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Meet the Exhibitor: Meet The Magic Brush, Inc.

Who is exhibiting at the 44th Annual Society of Decorative Painters International Conference & Expo in San Diego this June? Over the next few weeks, we’ll be featuring the companies that are exhibiting right here on the SDP Blog! Make sure you get an Expo ticket so you can see their latest products and shop their Expo specials, June 9-11 at the Town and Country Resort.

Today we meet the ladies of The Magic Brush, Inc.! Sherry C. Nelson MDA and Deborah Galloway will be manning booth #504.

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This will be Sherry’s 42nd straight year participating in Society of Decorative Painters International Conference & Expo. You can tell the duo loves coming to shows to meet new painters and see old friends!

“We love talking to folks about what they would like to paint. We want every single attendee to stop by and see us. We’ll have tons of great goodies for you at show-special pricing. You won’t want to miss this wonderful opportunity to find out what’s fun and new in the world of decorative painting.”

Do you know about Sherry’s Members Only site? If you don’t, you’re missing out on something really exciting that offers tons of valuable information, and the best and latest in new painting projects offered in the painting world today. Look at the gorgeous Cathedral Bells below – they’re yours if you become a member!

“We’re looking forward to sharing lots of details about our Members Only site with these exciting new projects exclusive for those who join. Find out how you can become a member and receive this fantastic quarterly publication.”

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“Check out the paintings shown here. These are just a few of the originals that will be offered at show-special prices in San Diego. And those out-of-print book titles you wish you’d gotten and didn’t – we have all of Sherry’s book titles still available… and new packets, too!

Come visit with us and find some new treasures! We’re in booth #504. You don’t want to miss meeting Sherry and Deb. See you in San Diego!”

– Sherry and Deborah

 

Meet the Artist: Meet Kathie George

Issue #2 of the 2016 The Decorative Painter magazine will mail to all current members of the Society of Decorative Painters next week! Over the next few weeks, we’ll introduce you to the artists in the upcoming issue and share the inspiration behind their finished projects.

This week, meet Kathie George!

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Watch this video for a sneak peek at her plein air painting project inspired by her travels around the world.

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Meet the Artist: Meet Kim Warren

Issue #2 of the 2016 The Decorative Painter magazine will mail to all current members of the Society of Decorative Painters next week! Over the next few weeks, we’ll introduce you to the artists in the upcoming issue and share the inspiration behind their finished projects.

This week, meet Kim Warren and learn about her project “A Hunting We Will Go”.

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By Kim Warren

I am honored to be sharing one of my designs with you in the next issue of The Decorative Painter. My project is titled, “A Hunting We Will Go”. The design was inspired by the work of Peter Ompir, whose work, I just love!

The characters in Peter Ompir’s pieces are wonderfully whimsical. I tried to emulate that whimsy in my design. Hunting is often the theme in Ompir’s work and is the theme of my design as well. When choosing a subject, that was easy! There is a pheasant hunter and a bird dog near and dear to my heart, my husband David and our dog Gus.

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This intermediate level project was painted using Jo Sonja’s Artists’ Colours, as are most of my projects. This design was painted in transparent layers. I use Jo Sonja’s Retarder Medium to slow the drying time of the acrylic paint and to allow a smooth coverage with excellent blend ability! If you are not used to working with this medium, it might be a bit of a challenge for you, but it is definitely worth the effort!

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If you are painting this design and run into any problems or questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at kimmbearly2003@yahoo.com.

I hope you are looking forward to the next issue of The Decorative Painter as much as I am! Happy painting!