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Craft Painting How-To Articles

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 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 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 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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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.

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.

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.

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: 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.
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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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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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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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Craft Painting Reference Documents

FolkArt Color Shift FAQ

FolkArt Color Shift FAQ

Learn more about FolkArt Color Shift Acrylic Paint by reading the FAQ.

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FolkArt Stencil Spray FAQ

FolkArt Stencil Spray FAQ

Learn more about FolkArt Stencil Spray by reading the FAQ.

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Martha Stewart Marbling Medium FAQs

Martha Stewart Marbling Medium FAQs

Learn more about Martha Stewart Marbling Medium, available exclusively at Michaels, by reading the

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