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Dura-Lar in the Classroom

by Carole Silverstein It is no secret, as written about in my 1st blog, that I am in love with Grafix Drafting Film for my own artwork – and have been painting on it with acrylic inks for 22 years now. I am also an art teacher and have been teaching over 22 years, these Read the full article…

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The Benefits of Grafix Drafting Film by Artist Carole Silverstein

  Carole Silverstein in her studio, 36″ x 48″, Acrylic Ink on Mylar I have been using Grafix Drafting Film exclusively for almost 20 years as the surface for my acrylic ink paintings. It is such a beautiful, translucent, seductive surface and I love the way it takes the washes and stains of ink. The Read the full article…

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Film and Frottage

Of the many things that can be done on film, one of the most fun is rubbings (frottage). I discovered this when trying to simulate the impression patterns I had been making with a variety of tools on paper. Obviously denting the film is not possible, so I thought perhaps reversing the process might. No Read the full article…

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What’s the difference between Grafix Matte Dura-Lar and Grafix Drafting Film?

I draw exclusively with colored pencils, and I get this question a lot. The other question people want to know why on earth, after twenty five years of drawing, have I switched from working on paper? The simple answer is that I find this surface much more challenging, satisfying and fun. And I love the Read the full article…

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On Newsstands Now!

Check out the Great Grafix Challenge in the May/June issue of Cloth Paper Scissors! It’s time to take your crafting to the next level and challenge yourself with the Great Grafix Challenge featured in Cloth Paper Scissors! In this downloadable booklet there are 10 mixed media artists that range from jewelry making to assemblage. Creating Read the full article…

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Shrink Film Party Decorations

Get ready to party this summer! Be the craftiest hostess around with a personalized children’s theme party. Crafty Parties for Kids by Margaret Riley is packed with do-it-yourself options and step-by-step instructions for adding Grafix Shrink Film to your next festive event. Learn how to make your own invitations, favors, centerpieces, games and more!

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Auto Art Exhibit

See a classic 1928 Ford Roadster Pick-up decorated with 30,000 cartoon characters – that’s every comic book from 1896 to present day! This amazing auto art is on display at the Antique Automobile Club of America Museum from now until January 5, 2014 in Hershey, PA. Artist Robert Luczun’s auto art, which was created with Read the full article…

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Grafix February 2014 Featured Artist

Featured Artist- Jeannie DeGruccio Penn Valley, CA www.polkacabana.wordpress.com What is your favorite medium? My favorite medium would have to be paper. Whether using a plain white piece or an artistically printed piece of paper, it is the basis to most of the types of projects I make. You can paint on it, sew it, crumble Read the full article…

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Grafix January 2014 Featured Artist

Featured Artist- Kimberly Santiago Clarksville, TN kimberlysantiagoart.blogspot.com What is your favorite medium? Mixed media. I love to cut intricate images and collage into artwork. What is your artistic focus and which Grafix products do you use? I work in mainly two dimensional mixed media work. Typically, I use Grafix Double Tack and Rub-Onz Transfer Film. Read the full article…

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