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  •  Exciting year ahead … would be delighted to have you join us … you won’t want to miss the April and November seminars with Sherry C. Nelson, MDA from NEW Texas classroom - "the Green Barn” … send your deposit to reserve space.

Please note that all designs and photos are copyrighted by Sherry C. Nelson  and may NOT be used for any purpose other than viewing and for ordering.

Seminar Schedule for 2019

  • March 8-14, 2019The Very Pleasant Painters, Susan Pleasant, 104 Riley Drive, Summerville, SC. 29483                  (843) 209-4127.                                                               Projects for this class:   Faces of the Great Plains:  we will prep surfaces the morning of the 8th, and you must attend that day.      You will receive patterns for all 4 paintings.                                     Contact Susan for more information.                                                      

  • March 15 - 16, 2019 - Charleston Decorative PaintersCharleston, SC / Contact:  Brenda Sawyer, seminar chair:  843.871.8733;                                 2 day workshop- Projects White Ibis and African Pygmy Kingfisher
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Seminar20190319 - Sherry Nelson March 19 -26, 2019 (SN2019#1-0319-21,SN2019#2-0323-24, SN2019#3-0325, SN2019#4-0326, SN2019#5 All 7 Days

We'll see you there for Woodpeckers of Costa Rica, African     Elephant (painting from photography!), and Black-crested Tit-tyrant and Cinnamon Flycatcher.   Join Sherry and Deb at Painter's Paradise for a fabulous week of new techniques and step-bys on your iPad/tablet/laptop or phone for the Flycatchers.                                 

  • April 1 -6, 2019 - The Green Barn Bluebonnet Workshop. Lockhart, Texas - fly-in Austin, Texas. Contact: Sherry C. Nelson 512/398-3277 ;  Email               Come enjoy the pleasant perfect spring temperatures and the famed seasonal wildflower bloom of the Hill Country!  We'll paint for 3 days, break for a day of bluebonnets and antiques and BBQ - then paint for 2 more.  Projects will include the latest and newest, with paintings done with multiple step-bys on your iPad/tablet/laptop/iPhone.  Look forward to having you here!  Deposits:  $150.00.  And don't forget - the week includes fabulous lunches under the oaks on our country acreage, created by Deb in her new kitchen!  Seminar even includes recipes
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  • August 23- 31, 2019 -  An Array of Flycatchers Seminar:  Notre Dame classrooms and lodging, Canandaigua, NY.  We'll be painting 12 beautiful smaller panels displayed on Gallery box supports in this exciting 8 day workshop. Aug 27 will be a break day.                                                                                          Contact Barbara Fragale for room reservations info at Notre Dame:  (585) 414-6866;  

Contact Sherry at for information about signing up and to confirm your place.                                                   Deposit:  $150.00.  Total seminar fees less deposit:  $595.00, which includes lunches!

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  • Sept. 20 -22, 2019 -West Michigan Decorative Artists, Grand Rapids, MI.  Seminar Chair:  Lynne Deptula:   ; 616.940-1899. 

Please contact Lynne for 3 day seminar project choices and cost of workshop.  Projects: Cedar Waxwing and Luna Moth with Tulip, plus a beautiful hummingbird. 

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Luna Moth w: Tulips - 9" x 12", Intermediate Level - Version 2

  • Oct. 20 - 26, 2019 -  The Fourth Annual Oklahoma City Painting Palooza; Sheraton-Midwest Hotel, Oklahoma City.  Theme:  Tea Party Wonderland.  Sherry will be teaching and have a booth.  Projects Sherry will be teaching to be announced.           See Palooza website for class listing.


  • Nov. 4-9, 2019 The Green Barn Fall Workshop!  Fly-in Austin, Texas.  Retreat to the rolling hill country of Central Texas… and paint with Sherry!  Relax, challenge yourself to create while enjoying the country quiet and the sumptuous lunches by resident chef Deborah Galloway.  Just 40 minutes from the Austin airport and 5 miles from Lockhart -- boasting the best BBQ in Texas but also notable for it's historic courthouse and charming downtown square.  We feel sure you'll love the relaxed atmosphere of Sherry and Deb's new classroom in The Green Barn and the ambiance of our new home.  Project for the Green Barn seminars will be Rainforest Triad. 

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 Send your $150.00 deposit to reserve space.                                                    You won't want to miss joining us for our first year of classes in Texas!      Contact : Sherry C. Nelson. 512.398.3277                                                          Email


To place an order ...

  • Email                                                        Please include phone number, name & address,and list of items on the email. When your emailed order is received, I will call for credit card information .                
  • Phone 512/398-3277 with your order to talk directly with Sherry or Deborah directly.
  • Mail to   The Magic Brush, Inc   P. O. Box 1123 Lockhart, TX 78644        
  • Download Wishbook PDF - complete listing of all packets available not shown on this website by Sherry C. Nelson  and order form -- copy and paste order form into a email to                                                   Or Print order Form and mail to                                             The Magic Brush, Inc.                                                                P.O. Box 1123, Lockhart, Texas 78644                                        or call 512/398-3277 with your order and talk to Sherry or Deborah directly.

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The Magic Brush, Inc                                          P.O. Box 1123      Lockhart, TX 78644  


Painting projects and Sherry C. Nelson Instructional Materials:

  • 4 NEW wood Christmas ornaments — Red Panda, Panda,  Black Bear Cub, Lamb           ( $5.00 for each cutout and $5.00 each for instruction packet)
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  •  All 17 Christmas ornaments wood cut-outs are $5.00 each:  Panda, Red Panda, Black Bear Cub, Lamb, Pony, Kitten, and Peacock as well as the WildLife Collection of 6 cut-out ornaments (Blue Jay, Rabbit, Squirrel, Cedar Waxwing, Chickadee, Owl), and Cardinal and Fox, Deer, Dove … $5.00 each

  • All 17 instruction packets ($5.00 each) now available …  $5.00 each.  This includes instruction packets for the Pony, Kitten, and Peacock        ( formerly only available in “Painting World” magazine) and  also includes instruction packets for the Fox, Deer, and Dove                       ( formerly only available in “The Decorative Painter”)

                                                                      For more information or to order:                 call 512.398.3277                                      email

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Pony, Kitten, and Peacock                                            (previously published in Painting World magazine October, November, December issues)                                                   ornament cut-outs $5.00;                                         Instruction Packet  - $5.00 each 

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The Wildlife Collection of 6 Ornaments                                                                           wood cut-outs $5.00 each and instruction Packet $5.00 each

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Cardinal ornament                                                                                                  wood cut-out $5.00 and instruction Packet $5.00

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Fox, Dove , Deer                                                                         Wood cut-outs $5.00 each.  Instructional packets $5.00 each

  •  19 painting packets are now available -- check them out "More Packets”.

  •  A complete oil painting 6 lesson course taught by Sherry C. Nelson, MDA, on a single DVD."Learn to Paint in Oils with Sherry C. Nelson"Originally published in 2013/2014 Paintworks magazine, this series is now available on high quality DVD for your personal and private use, and for your permanent collection. A professional series of step-by photos in each 6 lessons, as well as thorough and complete written instructions to go along with them, inked line drawings - everything you will need to learn to paint in oils. $29.95 + $5.95 shipping.  Order now… call 512- 398-3277  or 520-558-2285 or email:  


If you are interested in sponsoring your own private group seminar in your location or in Sherry's Classroom with Sherry C. Nelson as the instructor, please contact Sherry for details.       PO Box 1123, Lockhart,TX 78644;  (512)398-3277 ;                Email      

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