ABCs of APC (American Paint Company paints & finishes) and a BONUS 4 oz paint!


Looking for the right paint for your next DIY project?

American Paint Company all-natural chalk & clay paints are what I recommend!

  • Right out of the can the paint is thick and luxurious, so you can dilute to the fluid consistency you want.
  • Any look can be achieved: distressed, modern, vintage, two-tone, shiny, matte, layered, stenciled, driftwood, crackle…
  • No VOCs or toxic odors, so painting indoors is easy!
  • 28 regular-line colors, and special limited-edition colors to make your project really pop! Plus, endless color-mixing options.
  • All-natural sealers (Clear Wax, Dark Wax, Top Coat, Hard Coat) increase the durability and sheen enhancements of your painted piece.
  • Shimmer Micas, Metallix paints, and Glaze overcoats allow endless tonal adjustments to get the look you want!


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From now till July 4th, purchase a quart of paint in any color from Serious Fun Art Studio,
(6710 E. Fowler Ave. Temple Terrace, FL)

and get a BONUS 4 oz. paint in your patriotic color choice of:

Fireworks Red (true red)

Born on the 4th (navy)

Uncle Sam (pure white)

Happy Painting!!!

New Featured Product! Check out Saltwash ~

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Check out this great NEW PRODUCT, now in stock at Serious Fun Art Studio!

 2 sizes available ~

Saltwash™ was invented to create a unique weather worn, layered sun and salt air soaked look in just two quick steps. Saltwash™ is made with real sea salt, so you will notice it dries quicker and adheres to almost any surface that takes paint. It was designed to be mixed into any brand, color, or type of paint and used as the base coat. When mixed to the desired consistency, it can be applied to almost any surface that takes paint. Originally intended for furniture, Saltwash™ also has found to give a unique look to walls, flooring, metal and even plastic.

Thomas Myers :: artist interview

Tom Myers Serious Fun Art Studio


I am pleased to introduce Thomas Myers, oil painter! His work is currently on display on Serious Fun Art Studio’s gallery wall. Stop in to see his lovely work up close… framed originals, artist reproductions, and giclée prints available, until this snowbird flies back to his northern home. Here’s a little Q & A with Tom ~

How do you describe your style of artwork?1600627_orig

My work is Contemporary Impressionism. When I have been most moved and impressed by artwork, music or any expressive art form, it has been when the work has first grabbed my soul with its poetry and then amazed my mind with its structure and construction.

Have oils always been your medium of choice?

Oils have always been my choice because when my wife and I travel we have been to numerous museums and 99% of the work is Oil Painting. I usually take 1 or 2 classes when here in Florida. I also teach one or two classes as well.

What artists or illustrators do you admire and why?

I mostly admire the Impressionists and Joaquin Sorolla, and Russian Impressionists like Yuri Krotov. I like this style of painting feeling rather than a Photo Realist or a Photo. To me a painting should show the artist’s personality, and the way a painter does this is with brush strokes.


What colors are you drawn to?

My wife has told me that I have orange in most of my paintings. She is right… I try to capture the light of the subject and usually there is orange of some value there.

When you’re not painting, what do you most like to do to enjoy life?

When not painting, I like to play handball, golf and spend time with my family. I have 2 children: Kelly and Patrick, and now they each have 2 children: 2 boys and 2 girls. I love them all.


What are you proud of in your artistic path to this point? What artistic accomplishments do you yet reach for?

I most like the painting experience. I have sold a lot of my paintings and have received several awards for them. When I start a new painting I have a vision of what Rembrandt said it should look like: “ at 12 inches it should look like a tapestry and at 12 feet you should see the composition, if you don’t keep painting”. When I go to a museum I am most impressed by those paintings that grab my heart.

Where is your work represented?

Galleries with my work in the Flint, Michigan area include The Flint Institute of Art and The Swartz Creek Art Gallery. In Florida, my work can be seen at Zephyrhills City Hall, and at Serious Fun Art Studio (Temple Terrace).

I will be in an Art show in Zephyrhills in March on the 11th and 12th from 10am-6pm. I was just in a show in Dade City called Moonlight and Ivory on Feb 6th and 7th.

Find Tom online at 

New shimmer metallic paints from American Paint Company

Sneak peak at the new METALLIC PAINTS by #AmericanPaintCompany! They are coming soon to Serious Fun Art Studio (Sheer with one coat, can layer over any APC paint to change the sheen/tone. More opaque with multiple layers) Top to bottom, one coat shown here on pine block samples.
Serious Fun Art Studio Metallic Paints American Paint CompanyGold, Copper
Pearl, Champagne



Cognac, Gunmetal, Oyster