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Painted Treasures: Projects and Inspiration from Todays Best Decorative Painters Decorative Arts Collection

Painted Treasures: Projects and Inspiration from Todays Best Decorative Painters

Decorative Arts Collection

Published May 1st 2007
ISBN : 9781581808803
Hardcover
144 pages
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An Inspiring Celebration of Decorative Paintings Rich HeritagePainted Treasures offers you a wealth of guidance and inspiration. It celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the Decorative Arts Collection, presenting 15 step-by-step paintingMoreAn Inspiring Celebration of Decorative Paintings Rich HeritagePainted Treasures offers you a wealth of guidance and inspiration. It celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the Decorative Arts Collection, presenting 15 step-by-step painting demonstrations contributed by the worlds most renowned decorative artists, along with a stunning photo gallery of the Collections significant pieces.The artists featured here foster decorative paintings gracious traditions, passing down their own trademark techniques for you to borrow and build upon. Their projects span a range of styles and subjects, from folk-art flowers and succulent fruits to whimsical teddy bears, and all are filled with heart-felt encouragement and seasoned insights. Every demonstration is like sitting down with a master decorative painter for a one-on-one session.This special commemorative guide also showcases more than 90 pieces from the Decorative Arts Collection, the only museum of its kind devoted specifically to documenting and acquiring works of decorative painting. These pieces are truly the best of the best, highlighting the timeless artistry of this unique art form.Be a part of decorative paintings rich heritage. With Painted Treasures you can learn to paint like the masters of yesterday and today, and create your own legacy for tomorrow.