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Embossed Wing Décor Technique by Creative Sol Makery

Recently we profiled retailer and artist, Charlotte of Creative Sol Makery in Garden City, Michigan.  Charlotte is known for her use of texture, color, and layers. We asked Charlotte to share one of her favorite techniques to add texture and details. In this multi-layered finish Charlotte explains how simple plain objects can be completely transformed with Artisan Enhancements™ products! Creating...

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Retailer Spotlight: Creative Sol Makery and Studio Market

Creative Sol Makery & Studio Market is a place for inspiration, artists, and “cool stuff”! Located approximately 20 miles west of Detroit, in Garden City Michigan, Creative Sol Makery specializes in classes, mentoring, and curated decorative pieces. The team at Creative Sol Makery help customers embrace their inner artist and channel their creative energy.   Owner, Charlotte Lawrie, has been creatively...

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Clear Topcoat vs. Clear Finish – Choosing the Best Protective Coating

A good protective coating is essential for maintaining painted, stained, and decorative finishes. Today, painters and artists have a wide selection of protective coatings ranging from traditional waxes and shellacs to the more modern acrylic varnishes and advanced technology bio-sustainable sealers such as Artisan Enhancements™ Clear Topcoat. When choosing the best sealer, varnish, or topcoat protective coating there are several...

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Artisan Enhancements™ Collection of Effects Mediums

The Artisan Enhancements™ collection of Effects Mediums offer painters the ability to develop a wide range of layered techniques. Layering products and mediums help artisans achieve truly one-of-a-kind custom finishes. Artisan Enhancements™ Effects mediums are uniquely formulated to be layered with a variety of paints, plasters, and materials. Artisan Enhancements™ Effects mediums are non-toxic, zero VOC, and Eco-friendly! Scumble Artisan Enhancements™...

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Metallic accents with Artisan Enhancements™ Leaf and Foil Size

Adding metallic and leaf accents is so easy with Artisan Enhancements™ Leaf & Foil Size! Leaf & Foil Size was developed for a smooth, easy-to-use application. Our enhanced formula provides extended open and tack times. Great for furniture, cabinetry, decorative finishes, canvas art, ceilings and walls! If you’re new to the world of metal leafing and foiling, here are some...

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New Premium Brush Collection

We're excited to announce that Artisan Enhancements™ has partnered with Nour Trading House to bring you a brand-new premium line of specialty brushes!   After a series of specific application testing with the Artisan Enhancements™ product line, we selected a collection of four specialty brushes. Each brush was developed specifically for decorative painting and furniture finishing projects. The brushes are designed to be...

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Introducing Bio-sustainable Nature’s Wood Stain

Enhance inherent beautiful characteristics of unsealed wood, stone, concrete, and other textured porous surfaces with our bio-sustainable Nature’s Wood Stain™. Nature’s Wood Stain™ is a waterborne-alkyd, plant-based stain formulated for interior and exterior applications. We developed Nature’s Wood Stain™ to be environmentally and human friendly without compromising quality and performance.  Over the last few months, we’ve upgraded our stain...

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Bio-Sustainable Texture and Plaster

Our plasters were developed to help artisans create unique, one-of-a-kind, textured finishes. The Artisan Enhancements™ collection of plasters and texture mediums is extremely versatile. Our plaster mediums are formulated to be easy to apply, layered, and manipulated.  Artisan Enhancements™ plasters are ideal for embossed, relief, layered, and trowelled techniques. All Artisan Enhancements plasters and texture mediums are bio-sustainable, non-toxic, zero...

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Have you seen the new Artisan Enhancements™?

Over the last few months, we’ve been busy upgrading and transforming Artisan Enhancements™  Artisan Enhancements products have been completely overhauled with new labels and packaging. They are still the same products you love, but with a whole new look!  Each category of Artisan Enhancements products now features its very own unique label style. Packaging has been upgraded with tread lids...

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