USED Softcover book, 127 pages, 11 x 8.5 x 0.4 inches
Condition: Like New
From the country store to the country home, it's easy to see why American folk art is so popular. With its simplicity and innocence, this style depicts charming rural and heartland scenes -- farmhouses and barns stand along smooth rolling hills dotted with sheep, cows, chickens and "lollipop" shaped trees. It's a comfortable and familiar look that appeals to our sense of the American way of life at its best. You'll find this style of painting everywhere today from wall murals to painted collectibles.
With Painting Americana you'll see how much fun it is to bring this distinctive style to life in your own decorative painting. In 10 easy step-by-step projects, you'll learn to paint seasonal American scenes and country motifs with simplified brushstrokes on a variety of surfaces from wood to metal.
Beginners will love the informative introductory chapters on supplies and techniques. Experienced artists and crafters will find inspiration and new ideas for all the seasons of the year.
If you love the nostalgic, homey look and feel of folk art, Painting Americana is the book for you!