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Sep 4, 2009

TOLE PAINTING- WILLIAMSBURG 4TH OF JULY

I painted this lazy susan several years ago. It is from a pattern by the very talented Betty Caithness and is entitled Williamsburg 4th of July. A very historical pattern. 
Betty's patterns are all very intricate. I struggle to come close to her final vision on my own. I have painted a mirror frame which did not turn out well but also have a pattern of hers for a Christmas Noah's Ark trunk that I hope to do soon. 

12 comments:

nannykim said...

It looks great! I don't get what you mean by pattern. Do you buy it with the picture on it and then paint it or what?

marty39 said...

This is just gorgeous. I have always admired anyone who can paint like this. Just gorgeous. Hugs, Marty

Bill said...

I think you did a beautiful job on this! You've obviously mastered the techniques of decorative painting! It looks very real ... without being photographic ... charming!

Hope your weekend goes well!

Bill

Lou said...

You're a very talented woman Ms E.

Keetha Broyles said...

YOU painted that all by your little 'ole self????? I think it is AMAZING!!!! I LOVE it and I'd like to "do" a Jig-Saw puzzle of it - - - oh that there only WERE a jig saw puzzle of it!!!

Blondie's Journal said...

This is beautiful, Lori!! You ARE so talented!! I am a little lost too on what you mean by a pattern. I know nothing about Tole painting except that I love it!!

xoxo
Janie

Jane said...

Lori, this is gorgeous! Incredible workmanship & detail!

Eva Gallant said...

The plate is beautiful!

Florida Sue said...

I am blown away by this. What a beautiful piece of work Lucy. I know my hand is not that steady and my eyesight would not be up to the task. I learn something new about you everyday. This will come in handy when we are on the lam.

XOLucy

@eloh said...

It's very good work, I would never even attempt anything remotely like this. You must have some steady hands.

Joanne said...

Lori that is absolutely glorious!!!! As I mentioned everyone should try tole painting but nothing as complicated as your work. Just beautiful!!!

lindalee said...

Lori, you never cease to amaze me....Thanks again for all your support, good friend.

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