Grumbacher Art Instructor Newsletter March 2017
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We have a new addition to our team! Meet our new Grumbacher Education Coordinator Amanda Putnam. Click here to see Amanda's region and others. 

"Glad to be a part of a great team of creative people!"
~Amanda Putnam
Acrylic Class Supply Update:
Please Note: The supply list for the advanced acrylic classes has changed. The supply list for the advanced acrylic classes will include the following colors:
  • Thalo Blue
  • Thio Violet
  • Cadmium Yellow Medium
  • Titanium White
  • Burnt Umber
Themed Lesson Plans Now Available!

Themed lesson plans for the month of March are as follow:
  • FREE Basics: MAKE A Project Class
  • Advanced: Acrylic I
  • Advanced: Drawing I
Please visit the Instructor Resources page at to access these lesson plans. If you have any questions about accessing this information please email

The FREE Basics: MAKE A Project Class for March is called 'Decorative Infinity Flowers', featuring a 12-pack of Koh-I-Noor Tri-Tone colored pencils to be used in the class!


Koh-I-Noor Tri-Tone Colored Pencils
 Using pencils that are solid colors, where you have to use three or more colors to reach that perfect hue? Look no further! Koh-I-Noor Tri-Tone Pencils have a lead comprised of three colors, allowing you to easily create depth and interest in your drawings! 

Blending Tip: Besides using Tri-Tone pencils on there own, also try burnishing with a white Polycolor pencil or blending with a colorless blender pencil.


Community Section

We would like to hear from you! 

Do you have ideas that you think could be helpful for your fellow instructors? A philosophy about art, an idea, an experience that lead to an epiphany, a tip for teaching, etc?

We would like to feature your comments in this section! If you have helpful tips to share with other instructors, please email with the subject header "Community Section". Our team will read your thoughts and will pick one each month to showcase! We are all a team here, so let's share our thoughts with each other!
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