Stroke Painting Projects : Project 4
Project 4 :
Card Making Ideas
You may use One Stroke Painting together with
card making to create some superb greetings cards.
Materials Required :
- 20cm x 15cm Card
- Coloured Paper (Cream, Burnt Umber)
- Paper with weathered, time-worn effect
- Red Ribbon for bow
- Happy Birthday Peel-off
- Gold Dot Peel-offs
- Sticky Dots
- #12 Flat Brush
- #10 Flat Brush
Acrylic Paints / Mediums :
- Americana: Deep Burgundy
- Folk Art: Skin Tone
- Folk Art: Sunflower
- Folk Art: Burnt Umber
- Folk Art: Floating Medium
Double load the #12 Flat Brush with Burnt Umber and Sunflower.
Begin and end on the chisel edge, pivoting the stroke to form a 'C'
shape. Build the flower petals one at a time. Dot the centre with
Burnt Umber using the tip of the brush. Follow the same steps to
paint smaller flowers using the #10 Flat Brush.
Double load the #12 Flat Brush with Deep Burgundy and Skin Tone.
Pick up some Floating Medium and work it in. Start painting on a
chisel edge, push down on the bristles and wiggle in and out as you
pivot on the Skin Tone edge. Finish on the chisel edge. Draw in the
For a 3D effect, cut out individual leaves and layer them on the
card using Sticky Dots.
Add your greeting and several gold dots.
Finish with a ribbon bow.