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One Stroke Painting Projects : Project 1

Project 1 : The Calypso Dinner Plate


finished project

Creating this stylish, decorative dinner plate is easier than you may first think.

Materials Required :

  • 26cm Dinner Plate

Brushes :

  • #6 Flat Brush
  • #8 Flat Brush

Folk Art Enamel Paints :

  • Fresh Foliage
  • Sunflower
  • Calypso Sky
  • Night Sky
  • Wicker White

Using the #8 Flat Brush together with Fresh Foliage and Sunflower, create the One-Stroke Leaf.

one stroke leaf

Double load a #8 Flat Brush with Calypso Sky and Wicker White. Begin and end on the chisel edge, pivoting the stroke from the base to form a “C” shape. Build a flower petal one at a time. Dot the center with Sunflower using the tip of your brush.

one stroke daisy

Double load a #6 Flat Brush with Night Sky and Wicker White and paint the daisy as shown above.

one stroke daisy

To build up the pattern paint the larger 5 petal leaves, the smaller 5 petal leaves and then the one stroke leaves :

build up the pattern

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