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Aquabord by Ampersand

Aquabord made by Ampersand is a great surface for creative watercolor paintings without the hassle of watercolor paper.

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Watercolor Art Supplies

What watercolor art supplies do I need? What can I paint on? What’s the best watercolor paint, paper, brushes? Can I watercolor on canvas, plus more…

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Painting Watercolor Flowers

The single most important thing about painting watercolor flowers is - watercolor is fun! How to paint watercolor Iris, Poppies and Echinacea flowers.

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Hummingbird Art

Hummingbird art, these little birds pack so much color and personality. What a joy doing hummingbird paintings of God's flying jewels.

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Oil Painting for Beginners

Step-by-step oil painting for beginners. What do you need to paint with oils? How do you use oil paints? Paint a brilliant Oriole on Dogwood flowers.

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Choose Paint Colors for each painting

How do professionals choose colors for paintings? Learn how to choose paint colors and create beautiful, harmonious paintings with only three or four colors.

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Artist Paintings by Carol May

The beauty of artist paintings come out of the heart of the artist. Artists paint for many reasons. Most of all we paint for the sheer joy of painting!

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Learn Painting with the artist Carol May

Learn painting with the proven foundation of successful paintings. Oil, watercolor and acrylic all use the same basics principles of art.

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Color Wheel - The Artists' Best Friend

The color wheel is the artists’ best friend and favorite tool. Use primary, secondary, tertiary, warm, cool and complimentary colors for successful paintings.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions painting artists may ask about paints, supplies, techniques, plus more.

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How to Oil Paint - Answers to FAQs

Frequent questions about how to oil paint. What do you need to oil paint, how to use oils, best paints, brushes, colors, how long to dry, cleanup and more …

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New Butterfly Paintings

Butterfly Paintings by artist Carol May

There are three new butterfly paintings done with oil paints, a Monarch, a White Peacock and an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail.

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