Follow Your Dreams Canvas: Mixed Media Cricut Project

This painted project uses original stencils cut from heavy paper or stencil film with a Cricut die cutting machine.  The stencils plus colorful gel pens create an attractive pattern on the painted surface and an interesting background for your choice of inspirational text.

Brushes and More: Exploring Brushes, Knives and Other Paint Tools Plus Beginner Paint Project

Explore the painter’s tools of the trade.  Discover the anatomy of a paint brush and learn to  choose the proper brush for your next painting project.   See what each of five common brush types can do as you create a colorful ‘brush stroke’ painting.  

All About Paint: Help Choosing the Right Paint for Your Next Project

Exploring Acrylic, Oil, and Watercolor Paints. Welcome to the first in a series of posts on art supplies. Today’s post is all about paint. We’ll be digging into paint ingredients and discovering how those ingredients affect the working properties of the paint. We’ll compare acrylic, oil, and watercolor paints to … Read MoreAll About Paint: Help Choosing the Right Paint for Your Next Project