Welcome to Folk It!
Your step by step education system that teaches you Folk Art Painting one brush stroke at a time. Learning to paint just became as easy as learning to write.
With our Masterclass Workbooks and Online Video Tutorials, you can learn at your own pace, in your time.
NO previous painting or drawing skills required! Practice and a desire to learn is all you need.
The Ultimate Folk Art Painting Masterclass
Our Masterclasses will first teach you the basic brush strokes of Folk Art Painting which you will practice so you are able to create beautiful designs. Learning these brush strokes is like learning to write the letters of the alphabet for the first time.
Each brush stroke has its own very important but simple technique. This can be from the way you hold the brush, how you apply paint onto the brush and how you apply pressure to create beautiful brushstrokes. The main focus of our Masterclasses is to teach you in an easy to follow and step by step way, making your Folk Art Painting experience enjoyable and stress free.
All you need is the patience to practice and a desire to learn. Within 2 hours you will be painting beautiful floral patterns and designs with ease.
By dedicating a small amount of time to practice 3-5 times per week, in 10 short weeks you can be confidently painting all 13 lessons from the Masterclass.
The final video lesson will give you a ‘go to’ method to confidently decide what to paint; whether it’s a plant pot, greeting card or a piece of furniture.
Folk Art Painting is a skill based art that takes the mystery out of learning. Unlike something that is talent based, Folk Art Painting skills can be self taught and everyone has the ability to succeed. Through Carol’s experience of teaching thousands of beginner painters over the past 25 years, she has developed a proven step by step teaching method which will take you from a first time Folk Art painter, to being able to paint beautiful designs easily and fluently.
A message from Carol:
“Before I found Folk Art Painting I thought that painting was a secret club that I didn’t know how to join, and the membership was only available to naturally talented people. But while living in Australia in 1993 I discovered Folk Art Painting and had access to some of the best teachers in the world. After learning this beautiful skill based art I knew I had to pass it on, and since then I have taught thousands of people from all over the world. I can confidently say that 99% of the people that I have taught were just like me and they thought that having the ability to paint did not apply to them and I was able to turn them from non-believers into skilled Folk Art painters.
Creativity is not something you are or you aren't, it's something you do or you don't.”
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Beginners Masterclass Overview
Introduction: Different Strokes
Lesson 1: Hinderloopen Florals
Lesson 2: Daisies
Lesson 3: Lace
Practice Page: Doodle Page
Lesson 4: ‘C’ Stroke Heart
Lesson 5: Ribbons
Lesson 6: Comma Stroke
Lesson 7: Liner Brush
Lesson 8: Lavender and Daisies
Lesson 9: Roses
Lesson 10: Topiary and Wreath
Lesson 11: Peace and Love
Lesson 12: Pivot Stroke Designs
Lesson 13: Teddies
Intermediate Masterclass Overview
Introduction: Different Strokes
Lesson 1: Ives Colour Wheel
Lesson 2: Vintage Roses
Lesson 3: Canal Boat Roses
Lesson 4: Strawberries
Lesson 5: Poppies
Lesson 6: Pansies
Lesson 7: Roses
Lesson 8: Mohair Teddy
Lesson 9: Dress Up Teddies
Lesson 10: Father Christmas
Practice: Design Collection