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Nasco announces the release of their new 2000 Arts $ Crafts Catalog. Hundreds of new products have been added to the catalog this year, featuring the latest in arts and crafts teaching aids, supplies and equipment. Each product featured in the 452 page catalog is designed to make teaching more effective and meaningful for students of all ages. Many exclusive products which are only available through Nasco. For a free catalog, write to Nasco, Dept. A0008, 901 Janesville Ave., PO Box 901, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538-0901. Circle 347.

Polyform Products announces a new theme of children's activity sets, Junior Artists' Series. Each set includes ample Sculpey and polymer clays, plus all accessory materials and tools. Directions include full color photos of the actual project steps. Pueblo Pottery, Magnetic Funny Faces, Sunshine Jewelry, Fridge Critters, Flexible Friends and Clip Critters. Circle 348.

Sci-Fi Worlds unveils a new CD-ROM called, Art Teacher. With this CD-ROM the user can learn to become a science fiction illustrator. Designed to teach you how to paint science fiction illustrations. For additional information visit Sci-Fi Worlds on the web at:www.scifiworlds.com or circle 349.

Scratch-Art Co., Inc. introduces Juxt-A-Tone[TM] Tone Sheets. A Creative Method for exploring the concept of tone and value. Students can create beautiful monochromatic pictures by cutting, pasting and juxtaposing color tones against one another. There are two sets to choice from: two sheets of five colors or six sheets of five colors. For more information about Juxt-A-Tone[TM]. Circle 352.

Westrim Crafts introduces Canister of Beads. Each canister contains over two thousand, 4 x 7 mm beads. Value packed in partitioned storage container with handy pour sprout. Includes everything to make fifteen complete projects: ribbon, key rings and instruction. Beads are available in four color combinations, Opaque Brights, Transparent Brights, Neon Glows and Glitter. Circle 353.

Fiskars introduces Fiskars[R] Brayer Backgrounds. Brayer Backgrounds, create unique effects to decorate craft bags, construction paper, wrapping paper, stationary and much more. The rollers of the Brayer Backgrounds snap easily into the brayer handle. The handles are ergonomically designed for added comfort and less fatigue. The rollers create unique patterns up to six inches wide. …