Paint by Numbers Tips and Tricks

How to Fix Dry Paints

How to Fix Dry Paints

Many of our customers start their kits and then get distracted by life and work, only to come back to find that their paints are thick or hard! If you are experiencing something similar with your paints, keep on reading. We will go through the most effective steps to softening and reviving thick, dry, or hard acrylic paint!

The Ultimate Paint by Number Guide for Beginners

The Ultimate Paint by Number Guide for Beginners

Looking for step-by-step paint by number instructions and helpful hints, tips, and tricks? Do you need to use gesso before painting? Is it better to stretch your canvas before or after you have painted? How do you remove wrinkles? There are lots of options for PBN kits. Learn more and get started on your new hobby!

How to stretch and frame a canvas?

How to stretch and frame a canvas?

How do you frame and stretch a paint by number canvas using DIY stretcher bars? 

Stretching a canvas can be daunting at first, but it's a lot easier than it seems! Our DIY stretcher bars are specifically designed to stretch canvas without the need for any tools! The 4x stretcher bars are pre-cut, and the notches are built so that the wood pieces slip perfectly into one another. The wood is made of soft fibers that don't require nails or staples. Simply slip a thumbtack through the canvas and  into the wood, while pulling each side taught! Before you know it, you'll have a perfectly stretched canvas!

How to get wrinkles and creases out of a painting canvas?

How to get wrinkles and creases out of a painting canvas?

How do you get the wrinkles and creases out of canvas? The #1 secret to getting wrinkles and creases out of a canvas is to use an iron on high! Before you go ahead and do that though, read through our list of the most important Do's and Don'ts!

Top 10 Paint by Number Tips and Tricks

We have had over 70,000 happy customers and you have all taught us SO MUCH.

We get questions from all over the world, and most of the time, one of our customers has answered them for us. Here are the tips and tricks that we have learned from YOU!

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