Bronze Powder Stenciling: Early American Decorative Stenciling on Tin and Wood (DVD)
Two DVDs, Two to-scale patterns, Practice stencils, Actual size stencil impressions, Bronze powder and paint color swatches, True-color photographic examples, Complete resources and supplies list
In this set of two DVDs, join masters of stenciling, Dortia Davis and Joyce Holzer, as they lead you through two comprehensive bronze powder stenciling lessons featuring historically authentic designs on tin and wood. Their in-depth, step-by-step tutorials facilitate learning at your own pace. The ancient art of applying bronze powders through finely cut stencils was adapted by American craftsmen and became a popular decorative style during the early 19th century. Stenciled designs and scenes are often seen on Boston rockers and Hitchcock chairs. The Historical Society of Early American Decoration proudly presents this authoritative video as part of its educational mission, to preserve and reproduce original American designs. The instructors demonstrate techniques that are valuable to applicants for Guild membership in HSEAD. Dortia and JoyceÊhave taught bronze powder stenciling for several decades. Both artists have earned numerous awards and recognition for their refined stenciling craftsmanship and expertise.