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How To : Craft a colorful painted umbrella

Brighten up a rainy day with a beautiful painted umbrella. You'll stand out from the crowd, even in a downpour, if you follow this video's instructions on making stencils to decorate an umbrella. Heads will turn when you show off your fun design!

How To : Make a hand-painted tie for Father’s Day

Handmade gifts are always appreciated. Hand painting ties can be wonderful, creative work, especially if it is for Dad on Father’s Day. You’ll make a keepsake he’ll treasure forever. You Will Need: • Fabric • Scissors • A tie pattern • Needle and thread • Wax paper • A ...more

How To : Make finger paints

Make art on a budget! The kids will have a blast making their own finger paints! You Will Need * 1/2 c. cornstarch * 1/2 tsp. salt * 2 c. cold water * Food coloring * 1 medium saucepan * Mini storage bowls with lids * 1 tbsp. glycerin Step 1: Mix ingredients in the saucepan M ...more

News : The Art of Painted Advertising

Painting on giant billboards on the side of buildings is a dying art form. This amazing documentary tells the story of some of these modern masters. More info to be found here.

How To : Mix colors for oil & acrylic paints

This video was very informative and well planned. However, the video does become boring after the first two minutes. It will become easier for an individual to comprehend with this video if perhaps there are better examples that artists can relate too. Perhaps if the demonstra ...more

How To : Clean crayon marks off of painted walls

Don’t panic if you’ve got a budding Picasso at home—cleaning crayon off of painted walls is simple. Check out this Howcast video tutorial on how to clean crayon marks off of painted walls. You Will Need * A clean white rag * A clean sponge * Liquid dish detergent * A bowl or ...more

How To : Use a Japanese painted fern in your garden

In the plant world, not all things are green. This also is especially true for ferns. These plants can grow in a variety of different colors and differ from many other types as well. In this tutorial, you'll find out about the Japanese painted fern and how you can use it in y ...more

News : Exquisitely Painted Earthly Minerals

Carly Waito's beautifully rendered oil paintings of minerals totally inspire me to pick up a brush and start painting. Waito showed her series at Toronto's Narwhal Art Projects: "A graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design with a degree in Industrial Design, Waito's ...more

News : Artist Paints the World Invisible

“Western Imports”, by artist Cayetano Ferrer, uses inkjet prints to create site-specific optical illusions in public spaces. "Ferrer uses existing forms in order to engage in a dialog about the constant flux of the built, contemporary environment. Using inkjet prints on exist ...more

News : Magical LED Graffiti "Paints" With Video

Just like magic - incredible new project from Sweatshoppe in which video is "painted" onto a wall. Video demonstration below, (don't miss it! absolutely visually amazing). Process works as follows (Design Boom): "Sweatshoppe...uses video mapping techniques as a means of vide ...more

How To : Begin watercolor painting

Painting with watercolors doesn't have to be left to the experts! Now you can learn the basics, from supplies to techniques for creating interesting paintings in this free online art lesson on video about painting taught by expert Larry Dubitsky. Begin watercolor painting - Pa ...more

How To : Fix mistakes while oil painting a colored portrait

Have you ever screwed up a painting before? Beyond repair? Well, it might be able to be saved after all, at least, thanks to these tips from Merrill Kazanjian. He recently screwed up a dry brush color portrait of New York Yankee Captain Derek Jeter. He messed it up, but was a ...more

How To : Do an oil painting from start to finish

This video shows the artist beginning an oil painting by blocking in the sky and foreground underpainting. Part 1 of 3 - How to Do an oil painting from start to finish. Part 2 of 3 - How to Do an oil painting from start to finish. Part 3 of 3 - How to Do an oil painting from ...more

How To : Glaze artwork (painting with transparency)

Watch this tutorial to learn how to glaze artwork (painting with transparency). Make sure to pause the video after each step and look at the screen every few seconds while you are drawing. "What is Glazing? The technical answer is 1.) multiple thin layers of transparent oil p ...more

How To : Use watercolor painting techniques

Polish your watercolor painting skills with this tutorial, which features tips on how to create several watercolor painting effects. You'll learn how to do a wash, a glaze, dry brush detailing, dropping color, and bleeding. Combine the methods together for a watercolor paint ...more

How To : Do a simple, quick light painting with flashlights

Light painting (or light writing) is a relatively new art form combining flashlights and long camera exposures to create amazing still images with designs literally drawn on them in light. This video features an experienced light painter teaching you the basics of the at in on ...more

How To : Do portrait painting using color as value

Sessions Online School of Fine Arts brings you this tutorial video on painting. Search WonderHowTo for Sessions Online School of Fine Arts for more art tutorials. This video art lesson demonstrates how to use color as value in the art of portrait painting.

How To : Do an underpainting for portrait painting

Sessions Online School of Fine Arts brings you this tutorial video on painting. Search WonderHowTo for Sessions Online School of Fine Arts for more art tutorials. This video art lesson demonstrates how to do an underpainting for portrait painting.

How To : Draw a rooster in Chinese brush painting

draw a rooster India ink and watercolor on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint to practice painting these majestic roosters.

How To : Simulate a watercolor painting in Photoshop

Photoshopuniverse shows you how to simulate a watercolor painting on Photoshop. With this you can take any photo and make it look like it was a water color painting. Take any photo and then duplicate the layer 3 times including original. Focus on the first layer go to cut out. ...more

How To : Texture with projection painting in Blender 2.5

This clip presents detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to texture 3D objects with projection painting in Blender 2.5. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the looko ...more

How To : Become Fashion Friendly By Painting Your Nails

Do you wanna be that person who stands out in a crowd? Our society dictates our fashion sense. We believe we all must look like who ever is the "most popular" in the media (TV, film, magazines etc.). Our choice to express our self is very limited because of the stigma of what ...more

How To : Do wolf face painting

Woof woof! Face painting sure can liven up an otherwise tedious children's party, and few things get get the kids howling more than turning their face into a wolf! This simple how to shows the steps to create the base and work your way up to the finished scary product. Werewol ...more

How To : Create stop motion light painting for animation

In this tutorial, we learn how to create stop motion light painting for animation First, you need to be outdoors in the dark or in a very dark room. Then, grab a still camera that can open a shutter for a long amount of time to capture the lighting. Next, lock the camera down ...more

How To : Texture a head with projection painting in Blender

This clip provides detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to texture a head with projection painting when working in Blender. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the ...more

How To : Do Photoshop painting basics for beginners

This series is the basic training you need to get up and running with Photoshop, so that you can be a better digital painter. Knowing how to use all the tools and options that pertain to digital painting, photomanipulation, and photo editing will save you lots of time, so it's ...more

How To : Texture with projection painting in Blender 2.49

With the release of Blender 2.49, comes the ability to stencil images onto your model via projection. This tutorial goes through the process of setting up your model and it’s UVs in order to “projection paint” your textures onto the model. Whether you're new to the Blender Fou ...more

How To : Get face painting ideas

Looking for face painting designs? Learn how to make a pirate, batman signal, rainbow, and Mardi Gras mask with face paints in this free video series about face painting ideas. Part 1 of 16 - How to Get face painting ideas. Get face painting ideas - Part 2 of 16. Click through ...more

How To : Prepare a canvas for painting

Sometimes you will need a hammer to put together the stretchers for your canvas. Learn how to stretch and prepare a canvas for painting from a professional artist in this free video. Prepare a canvas for painting - Part 1 of 16. Click through to watch this video on expertvilla ...more

How To : Digitally ink and painting for 2D animation

Animate drawings by scanning them and painting them on the computer. Learn how to scan and color hand-drawn animations using Adobe Photoshop and Flash in this free computer art lesson from a professor of animation and interactive media. Part 1 of 15 - How to Digitally ink and ...more

How To : Make a watercolor painting of an existing sketch

Learn how to stretch your paper and prepare it for painting in the watercolor style from this how-to video series. Pick up some techniques for watercolor, like wet on wet paint, using salt for texture, creating shadows, detailing, color choice, and finishing. Watch these video ...more

How To : Use acetate sheet to develop watercolor painting

This video teaches the secrets of using acetate sheet to develop watercolor painting. Some tips of using acetate sheet to develop watercolor painting are: Acetate sheets will come to use mainly when painting flowers, nature, birds, animals, etc. (e.g., flower in this video). I ...more

How To : Prep for painting

Expert Real Estate Tips and Andy Sjostrom with The Good Handyman demonstrate how to prep for painting. A good handyman will handle your items with care. Be sure to remove light fixtures. Before you begin to tape off an area, take a damp rag and clean the areas that will be tap ...more

How To : Prime your walls and get them ready for painting

Before you start a paint job you will need to prime the surface of the wall. Priming is necessary if the wall is a dark color or stained or bumpy at all. Once you've decided to prime and paint, check out this tutorial for advice on how to go about it. You Will Need • Dropclot ...more

How To : Prepare surfaces before painting with Lowe's

In this video, we learn how to prepare surfaces before painting with Lowe's. First, you will need to place a drop cloth on the floor and apply painter's tape to all the outlets and spots you don't want paint to touch. After this, clean off the walls and remove all the dust and ...more

How To : Understand artist tools for painting

In this tutorial, we learn how to understand artist tools for painting. The first tool is plastic, which can be use for great textures on the painting. Cheap brushes are great for painting in big spaces and fan brushes are great for painting wider widths. A badger hair brush w ...more

News : Making Art on Your iOS Device, Part 2: Painting

Whereas yesterday's segment of Making Art on Your iOS Device focused on the technical elements of drawing from life, today we enter the painterly realm of David Hockney and Jorge Colombo. The apps below can be categorized under "painting"—or more accurately, the digital creat ...more

How To : Prepare a warhammer 40k mold for painting

From Prime It Up and for the beginning painter comes an end to end tutorial about painting a 40K Space Ork. This sequence covers tools, mold lines, and their removal. Part 1 of 4 - How to Prepare a warhammer 40k mold for painting. Part 2 of 4 - How to Prepare a warhammer 40k ...more

How To : Use a caulk gun for painting

Tim Carter demonstrates how to get professional painting results by caulking all cracks between woodwork and walls before painting. What are the most important tools when painting an interior wall? The paint brush or the paint roller? No, it is the caulk gun. The caulk gun is ...more

How To : Draw a lotus flower in sumi-e Chinese ink painting

Chinese tradition has always honored lotus flowers. Essentially, the lotus flower represents peace, creativity and purity amid adverse surroundings. This is a perfect subject matter for sumi ink painting. Watch this instructional painting video to practice painting lotus flowe ...more

How To : Draw a roaring tiger in Chinese brush painting

Watch this instructional painting video to draw a roaring tiger with India ink and water color on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint to practice painting thes ...more

How To : Mount your Chinese painting or sumi-e ink drawing

Since sumi-e ink paintings or any sort of painting on rice paper warp the surface and create waves, they can be quite complicated to frame. The fragility of the paper is also something to take into consideration, and requires a special technique that won't tear the painting. L ...more

How To : Draw a dragon in Chinese brush painting

Watch this instructional painting video to paint a dragon with India ink and watercolor on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint to practice painting these majes ...more

How To : Draw a tabby cat in Chinese brush painting

Watch this instructional painting video to paint a tabby cat with India ink and watercolor on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint to practice painting these ad ...more

How To : Draw an orchid in Sumi-e Chinese brush painting

Watch this instructional painting video to paint an orchid with India ink and watercolor on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint to practice painting these beau ...more

How To : Draw a hummingbird in Chinese brush painting

Watch this instructional painting video to paint a hummingbird with India ink and watercolor on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint to practice painting these ...more

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