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Square Wood Plate painted with Stains

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: Intermediate
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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 ® Acrylic Colors - Light Gray, 2 oz.
Item #424
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 - 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.


Other Supplies
Unfinished 11 ½” square wood plate – sanded smooth
Paper towels or shop rags (works best)

Instructions

  1. Carefully apply Maple Stain to the center of plate surface using ¾” flat brush. Wipe gently with paper towel or shop rag to remove excess stain. Let dry and reapply for darker color. Wipe away excess stain with shop rag. Note: Wiping with rag after each application of stain will help the grain of the wood to show through.
  2. Stain the border and backside of plate with a wash of Italian Sage Stain. Wipe and let dry.
  3. Paint random daisies using Dark Hydrangea using a #12 flat brush. Dot centers with end of brush using White Stain.
  4. Using script liner brush loaded with Light Gray, outline random daisy shapes. Add leaf and vein outlines to some of the flowers. Refer to photo for placement ideas.
  5. For added durability and to deepen the beauty of the stained project, spray lightly with several coats of Matte Acrylic Sealer, letting each coat to dry. Note: be sure to do this in a well ventilated area.
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