style is both seasonal and what some artists refer to as
"cutsey". The designs are painted on a lightbulb
(left) and a glass Christmas ornament (right) painted with
acrylics (designed and painted by Helen Nicholson).
is an example of realistic painting, using oils (designed
and painted by Dorothy Dent).
bowl is an example of folk art (designed and painted by
painting originated in Russia and was normally painted on
trays. The designer/painter of this piece, Heather Redick,
travels world wide to teach this painting method.
dresser is a flea market find, painted in the one-stroke
style. The developer of this technique, Donna Dewberry,
taught herself to paint because as a mother of 7 she couldn't
afford classes. She wanted beautiful pieces for her home,
and thus this style was born. It is a relatively quick way
to paint, without alot of basecoating, the technique calls
for properly loading the paint on the brush to cover and
do the stroke work all in one stroke.