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Craft Painting How-To Articles

Can't-Miss Tips on How to Paint by Number

Can't-Miss Tips on How to Paint by Number

Before you tackle your first Paint by Number kit, make sure you read this article! 

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How to Prepare Tin for a Craft Painting Project

How to Prepare Tin for a Craft Painting Project

Planning to use an item made of tin for your next craft project? Read this article to learn how to prepare tin for painting a project—as well...

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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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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. 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.

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!

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. 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.

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.

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

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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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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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 Super Glow FAQ

FolkArt Super Glow FAQ

Learn more about FolkArt Super Glow Premium Acrylic Glow-in-the-Dark 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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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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