Decorated Tinware

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An Early American Folk-Art Book
Third Book in the “AUTHENTIC SERIES”
by Pat Virch

History and techniques of country tin painting, stenciling, freehand bronzing, and gold leaf with full-sized pattern portfolio.

This is a 62 page book filled with 47 colored pictures of decorated tinware including complete and detailed instructions. Book also includes 34 pages of authentic patterns drawn from earlier works.

Chapter 1 Tinware in American History
Chapter 2 General Directions
Chapter 3 Preparations of Surface
Chapter 4 Country Tin Painting
Chapter 5 Freehand Bronzing
Chapter 6 Stenciled Decorations
Chapter 7 Techniques of Gold Leaf
Chapter 8 Antique & Finishing

Patterns Portfolio. (pages 24 to 58)

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Great little book! Many thanks!
Oct 27, 2016 by Karl Schmidt
This book on Decorated Tinware is exactly what I was looking for. The patterns and guides for various strokes are clearly presented. Pat Virch also has a catalog listing items of wood and tin on which you try your skills. Items of this kind are difficult to find, as I learned after searching for some. To sum up my experience with this seller, I will use the word delighted.
May 2, 2016 by Lois Smith

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