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One Stroke Painting with Donna Dewberry

Meet Donna Dewberry (#101)

Donna will teach you how to double-load your bruch with two colors of paint, practice basic strokes and combine them to create beautiful flowers and leaves to decorate mail boxes and watering cans. Decorative painting has never been easier. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: Known by beginner enthusiasts and professional painters alike for her revolutionary style, Donna Dewberry shares her unique "one stroke" method as a way to blend, shade and highlight - all in one stroke. The ONE STROKE method is appropriate for all skill levels. Amateur painters and versatile decorative artists enjoy its speed, simplicity and beautiful results.

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  • One Stroke Painting with Donna Dewberry

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  • Just Roses (#102)

    Traditional tole painters study many lessons before mastering roses. Donna teaches you how to paint your first rose in minutes using a few simple strokes. Following her easy step-by-step One Stroke techniques you will learn how to decorate a metal cake plate and cover. [26 minutes]

  • Small & Pretty (#103)

    Painting small and pretty details is extra easy with Donna's mini brush One Stroke techniques. Learn how to paint daisies, leaves, hydrangeas and stripes on candles to decorate your home and give as gifts. [26 minutes]

  • Rooms Full of Flowers (#104)

    Learn how to create beautiful painted accessories for your home. Donna shows you how to be your own interior decorator by coordinating fabrics to painted borders and accents. [26 minutes]

  • Painting On Glass (#105)

    Every gift and accessory store is filled with beautiful painted glassware. Donna teaches you how easy it is to paint apples, pears, grapes and leaves on all types of glassware you already have around your home [26 minutes]

  • Feathered Friends (#106)

    Enhance your painted floral arrangements with birdhouses, hummingbirds and bees using Donna's feather strokes. These easy to master strokes can be adapted to paint bluebirds, parrots, ducks, roosters and hens. [26 minutes]

  • Outdoor Delights (#107)

    Take your painting outdoors. Donna demonstrates how to decorate wind chimes and other metal outdoor surfaces with colorful pansies and leaves. Plus, learn how to protect your outdoor projects from the weather. [26 minutes]

  • The Painted House (#108)

    Donna has painted over 1,200 homes, but she started with just one and you can too. Learn how to take your One Stroke painting techniques to the wall to crate a custom painting interior for your home. Your friends will think you hired a pro! [26 minutes]

  • Garden Animals (#109)

    Crate a wonderland setting complete with floppy-eared rabbits, strawberries, leaves and flowers. Donna shares her secrets for layering strokes for foolproof results. [26 minutes]

  • Frames and Flowers (#110)

    With seven children and three grandchildren, Donna has painted lots of picture frames. Learn her fun and easy technique for decorating wooden frames with painted tulips leaves and dragonflies. [26 minutes]

  • Garden of Fabric Painting (#111)

    Fabric painting is a wonderful way to express your creativity and to accent your home. Donna teaches you how to pain on fabric and the easy One Stroke techniques for painting violets, leaves, hydrangeas, butterflies and more. [26 minutes]

  • Clay Pots for the Holidays (#112)

    Clay pots make wonderful holiday accents and gift ideas. They are inexpensive and quick to decorate with bunnies, eggs, grass, pumpkins, snowmen and flowers. Donna shows you how. [26 minutes]

  • Furniture Fantasy (#113)

    Donna shares easy techniques to create fabulous furniture by attaching painted cutouts to ordinary furniture pieces. Learn how to enlarge patterns, cut out wooden shapes, paint all types of flowers and even make a painted lamp to complete your custom bedroom suit. [26 minutes]

  • Cheap Chic (#201)

    Donna shows how to paint pretty birdhouses on vinyl rugs and other surfaces. [26 minutes]

  • Border Crossings (#202)

    Learn how to use a stencil to paint a border on a wall and how to paint ribbons and roses. [26 minutes]

  • Light Up Your Life (#203)

    Decorates a lamp base using flowers, plaid and outlining techniques. [26 minutes]

  • Metals of Honor (#204)

    Decorate your walls with metallic striping and scrollwork. [26 minutes]

  • Tip Top Topiaries (#205)

    Learn to paint topiaries, containers and leaves for a touch of the great outdoors. [26 minutes]

  • Viewers' Choice (#206)

    Learn to paint a castle in the clouds and flowers, including roses, sunflowers and pansies. [26 minutes]

  • Local Accents (#207)

    Accent a bench and other pieces with dazzling daisies and bountiful butterflies. [26 minutes]

  • Pond Fun (#208)

    Paint a flower cloth that looks like a pond, complete with cattails and frogs! [26 minutes]

  • Fruits of Labor (#209)

    Learn how to paint apples, plums and pears to decorate your kitchen with colorful fruit designs. [26 minutes]

  • Garden Party (#210)

    Take a glorious trip to the garden and paint a picket fence and flowers. [26 minutes]

  • Fee! Fie! Faux Foyer! (#211)

    Learn ways to dress up your foyer with faux columns and stately ivy. [26 minutes]

  • Pop Art (#212)

    Paint dragonflies, hydrangeas and other flowers and make your paintings pop with dark backgrounds. [26 minutes]

  • What You Sea Is What You Get (#213)

    Learn how to paint fish, bubbles and other wild, whimsical sea life and adorable creatures. [26 minutes]

  • Glass Painted Jars (#301)

    Turn trash into treasure using household jars. Add lids & knobs to make gifts & storage containers. [26 minutes]

  • Roses of All Kinds (#302)

    Learn how to paint a variety of colorful roses, along with vines, calyxes and dew drops. [26 minutes]

  • New Landscape Techniques (#303)

    Paint water, sky, sea oats and a lighthouse for a seascape you'll proudly hang in your home! [26 minutes]

  • One Stroke Favorites (#304)

    Turn ordinary tower candles into works of art. Paint them with daisies, leaves & other motifs. [26 minutes]

  • Fountains and Birdbaths (#305)

    Create outdoor water features by putting together inexpensive clay pots and decorating them. [26 minutes]

  • Paper Crafting (#306)

    Donna shows how to paint gift bags, wrapping paper, memory pages and more. [26 minutes]

  • Wall Shelves (#307)

    Dress up any wall by decorating plain wooden shelves with floral sprays & faux finishes. [26 minutes]

  • Glorious Glass & Ceramics (#308)

    Learn how to decorate a collector's tea set, wine glasses, dishes and other glassware. [26 minutes]

  • One Stroke Goes Outdoors (#309)

    Brighten your mail carrier's day and add curb appeal with a beautiful, hand-painted mailbox. [26 minutes]

  • Primitive Painting (#310)

    A timeless folk art look with a beautiful flying angel is a beautiful project to decorate your home. [26 minutes]

  • Chic Antique Painting (#311)

    Turn yard sale bargains to designer originals using textured wallpaper, faux finishing & painting. [26 minutes]

  • All Seasons Yard (#312)

    These bigger-than-life wooden cut outs are as much fun to create as they are to display. [26 minutes]

  • Furniture Painting (#313)

    Fun techniques for giving furniture and walls quick and easy makeovers without spending a fortune. [26 minutes]

  • Armoire Dress Up (#401)

    Paint furniture to create a real designer look for just about any room in the house. [26 minutes]

  • Family Rug (#402)

    Personalize your accessories! Discover how easy it is to create a keepsake rug for your family. [26 minutes]

  • Cigar Box Purses (#403)

    Create this season's hottest accessory, a hand painted cigar box purse. [26 minutes]

  • Wall Mural (#404)

    Create a colorful wall mural featuring a picket fence, birdhouse and wildflowers. [26 minutes]

  • Painted Frame (#405)

    Need the perfect frame? Just paint it yourself! [26 minutes]

  • Painted Tiles (#406)

    Transform everyday serving trays into elegant ones by painting beautiful florals onto tiles. [26 minutes]

  • Floral Bouquet (#407)

    Paint your own bouquets for a wonderful way to fill your home with flowers! [26 minutes]

  • Painted T-Shirts (#408)

    It's easy and fun to paint flowers on fabrics for fashion statements or for personalized gifts, [26 minutes]

  • Rustic Tuscan Wall Border (#409)

    Learn to break up a solid wall of color by creating a fun focal point. [26 minutes]

  • Painting On Glass (#410)

    Create designer glassware with a few simple painting strokes. [26 minutes]

  • Patio Rug (#411)

    Bring color to your patio by creating a floral shaped rug. [26 minutes]

  • Watering Can (#412)

    Brighten your garden with an easy to paint watering can. [26 minutes]

  • Painting On Paper (#413)

    Show someone you really care-with a handwritten note on stationery you created yourself! [26 minutes]

  • I Do (#501)

    Romantic roses painted on a guest book, cake knife handles, wine glasses and ring pillows. [26 minutes]

  • Tropical Flare (#502)

    Learn how to use a "fan" brush to paint ferns, dragonflies and palm leaves on a floor rug. [26 minutes]

  • Garden Wreaths (#503)

    Use outdoor paint to decorate small flowerpots, then attaches the pots to a grapevine wreath. [26 minutes]

  • Fashion Accessories (#504)

    Donna paints eyeglass cases, sunglass frames and purses and accents them with crystals and jewels. [26 minutes]

  • Memory Box (#505)

    Painting violets and leaves on a canvas box to hold all your treasures and keepsakes. [26 minutes]

  • Tea for Two (#506)

    How to use enamel paints to give a china tea set a roses and stripes theme. [26 minutes]

  • Landscape (#507)

    Using sponges and brushes to create a tropical landscape on a stretched canvas. [26 minutes]

  • Party Cakes & Cookies (#508)

    Decorating treats with a vine, rosebuds, wisteria and butterflies using edible food colorants. [26 minutes]

  • Garden Accessories (#509)

    A garden quote on a wooden plaque and how to paint letters and add accents to leaves and flowers. [26 minutes]

  • Contemporary Paintings (#510)

    Paint bright flowers on a stretched canvas, hang it on a wall and then painting on the wall itself! [26 minutes]

  • Childs Play (#511)

    Murals for kids' rooms with purple roses, yellow daisies, pink butterflies, frogs and bright bugs. [26 minutes]

  • Retro Kitchen (#512)

    Brighten with '50s-style flowers in blue, red and yellow painted on curtains, aprons and rugs. [26 minutes]

  • First Class Service (#513)

    Paint trays with matching coffee mugs and wine glasses for fall, Christmas and spring [26 minutes]

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