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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 Paint One Stroke Hummingbirds with Donna Dewberry

How to Paint One Stroke Hummingbirds with Donna Dewberry

Learn how to paint a hummingbird 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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Brush Stroke Basics: How to Use a Round Brush

Brush Stroke Basics: How to Use a Round Brush

Want to learn how to use a round brush properly? Watch the in-depth videos and download our Round Brush practice guide to master the basic round...

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Craft Painting Videos

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.

Brush Stroke Basics: Flat Brush Techniques pt. 6, All Strokes

See how to combine a variety of flat brush decorative painting brush strokes into one easy-to-follow tutorial.

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See how to combine a variety of flat brush decorative painting brush strokes into one easy-to-follow tutorial.

Brush Stroke Basics: Round Brush Techniques pt. 6, All Strokes

See a variety of basic round or liner brush strokes. When combined, these strokes can be painted as beautiful…

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See a variety of basic round or liner brush strokes. When combined, these strokes can be painted as beautiful brush stroke borders to enhance your decorative painting.

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.

Painting Rosebuds with Priscilla Hauser

Join Priscilla Hauser as she teaches us how to paint a rosebud, leaves and dot flowers on a cute chalkboard canvas!

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Join Priscilla Hauser as she teaches us how to paint a rosebud, leaves and dot flowers on a cute chalkboard canvas!

Brush Stroke Basics: Flat Brush Techniques pt. 3, S-Stroke

S-strokes are often used to enhance a surface with a decorative border. Learn how to properly use the chisel…

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S-strokes are often used to enhance a surface with a decorative border. Learn how to properly use the chisel edge of the brush as well as when to apply pressure to widen the brush stroke.
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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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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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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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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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Craft Painting Reference Documents

Delta Ceramcoat Frequently Asked Questions

Delta Ceramcoat Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to your questions on how to use Delta Ceramcoat.

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FolkArt Brush Lettering Paint Frequently Asked Questions

FolkArt Brush Lettering Paint Frequently Asked Questions

Download this document to read the complete FAQ for FolkArt Brush Lettering paint. 

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FolkArt Painted Finishes Barnwood FAQ

FolkArt Painted Finishes Barnwood FAQ

Learn how to use FolkArt Painted Finishes Barnwood to create the illusion of aged, rustic barn wood.

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