Always wondered how artists are able to paint water and capture that elusive, reflective surface? Here's a basic tutorial so you, too, can give it a try! How to paint water, example of refraction painting. Fun ocean class with the kids.
Small mirror tiles glued to fishing line with lights behind. This is fantastic.Such a cool easy idea. Would be great in a dorm room. Those after Christmas sales are perfect time to get a light set cheap for this DIY project!
On the Tip of My Paint Brush: Painted Furniture Techniques by Danielle Driscoll creator of Finding Silver Pennies. This book is jam packed with full color photography, step by step tutorial and tips for the novice to the advanced painter.