Elegant Designs for the Decorative Artist

New Online Class

Just the Basics - Brushes Online Course

Our newest online class listing has been posted, Just the Basics - Brushes. This course covers the basics of digital brushes. Learn how to create your own scrapbook paper with digital brushes available in Adobe® Photoshop Elements or Adobe® Photoshop®. Experience the excitement of making your own digital brushes, then learn how to install them for use over and over again. The course includes 17 videos along with the files used in the exercises so that you can actively participate in each of the lessons.

Oil Painting Expressions

Here is a short video trailer of the classes I am offering in the fourth session of Oil Painting Expressions. Won't you join me?

Do You Have a Rosecote Rewards Card?

Rosecote Reward Card

It is easy to activate one. Just purchase one of our excting books, DVDs, packets, gift cards, painting surfaces or supplies, or take an online class. For every $10 purchase you will earn a Rose Stick Pin. After you have collected a bouquet of ten Rose Stick Pins, you will receive 20% off of your next purchase of $25 or more. We will send you via email your Rewards Card indicating how many Stick Pins you have earned. There are more benefits in store for Reward Card holders so get started collecting your Rose Stick Pins today!

Rosecote Has an App!

Now it is easy to stay abreast of all the newest products and postings at Rosecote with video tutorials, complimentary designs and scrap projects, workshops and seminars, and connect with Jeanne on Facebook, Pinterest and her blog with the free Rosecote App for the IPhone, IPad, Android, Blackberry or Windows phone. Whether you are on the go, setting in an airport, waiting in your car, with a tap are connected to Rosecote!
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Just the Basics Just for Artists

Just the Basics Just for Artists DVDs

You asked for it! Now it is here! Image - Editing 101 is a set of DVDs loaded with valuable training and tips on how to use Adobe® Photoshop Elements®. Presented in an easy to understand manner, on each DVD Jeanne demonstrates tools and features that will help you to use the software as an art tool in concert with your own artwork. Get started today!

I just wanted to tell you how informative I found the "Image-Editing 101 Just the Basics for Artists" I used the organizer as you instructed and enjoyed sorting my pictures in such an easy manner. The section on preparing your pictures to use on Facebook or for the web, made that process simple and easy to understand. Watching you change the tone, temperature and even the color of the project/picture gave me some new ideas for using my photos. That was a valuable tip. I found the copyright and watermark instruction very interesting; I didn't know you could do that. I have bought the second DVD, and can't wait to watch it and learn more of what I don't know. Thank you,

Patsy from Colorado

National Association of Photoshop UsersJeanne has been a member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals since 1999 and loves to incorporate digital designs with her artwork.


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Rosecote Classroom Resource Center

Rosecote Classroom Resource Center

Drop into the resource center in the Classroom. There are many books displayed that will help you with your painting, inspire you to paint more, and others that you may find of further interest. Bring your eReader. There are books available in that format too! We have added some great information about color schemes. You may really benefit from your visit to the Classroom!

 

New Website Feature

Facebook LikeWe have instituted a new feature in the shop. Now you can click on the Facebook Like button, which looks like the one above, on each one of the products in the shop.  Just click on the product image or the 'More Details' link to access the Like button.  There is no need to purchase a product to Like it, but you do have to have a Facebook account to utilize this feature.

Another New Website Feature Added

Associated Products

Another new feature has been instituted in the shop. We now have the ability to display associated products with each of the items in the shop. You can view the associated product(s) by clicking on the 'More Details' link under the picture of each item. The thumbnails are clickable and will link you to the detail of that specific product. We have over 600 products in the shop so this will take a little time to associate every product, so please be patient as we populate this new feature. This will make it easier for you to view related products and find out more about them.

Rosecote Online Classroom

The Rosecote Online Classroom is now open.

The online classroom is open! You don't have to be enrolled to take advantage of the free tips and tutorials that are available to you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Currently you can view tutorials on Brush Mixing with Oils. Watch for more video tutorials to be added soon. Visit the classroom today!


A Book Dedicated to Painting Stroke Roses

Rose Expressions by Jeanne Downing, CDA

What would Rosecote be without a Rose Book?


Hear about the Projects in the Book.

Imagine a book complete with 16 full color pages of deocrative painting projects and step-by-step instructions for painting roses in reds, yellows, whites and pinks! Rose Expressions is loaded with rose tips, techniques, instructions, and how-to for painting the variety of rose designs included in this book. Romance attends each page! Rose Expressions is also available in Japanese! Click here to see these beautiful projects, and order your copy today.

Announcing


    ePackets

Most of our new packets are available in both hard copy and electronic format. The E-Packets contain all of the material included in the original packets plus color swatches of the Liquitex and Lefranc & Bougeios Oil Paints. Look for more E-Packets to be added!

 


Winsor Newton has discontinued Purple Madder Alizarin. You may substitute Rembrandt Burnt Carmine which is available in the Shop.

Due to the demise of Liquitex oils, my favourite colors, Light Magenta and Medium Magenta are no longer available. The following may be substituted in those designs that call for:

Light Magenta Color ChipLight Magenta -- Carmine Lake+ W + speck Cad Red Light (Lefranc & Bourgeois Oils) or
Magenta + Naples Yellow Light + Cadmium Red Light (Winsor Newton Oils)

Lefranc & Bourgeois has introduced an oil color called Lefranc Pink. I have been using this tube paint, and have been quite happy with the results. You may purchase this tube color in the Shop.

Medium Magenta Color ChipMedium Magenta -- Carmine Lake + Stable Violet + W (Lefrance & Bourgeois Oils)
Magenta + speck Cadmium Red Light (Winsor Newton Oils)

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Sincerely,
Jeanne

 

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468 43rd St., Loveland, CO 80538-1777
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