AMR E-newsletter – January 2020

(email was distributed 01/14/2020)

January Products! - from Art Materials Retailer magazine
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Tim Holtz® Alcohol Ink by Ranger
15 New Alcohol Ink Colors, Alloys, Tools & more!

Ranger and Tim Holtz are excited to announce new additions to the Alcohol Ink line. New products include 15 additional colors of Alcohol Ink in a complete color spectrum as well as 5 Alloys- reflective metallic inks designed to create intense metallic highlights when combined with Alcohol Ink and Alcohol Blending Solution. A new tool added to the line is the Alcohol Ink Air Blower, a convenient hand held tool for manipulating Alcohol Ink movement with air. Use to disperse Tim Holtz® Alcohol Inks, Alcohol Pearls, Mixatives, Alloys and Blending Solution.

Tim Holtz® Alcohol Inks are fast drying, translucent dye inks designed for use on non-porous surfaces. These superior inks are highly saturated, acid free and versatile. Use inks on various substrates such as Alcohol Ink Hard-Core Art Panels- now available in various sizes of rectangles, squares and a 4” hexagon.

Visit us at Creativation Booth #2026
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Ranger Industries


Watercolor The Easy Way
Step-by-Step Tutorials for 50 Beautiful Motifs

With Watercolor the Easy Way, your watercoloring creativity is about to be released! Quickly learn the fundamentals of color mixing, brushstrokes, and more. Then move right ahead to success, thanks to a selection of 50 stunning pictures to paint. Best of all, the projects can be completed in 30 minutes! From beautiful botanicals and fabulous florals to animals and trendy designs, the projects are approachable and fun, and there's something for every style.

Each of the 50 simple tutorials is broken down into key steps so you can clearly see how to begin your painting, layer color, and add detail. Also included are hand-drawn patterns you can trace onto your watercolor pad, brush recommendations, helpful tips, and color palettes to try. The lessons here introduce you to the magic of watercolor, spark your creativity, and provide you with a place to explore and discover your inner artist.

Order 3+ units for 50% discount N60 and Free Freight

Schiffer Publishing


Midwest Studio Birch Artist Panels
Possibilities as limitless as your imagination...

Midwest Studio’s Birch Artist Panels are high-quality and cut with precision. Each studio grade panel goes through a rigorous inspection process to ensure they are free from material defects. These high-density panels are perfect for all mediums and artistic levels. The cross lamination of plies helps prevent warping when introduced to moisture. The panels are not prepped, primed, or cradled; this allows for artistic freedom and easy framing!

Midwest Studio Birch Artist Panels are available in the following sizes and thicknesses:

  •   • 6mm: 6”x12”, 8”x10”, 9”x12”, 12”x12”, 12”x24”
  •   • 9mm: 6”x12”, 8”x10”, 9”x12”, 12”x12”, 11”x14”, 12”x24”, 16”x20”
  •   • 12mm: 12”x12”, 11”x14”, 12”x24”, 16”x20”

For more information, visit Midwest Studio’s Gallery here:

To place an order, contact customer service:
or call (800) 348-3497

Check us out on Instagram, and view some of our submitted artist panels

Midwest Products


TAP Transfer Artist Paper
Iron images onto virtually any surface!

Transfer your imagination into art with TAP, Transfer Artist Paper, a premium-quality paper that allows you to iron images onto virtually any surface. Have fun with fabric, paper, wood, glass, metal, and more!

  •   • Printer-friendly
  •   • Transfer image with a hot iron to almost any surface
  •   • Shiny or matte finish
  •   • Transferred images are crisp and colorfast
  •   • Washable and crack-resistant on fabric
  •   • Layer transferred images for a collaged look

Available in a 5 sheet pack for $14.95 or a 18 sheet pack $39.95! Go with 18 sheets for a bigger bang for your buck!

Visit us at Creativation Booth #1909
Take 20% off your first oder using code TAP20 at checkout.

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C&T Publishing


Shine Bright
A Color, Draw & Dream Book for a Beautiful Life

This is a book all about you! Build creativity and confidence with this super fun book that focuses on all of the awesome traits that make you special! Each chapter features adorable patterns to color, fun drawing lessons, and ideas for writing about your hopes and dreams. From llamas and mermaids to unicorns and butterflies, you'll find cuteness, inspiration, and fun on every page!
Purchase 3+ units for 50% discount and N60 with Free Freight

Schiffer Publishing


Pro Drafting Tape
Pro Draft is what professionals trust to keep their technical drawings in place!

Pro Draft is the low tack masking tape professionals trust to keep their technical drawings in place. It has a specially formulated pH Neutral adhesive system designed for easy removal, and it does not leave behind any adhesive residue on paper and most delicate surfaces.
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Pro Tapes & Specialties, Inc.


2020 will bring NAMTA Members back to Chicago's Navy Pier for Art Materials World. Exhibitors can reserve 2020 Art Materials World booths today.

Contact Rick Munisteri with questions
         Read the magazine!

  •   • Why Buffalo's art store went big for its 60th birthday
  •   • Making paper by hand -- what school students and artists are learning and creating
  •   • The portfolio market diversifies. Who are the new users?
  •   • Read about Ben Folds' podcasts, Bob Ross' exhibit, and Tombow's new sales director
  •   • Scott Farres from Wet Paint recommends fabulous products!
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