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Square wood picture frame

By: Donna Dewberry
Donna Dewberry
Donna Dewberry

Donna Dewberry is a self taught artist who grew up with a mother that encouraged her crafting. In fact Donna and her Mother used to sell various good on the side of the road. The One Stroke Painting method was developed when Donna had to fill an order for several thousand pieces of painted tin ware.

To date there are more than 6000 Certified One Stroke Instructors world wide and in more than 15 countries. Several of which have started businesses of their own revolving around One Stroke painting. Donna has made more than 100 books and videos and has her own show on PBS and soon to be WHDO as well as appearing regularly on Home Shopping Network.

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Skill Level: Beginner
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Supplies

FolkArt ® One Stroke™ Brushes - Brush Sets - Basic
Item #1171
These brushes are specifically designed to work with the FolkArt ® One Stroke painting technique to produce accurate, beautiful results. How-to and care information are featured on the back of the package.


FolkArt ® Stains - Maple, 2 oz.
Item #2803
Give your craft projects a beautiful wood grain with our brand new stains. These stains are simple to use--just brush on and wipe off. Apply and reapply with ease! Convenient 2 oz. bottle with flip top lid. Waterbased and non-toxic. Great as a basecoat for FolkArt Acrylic paints. Recommended for use on interior unfinished wood surfaces including accessories and small furniture.


FolkArt ® Stains - Mahogany, 2 oz.
Item #2806
Give your craft projects a beautiful wood grain with our brand new stains. These stains are simple to use--just brush on and wipe off. Apply and reapply with ease! Convenient 2 oz. bottle with flip top lid. Waterbased and non-toxic. Great as a basecoat for FolkArt Acrylic paints. Recommended for use on interior unfinished wood surfaces including accessories and small furniture.


Folkart ® Paint Tools - Stencil Tape
Item #34002
Holds stencil securely in place; will not damage background paint or stencil's delicate features.


FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Italian Sage, 2 oz.
Item #467
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.


FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Dark Hydrangea, 2 oz.
Item #520
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.


FolkArt ® Finishes - Clearcote™ Aerosol Acrylic Sealer - Matte, 11 oz.
Item #789
Soft matte finish. This product may not be purchased by those under 18 years of age.


FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz.
Item #938
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.


Other Supplies
12” square unfinished wood frame with 4” square opening – sanded smooth
Paper towels or shop rags

Instructions

  1. Tape off a vertical border on both sides of the frame. Apply a wash of Dark Hydrangea with ¾” flat brush on the left side. Wipe off excess paint, remove tape, let dry.
  2. Apply Mahogany Stain to the right side of the frame with ¾” flat brush. Wipe off excess stain, remove tape, let dry.
  3. Apply tape on the blue and mahogany stripe to protect while staining the top and bottom areas. Apply a wash of Italian Sage to the center top section and Maple Stain to the bottom section. Wipe excess off with shop rag after applying each color.
  4. Load #12 flat brush with licorice and and slide on chisel edge to create long double-stripes on either side of the blue and mahogany sections. Refer to photo.
  5. Continue to slide on chisel edge of brush and paint curving vines, stems and “fan” flowers as shown.
  6. Load #8 flat brush with Licorice and paint “basic” leaves on the stems as desired.
  7. For added durability and to deepen the beauty of the stained project, spray lightly with several coats of Matte Acrylic Sealer, letting dry between coats. Note: be sure to do this outside.
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Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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