun new size, and here are a few of the responses we got: Sequential motions Short…