<![CDATA[General Pencil Co., Inc. - Blog]]>Thu, 19 Nov 2015 15:54:08 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[Clean Rubber Stamps with Kiss-Off® Stain Remover]]>Wed, 18 Nov 2015 17:59:15 GMThttp://www.generalpencil.com/blog/clean-rubber-stamps-with-kiss-offr-stain-remover
Using rubber stamps to make holiday crafts or cards? Try Kiss-Off® to clean your stamps in 3 easy steps!
  • Is a quick, simple way to clean
  • Keep stamps like new
  • Cleans and conditions in one step
  • Great for travel and on-the-go!
Rubber stamp under a faucet
1) Wet your stamp with water.
Kiss Off being applied to a rubber stamp
​2) Rub Kiss-Off® Stain Remover on your stamp to clean.
Rubber stamp being dried with a paper towel
​3) Rinse your stamp with water to remove Kiss-Off® and ink. Blot dry with a paper towel.
To learn more about Kiss-Off®, visit KissOff.com
<![CDATA[100 Years of Fashion & Fun - A Drawing and Coloring Book]]>Tue, 03 Nov 2015 22:16:38 GMThttp://www.generalpencil.com/blog/100-years-of-fashion-fun-a-drawing-and-coloring-book
Announcing 100 Years of Fashion & Fun by Valerie LaPointe, Animator at Pixar Animation Studios. 
Published by General's® Art Press, this one-of-a-kind book has coloring pages, step by step drawing projects and connects generations. Educational, Fun and Inspiring. 
Watch this quick video interview with Valerie LaPointe and see her drawing and sharing her inspiration for the book. 
Travel through time and fashion with a fun, inspiring step-by-step drawing AND coloring book! 100 Years of Fashion & Fun promotes creativity and discovering your own style. Connect kids, parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents by drawing and learning about hairstyles, shoes, clothing and hobbies each generation enjoyed.  
A Must For Holiday Gift Giving!
  • Book includes over 120 pages of coloring, activity and drawing including fashion, hobbies, science, technology of 1900 through the year 2000
  • Ideal for ages 8-108!
  • Designed & Printed in the USA
1950's Step-by-Step Car
1980's Girl with Walkman
1970's Family
1990's Family
Available through your local art & craft retailers such as Plaza Artist Materials, Hyatt's, Binders Art Supplies, A.I. Friedman, The Reading Bug, University Art, and more independent art and book retailers near you.
Item #: 899B1
ISBN: 978-0982-367186
UPC: 0-44974-89901-7
MSRP: $19.95
About the Author:
Valerie LaPointe was born and raised in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She fell in love with drawing when she was 8 years old and saw The Little Mermaid; that’s when she decided she would work in animation one day! She has worked at Pixar Animation Studios as a full time story artist since 2008. She helped on Brave, Inside Out, Presto, Mater’s Tall Tales and Small Fry. Her drawings have been transposed into massive images on the outside of walls of the Art or Animation Hotels (Nemo & Cars) at Disney World

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