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Art of Folk Painting

Art of Folk Painting
By Jo Sonja Jansen MDA, VGM
& David Jansen MDA

published 1990
96 pages, 30 color

Pick up your brush and begin your folk art journey with Jo Sonja's Art of Folk Painting. Since it was first published in 1990, this book has remained a favorite in classrooms all over the world.

Just 5 colors and 1 brush are all that are necessary to complete the over 100 projects included in this basic techniqe and instruction book. Quite possibly the most complete instruction book that Jo Sonja has ever written.


It gives helpful step-by-step instruction, and a variety of small projects targeted at giving the artist an introduction to several folk art styles.


Lessons include:

Country Fruit, Victoria's Garden of floral designs, a Dutch Amlander study featuring tulip motifs, a beginner's study into Os Rosemaling, Stain Painting techniques, Swiss Strokes, Tinsel Painting, Chintz Florals, antiqued strawberries, vegetable wreath and her delightful French Market Raggies.