|Inside this Issue — April 2009
Plan Ahead for Spring
Spring is just around the corner, so it’s time to start planning for the projects that you wish to complete over the next several months. We trust the selection in this issue will help to inspire you.
Returning by popular demand
Meet some of your favorite designers in our column entitled Painter’s Profile. In this issue, meet Roxanne Jarvis, take a tour of her studio, and discover how she began her painting career.
Debuting in this issue is the first of a three-part series entitled Faux Finish Effects. Learn how to create faux marquetry with David Jansen, MDA, who exhibits the versatility of various wood-grained finishes with a stylish desk.These techniques can be applied to a host of surfaces—refinish a trunk, headboard, door, or even your kitchen cabinets!
Other features include technique articles for still life painting, spring-inspired florals, and skills to improve brush control. If you love watercolor landscapes, we have two stunning scenes. Also, animal enthusiasts will certainly enjoy our Husky Huddle Tray, Siamese Cat Plate, Wrens and Butterfly Signboard, Iris the Spring Goose, Rooster Breadboard, and a Dimensional Bunny Trio. These phenomenal paintings range from realistic renditions to whimsical folk art.