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Knowledge & Questions About "Painting"

Are stretched canvases or box canvases better for paintings?

I would really love to get into painting abstract artwork, but I have no idea where to start with materials. I think I would mostly like to work with acrylic paint and maybe occasionally oil paint. ...
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Painting - Are stretched canvases or box canvases better for paintings?
Asked by Melissa Rogers
60 days ago
2 likes | 1 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

What is the best paint for painting on a denim jacket?

I am going to a concert in October and I have a denim jacket that I would really like to decorate. I would like to paint onto the back of the jacket, and I am wondering what would be the best paint to...
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Painting - What is the best paint for painting on a denim jacket?
Asked by Emma Moore
70 days ago
3 likes | 1 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

How to paint a wicker chair?

Hi, thanks for reading. Just appreciate any advice you might be able to offer. We have some older wicker cane chairs that we are really getting bored of. And we were wondering what we would need to...
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Painting - How to paint a wicker chair?
Asked by Barry Stevens
107 days ago
1 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

Is it bad that I want to paint this dresser?

Hello, please can you settle an argument I am having with my friend. I have a very small, French holiday chalet, that we use for holidays and to get away from London life. And I am not an interior des...
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Painting - Is it bad that I want to paint this dresser?
Asked by Jackie Altham
107 days ago
2 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

What is the best paint for painting wooden furniture?

I have recently started painting wooden furniture as a hobby and I'm really enjoying it. I really like upcycling vintage or maybe we'll call it retro furniture, and making it look modern and interesti...
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Painting - What is the best paint for painting wooden furniture?
Asked by Anne Lovett
110 days ago
3 likes | 4 comments | 7 votes | 0 follows

Are paint stencils really making a comeback?

Is stenciling really making a comeback? I remember when I was a kid, my mum up a ladder and endlessly stenciling a border around the top of our living room wall. She loved to watch a TV show called...
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Painting - Are paint stencils really making a comeback?
Asked by Emma Nate
113 days ago
1 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

How do you paint teak garden furniture?

Help! I was given some perfectly usable garden chairs. I think they are teak. They are very heavy and have absolutely no sign of rotting on them and as I recall, teak is the wood used for garden furni...
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Painting - How do you paint teak garden furniture?
Asked by Kyle Kendrick
114 days ago
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