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<br /> inspired<br /> WINTER 2012<br /> contents<br /> winter 2012<br /> 6 18<br /> 26<br /> 6 Beat the Clock<br /> 18 Play With Your Art<br /> 26 Inspired by Snow<br /> 2 WINTER 2012 | INSPIRED<br /> on the cover:<br /> Winter’s Splendor<br /> (oil on canvas, 18x36)<br /> by Michael Godfrey<br /> <br /> LETTER from the editors<br /> Welcome to the second edition of Inspired—a<br /> digital magazine for artists and creative<br /> enthusiasts of all types. The feedback on the<br /> inaugural issue, launched in September, con-<br /> firmed our suspicions: Many of you are eager<br /> for fun ways to nurture your creativity. 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