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Have a passion for craft painting? Plaid has got you covered with inspiring project ideas, painting how-to's, fabulous videos, and of course, superior products including Apple Barrel, Delta and FolkArt craft paints and accessories. Ready to learn how to paint? Be sure to visit our Let's Paint hub for more information!

Craft Painting How-To Articles

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 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 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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Brush Stroke Basics: How to Use a Flat Brush

Brush Stroke Basics: How to Use a Flat Brush

Want to learn how to use a flat brush properly? Watch these in-depth videos and download our Flat Brush practice guide to master the basic flat...

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Craft Painting Videos

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.

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: 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: 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.
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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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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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