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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 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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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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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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Craft Painting Videos

Brush Stroke Basics - Round Brush Techniques - All Strokes

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Brush Stroke Basics - Round Brush Techniques - Intro

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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 - U Stroke

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Brush Stroke Basics - Round Brush Techniques - Left & Right Comma Strokes

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Brush Stroke Basics - Flat Brush Techniques - All Strokes

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Craft Painting eBooks

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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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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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 Stencil Spray FAQ

FolkArt Stencil Spray FAQ

Learn more about FolkArt Stencil Spray by reading the FAQ.

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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 Pickling Wash FAQ

FolkArt Pickling Wash FAQ

Learn more about FolkArt Pickling Wash by reading the FAQ.

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