Basic Paint Brush Care to get the most life from your brushes. I have used many methods to clean my brushes and this one has been the best for me. I use inexpensive brushes but they do a great job as long as I care for them properly. Your paint brushes are your friends, they can make or break your attempts to create a wonderful painting or get the effect you are aiming for so basic paint brush care is essential. Today I am going to show you how I get the most from my brushes and keep ... Read More about easy Paint Brush Care
Basic painting brush strokes make up Decorative painting and is rather like learning to write. Different brushes create different effects using the same strokes. When you learn basic painting brush strokes you can create endless designs. Putting the strokes together in different ways can be so much fun and you develop your own style over time. To learn basic painting brush strokes, the best advice I can give you is to practice, practice and practice some more. Many ... Read More about Learn Basic Painting Brush Strokes
When it comes to painting I have my tried and true stash I use every time I paint. These tools are essential to my success and I know you will find them helpful too. Painting Supplies the Basics FYI: I have a downloadable check list you can print in my Resource Library. More on that below. Lets get started with the Paints. In Decorative Painting I got my start with Plaid FolkArt bottled acrylics and I still primarily use them to this day but there are other brands that work well ... Read More about Painting Supplies – The Basics
How I first got started painting and why I started this site. I first got started painting 20 years ago. I wanted to learn Decorative Painting rather than fine art. I can highly recommend starting in the Decorative Painting field for a few reasons: It is less intimidating than other forms of painting. (at least it was for me)You can get started painting on a relatively low budgetWhat you learn will go far when you decide to go into other forms of painting. (this I am finding out in my ... Read More about How I First Got Started Painting
I can't believe it is finally done. There was a lot of hiccups along the way. A husband nearly cutting off his left fingers, a new program to learn and some video snafu's but I made it through and you are going to be painting butterflies before you know it! click here to go directly to the course How to Paint Lavender and Monarchs on Glass This workshop is a detailed step by step video intensive lesson on painting these lovely Monarch butterflies and lavender. ... Read More about Paint Lavender and Monarchs on Glass Workshop is Ready!