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Craft Painting How-To Articles

How to Use Lily & Val Stencils

How to Use Lily & Val Stencils

Read this article to learn how to use our collection of hand-lettered inspired stencils designed by Lily & Val. 

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How to Paint One Stroke Geraniums with Donna Dewberry

How to Paint One Stroke Geraniums with Donna Dewberry

Learn how to paint a geranium flower using the One Stroke method developed by artist and teacher Donna Dewberry. 

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How to Paint One Stroke Parrot Tulips with Donna Dewberry

How to Paint One Stroke Parrot Tulips with Donna Dewberry

Learn how to paint a parrot tulip flower using the One Stroke method developed by artist and teacher Donna Dewberry. 

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Painting Glassware 101: How to Prepare and Paint Glass for DIY Craft Projects

Painting Glassware 101: How to Prepare and Paint Glass for DIY Craft Projects

Want to paint on glass for your next craft project? Read this article to learn how to prepare glass for painting projects—including how to...

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Craft Painting Videos

How to Paint a Poppy with Priscilla Hauser

Priscilla Hauser, FolkArt and Decorative painting expert, shows you how to paint a blended poppy using FolkArt…

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Priscilla Hauser, FolkArt and Decorative painting expert, shows you how to paint a blended poppy using FolkArt Multi-Surface paints.

Brush Stroke Basics: Round Brush Techniques pt. 1, Intro

Learn how to properly load a brush, have the correct consistency of paint, and brush stroke pressure—all…

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Learn how to properly load a brush, have the correct consistency of paint, and brush stroke pressure—all essential to mastering round brush strokes.

How to Paint a Butterfly with Priscilla Hauser

See how easy it is to paint a brushstroke butterfly with Priscilla Hauser.

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See how easy it is to paint a brushstroke butterfly with Priscilla Hauser.

3 Can't-Miss Techniques with FolkArt Ultra Dye

Easily brush on bold, vibrant color to wood and natural fibers with FolkArt Ultra Dye.

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Easily brush on bold, vibrant color to wood and natural fibers with FolkArt Ultra Dye.

Brush Stroke Basics: Flat Brush Techniques pt. 5, Half-Circle Stroke

Half-circle strokes are simple to do yet a decorative painting basic. Learn how to hold the flat brush and see…

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Half-circle strokes are simple to do yet a decorative painting basic. Learn how to hold the flat brush and see how quickly half-circle strokes can be painted.

Brush Stroke Basics: Flat Brush Techniques pt. 4, U-Stroke

The U-stroke is a decorative painting basic beginner stroke that is both fun and easy to master.

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The U-stroke is a decorative painting basic beginner stroke that is both fun and easy to master.
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Craft Painting eBooks

Beginner

Beginner's Guide to Ultra Dye

Master FolkArt Ultra Dye and energize your home decor projects with bold, vibrant color in this free crafting eBook!

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Painted Finishes 101

Painted Finishes 101

Learn more about FolkArt Painted Finishes and create the 11 beautiful DIY home decor projects included in this free craft eBook!

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The Ultimate Guide to Milk Paint

The Ultimate Guide to Milk Paint

Before you start your next FolkArt Milk Paint project, make sure you consult our free crafting eBook, the Ultimate Guide to Milk Paint!

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Transform Your Decor: Fun & Easy Paint Projects for Your Home

Transform Your Decor: Fun & Easy Paint Projects for Your Home

Download this free craft eBook to transform your decor with these fun, trend-inspired painting projects for your home. 

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Craft Painting Reference Documents

FolkArt Painted Finishes Rust FAQ

FolkArt Painted Finishes Rust FAQ

Learn how to use FolkArt Painted Finishes Rust to create the illusion of rust on your project

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Martha Stewart Erasable Liquid Chalk

Martha Stewart Erasable Liquid Chalk

Learn how to use the new Erasable Liquid Chalk from Martha Stewart Crafts®.

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FolkArt Super Glow FAQ

FolkArt Super Glow FAQ

Learn more about FolkArt Super Glow Premium Acrylic Glow-in-the-Dark paint by reading the FAQ.

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