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Craft Painting How-To Articles

FolkArt Home Decor Frequently Asked Questions

FolkArt Home Decor Frequently Asked Questions

Learn everything you wanted to know about FolkArt Home Decor Chalk, including how to use the waxes, tools and stencils!

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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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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 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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Craft Painting Videos

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: 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.

Brush Stroke Basics: Flat Brush Techniques pt. 2, Comma Stroke

This video introduces a decorative painting fundamental—the comma stroke—using a flat brush.

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This video introduces a decorative painting fundamental—the comma stroke—using a flat brush.

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 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. 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

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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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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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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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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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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Paint by Number Frequently Asked Questions

Paint by Number Frequently Asked Questions

Learn how to use our Paint by Number kits.

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