Painting

Bring beautiful paintings to life with the Craftsy Painting Blog’s inspirational roundups and in-depth tutorials. Gain confidence working with oils, acrylics, watercolors and more!


Kick Off The Holiday Weekend Early With 8 New Classes!

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Painting, Quilting, Sewing, Woodworking |

Embark on your next creative journey this Labor Day weekend with 8 brand new class, now available for up to 33% off!

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Glazing With Acrylic Matte Medium: It’s Easy to Do!

Posted by on Aug 27, 2014 in Painting |

Get acquainted with acrylic matte medium and learn to use it in your everyday painting techniques. I'll demonstrate glazing, a way to build rich, complex color in your images. It's easy to do with the help of matte medium!

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Learn to Draw Beautiful Waterscapes With Our FREE Mixed Media eGuide!

Posted by on Aug 27, 2014 in Drawing, Painting |

Get ready to draw and paint your way to creating the waterscape works of your dreams! With expert instruction and step-by-step guidance, you discover endless mixed media possibilities! And, here's the best part — you can do it for FREE!

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Inspiring Artwork: Announcing the #ShowUsYourHands Contest Winner!

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014 in Drawing, Painting | Comments

Discover the winner of the 2014 #ShowUsYourHands Contest, a drawing hands contest from Craftsy, and view some of our favorite, inspiring entries!

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Let Your Garden Be Your Muse: Painting Flowers in Mixed Media Techniques

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 in Drawing, Painting | Comments

If you're looking for inspiration for your next mixed media masterpiece, look no further than your garden. Flowers are a naturally fantastic artistic muse. Here's how to render them in bold, bright colors using pen and ink + watercolor!

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Win 2 Illustrated Books & Mixed Media: Pen, Ink & Watercolor!

Posted by on Aug 18, 2014 in Contests & Giveaways, Drawing, Painting | Comments

Enter our giveaway for your chance to win Craftsy instructor Matt Rota's featured work in books and online class Craftsy class, Mixed Media: Pen, Ink & Watercolor, a $70 value! Click to enter here by August 27, 2014!

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