PearBerry Basket Online Video Project

My newest online video tutorial is “PearBerry Blessings”, refined primitive design of a rustic basket filled with pears. You can paint this project along with me in more than 6 hours of step-by-step video instruction. Here’s a short trailer for this project to give you a taste… Sign up to take the class now – Just $12.99!

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FREE – BEWITCHED HALLOWEEN TAGS WITH ANY PURCHASE

BEWITCHED HALLOWEEN TAGS When you place any order at DecorativePaintingStore.com, you will get a link to download a sheet of 8 “Bewitched” Halloween eTags.   Valid through 10/31/13. The link will be in your “Thank You for Your Order #” Email confirmation (NOT in the payment confirmation email). Just print on white card stock using your colored printer, cut out, punch a hole in side or corner to insert a tie. These would look so cute tied to a bag of treats, tie to a ball jar, a candle holder, or anything you choose.

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Artist at Work Teddy Bear – New Design by Pam Gonnason

Artist at Work by Pam Gonnason New Pattern Available as Download or By Mail Pam says… Percival, my little artist bear, seems to be in a bit of mess—perhaps too many projects on the go? I painted him on a 1 gallon tin paint can (available from most paint shops or hardware stores.) I am using it to store odds and ends in the classroom. This pattern would suit a variety of surfaces, so use your imagination and have fun! Get this and other fun patterns to paint at DecorativePaintingStore.com

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ePackets Galore! Paint something for winter & spring!

More New ePackets… We’ve add lots of great new ePatterns by the following artists… Jeanne Bobish, Betty Bowers, Cyndi Combs, Cat Davis, Sue Getto, and Pat Gonnason And we still have more to come as we are adding them as fast as our fingers can navigate the keyboard! Here’s a sampling of the new ePackets to spark your interest! To see all of them, click here. CAT DAVIS Cat has 4 new spring packets. Click here to see them all. BETTY BOWERS We will have lots of new Packets by Betty Bowers. Betty has previously published many books in the Down Home series. Click here to see more packets by Betty. PAM GONNASON We have added Pam to our list of artists, and now how 3 of her packets in the store. Pam is also the author of Bears on Country Lane and Winter on Country Lane. To see Pam’s patterns, click here. JEANNE BOBISH Jeanne has a pretty new Easter Banner that fits her banner header. To see more of Jeanne’s patterns, click here. CYNDI COMBS More Funky Chickens! This ePacket or Packet by Mail features 4 new delightfully funky chickens. Also, check out Cyndi’s new Winter Wonderland ornaments.…

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Painting on Paper ePackets & More New Designs by Decorative Painting Artists

Untitled Document Kate Belton has a wonderful new design for your home… Pots Who would’ve believed you could create such cute projects painting on plain on brown kraft paper??? Meet our newest designer, Catherine “Cat” Davis of Painted Paper Craftin’. Cat lives in California, and she creates the cutest designs using brown kraft paper as her painting surface. Of course, all the designs could be easily converted to wood cutouts. They are sooo very cute and should paint up quick & easy!Here’s some of her fall and Christmas designs, we’ve just added to the store. Christmas Gift Card Holders Santa Pocket Santa HO HO Wreath We Be Witchin’ You Wreath Sunny Scarecrow Pocket Winnie Witch Pocket Halloween Treat Pockets Cat’s brown-paper technique creates a finished item that is lightweight, durable, and weather resistant. Thanksgiving Silverware Pockets New Cyndi Combs Packet Cyndi’s new packet… Wynter Kitties Ornaments… is already a hit and I haven’t even had time to announce it! The Decorative Painting Store 726 Meadow View Drive, Villa Hills, KY 41017 USA 859-630-1627  

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. More ePackets… We on a roll with ePackets.  Here’s some new ones we’ve added. Gum Leavesby Kate Belton We’ve added new designer, Kate Belton, of Australia to our roster of ePacket designers. These two are the first ones available and are painted using JoSonja acrylics and Matisse Acrylic Inks. Elephantsby Kate Belton Wines & GrapesClothespin Buddyby Jeanne Bobish It’s a Wrapby Cyndi Combs Watermelon Catby Sharon Saylor-Chinnback by popular demand ScarecrowClothespin Buddyby Jeanne Bobish If you are a designer who would like an outlet to sell your ePackets, contact me. Cyndi Combs Packets by Mail and Wood Cutouts… We will have the wood cutouts for Cyndi Combs designs in stock next week. You can pre-order now, and I’ll ship them as soon as they are available. And for those of you who prefer to get your packets in the mail, we will have the paper packets from Cyndi available also.  They should be here any day now. The Decorative Painting Store www.decorativepaintingstore.com — 726 Meadowview Drive, Villa Hills, KY 41017. Ph 859-630-1627

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Painting Poppies

Finally after a busy summer I’m trying to set aside some time to paint.  My Tuesday evening class started back up and as promised I created a red oriental poppy design on a 12″ ceramic tile.  An easy surface to work on and I think it would make a great trivet with felt or wooden ball feet glued to the back, or display as an accent piece on a small easel or plate holder. A Pop of Red I’ve painted this design using a limited palette of Traditions Artist Acrylics… Naphthol AS Hue, Hansa Yellow, Phthalo Blue-Green, Titanium White, and Raw Umber. 

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