Bring gorgeous roses to life using folk-art painting techniques. From the grandeur of a blooming bush of Baroness de Rothschild to the simple delight of a single Black Beauty bloom, here are patterns and instructions for painting folk art roses. Nine different varieties of roses are represented, including Just Joey, Abraham Darby, and Princess of Wales. Each painting is shown in a full-color photograph, and reproducible patterns, color lists, and instructions enable you to beautifully enhance furniture, decorative accessories, and other projects. Definitions of the various brush strokes and techniques used, such as comma stroke, load, sponging, and wash ensure your success in incorporating these blooms into your repertoire of folk art designs.