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Mar 06, 2018

Painted antique milk cans make stunning accents for your home.

Antique milk cans are awesome when painted up in various ways. Here's one I painted for a client featuring some flowers from her garden.

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Feb 12, 2018

About sand painting

Shall I have to apply Fevicol on MDF board for sand painting ???? (2) —primer should apply before sand bonded with Fevicol on MDF board or after sand

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Feb 10, 2018

Coffee and Kumquats

Had enjoyed painting a still life of Ronnie Bringles and decided I was experienced enough to set up my own still life. Love Cypriot coffee which is

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Feb 09, 2018

Painting unfinished pine shelf

I will be painting pine shelves that I bought from Home Depot. A couple of the shelves have a few knots. I'm painting the shelves a dark gray and wondered

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Jan 23, 2018

Vase too tall for oven

I have a large vase that I painted and need to cure (have no pic). I realized that the vase is too tall for the oven. Can I lay it down? will the paint

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Jan 23, 2018

metal painting

What kind of paint is best to use to paint upon metal surfaces?

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Jan 23, 2018

How to get the Pebeo Vitrea 160 Glossy Brilliant paints to be less transparent and more solid

I am doing a project on wine glasses and I need the paint to be more solid and less transparent. What do I need to do for the technique to get this effect.

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Jan 17, 2018

Draw imaginary creatures as a drawing exercise.

Have fun with imaginary creatures as you play with this drawing exercise. It's relaxing and stimulating all at the same time. No drawing experience needed!

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Jan 03, 2018



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Dec 13, 2017

Stained glass colour on entrance needs and update

Hi, We would like to change the look of our entrance door. The stained glass colour is some kind of brownish orange. I was wondering to what colours the

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Dec 13, 2017

Is a sealer required

Should I use a sealer after baking Pebeo Vitrea 160 painted ceramic tiles?

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Dec 04, 2017

Painting wine glasses

I have painted about 15 wine glasses and have used glass paint and sharpies which i have never used before.I would like to put them in the oven to set

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Nov 15, 2017

Painting over stain?

I have an unfinished wooden piece that I want to stain and show off the beautiful wood grain, but I also want to do decorative painting with acrylics

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Nov 15, 2017


I was inspired to do this when I found some painted engraved rocks at the craft store. The stones can be bought at Michael's craft store and the plaque

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Nov 01, 2017

Vitrail over acrylic markers used on glass object?

Can I paint Vitrail over designs on glass I made using an acrylic marker? I was concerned the Vitrail will dissolve the acrylic design.

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