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How-To: Acrylic Floral French by Mia Secret
How-To: Acrylic Floral French by Mia Secret

July 15, 2015
the free edge with Mia Secret White Acrylic Powder. 3. Shape and smooth the nail structure with Mia Secret 100/100 Speedy Zebra file. 4. Use a square nail brush, acrylic paint, and the one-stroke technique to create a flower and leaves. 5. Apply foil adhesive, creating a beautiful and feminine design over the nail bed and smile line. Cure for 45 seconds under Mia Secret Portable LED nail

French Nail Art with Mia Secret Acrylic
French Nail Art with Mia Secret Acrylic

April 15, 2015
Blanca Martinez, Mia Secret International Master Educator, shows a step-by-step tutorial. Steps: 1. Prep the nail by filing and...

Trend Watch: Brushstroke Prints
Trend Watch: Brushstroke Prints

April 22, 2013
Just Nails, Rohnert Park, Calif.; Tiffany Torres, D’Infinity Salon, Santa Maria, Calif. You Might Also Like: An Introduction to One-Stroke Nail Art

Secrets Prism Paints
Secrets Prism Paints

May 19, 2014
NSI’s Secrets Prism Paints are part of the brand’s new Secrets line, focused on nail art and design. Prism paints are intense and pigment-rich, suitable for one-stroke application, and are designed for easy blending and fine detailing.

One Stroke Spring Butterflies
One Stroke Spring Butterflies

April 1, 2014
Vicki L. Jenson demonstrates how to do One Stroke Spring Butterflies.

Can you use gouache paint for One-Stroke nail art?

July 15, 2012 is the inventor of the One-Stroke painting technique.

Classic Tweed Nails
Classic Tweed Nails

May 2, 2014
Wakana Kuga, Prima Nails, Aichi, Japan. You might also like: One-Stroke Spring Butterflies. Want to see your nail art how-to here? Email [email protected] You can also mail your tips (one for each step) and written instructions to Tracy Rubert, NAILS Magazine, 3520 Challenger St., Torrance, CA 90503. Make sure to include your name, salon name (if applicable), city, state

Can the One-Stroke nail art painting technique be applied to gel?

September 10, 2012
I’ve only tried the One-Stroke technique on top of gel top coats. When my nail tech puts a UV top coat on my pink-and-whites, I have painted designs right on it. I use enamel paints (FolkArt Acrylic Paints brand), and it’s great because if I don’t like the design I can just wipe it off. Alternately, the design will stay well if you seal it with top coat. I would love you to try a One-Stroke nail

What brand of acrylic paint is used for One-Stroke painting?

September 9, 2011
thinner. You can purchase most colors on my site ( or try your local craft store. These all come in 2-oz. bottles and last a long time. — Donna Dewberry is the inventor of the One-Stroke painting technique. You might also like: One-Stroke Nai Art [a step-by-step demo]

Screamin' Green
Screamin' Green

March 2, 2011
England's Marta Lupka creates a one-stroke nail art flower design.


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