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In the PageSage instructional DVD, Exploring Art Materials by Mary Jo McGraw, she demonstrates ways to use fine art supplies you have seen or have stashed away. Finally, a definitive visual reference about art supplies--gel medium, gesso, beeswax and more!

Even though the projects are not fabric oriented Fiber Artist and Art Quilters will find this DVD very beneficial in helping to understand how acrylic mediums, gels and more can be used on and with fabric and fiber porjects.

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Exploring Art Materials
with Mary Jo McGraw

Producer: PageSage
Run Time: 136 minutes
Format: Video Media Presentation & Interactive Gallery that jumps to technique for project
Number of Discs: 1
Item Code: B5-HP
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Exploring Art Materials with Mary Jo McGraw DVD Information

MaryJo McGraw demonstrates ways to use the fine art supplies you have seen or have stashed away on the Exploring Art Materials DVD. Finally, a definitive visual reference about art supplies--gel medium, gesso, beeswax and more!

This is a DVD, not just a video on disc, with over two hours of projects and tips: enough to fill a weekend of play! If you have never taken a class with MaryJo McGraw, here is your front row seat. MaryJo will inspire you to play in your studio with supplies you've wondered how to use. Learn to use gesso, gel medium and even shoe polish to create fun greeting cards, jewelry, and home décor items. Don't forget to watch the bloopers. You'll see some of the reasons we love working with MaryJo McGraw. MaryJo

About Mary Jo McGraw

McGraw is one of today's most talented and innovative stamp artists. You may have seen here on television, read one of her many popular rubber stamping books, or watched her first DVD, Stamp Art Inspirations with MaryJo McGraw.

Projects include:

  • Aging Effects
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  • Creative Layers

An interactive gallery overflows with more than 50 photographs of sample artwork. When you see something that inspires you jump directly to the technique used to create it.

Systems Requirements for software:

  • Format: Color, Digital Sound, Full Screen, NTSC
  • Region: Region 1, 2 and 4
  • Number of discs: 1
  • DVD Release Date: October 7, 2005
  • Run Time: 136 minutes

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