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Craft Painting How-To Articles

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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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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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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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

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.

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.

Brush Stroke Basics: Round Brush Techniques pt. 1, Intro

Learn how to properly load a brush, have the correct consistency of paint, and brush stroke pressure—all…

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Learn how to properly load a brush, have the correct consistency of paint, and brush stroke pressure—all essential to mastering round brush strokes.

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: 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.

Brush Stroke Basics: Flat Brush Techniques pt. 2, Comma Stroke

This video introduces a decorative painting fundamental—the comma stroke—using a flat brush.

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This video introduces a decorative painting fundamental—the comma stroke—using a flat brush.
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Craft Painting eBooks

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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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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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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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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Craft Painting Reference Documents

Martha Stewart Marbling Medium FAQs

Martha Stewart Marbling Medium FAQs

Learn more about Martha Stewart Marbling Medium, available exclusively at Michaels, by reading the

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FolkArt Brushed Metal FAQ

FolkArt Brushed Metal FAQ

Learn more about FolkArt Brushed Metal Acrylic Paint by reading the FAQ.

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FolkArt Formula Guide

FolkArt Formula Guide

Crafting a new surface? Learn which FolkArt paint works best!

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