Artwork Topics

Your artwork resource center. All types of information such as batik, calligraphy, decorative painting, decoupage, drawing, oil painting, pastels and more.

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Artwork Videos

YouTube videos

Acrylic Painting

Learn how to paint with acrylic paints. These sites teach you about acrylic painting.

Art Lessons

Learn the basics of drawing, painting and more with these art lessons.


Batik is the art of decorating cloth by brushing melted wax on to a fabric and then dipping the fabric into dye.

Brushes & Painting Tools

All about artwork brushes - oil, acrylic, watercolor - and other painting tools.


The dictionary defines calligraphy as "fancy penmanship or the art of writing beautiful". Calligraphy is art of handwriting and lettering using fonts, pen, paper and ink. Lot of calligraphy information and on-line calligraphy tutorials are here.

Canvas Basics

How to stretch the canvas, types of canvas, etc.

Chalk Painting

Chalk painting is also known as street painting and madonnaro. It is the art form of using sidewalks, pavement as a canvas and transformint it into a beautiful picture.

China Painting

Learn how to paint porcelain or china.

Color Charts

Color charts, shading charts, etc.

Color Wheel

How to use a color wheel?

Conversion Charts - Paint

Finding color conversion charts for various brands of paints, such as Grumbacher, Crafter's Acrylic, DecoArt, and more

Decorative Painting - Basics & Tutorials

Decorative painting is an artform with includes several categories. At decorative painting, which is sometimes referred to as tole painting, is the decorating of functional and non-functional items by painting on them. The painting medium. . .(more)


You will find many links to decoupage tutorials, books, and projects, along with mod podge decoupage crafts.


Pencil! Charcoal! Pen! Crayon! Drawing is the art of sketching by lines an object, plan or design with a drawing medium, esp. one made with pencil, pen, crayon or charcoal. You will find tutorials, the basics and more.

Fabric Painting

Fabric painting offers the crafter the means of creative expression with fabric. Transform fabric into one-of-a-kind, breathtaking and fashionable creations.


Faux finishing is the technique of applying paint to a surface which makes it look like stone or wood.

Glossary of Art Terms

Sites with a glossary of art terms and meanings.

Guilds & Clubs

Decorative painting guilds and clubs.

Hex Signs

Learn about Hex signs used by the Pennsylvania Dutch.

Oil Painting

Lessons, tips, hints and more in oil painting for beginners and experienced painters.

Painting - Other Techniques and Lessons

**Painting Lessons - Egg Tempera Painting - Basic Painting Information ** Do you need information? CHECK HERE.

Painting Software, Videos

Learn how to paint with the aid of videos, software, etc.

Painting Tutorials

Painting Tutorials - Site with free painting tutorials.


Pastels are somethings referred to as chalk. Learn how to paint and draw using pastels.

Sponge Painting

Sponging adds texture and depth to your project. To learn more and have fun with this painting technique.


What is artwork technique stippling? In artwork it is the technique of painting, drawing and engraving using small dots to create the image.

Strokes - Painting Strokes

Learn basic painting strokes. Decorative painting brush stokes, i.e, loading, floating, shading, etc.

Tools in Painting

Learn all about the painting supplies - brushes, paints, palettes, palette knives and other supplies.

Watercolor Painting

What is watercolor? It is the art or technique of painting with a water-soluble medium. offers watercolor information, books and online lessons in watercolor.


Trying to find an decorative painting project? Or are you interested in decoupage? What about fabric painting or bie dying? has a huge selections of artwork patterns and projects for all types of artwork. In addition, we are continually adding. . .(more)

Free Artwork Catalogs

Do you still like to thumb through catalogs to shop for art supplies and kits? Or to get inspiration for creating a unique artwork project? Here's a comprehensive alphabetically list of manufacturers and stores that have free crafting and hobby catalogs you. . .(more)

Favorite Artwork Sites

Here is a list of our favorite websites and blogs that offer all things artwork...artwork suppliers, artwork shops, organizations and more. These are sites that we love and would personally recommend to our visitors. So take a look at some of our favorite. . .(more)

Painting Tips and Hints

Lots of painting tips and hints. Browse the sites.

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