Painting

Busy Brushes Classroom

Busy Brushed have a great site with classroom instruction for color theory, Preparing a Sta-WetŪ Palette, Applying Fabric to Wood, Worksheets for painting roses, leaves, ribbons, doilies, and lilacs. They also have a few free patterns.

Cottage Craft Mercantile Painting Tips

They have information on for Acrylic Painting for transferring patterns, preparing the wood, base coating, sideloading, stippling, finishing and other tips. The images shown on this site are protected by copyright and cannot be printed or downloaded without written permission from Cottage Craft Mercantile.

Fall River Decorative Arts

Fall River has 2 really good sections. The first is Education which has tips & tricks and articles on painting. The second section is Free Stuff that has free patterns with detailed instructions for pictures to paint.

Painting Magazine Online

This magazine has some really neat painting crafts for kids and adults.

That's Too Cute!

They have a monthly e-mail newsletter by all of the members on their list. Topics include book reviews, tips-n-techniques, product information, supply sources and web sites. It's free to join up. Then the link called "Button Box", has tips and tricks compiled from all the members. They give away free patterns and you can read some reviews on the hottest Painting books.

Tole and Decorative Painting on the Web

This is a huge site with lots of really nice projects with instructions, a list of guilds, bulletin board, list of suppliers, books, events, FAQ, color conversion, a free pattern for a bunny and lots more.