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A wet-into-wet oil technique for painting flowers that projects the illusion of detail.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1989 (v.6#8) pg. 40

Painting lush oil florals. How to use traditional principles of contrast for strikingly strong floral paintings.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1992 (v.9#9) pg. 40

Advice on planning composition and color harmony in floral oil paintings to achieve added realism.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1996 (v.13#3) pg. 70

Five keys to painting powerful florals in oils. Techniques include making simplicity work, mastering a patterned background and brass vase, balancing the elements, creating a lifelike flow in a predominately white painting, and how to suggest intricacy.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1999 (v.16#5) pg. 43

How to paint violets using either oils or acrylics.
CRAFTS Jun 1997 (v.20#6) pg. 32, 43

Heart-shaped wooden ornaments are painted with oils or acrylics in rosebud motifs.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1989 (v.16#6) pg. 66

Painting realistic tulips. How to apply thin layers of soft color to build up the depth and shape. Includes pattern for a tulip motif to paint (alkyds, oils and acrylics) on a wooden heart.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1990 (v.17#1) pg. 32

Mastering the rose. Five-step method for painting a rose, plus instructions for painting buds and leaves in either oil or acrylic paints. Includes instructions for painting rose motifs on candles and a follower shade.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1990 (v.17#1) pg. 36

How to oil paint a realistic rose. Used to decorate an oval bentwood box.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1990 (v.17#4) pg. 34

Drop-leaf tea table is oil painted in two colors. Cross piece at the bottom is marbleized. Clusters of pansies are painted at four points around the table top. Emphasis is on the detailed instructions for painting pansy faces, buds and leaves.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1990 (v.17#5) pg. 28

Wooden cheese board is painted with poinsettia motif. Emphasis is on how to oil paint a poinsettia flower and leaves.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1990 (v.17#6) pg. 38

How to paint realistic roses in either oil or acrylics.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1993 (v.20#3) pg. 12, 37

Stargazer lilies. Little wooden box edged with sponged finish and gold striping has an oil-painted lily motif on the top.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1996 (v.23#3) pg. 30, 37

Oil painting of Christmas roses and holly leaves on a green patina background.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1996 (v.23#6) pg. 60, 40

Romancing the rose. Alkyds, oils and basic brush strokes are used to paint a romantic rose on a porcelain keepsake box.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1997 (v.24#1) pg. 45, 37

Bouquet of tulips and baby's breath is painted using oils or acrylics on a ornamental wooden wheelbarrow.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1997 (v.24#3) pg. 46, 33

Making the switch. How to translate acrylic painting instructions into oil techniques. Includes step-by-step instructions for painting plums and currants, and pansies.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1997 (v.24#6) pg. 24

Flower of the month. Part 1. An amaryllis grouping in oils.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1999 (v.26#1) pg. 31, Insert

Oil-painting tips to make flowers in decorative painting appear more contoured.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1999 (v.26#2) pg. 28

Flower of the Month. Part 8. Hollyhocks painted in oils.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Aug 1999 (v.26#4) pg. 50, Insert

Step-by-step instructions for painting an hibiscus in oils.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Aug 1999 (v.26#4) pg. 64, Insert

Flower of the month. Part 11. A Christmas rose, accented with holly, is painted in oils.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Dec 1999 (v.26#6) pg. 74, Insert

Step-by-step instructions for painting of a clematis in oils.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Dec 1999 (v.26#6) pg. 86, Insert

An adaptable geranium motif to paint with oils. Advanced painting level.
TOLE WORLD #103 Mar-Apr 1990 (v.14#2) pg. 16

Roses and ribbons motif to oil paint on the border of a wooden plate. Intermediate to advanced painting level.
TOLE WORLD #104 May-Jun 1990 (v.14#3) pg. 24

Telemark flower motif. An oil painting project for beginning rosemalers.
TOLE WORLD #104 May-Jun 1990 (v.14#3) pg. 48

Variegated floral motif with daisies, pansies and a butterfly accent is worked in oils. Advanced painting level.
TOLE WORLD #105 Jul-Aug 1990 (v.14#4) pg. 22

Single tulip picture to paint in oils. Beginner to intermediate skill level.
TOLE WORLD #108 Jan-Feb 1991 (v.15#1) pg. 30

Dogwood blossoms motif to paint on a purchased octagonal or hexagonal wastebasket. Alternating panels of the wastebasket are finished in antiqued gold leaf and and black paint. Branch of dogwood blossoms are painted in oils across several panels. Intermediate to advanced skill level.
TOLE WORLD #109 Mar-Apr 1991 (v.15#2) pg. 66

Theorem painting of violets rendered with oil paintsticks on velvetboard. Intermediate skill level.
TOLE WORLD #117 Jul-Aug 1992 (v.16#4) pg. 59, 65

Brushstroke workshop. How to paint an opening rose in oils.
TOLE WORLD #124 Sep-Oct 1993 (v.17#5) pg. 6