A Very Merry Handpainted Christmas

A Very Merry Handpainted Christmas

Book - 2003
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Now the Christmas holidays can be more memorable, colorful and fun than ever before! Inside, readers will find guidelines for handpainting heirloom-quality, one-of-a-kind ornaments, tableware and gift items. Carol Mays provides 16 step-by-step projects in all, utilizing a variety of cheerful holiday designs, including: santas, snowmen and gingerbread men, classic strokework flowers and fruit, winter scenes, decorative borders and other popular motifs Every piece is created using easy-to-work-with acrylic enamels that need no firing. Step-by-step photos show readers how to transfer patterns, center and place reoccurring designs and add exquisite details on a variety of surfaces, including blown-glass ball ornaments, frosted glass, wood and metal cutouts, glass hurricane lamps, cookie plates and more. Carol Mays, a popular teacher and designer, has been painting for 20 years. She is the author of Decorative Painting on Glass, Tile and China, and has also published numerous project books and pattern packets. Her work has also appeared in Decorative Woodcrafts, Painting and other publications. Mays and her husband own their own craft and painting business called A Couple of Ideas in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, c2003.
ISBN: 9781581803648
Call Number: 748.5028 MAYS
Characteristics: p.
Subjects: Christmas.
Christmas decorations.
Glass painting and staining.


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