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Painting Videos

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We want to be your resource for all kinds of decorative painting and scrapbooking information, so we're making video tutorials! Bookmark this page and come back, we'll keep it updated as much as possible.

If you have suggestions, please email us at info@cdwood.com, we'd love to hear from you!

"Flowers for Mom" Part 1: Painting the background with a credit card!

"Flowers for Mom" Part 2: Painting the background with a credit card!

"For Dear Ol' Dad" Tray Lettering

"To Have & To Hold" How to paint roses Part 1

"To Have & To Hold" How to paint roses Part 2

Creating Poinsettias with Flora Brush

Brushes used: #10 Flora Brush, #1 Liner Brush, 1/4 in. Angle / Shader , Double-Ended Stylus
Paint used: Avocado Green, Celery Green, Soft Black, Terra Coral, Antique Rose, Deep Burgundy, Warm White

Creating Pine Branches with Flat Brush

Brush used: #6 Chisel Blender
Paint used: Avocado Green and Celery Green

Paint a Snowman Head: Part 1 of 3

Brush used for basecoating: 3/4" Oval Wash and use the handle end of a small brush to dip dot the eyes.
Shading in eyes: 1/8" Angle Brush
Tiny Liner for highlight: #18/0 Script Liner
Colors used: Bleached Sand for background, Soft Black for eyes shaded with Grey Sky and Lamp Black for eyelashes and eyebrows

Paint a Snowman Head: Part 2 of 3

Brushes used: #4 Round Brush to base nose, 1/8" Angle to highlight and shade, #18/0 Script Liner for snow
Colors used: Gingerbread to base, Antique Rose to shade, Warm White + Gingerbread to highlight

Paint a Snowman Head: Part 3 of 3

Brushes used: #18/0 Script Liner for mouth, 1/4" Angle for shading, cotton swabs for cheeks, Stylus for highlights
Colors used: Lamp Black for mouth, Light Cinnamon for eye + nose shadows, Warm White for highlights
Cheeks: Ruddy Red Cheek Chalk  (or try all 3 colors for more versatility!)

Technique Videos from Songs of the Season 2

One of Chris's favorite things about Songs of the Season is that it's a multimedia book. She's included technique videos and special downloads to give you extra hints and make painting easier for everyone! Visit her on her blog at http://chrishaughey.wordpress.com for more fun tips and tricks!

Video Page 7: O Christmas Tree: How to make the fat and funky tree branches

Video Page 17: Little Drummer Boy: How to create the softly floated headdress

Video Page 24: Do You Hear what I Hear?: How to create the trees in the background

Video Page 31: I Saw Three Ships: How to create the effect of roping

Download for Page 34: Parade of the Wooden Soldiers: Print your own placecards!

These were designed to print on Avery's standard business cards, the kind you run through your printer and then break apart. You can purchase them at any office store or through Avery's website here ยป

Video Page 36: The Holly & the Ivy: Creating the watercolor effect on the paper lampshade

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