Techniques that will
help you paint beautiful pieces
Eyes, Wet Brushing, Translucents, PaintStiks, One Stroke, Accents, Fired Products, Fused Glass & More...See details below
Available in the Store Now!
"How To" Video Series
The First one, "How to Wet Brush", is available now, more coming soon! Videos will be instantly available online or receive a DVD in the mail.
Streaming Videos - Click on the Online Video link from the store menu and you will be directed to an online video page where you can purchase as many videos as you like. No downloading or software needed, you can view the video as many times as you want. Note: You can purchase as many online videos at one time from that page, but they will be a separate transaction the other things in your shopping cart (i.e. Technique Packets, DVD's, Supplies)
DVD Videos - Can be purchased in the store and will be placed in your shopping cart. Allow 10-14 days for delivery
Resources for Painting Eyes
Learn to create beautiful eyes on all of your pieces.
Downloadable PDF Packets
"How To" packets contain step by step information focusing on learning specific techniques rather than projects. PDF's have pictures, illustrations and tips and video contains close up and illustrations. Use these tools to learn the techniques needed to paint any of my Projects.
Project Packets contain the material list and detailed step by step instructions for completing specific pieces.
Learn to paint using the techniques that Shelley uses. Whether you want to paint bright whimsical pieces or rustic southwest and animals, you will find the technique you are looking for. A few of Shelley's favorite techniques are described below and there are many learning tools available to help you master each technique. Learn to paint realistic animals, functional dinnerware, showcase pieces like steins and vases, whimsical holiday decorations and beautiful hand painted scenery and flowers.
Wet Brushing Technique
Available On VIDEO & PDF
Learn to Wetbrush and get rich full color while leaving depth and contrast. It's fast and results can be achieved in a single application as opposed to other techniques.
PDF - "How To Wet Brush & Tips"
Video - "How to Wet Brush" DVD or Streaming
Included in the How To Packet and video is step-by-step instructions focusing on this technique rather than a project. You can this use the technique you learn to complete many of the project packets in the store. Keep the PDF handy as a helpful resource when painting any of the Shelley's Project packets using the Wet Brushing technique. Also check out the tips page for articles on Wet Brushing.
Click on the video below to see a preview of "How to Wet Brush"
"How To paint Eye Lashes" Demonstration
Accent Techniques & More...
Along the way, you will learn how many other techniques, including
Corner Load Shading, Dry Brushing, Base coating, Acrylic Washes, Antiquing, Crackling, Sponging backgrounds and more
Fused Glass Techniques
Colors For Earth Glass Paints
Learn to paint on glass! From abstract patterns to beautiful scenes.
Create vases, dishes, ornaments sun catchers and more.
It's a whole new avenue of painting fun! Using Colors For Earth Glass colors,
you can expand your painting skills and create beautiful decorations
for you home and gifts for friends and family.
Learn to use water based translucents to create colorful projects with intense dimension and vibrant contrast. Your pieces will stand out and catch the eye of everyone that walks in the room.
Download your copy of "How To Use Intense Translucents (or Fashenhues) & Tips" Packet from the online store. Included in the How To Packet is product details and step-by-step instructions focusing on this technique rather than a project. You can this use the technique you learn to complete many of the project packets in the store. Keep the PDF handy as a helpful resource when painting any of the Shelley's Project packets using the Translucent Technique
This How To Technique packet teaches you how to work with Kimple Intense Translucents as well as Fashenhues.
Learning to paint with PaintStiks gives you the versatility and freedom to correct errors unlike any other medium while achieving beautiful color and flawless blending. Clouds never looked so good!
Download your PDF copy of "How to Use Paintstiks (Oil Sticks) & Tips" Technique Packet. Complete with detailed instructions of how and when to use this technique to make your projects come alive. This a great resource to help you learn the technique you will need to use with any of Shelley's Project packets using the Oil Sticks technique. Click here to see more about PaintStiks
Check it out in the Online Store
Fired Product Techniques
Learn to create pieces from patterns you love or create own and design with glazes, underglazes, dimesional paints and piping clays.
Make gifts that can used with food and in the oven! (Colors For Earth certified teacher)
Donna Dewberry's One Stroke
Learn to paint beautiful flowers, leaves, landscapes, endearing characters, critters and holiday scenes using Donna's One Stroke Method.
Project classes and Level 1 Certification classes available.
Click here to see One Stroke related items in our store