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Mar 27, 2020

Artist paint brushes, choosing the right one is easier than ever.

Knowing about artist paint brushes can save an artist money, precious time and a lot of frustration. Synthetic or Natural, Angular or Flat

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Mar 27, 2020

MDF Wood – A versatile painting surface for the decorative painter.

MDF wood is fantastic! If you've heard of MDF board but you’re wondering what it is, you'll find the answers here. You’re going to love using it for your projects!

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Mar 08, 2020

Transferring designs for tole and decorative painting.

Learn some easy ways of transferring designs for all your acrylic painting needs.

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Mar 06, 2020

Preparing Paint for All Painting Situations

Preparing paint to get the right consistency is critical if you want the best results. Here I describe what you need to know.

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Feb 14, 2020

A quick fabric paint tutorial on a sweatshirt.

Hide stains using this fabric paint tutorial to salvage old sweatshirts and T-shirts!

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Jan 22, 2020

Paint

How does one remove the artwork from a glass water bong.

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Jan 22, 2020

Can you deliberately make Pebeo Vitrea 160 paints tacky?

I have an odd question - I just bought a new set of Pebeo Vitrea 160 paints, but they’re too new and perfect for what I’m doing with them (my previous

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Nov 10, 2019

Painted Glass

I saw on your site that food/drink should not come in contact with the vitrea paint for glass. If I use vitrea to paint glasses on the outside only, are

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Nov 10, 2019

Painting Slates that have been previously used on a roof.

I am having trouble with my acrylic paint peeling off of slates that I have painted. When kept indoors, there is no problem. But these slates have been

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Nov 05, 2019

Be Merry Cardinal Pattern Packet

This Be Merry Cardinal Pattern Packet is perfectly suited for Intermediate painters and adventurous Beginners as well. Paint in acrylics and enjoy all seasons.

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Sep 14, 2019

CBP0030 - Give Thanks Coasters and Bowl Pattern Packet

Enjoy pattern packet CBP0030 - Give Thanks Coasters and Bowl. Fun to paint and to share, this design is perfect for the Autumn and Thanks Giving season.

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Aug 28, 2019

CBP0026 - Funky Art Mirrors Or Picture Frames Project

Create these Funky Art Mirrors or Picture Frames. This is a fun project for all levels of painter. Makes perfect gifts or enjoy for yourself.

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Aug 26, 2019

Paint this Garden Sign to spruce up your garden & inspire your plants.

Paint this Garden Sign on a barrel stave or any rectangular surface. Easy step-by-step instructions for perfect results and a pleasurable painting experience.

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Aug 01, 2019

Wood Varnish Adds Life and Lustre to Your Painted Work

Wood varnish protects and enhances finished surfaces. Yet many people fear applying it. This page tells you exactly how to varnish to get the results you want.

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Jun 08, 2019

Bringing back old to new

This is an old dressing table/desk I bought for 50.00 and the inspiration for refinishing it was it smelled like smoke. Nothing I did would take it away.

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