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Craft Painting How-To Articles

How to Paint One Stroke Hydrangeas with Donna Dewberry

How to Paint One Stroke Hydrangeas with Donna Dewberry

Learn how to paint a hydrangea flower using the One Stroke method developed by artist and teacher Donna Dewberry. 

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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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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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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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Craft Painting Videos

How to Paint a Sunflower, Pt. 1: Blossom

Learn how to paint a beautiful sunflower using a small palette of FolkArt paints and just a few brushes with…

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Learn how to paint a beautiful sunflower using a small palette of FolkArt paints and just a few brushes with Donna Dewberry's acclaimed "One Stroke Painting" technique.

Brush Stroke Basics: Round Brush Techniques pt. 2, Left & Right Comma Strokes

The comma stroke is fundamental to decorative painting, and this informative video teaches how to create both…

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The comma stroke is fundamental to decorative painting, and this informative video teaches how to create both left and right angled comma strokes.

How to Paint a Sunflower, Pt. 2: Leaves and Vines

Learn how to paint beautiful sunflower "wiggle leaves" and vines with Donna Dewberry

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Learn how to paint beautiful sunflower "wiggle leaves" and vines with Donna Dewberry

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.

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.

Learn about FolkArt Home Decor Texture Chalk

Learn about FolkArt Home Decor Texture Chalk, an easy way to give furniture and home decor accessories an old…

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Learn about FolkArt Home Decor Texture Chalk, an easy way to give furniture and home decor accessories an old-world, vintage feel.
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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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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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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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Craft Painting Reference Documents

FolkArt Painted Finishes Rust FAQ

FolkArt Painted Finishes Rust FAQ

Learn how to use FolkArt Painted Finishes Rust to create the illusion of rust on your project

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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 Enamels FAQs

FolkArt Enamels FAQs

Most commonly asked questions about FolkArt Enamels.

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