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Discover basic art concepts to give yourself a solid foundation of the core principles of art. Whether you're a first-time Crafter or an experienced Artist looking to refresh, these videos explore fundamental theories and techniques in a fun approachable format that is easy for everyone to understand.

Art for Everyone - Art Basics - Monet Inspired Abstract Art: Seascape

Abstract painting can be easy and fun especially when trying new techniques or styles. Follow along to this tutorial of a Monet-inspired seascape painting done with a palette knife!

Art for Everyone - Art Basics - Casting Shadows

Want to give your artwork more depth, dimension, and realism? Lonna Lamb will show you how to do just that in this simple tutorial on how to cast shadows with your paint brush.

Art for Everyone - Art Basics - How-to Paint Leaves: Easy Tutorial

Learn how to easily paint leaves by using four different brushes and DecoArt Traditions™ acrylic paint.

Art for Everyone - Art Basics - Cityscape Painting Part 2: Perspective | DecoArt®

In part 2 of cityscape painting, Holly Hanley explains one and two point perspective and demonstrates how to layout your cityscape design using both techniques.

Art for Everyone - Art Basics - Cityscape Painting Part 1: Getting Started | DecoArt®

Want to paint your own cityscape? Let Holly Hanley show you the process of finding your inspiration and laying out your design on canvas.

Art for Everyone - Art Basics - Painting on Fabric | DecoArt®

Tips for fabric painting with DecoArt® paints

Art for Everyone - Art Basics - Abstract Art with a Palette Knife

Join Nicole Wright for a lesson in creating an abstract canvas piece with a palette knife.

Art for Everyone - Art Basics - Minimalist Abstract Art

Nicole Wright walks you through using an art journal and limited 4 color palette to create and explore abstract painting.

Art for Everyone - Art Basics - Basic Abstract Art

Get started with abstract art! Learn how you can turn any inspiration into an abstract piece and see what supplies to use for a basic abstract painting.

Art for Everyone - Art Basics - Transferring design patterns to fabric | DecoArt®

Learn 10 techniques for transferring your design patterns to fabric.

Art for Everyone - Art Basics - Setting up Your Workspace

Learn how to properly set up a painting workspace for a more organized and productive area to create art.

Art for Everyone - Art Basics - Fabric Painting: Getting Started

Painting on fabric can be so much fun! The sky is the limit for creating a wide variety of personalized projects with DecoArt SoSoft Fabric Paint. Follow these simple steps to get started painting on fabric.

Art for Everyone - Art Basics - Basic Basecoat Brush Set

DecoArt Designer's Brushes Basic Brushcoat Brush Set is a set of 4 brushes specifically for basecoating and basic brushstroke work. Learn about each brush in the set and see examples of each in use.

Art for Everyone - Art Basics - Decoupage

Decoupage is the art of decorating surfaces with paper and paper cut-outs. Learn the best technique for using decoupage to enhance art and craft projects.

Art for Everyone - Art Basics - Surface Prep and Basecoating

Learn to prepare wood and terra cotta surfaces with DecoArt Multi-Purpose Sealer two ways: sealing and base coating with paint separately and combining sealer and paint for one easy step!

Art for Everyone - Art Basics - Basic Brush Care

Learn the proper steps to care for paint brushes and extend the life of an artist's most important tools.

Art for Everyone - Art Basics - Basic Brush Strokes

Practicing brush strokes helps train the hand to control the brush. Learn 6 basic brush strokes with a flat and round brush.

Art for Everyone - Art Basics - Crackle Medium

DecoArt Weathered Wood crackle medium adds unique texture and visual interest to a wide range of projects and surfaces. This simple three step process will ensure the best results with every application.

Art for Everyone - Art Basics - All About Value

Learn the definition of value, what role it plays in painting, and how you can use value in your arts and craft projects.

Art for Everyone - Art Basics - Basic Brush Anatomy

Learn the basics of brush anatomy with DecoArt Designer Brushes.

Art for Everyone - Art Basics - Color Schemes

Learn to create the perfect color schemes for your arts and craft projects through color theory and the use of the color wheel.

Art for Everyone - Art Basics - Color Theory with Primary & Secondary Colors

An introduction to basic color theory, including the primary, secondary, and tertiary colors.