Dewberry has codified her style of decorative painting into 16 specific strokes, which she teaches here in a clear and easy method. Though the book is not "complete"?it only covers floral painting?it does put the painting of flowers and vines on objects like birdhouses and watering cans within the reach of nearly anyone who can hold a brush. Recommended for any library with a popular decorative arts collection. Painting lovely home accents is easy with Donna Dewberry! Her popular, proven one-stroke technique—which lets you color, shade and highlight all in a single brushstroke—is a cinch to learn, even if you’ve never picked up a brush before. You’ll soon find yourself adorning everything from crystal stemware to mailboxes to the walls of your home with beautifully hand-painted flowers, fruits, leaves and other charming touches! Bigger and more thorough than any other how-to book on the topic, this must-have resource for all things one-stroke contains:
• Over 200 color photos clearly illustrating every detail of the one-stroke technique, plus tips on transferring patterns and lettering • 12 all new step-by-step projects for painting tiles and glassware, floorcloths, cabinets, door knobs, drawer pulls, and much more • 5 brand new painting techniques that take you beyond one-stroke • Donna’s foolproof advice for creating your own attractive designs
Join the thousands who have discovered this famously simple, versatile painting technique—and enjoy rewarding results you’ll be proud to show your friends and family!