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New at Classes Near You > International > Wales:

Angie Girling
Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Angie Girling has received bronze, silver, silver gilt, and joint gold medals from the Royal Horticultural Society for her botanical art. She is a Fellow of the Chelsea Physic Garden Florilegium Society, Honoree President of the Bath Society of Botanical Artists, and a member of the Society of Floral Painters. Angie’s artwork appears on stationary products by Ling Design and Robert Frederick.

Beginner’s Watercolor – Wednesdays, November 10 – December 15, 2010;
12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. An introductory six-week course in botanical painting. The exercises in this class will build upon Angie’s Beginner’s Pencil course. Assignments are due weekly. The course schedule is as follows:

November 10 – Equipment and washes
November 17 – Color mixing and tone
November 24 – Leaf study and greens
December 1 – Bulbs
December 8 – Holly
December 15 – Cyclamen flowers

Contact Angie Girling for more details and to register.

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Perfect Pink Square by Billy Showell

Contemporary Botanical Art, Daring Design

Botanical artist, Billy Showell, has created a new line of note cards!

Each card is a generous
6″ x 6″ and features one of twelve designs. The cards are printed on paper produced by sustainable forests. Each card is wrapped in a clear biodegradable sleeve and comes with an envelope for mailing. These large note cards are $5.50 each and ship for free to U.S. addresses.

The following eight designs are now available at ArtPlantae Books.:

View Billy’s note cards, instructional DVD’s, and books here.

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Practical & Inexpensive
Recently readers shared a practical tool with me and asked if I would consider carrying this tool in the store. I am happy to announce that the paint brush holder/pencil holder/pen holder (and soap dish) that has received so much attention is now available at ArtPlantae Books. Stop by the store and you will find the following items:



This tool is lightweight, easy-to-wash, and a practical alternative to porcelain brush holders. It can be purchased individually for $1.75 each or as a Classroom Set. The Classroom Set contains 20 brush holders and costs $20 per set.


A Folding Loupe To Magnify Your World 5x, 10x, or 15x

The next time you need to view stamen, use this loupe to help you study the details of these elegant structures. Visit the store to purchase the following item (stamps and other extras not included):

$6.95 each


Notepads with a Fresh Botanical Theme

California botanical artist, Sally Jacobs, has created new notepads for 2010. They feature her watercolor paintings of a red onion, a pineapple, and a sunflower. These notepads make a great birthday gift, hostess gift, or a “just because” gift for Mom. See the Sally Jacobs Collection to view this new line of stationery ($7 each).

© 2010 by Sally Jacobs. All rights reserved

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