I am always painting or thinking about what I will paint next! People often ask me how I come up with fresh ideas. The truth is, I find painting inspiration everywhere!

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Let's paint from a photograph! I will give you all my tips to recreate your favorite picture in a painting. No free handing necessary!

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II am frequently asked about color mixing acrylic paints. Sometimes when painting you want to use a specific color that isn’t in your stash. Maybe you even tried to mix it up but the color isn’t quite right and you don’t know why or how to fix it. In this guide, I will give you all my tips and tricks for color mixing and even share my video below!

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If you have been following The Social Easel at all you know I love to paint florals. I will add them to any painting! It’s finally May and I have a simple and fun spring floral painting tutorial for you! I want to show you how to draw and paint this a mason jar with spring flowers.

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A few years ago I took the leap!.. Not only did I experience my first skydiving jump, but I also put my trust in God to take the leap of faith and grow my business.

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Now that the kids are home for good since school has been canceled for the year, we are always trying to come up with new fun things to do. Especially creative ones! This activity was from a Pinterest post that I shared on my Facebook page a few weeks ago about how to make puffy sidewalk paint and we wanted to try it out! 

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With all the changes in the world right now things are definitely a little crazy but we are enjoying our time spent together as a family and always looking for an easy dinner and fun family night. Our family has loved these quick and easy calzones for the last few months!

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Recently I started playing around with some sketching and treating my acrylic paints like watercolors. This is such a fun and different way to use your acrylic paints!

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How to take care of your acrylic paint brushes! What to do and equally as important, what not to do. I will show you how to fix your damaged acrylic paint brushes too!

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This one is all about cute little vintage snowmen! Watch my video with easy step-by-step instructions to learn how to paint cute snowmen!

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