FolkArt ® One Stroke™ Brushes - Brush Sets – Basic, Wood Birdhouse, Rough and Fine sandpaper
- Basecoat birdhouse Burnt Umber. Let dry.
- Apply a second basecoat of Wicker White. Let dry.
- Dry brush with Light Blue refer to photo. Let dry.
- Using rough sand paper distress edges of birdhouse.
- Use the fine sandpaper to distress the overall surface.
- Transfer pattern if desired.
- Follow general instructions for painting a rose, using Baby Pink, Bright Baby
Pink, Seashell Pink, Graffiti Pink. You may also refer to (1011BWKSHT).
- Paint basic One Stroke leaves around the roses and rosebuds. . Refer to Leaf
Strokes Worksheet (1011BWKSHT),using Italian Sage, Sky Blue and Basil Green to
paint leaves. Begin on the chisel edge
of the brush, touch apply pressure, pull and lift back to a chisel edge at the
tip of the leaf.
- Double load # 2 script liner brush and embellish design with
small scrolls where desired
Get the Pattern
or triple load your brush. Make one shell-shaped petal of the rose at a time.
Start with the lighter colors to the outside.
and pull the brush as you pivot the brush into a curve. You will have a
slightly scalloped outer edge.
the stroke on the chisel edge to complete the first petal.
some guideline dots in a circle to help you determine the positioning of the
five outer petals. Overlap each petal onto the previous one.
the five shell-shaped petals to complete the outer skirt of the rose.
paint a rose bud in the center of these outer petals. Make the top part of the
bud, overlapping it onto outer petal #1.
paint the bottom stroke of the rose bud.
begin painting the inner row of petals, touch the brush at the right of the
rose bud. Make another shell-shaped petal here.