AMR E-newsletter – February 2019, AMW Edition #1

(email was distributed 02/20/2019)

February Products! - Art Materials World edition #1 - from Art Materials Retailer magazine
The ZigZag Book
Hahnemühle Announces the new ZigZag Book

18 pages of the finest watercolor paper folded in accordion style provide unlimited possibilities. No matter if it is the giraffe with the longest neck, the widest panorama or an Instagram-style pictorial, the ZigZag book you can do it all. Ideal for urban sketchers and all those that love to paint and draw while being on the road: the ZigZag book is available in a square (14 x 14 cm) or portrait formats A5 and A6.

The watercolor paper features a fine-grain surface on both sides and is perfectly suited for all wet painting techniques with brush or pen. The 300 gsm weight ensures stability and thanks to the surface sizing, colors flow with ease and can be lifted without any problems. The paper is eraser-resistant and masking fluid and tapes are removed residue-free.

Visit us at NAMTA booth 441
to see the wide variety of amazing products we offer.

Fax: 815-502-5879


20 Projects for Alcohol Inks
A Workbook for Creating Your Best Art

Using your creativity and the vibrant medium of alcohol inks, create these 20 beautiful representational paintings. With a broad range of painting subjects including florals, animals, landscapes, and more, these projects demonstrate a variety of approaches to alcohol ink painting to inspire and ignite creativity. Step-by-step photos make each project a learning opportunity. The projects are arranged to build skills and practice specific basic techniques.

For experienced artists and those just beginning to explore art and alcohol inks, these are time-tested methods for working with this mesmerizing and unpredictable medium. Learn ink flow, texturing, lifting, and masking, which are used to control the ink while maintaining exciting vibrancy, fluidity, and spontaneity. Loosen up your painting and discover the joy and passion of alcohol inks!

Visit us at Art Materials World Schiffer Booth #728.

Schiffer Publishing

Use Grafix expanded the line of Craft Plastic to create 3D elements, embellishments, stencils and as a mixed media surface that will coordinate with any artistic project. The Craft Plastic product line now has a variety of finishes and thicknesses for a range of applications.

  •   • Clear is perfect for Journals, cards, and stencils – decorate, die cut, layer and more.
  •   • Create your own artwork on Opaque White with a wide range of mediums and techniques, including alcohol inks.
  •   • Use durable Laser Cuttable films to cut stencils in multiples for quick creation of stencils or models.
  •   • Reusable Food Safe films are perfect for sugarcraft stencils, baking, and chocolate work.

The creative possibilities are endless!


Prints Galore
The Art and Craft of Printmaking, with 41 Projects to Get You Started

This guide to printmaking plunges you into dozens of ways to leave your mark on the world—and on your walls, tablecloths, garments, and every other surface imaginable. Emphasizing the joy and energy of printmaking, the 41 projects use everyday materials, and don't require any previous experience.

Learn 15 main printmaking methods and their submethods, including relief printing, stamping, screen printing, collagraphy, monoprinting, cyanotypes, botanical prints, and many more. Transform your fingerprint into a huge graphic print with the "We're All Thumbs" project. Using cut stamps, make the exciting combination of bandanna and coordinating game-pieces in "Mr. Potatohead Plays Chess." Enjoy solar printing with "Like Snowflakes in the Sun." Included throughout are plenty of options, variations, and encouragement to make your prints your own way.

Visit us at Art Materials World Schiffer Booth #728.

Schiffer Publishing


Art Studio Watercolor Kit Iris from HomeHobby by 3L™
Discover the Artist in You!

HomeHobby by 3L is proud to present high-quality all-inclusive Art Studio Kits. Learn how to Sketch, Watercolor or Paint with kits that include all the supplies you need and step-by-step instructions from award-winning artists to complete three art projects.

Our artists have specially selected the materials and created works of art adjusted to skill levels of beginner, intermediate, advanced and experienced. Step-by-step instructions guide you confidently through every single step of a drawing or painting, while cultivating skills and improving confidence. Online videos allow you to watch and paint along with an artist from start to finish.

Three works of art in each kit of Sketch, Watercolor or Paint, provide artistic lessons to ignite your creative passion. Artists can experience the joy of expressing beauty through your own hands. To order, or for more details contact

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         Read the latest issue!

  •   • A preview of Art Materials World in San Antonio
  •   • Are You a GREAT Manager?
  •   • People in Portland, Maine, love the laid-back vibe of The Art Mart
  •   • Artful Behavior, New & True Products, Industry News and much more!
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