Monthly Archives: October 2011

It’s a Snowy Night

These resin snowball votives are an exciting, unique and functional surface to paint on. Prep to the surface is very minimal. The paint adheres beautifully to the surface and doesn’t chip off. Floats of shades and highlights turn out awesome because of the smooth texture to the surface. The cuts on the resin balls add…

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Painting Day Fun

I went on a painting frenzy; once I started Icouldn’t stop!

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Quick and easy ornaments

It’s always great to have a wide variety of quick and easy projects to paint for the holiday season because you never know when you might need a last minute gift. I came up with two fun and easy designs on our Rusted Stars and our Rusted Snowflakes that are so easy to paint. I…

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Quick and Easy Ornament

Tis the Season for needing some quick and easy ideas for last minute holiday gifts and our Rusted Star-4 pack is a great place to start.  Ornaments are always a fun gift and these could easily be tucked inside a holiday card or used as a package tie-on. I used an old pattern as inspiration…

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Anita’s Quick and Easy Projects

At this time of year having quick and easy projects up your sleeve are essential. Whether you have small hands that like to create or bring something over to your neighbor or if invited to a last minute holiday gathering, a quick project will make the difference between a stressful and stress-less season. My nieces…

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Garden Flowers with Linda Lover

One of the most exciting things about painting is that it can open the door to many discoveries.  It can be through using paints and mediums or brushes and tools. Being self-taught, I’ve found that new discoveries have given me the greatest opportunity for personal growth as well as having made my own journey in…

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A Color Change for the Snow Blocks

I thought maybe the Snow Blocks would be fun in a traditional Christmas palette.  So I got out my favorite red and green and went to work.  This little project paints up really quickly – hint…all of the white places remain the raw resin, so there’s no basecoating of the letters or the snowman face! …

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We’re looking for Designers

The Artist’s Club is gearing up for an extremely busy 2012!  We have loads of new surfaces coming our way, and we’re going to need some help with Artist’s Club’s exclusive patterns. If you’re interested in becoming a part of our Design Team, email us a photograph of an original design along with written instructions…

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Winter Whimsy Painting Frenzy

Renee’s latest book, Winter Whimsy, is here  just in time for the craft show painting frenzy we’re all in the midst of.  What’s a quicker and better money maker than ornaments?  While customers are hesitant to buy 1 higher ticket item, they’ll buy 4 or 5 ornaments, thus spending more!  Gotta love that logic! I…

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