Author(s): Ruth Watkins
5 simple projects illustrate how easy it is to create beautiful country-style cards using templates, acrylic paints and a waterproof pen.Step-by-step instructions and photographs explain all the techniques and how to develop a rustic style with a selection of charming subjects including hearts, stars, sheep, speckled hens and patchwork apples.This book helps readers learn how easy it is to create beautiful, hand painted rustic cards using acrylic paints and a waterproof pen. It begins with two simple projects to guide you through the basic techniques. It includes four further projects, including ideas and suggestions for many more, cover a broad range of charming subjects, including hearts, stars, sheep, speckled hens and patchwork apples. Templates are provided for all of the designs featured in the book.
About the author:
Ruth Watkins has had a keen interest in crafts since she was a child, and in 2002 she decided to turn her hobby into a career. She obtained the DecoArt Helping Artist/Teacher certificate and became a Certified One Stroke Instructor training with Donna Dewberry from the USA. Ruth set up Wooden-it-be-Lovely Decorative Painting and Crafts Studio where she holds regular workshops for students. She has also designed a range of craft papers featuring her popular pen-and-wash style of painting, and writes articles for art and craft magazines.