For anyone who has ever been tempted to add the fun of tole painting to their basic painting skills, this is the perfect guidebook. Thorough instructions, brushstroke practice sheets, full-size patterns, and excellent photos make the learning experience truly rewarding. Judy Diephouse and Lynne Deptula tell you everything you need to know--choosing and maintaining your tools and brushes, preparing the surface to paint, how to perform the basic techniques--even how to finish your project! 6 designs on 7 projects: Rosemaling Box, Strokework Brush Box, Strokework Clock, Strokework Basket, Fall Strokework Plate, and two Early American Strokework Trays.
I Can't Believe I'm Tole Painting (Leisure Arts #22635)