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Inside this Issue — July 2006
A Tribute to Dad!
It isn’t often we feature projects designed specifically for men, but with Father’s Day rapidly approaching we are thrilled to bring you some terrific options. We trust some of these ideas will inspire you to paint something wonderful for that someone special in your life! Happy Father’s Day to all you Dads out there!
Projects
framed  roses Framed Roses by Donna H. Richards
Complete these delicate framed roses with acrylics using watercolor techniques.
framed seascape Framed Seascape by Patricia Z. Reichenbach
Soothe your soul and lift your spirits with this easy-to-paint oil seascape.
patriotic oil can Patriotic Shelf and Oil Cans by Chris Thornton
Oil pump cans from garage sales, flea markets, or auto parts stores take on a whole new look!
patriotic summer box Patriotic Summer Box by Jamie Mills-Price
A stylized American flag is the backdrop for this summer country scene, complete with fluffy, grazing sheep.
seasons journal Season's Journal by Lynne Andrews
Don’t miss a thing! Carry this country cute journal to sketch designs and write down inspiring thoughts.
country bell Countryside Bell and Book Box by France Quirion
This unique collection reflects the calmness and serenity of a countryside landscape.
summer insert panel "Summertime Treats" Breadbox Panel Insert by Debbie Cotton
Keep it fresh for summer! It's time to bring out the summer breadbox insert.
french country rooster French Country Rooster by Peggy Boyd
This French Country Rooster is painted on the door of a wine cabinet, but where you can adapt it to any surface you like.
bunny berry letter box Sunny Bunny Berries Letter Box by Linda McFadden
Nothing says summer like fresh-picked strawberries, and our happy little bunny agrees!
Features
brush tech Brushstroke Technique Guide: Summertime Impressions! by Roxanne Jarvis
Techniques for making a good impression!
right from the start Right from the Start : Creating Shapes and Texture by Ann Kingslan MDA, and Mary Kingslan Gibilisco, CDA
Cylinders, Cones, Cubes, and Spheres—Use proper blending and value placement to create form as you paint our Powder Room Plaque.
path to creativity A Path to Creativity: Blending Techniques from Various Styles by David Jansen, MDA
This issue’s feature, Wooden Box with Golden Roses, reflects a combination of French, English, and Russian styles of painting.
homespun elegance RB Homespun Elegance: Salmon Serving Platter by Rebecca Baer, CDA
Make anyone’s Father’s Day celebration complete with Rebecca’s extraordinary Salmon Serving Platter, with a bonus recipe for planked salmon.
brush up on lettering Brush Up on Lettering: Creating Perspective and Dimension! by Jill DiMaria and Maria Grimanis
Bait the hook, cast the line, and catch one every time—what a catch for Father’s Day!
daisy batik Try a New Technique: Framed Daisy Batik by Dee Cochran
Wow your walls with this foursome of bright, cheerful gerbera daisies.
from bottom up From the Bottom Up: Garden Journal and Seed Packet Holder by Vicki Rhodes and Cynthia Bowman
Get organized (creatively) with this painted seed file and garden journal.
just for kids Created Just for Kids: A Fairy Colorful Chest by Jill DiMaria and  Maria Grimanis
Every young girl has hopes, wishes, and dreams — now she has a place in which to keep them.
brush up on business Brush Up on Business: Shows are Like Shoes by Gisele Pope and Nony Housh
You "gotta" find the right fit! Sensible shoes or stilettos? Better know your purpose! Here's a shoebox full of insight.
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