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Types of Paint Brushes: A Guide to Choosing the Right Brush Shape

An artist s paintbrushes are one of the most important tools Choosing between all the different types of paint brushes for your project can be...

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Varnishing Your Art: 4 Things You Should Know

Working with Oil and Acrylic paints has an important benefit that you won t get with most mediums they re ideal to use with varnish We...

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Will Your Art Last? 3 Potential Problems To Keep In Mind

When you create something that you re proud of you want it to stay crisp and vibrant for as long as possible Fortunately for painters it s...

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4 Simple Money Saving Tips for Artists on a Budget

Most artists are all too familiar with the struggle of sticking to a budget that can t keep up with their creativity If you re not careful...

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3 Common Habits That Could Be Damaging Your Brushes

A high quality brush can last many times longer than a poorly made one so many artists consider it a worthwhile investment to spring for brushes...

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Learn to Paint Iris Flowers

Learn how to paint an Iris flower garden in this free step by step acrylic painting tutorial by Angela Anderson Her easy to follow instructions...

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4 Tips for Painting en Plein Air from Fine Artists

Mark Keathley I do preliminary work in acrylic blocking in the form and overall mood light quickly Changes are much easier in acrylic...

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Plein Air Painting Tips by Dena Peterson

Dena Peterson is an award-winning fine artist and plein air painter She is known for her work in the film Loving Vincent a fully painted...

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3 Brushes for DIY Holiday Calligraphy

The classic art of calligraphy has become a growing trend in recent years Brush lettering is fantastic for DIY holiday projects such as greeting...

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Watercolor Brush Calligraphy Tutorial

Learn how to design a hand-painted DIY greeting card in this quick fun video tutorial for all skill levels Jess Park paints brush lettering...

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Art Tips & Techniques from Graeme Stevenson

Graeme Stevenson demonstrates how to hand embellish a painting and other art tips and techniques on fine art show Colour In Your...

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