Early American Decorating Techniques: Step-by-step Directions for Mastering Traditional Crafts
Explains the art of restoring and creating the designs found on early American objects and provides patterns for simple and intricate decorations.
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Part One Learning the Techniques
Color and Additional Painting Techniques
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