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Paint Along Party: Learn To Paint "Modern Florals" with Creativebug's Courtney Cerruti

Paint With Plaid is our Facebook Live Stream series that lets you experience a fun paint night, no matter where you are! Explore your creativity and learn the basics of how to paint - perfect for a date night, girls night in, family time or simply a way to spend a relaxing evening. 

We were thrilled to have a special guest artist this month in partnership with Creativebug, where you can experience the joy of making with over 1000 award-winning video classes taught by top designers and artists. You can use code JOANN1 and get a one month free trial + 1 free class, plus save 30% off your total purchase at JOANN! 

Maker extraordinaire Courtney Cerruti joined us to get the party started with a quick class to create Modern Florals in an hour with FolkArt Acrylics!

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Missed the live stream paint along? Don't fret - it's available to replay anytime! So go ahead - grab supplies and cozy up to relax on a rainy evening or plan a much needed craft sesh with your bestie! Read on for the scoop on our live party (including a chance to meet our VIP audience!) and find the replay at the end of this post.

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We started off with yummy charcuterie to fuel all the fall feels and creative energy! 

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OH and did we mention the CHOCOLATE FOUNTAIN?! Not sure about you, but chocolate definitely makes us feel more inspired! :) 

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FolkArt Acrylic Paint's rich, creamy formula makes it easy to use - we painted on a 10x10 wood canvas, but you can use any type of canvas you'd like.
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During the first part of the paint along, learn a few basics of how to mix colors to create custom shades! 
 
Courtney's Color Mixing Cheat Sheet & Color Chart 

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Everyone loved experiementing with different colors and how to mix paint to create new shades! 

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While we had viewers from all over the world watching the live stream to paint with us, we were SO excited to have some of our favorite Metro Atlanta area bloggers painting along live with us at Plaid HQ! 

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We had a blast partying with everyone, and it was so fun to see how different everyone's paintings came out! Be sure to visit all of their blogs for creative inspiration:
 
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Ready to get your own party started? Replay the video below, and share your work with us by using #PaintWithPlaid or post to our Facebook page

 

Check out just a few of the gorgeous pieces created during our Paint Along Live Stream! 



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Posted: 10/4/2017 8:51:28 AM by Deanna Jue | with 2 comments

Comments
Beryl
I want to come to a paint along party. It looks like great fun :)
10/16/2017 1:40:48 PM

Brenda
Those modern florals are lovely.
10/16/2017 1:39:42 PM

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