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Craft Painting How-To Articles

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 Prep a Surface for Painting with FolkArt Multi-Surface Paints

How to Prep a Surface for Painting with FolkArt Multi-Surface Paints

Learn how to prep the many surfaces you can use with FolkArt® Multi-Surface Acrylic Paint.

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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 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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Craft Painting Videos

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: Flat Brush Techniques pt. 1, Straight & Chisel Strokes

Mastering the Straight Stroke and the Chisel Edge Stroke is the best place to begin learning proper brush pressure.

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Mastering the Straight Stroke and the Chisel Edge Stroke is the best place to begin learning proper brush pressure.

How to Create Your Own Faux Barnwood and Rust Finish

Introducing the EASIEST technique to get an incredible faux Barnwood and Rust finish using FolkArt Painted Finishes!

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Introducing the EASIEST technique to get an incredible faux Barnwood and Rust finish using FolkArt Painted Finishes!

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.

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.

Brush Stroke Basics: Round Brush Techniques pt. 5, Dots

This quick video shows you a fun technique used to create dot embellishments on your decorative paintings.

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This quick video shows you a fun technique used to create dot embellishments on your decorative paintings.
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Craft Painting eBooks

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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