Painting Blog

Gorgeous Giftables: 8 Awesome Painting Gift Ideas

Painted gift ideas

Gifts are always a meaningful gesture, especially when it's something you've painted yourself. These eight awesome painting gift ideas are bound to inspire the painter in you, giving you ideas for hand-painted gifts that you can easily make at home.Read more »

Simply Dazzling: Incorporating Metallics into Your Art

Metallics

Metallics can take your artwork to new dimensions, adding depth and intrigue to your piece. Whether you work in colored pencil or painting, learn how metallics can be incorporated into your work for dazzling results.

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Heat Up Summer with BIG Savings on Top Kits & Supplies!

summer steals sale

Long, sunny days are the perfect time to get creative! Indulge in what you love with Craftsy’s Summer Steals; you’ll find incredible savings on top kits and supplies for every craft. Bring beautiful projects to life, and celebrate summer right!

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Mixed Media Superstar: All About Bristol Board

Bristol board

Bristol board is a particular type of thick paper suited for a huge variety of media. Get to know the benefits of this work surface and see the many ways you can use it with your artwork.

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How to Draw and Paint Lovely Lily Pads

Join the centuries of artists who have been inspired these strange water-dwelling plants and learn to create your very own water lily drawing or painting.

Follow along and learn how to draw and paint these charming botanicals.

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