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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 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 Prepare a Wood Surface for a Project: Sanding & Basecoating

How to Prepare a Wood Surface for a Project: Sanding & Basecoating

Planning to use a wood surface for your next craft project? Read this article to learn how to prepare a wood surface for a project—including...

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How to Prepare a Terra Cotta Clay Flower Pot for Painting Projects

How to Prepare a Terra Cotta Clay Flower Pot for Painting Projects

Planning to use a terra cotta clay pot for your next craft project? Read this article to learn how to prepare a clay pot for painting a project...

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Craft Painting Videos

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: Flat Brush Techniques pt. 1, Straight & Chisel Strokes

Mastering the Straight Stroke and the Chisel Edge Stroke is the best place to begin learning proper brush pressure.

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Mastering the Straight Stroke and the Chisel Edge Stroke is the best place to begin learning proper brush pressure.

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.

How to Paint a Poppy with Priscilla Hauser

Priscilla Hauser, FolkArt and Decorative painting expert, shows you how to paint a blended poppy using FolkArt…

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Priscilla Hauser, FolkArt and Decorative painting expert, shows you how to paint a blended poppy using FolkArt Multi-Surface paints.

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.
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Craft Painting eBooks

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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