AMR E-newsletter – March 2021

(email was distributed 03/09/2021)

March Products from Art Materials Retailer magazine
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Kuretake ZIG Fluid Graphite
Create a deep, unique texture!

Fluid Graphite is a high-viscosity ink that combines graphite with synthetic resin. It is easy to mix with other art mediums. Water-based Pigment ink. Available from middle of May 2021.

Kuretake ZIG Corporation


Plain & Simple Craft Show

Make sure to check out this show in the small town of Shipshewana with over 100 vendors.

Plain & Simple Magazine
Fax: 800-796-6020


Techne by Daylight Company LLC
Awaken the Artist in You

The Techne artist & drafting lamp has been specifically designed to be easily mounted on any type of easel, drafting table, drawing board or a work bench. The fully flexible arm allowing a 360° shade rotation combined with the 320° head-flip system lets you position the light exactly where you want it. When working on an easel or at a table the Techne lets you direct the light to the specific area you are working on - for close-up precision and attention to detail. Awaken the artist in you with Techne.
Visit us at Creativation/NAMTA
15% off first time, new customer order
Free shipping on orders over $1000

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Tim Holtz®  Alcohol Inks

Explore color with the vibrant hues of Tim Holtz®  Alcohol Ink. These acid-free, fast drying, dye inks are formulated to create colorful effects when layered together on non-porous surfaces. Ideal for use on Alcohol Ink Yupo®, as well as Alcohol Ink Cardstock, Foil Cardstock, Glossy Paper, and more. Apply Alcohol Inks to metal, glass, and glazed tiles for endless creative possibilities.

To learn more about the full line of Tim Holtz®  Alcohol Inks, tips, techniques, projects, and more, visit


Americana®  Enchanted™ 
& Americana®  Enchanted™  Shimmer

Shimmering Iridescent Topcoat Acrylic

Capture the dazzling effect of a peacock feather or mimic the exquisite beauty of a beetle wing with these translucent interference colors that dance and change depending on the angle of light. For the most dramatic effect, use over Enchanted Ultra Black Basecoat or other dark colors.

Iridescent topcoat acrylic
Translucent colors that change in appearance depending on the light angle
Layer for a more intense effect

Visit us at Creativation On-line!
Special Offer: an extra 10% and 60-day terms.

Contact Stacy Lake for details at
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Procion MX and Acid Dye 4-Color Sets
NEW & IMPROVED! Two Popular Dye Starter Sets Transformed

Jacquard’s 4-color dye sets have been refreshed with beautifully re-imagined packaging! Featuring eye-catching graphics and a powerful color wheel-style mixing tool, the new "fold over blister" packaging is robust enough for even the most heavily trafficked stores and highest volume shippers.

DIY dyeing was one of the hottest trends of 2020. Jacquard offers a vast range of products supporting this category, and the 4-color Dye Sets are essential SKUs. Between the two sets, retailers can easily provide everything required for most dyeing projects.

Schedule a virtual meeting with us at NAMTA’s Creativation+ tradeshow to learn more about the Procion MX and Acid Dye 4-Color Sets and how they offer a comprehensive introduction to color mixing with dyes. With three primary colors + black, virtually any color can be achieved! The NEW color wheel mixing chart and complex color ratios included in the sets make exploring color space easier than ever!

Jacquard Products/Rupert, Gibbon & Spider, Inc.
800-442-0455 / +1 707-433-9577
Fax: 707-433-4906


Pro 410 ATG
For framing and mounting displays

Pro® 410 ATG is a double coated non-woven adhesive transfer tape used for bonding and laminating to a wide variety of cloths, vinyl's, corks, paper, rigid and flexible plastics. Pro® 410 ATG can be used for framing and mounting displays, such as signs, covers, posters, and nameplates. 1" ID Plastic Core. Compatible for use with our Pro ATG HD Dispenser.

Color: Transparent with white liner

  • Excellent adhesion to a wide variety of surfaces.
  • Excellent resistance to: Oils, some plasticizers, ultraviolet light, and can withstand higher temperatures than a rubber based adhesive.
  • pH Neutral makes it ideal use in framing and mounting applications.
Common Applications:
  • Mounting
  • Bonding
  • Framing

Pro Tapes & Specialties, Inc.





Expanding the Tent
An interview with AFCI Executive Director Peter Finn

NAMTA Expands Education for Members
During closures and cancellations, the International Art Materials Association found a way for its members to safely connect, network and converse.

The Heart of the Art in Lincoln
Meet Peggy Gomez, owner of Gomez Art Supply

Artful Behavior
  • Playing With Art & Barbies
  • An Artist Reimagines Our World Using Fractals

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