Priscilla Hauser's Book of Painting Patterns

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages

The acknowledged queen of decorative painting has a gift for those who love to pick up the brush: more than 200 of her most striking patterns. These are the most popular designs among Priscilla Hauser’s many students, and they include florals, fruits, folk art and garden motifs, baskets and other containers, animals, and holiday ideas. It’s a goldmine...and there’s still more, because Priscilla supplies plenty of information on using and transferring the patterns; choosing supplies; and mastering such techniques as shading and highlighting, blending, changing colors, and finishing the piece. She also covers preparing and painting on different surfaces, from glass and fabric to wood and metal. Finally, each pattern is painted by Priscilla in color, to inspire painters.

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Contents

PANTING SUPPLIES
8
FRUIT VEGETABLE PATTERNS
68
ANIMALSBIRDSBEES THE SEAS
96
ALTTLE SOMETHING EXTRA
116
HOLIDAY PATTERNS 32
132

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About the author (2006)

Priscilla Hauser has become the expert teacher on decorative painting techniques. Her classics include The Magic of Decorative Painting and the Joy of Decorative Painting, and she's also the founder of the National Society of Tole and Decorative Painting, spokeswoman for FolkArt paints, and a world-renowned instructor who teaches at her famed Studio by the Sea in Panama City, Florida.

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