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Inside this Issue — February 2006
What’s New for 2006?
To join the list of already popular PaintWorks columns, we’ll be adding several new features to provide you with information on a wide variety of painting-related topics including painting techniques, up-to-date product information, book reviews, painting events, and more. Look for more NEW as the year progresses!
Projects
barn box 1901 Barn Box by Barbara Franzreb
Antiquity and patriotism wrapped up in one!
breadbox “Still Winter” Bread Box Panel by Debbie Cotton
Storage with style! The first of a seasonal series! Spring, summer, and fall insert panels will appear in future issues.
bluejay mirror Blue Jay Hand Mirror by Rosemary (Lonnie) Pook
Feather your nest with this stunning hand mirror.
baby orangutan Framed Baby Orangutan by Willow
Paint this adorable fellow in either oils or acrylics!
valentine sign Valentine Sign by Connie Parkinson
Here’s a true “sign of love”!
snowman box Snowmen Treasure Box by Kathleen Whiton, CDA
If you love winter, be sure to paint this handy seasonal storage box.
angels plaque Angels with Doves Plaque by France Quirion
Pure inspiration…on wings of peace and protection.
tea set pitcher Tea Set with Golden Roses by Phillip Myer
Go for the gold with this elegant tea set.
tissue box Penn Dutch Tissue Box by Donna Rose Prestridge, CDA
Folk art—Pennsylvania Dutch style characterized by the bold use of color that emphasizes birds, flowers, and elaborate decorations.
kitchen shelf Kitchen Shelf Still Life by Diana Mercado
This sensational still life will bring another dimension to your kitchen!
Chinese lanterns Chinese Lanterns on Canvas by Sharon Teal-Coray
Vibrant, bold color makes this canvas painting come alive!
3 wise men Nesting Doll Crèche, Part 3: Three Wise Men by Peggy Harris
This is the final installment of our Nesting Doll Creche. Create this heirloom-quality nativity set to display for many years to come. Note: Parts 1 and 2 appeared in the December 2005 and January 2006 issues of PaintWorks.
Features
watering can Brushstroke Technique Guide by Roxanne Jarvis
A Watering Can Full of Technique!
colette pitcher Working with Watercolors by Colette Pitcher
Read about the technique of “lifting” paint!
tara leigh Behind the Scenes: At Delta Technical Coatings, Inc. by Tera Leigh
Meet this manufacturer!
pope housh Brush Up on Business: Energize and Revitalize! by Gisele Pope and Nony Housh
Tips, techniques, and strategies to make your business more practical, professional, and profitable.
ann kingslan Right From the Start: Pears and Shadows by Mary Gibilisco, CDA and Ann Kingslan, MDA
Use heat-set oils to paint this realistic rendering.
hope box Brush Up on Lettering: The ABC’s of Lettering—“Hope” Box by Jill DiMaria and Maria Grimanis
This is the first of a series of columns devoted specifically to lettering. Put these skills to practice as you create a simple yet strong message of HOPE on a wooden box.
oil container RB Homespun Elegance: Molded Massage Oils Container by Rebecca Baer, CDA
Paint a pumpkin-shaped glass jar filled with homemade rose-shaped molded massage oils.
dave jansen Painter’s Profile by Judi Kauffman
Meet David Jansen, MDA: Pathways to Creativity
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