Aarseth’s Rosemaling Design


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Produced by Diane Edwards, accomplished American Rosemaler, this book features Sigmund’s personal insights, stroke instruction and resulting beautiful canvases. It shows the exciting splash of color and virtuoso strokes of his wonderful rosemaling painting, while giving the historical perspective and background of this unique artform. The book covers classic design characteristics of Norwegian Rosemaling, traditional color use and placement, how to background wooden pieces so they are historically accurate, information about brushes and stroke work and Sigmund’s painting methods. There are 64 color pages of illustrations of Sigmund’s paintings and color examples of historical Rosemaling. This book is a great reference for Folk Art painters and teachers. It is an indispensable guide for students and admirers of Norwegian Rosemaling, Telemark Style.

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Weight 16 oz
Dimensions 12 × 8 × 2 in