Tags: art, cheap, DIY, fonts, free download, home decor, inexpensive, pictures, template, wall art
Art doesn”t have to be overly large and complex. In fact, if you can imagine it, you can create it as art. I needed two pieces of artwork – cheaply and quickly! – to replace two self-portraits my kids didn’t believe represented them well anymore (they felt their own images were too childish!). Not wanting to spend oodles of money and lots of time shopping, I decided to use this as an opportunity to drive home a message I repeat often: Stay Focused.
Tags: craft paint, folkart, glaze, painting, painting techniques, plaid, substitutes
Many painting techniques require a certain amount of glaze to be mixed with your paint colors. This is especially true for faux painting techniques. But what if you”re out of glaze? The simple fix is water. Water is a great paint extender and allows you more workable time much like glaze. Don”t be fooled — water is not the same as glaze and isn”t a…