The beautiful art of Norwegian Rosemaling with step-by-step instructions by world renowned Norwegian Rosemaler, Sigmund Aarseth. The book covers classic design characteristics of Norwegian Rosemaling, traditional color use and placement, how to background wooden pieces so they are historically accurate, information about brushes and stroke work and Sigmund's painting methods. There are 64 color pages of illustrations of Sigmund's paintings and color examples of historical Rosemaling. This book is a great reference for Folk Art painters and teachers. It is an indispensable guide for students and admirers of Norwegian Rosemaling, Telemark Style.