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  • SEE  below  2018 Seminar Schedule … exciting year ahead … would be delighted to have you join us … you won’t want to miss the FIRST seminars from NEW Texas classroom - the Green Barn … send your deposit to reserve space.

  • NEW wood Christmas ornaments — pony, kitten, and peacock ($5.00 each cut-out) for  Collection of 13 cut-out ornaments and instruction packets ($5.00 each) now available:  Fox, Deer, Dove ( $4.00 each for cut-out); Blue Jay, Rabbit, Squirrel, Cedar Waxwing, Chickadee, Owl ($4.00 each for cutouts) and Cardinal ($6.00for cutout).  For more information or to order: call. 512.398.3277 or

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Pony, Kitten, and Peacock - ornament cut-outs $5.00;  instruction is Painting World magazine October, November, December issues.

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Ornament cut-outs $4.00 each and instruction Packet $5.00 each

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Cardinal ornament cut-out $6.00 and instruction Packet $5.00

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  • 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 info .                
  • Phone 512/398-3277
  • Mail    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  

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  • Seminar Schedule for 2018
  • March 3 -4, 2018 - Charleston Decorative Painters, Charleston, SC / Contact:  Brenda Sawyer, seminar chair:  843.871.8733;                                 2 day workshop:  Projects :  Painting a gorgeous giraffe from original photography!  Focus on learning how to create your own original paintings from photography…with truly remarkable, realistic results.
  • March 5-10, 2018The Very Pleasant Painters, Susan Pleasant, 104 Riley Drive, Summerville, SC. 29483                  (843) 209-4127.                                                               Projects for this class:   Painting from Photography - Out of Africa:  Lion, Kudu and Elephant.  3 gorgeous originals in 6 days.  You’ll learn a ton and love every minute of it.                                     Contact Susan for more information.
  • March 13-14; 16-9, 2018 Painter’s Paradise, Claymont, DE.  Contact Jo Lutness:  (302) 798.3897;       Click on to see projects:                                                       We'll see you there for African Pygmy Kingfisher, Bellona Metalmark Butterfly with Orchids, Woodpeckers of Costa Rica       (2 days), Marvelous Spatuletail Hummer and a day of Flycatchers!  Join Sherry and Deb at Painter's Paradise for a fabulous week of new techniques and step-bys on your iPad!
  • April 4-9, 2018The 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 3 more Projects will include the latest and newest, with paintings done with multiple step-bys on your iPad.  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
  • April 15-27, 2018:  Trinidad, Tobago and Sea Turtles:  A delightful tour to one of the birdiest places on earth sponsored by Sherry and Deb and The Magic Brush, Inc.  Enjoy a tropical bird spectacular - and, not to mention - rum punch on the Veranda at Asa Wright.  Dip into the aqua blue Carribean at your doorstep on Tobago.  Watch the huge Leatherbacks from your Mt. Plaisir lodge porch as they come to lay their eggs.   We promise you the time of your life…and gorgeous birds to inspire your brush.                 Please email us for an itinerary and pricing for this one-time offering.                Contact :  Sherry C. Nelson       or call 512.398-3277.
  • May 18-20, 2018 - Golden Triangle Decorative PaintersPittsburgh, PA.  Seminar Chair:  Laura DeAngelo.                            Email Laura at for information about projects to be taught.
  • July 13-15, 2018 - Music City Oil Guild, Nashville, TN,  Contact:  Anne Patterson                                 or Carol Winslow        615.497.5767.                             Project:  3 days - to be announced. 
  • August 24-26, 2018 -  Local NY Chapter Workshop.  Contact:  Barbara Fragale:  (585) 414-6866;  Classes to be held at the Notre Dame Retreat Center, Canandaigua, NY.  Projects to be listed here when chosen by the host chapter. 


  • August 28-Sept. 3, 2018 - The Fabulous Pheasants:  The Fabulous Pheasants:  Lady Amherst's Pheasant, Himalayan Monal, and Golden Pheasant. Join us for this six day workshop that will see most students completing these dramatic, large pieces.  To be held at Notre Dame Retreat Center, Canandaigua, NY.      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.

  • Oct. 13-15, 2018Sierra Nevada Decorative Painters, Reno NV.  Seminar chair:  Email for more information :                                                  Sarah Anderson                                           or   Judi Fernandez                       for final  cost and projects to be taught.                               Watch this page for updates on projects chosen.             Classes to be held at Marriott Courtyard Hotel in Reno, Nevada
  • Oct. 22-27, 2018 - The Third Oklahoma City Painting Palooza; Sheraton-Midwest Hotel, Oklahoma City.               Theme:  Yuletide Treasures.                                               Sherry will be teaching and have a booth.                               Projects Sherry will be teaching to be announced.                          For more information:  
  • Nov. 5-9, 2018 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.  Projects for the Green Barn seminars will be announced soon.  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

  •  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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