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About Olga

Qualified Teacher, Childrenswear Designer and One Stroke Certified Instructor (OSCI)


One stroke painting - the perfect marriage for a teacher with a love of creative painting.

Formally an English Language teacher in Russia, Olga came to England in 1996 and began studying fashion design.

After gaining her HNC in fashion design, she began developing a business designing and manufacturing special occasion childrenswear.

Always creative, Olga became more and more interested in creative arts and crafts and after seeing one stroke painting being demonstrated on QVC decided to give it a try.

As Olga recalls -

'Seeing Donna paint on QVC was amazing. I was transfixed because her paintings were beautiful, yet painted so quickly and easily. I was so inspired I just had to give it a try'

Despite never painting before Olga quickly learned the one stroke painting techniques and began painting and creating in earnest.

Very soon Olga wanted to raise her one stroke skills to the next level and she attended a 3-day formal one stroke certification course run by Donna Dewberry herself.

One Stroke Certification was both rewarding and enjoyable. It not only provided the opportunity to watch Donna paint first-hand but also provided the opportunity to meet and get to know other budding one stroke tutors in the UK.

As Olga remembers -

'Sitting and painting in a room with 130 other decorative artists under the watchful eye of Donna Dewberry was quite a nervous occasion. But Donna was wonderful and put everyone at their ease. And watching Donna paint and talk about one stroke was truly inspiring.'

After passing one stroke certification, Olga became a qualified One Stroke Certified Instructor (OSCI) allowing her to teach this wonderful decorative painting technique to others.

As Olga says -

'I love teaching and I love creative arts. Becoming involved in one stroke painting has brought my two loves together. Now I can teach and create at the same time.'

As well as holding regular one stroke painting classes at her home in Hyde, Greater Manchester, UK, Olga demonstrates the one stoke painting techniques and sells her work in the UK and abroad.

If you would like to know more about one stroke painting classes or one stroke painting in general then you will find details on this web site. Alternatively you can contact Olga by clicking here now.