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Craft Painting How-To Articles

How to Cure Painted Glass Projects

How to Cure Painted Glass Projects

When using FolkArt Enamels or one of Plaid's multi-surface acrylic paint formulas, make sure to read these instructions on how to cure your...

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How to Prepare a Wood Surface for a Project: Sanding & Basecoating

How to Prepare a Wood Surface for a Project: Sanding & Basecoating

Planning to use a wood surface for your next craft project? Read this article to learn how to prepare a wood surface for a project—including...

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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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How to Paint One Stroke Hydrangeas with Donna Dewberry

How to Paint One Stroke Hydrangeas with Donna Dewberry

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

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Craft Painting Videos

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.

Brush Stroke Basics: Round Brush Techniques pt. 3, Left & Right S-Strokes

The round brush “S Stroke,” one of the fundamental brush strokes, is important to learn and is ideal when…

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The round brush “S Stroke,” one of the fundamental brush strokes, is important to learn and is ideal when painting anything from leaves to decorative borders.

Brush Stroke Basics: Round Brush Techniques pt. 2, Left & Right Comma Strokes

The comma stroke is fundamental to decorative painting, and this informative video teaches how to create both…

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The comma stroke is fundamental to decorative painting, and this informative video teaches how to create both left and right angled comma strokes.

DIY Faux Concrete & Moss Painted Finishes from FolkArt

Transform your projects with FolkArt Painted Finishes - Concrete and Moss transform this easy DIY!

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Transform your projects with FolkArt Painted Finishes - Concrete and Moss transform this easy DIY!

How To Use Milk Paint on Raw Wood

It's so easy to get a beautiful finish with FolkArt Milk Paint! Watch this short video to learn the process.

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It's so easy to get a beautiful finish with FolkArt Milk Paint! Watch this short video to learn the process.

Brush Stroke Basics: Round Brush Techniques pt. 4, Curlicues & Scrolls

The round or liner brush “Curlicue” and “Scroll” strokes are not only fun, they are also charming when painted…

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The round or liner brush “Curlicue” and “Scroll” strokes are not only fun, they are also charming when painted as decorative accents or borders.
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Craft Painting eBooks

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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From Design to Decor: Learn How to Concept, Design, and Paint Your Furniture

From Design to Decor: Learn How to Concept, Design, and Paint Your Furniture

Have you ever wanted to paint your own furniture but aren’t sure where to start? While painting your own furniture pieces may seem daunting at…

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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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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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Craft Painting Reference Documents

FolkArt Painted Finishes Concrete FAQ

FolkArt Painted Finishes Concrete FAQ

Learn how to use FolkArt Painted Finishes Concrete to create the illusion of concrete.

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FolkArt Enamels FAQs

FolkArt Enamels FAQs

Most commonly asked questions about FolkArt Enamels.

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FolkArt Outdoor FAQs

FolkArt Outdoor FAQs

Most commonly asked questions about FolkArt Outdoor Paint.

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