Canal boat art

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Taking a step back to our roots this board documents our projects and projects of others that adopts the traditional colours and designs characterised by Canal boat art or Roses and Castles

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Canal art doorstop - handpainted roses

Have you completed the Masterclass For Beginners and wanted to move onto the next step? We have got you covered with our new masterclass for intermediate painters. All you need is patience and confidence in order to grow and we will have you painting beautiful designs with ease. There’s no better time to continue your 'Folk It' journey.

We are busy getting the final touches added to our Masterclass for Intermediate Painters - which includes this in depth lesson on how to paint folk art designs inspired by the traditional art seen on the canals and narrow boats of England. #painting #paintingtutorial #canalart #carolsykes #youcanfolkit

Folk art painting - canal art

We are busy getting the final touches added to our Masterclass for Intermediate Painters - which includes this in depth lesson on how to paint folk art designs inspired by the traditional art seen on the canals and narrow boats of England. #painting #paintingtutorial #canalart #carolsykes #youcanfolkit

Daisies and roses make this welcome sign a beautiful item to hang in your home. Using red, yellow greens and blue it is reminiscent of traditional canal boat art and makes good use of the beautiful comma stroke. You can purchase our Vintage Rose kits from www.folkit.co

Daisies and roses make this welcome sign a beautiful item to hang in your home. Using red, yellow greens and blue it is reminiscent of traditional canal boat art and makes good use of the beautiful comma stroke. You can purchase our Vintage Rose kits from www.folkit.co

Canal Rose Painting Course

Roses and Castles is the generic term given to the colourful canal art used to decorate narrowboats in the 19th Century. Learn the traditions of this folk art in a two day, instructor led course and take home your own piece of unique, hand painted canal…

Beautiful canal art painted by Katrin from My Colourful life

You Can Folk It’s Instagram post: “We may provide the painting lesson but what you do with the skills you learn is totally up to you. @katzag_mycolourfullife has learnt to…”

70 Likes, 4 Comments - You Can Folk It (@folkit.co) on Instagram: “We may provide the painting lesson but what you do with the skills you learn is totally up to you.…”

cabin stool beautifully decorated with Canal art designs

cabin stool beautifully decorated with Canal art designs

Daisies and roses make this welcome sign a beautiful item to hang in your home. Using red, yellow greens and blue it is reminiscent of traditional canal boat art and makes good use of the beautiful comma stroke. You can purchase our Vintage Rose kits from www.folkit.co

Daisies and roses make this welcome sign a beautiful item to hang in your home. Using red, yellow greens and blue it is reminiscent of traditional canal boat art and makes good use of the beautiful comma stroke. You can purchase our Vintage Rose kits from www.folkit.co

#vintagevibes Canal Art 😍  See our previous post for the @decoart colours we used

You Can Folk It on Instagram: “#vintagevibes Canal Art 😍 See our previous post for the @decoart colours we used”

37 Likes, 2 Comments - You Can Folk It (@folkit.co) on Instagram: “#vintagevibes Canal Art 😍 See our previous post for the @decoart colours we used”

Narrowboat Products : Black Country Metalworks Ltd

Narrowboat & Canal Ware - Including Painted Roses and Castles

Every element, including the colours used on our Canal Art is traditional. Our range of Buckby ware is available in three background colours, black, green and red, whilst the decoration of flowers vary from barge ware to barge ware. Due to the hand painting, colours may vary, however, we endeavour to keep the colours true to the images shown on these pages. We have recently been contacted by the Waterways Craft Guild, who are interested in our range of narrowboat and canal ware. Our Buckby…

Canal Arts by Terence - Artwork - Canalware - 'Roses and Castles' - Drawer Chests

Canal Arts by Terence - Artwork - Canalware - 'Roses and Castles' - Drawer Chests

Canal Arts by Terence - Artwork - Canalware - 'Roses and Castles' - Special Commissions

Canal Arts by Terence - Artwork - Canalware - 'Roses and Castles' - Special Commissions

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Craft Archives - Joanna Sheen's Country Days Blog

These roses are just beautiful. We do have a soft spot for #canalart 💕 . Repost from @thearcshed - Finished!  Getting quite a collection of spoons now, and loved doing this cluster of canal roses 😊 #canalart #painting is so #relaxing and #therapeutic  Come and see for yourself at one of my July workshops, more info at www.thearcshed.co.uk

You Can Folk It on Instagram: “These roses are just beautiful. We do have a soft spot for #canalart 💕 . Repost from @thearcshed - Finished! Getting quite a collection of…”

58 Likes, 4 Comments - You Can Folk It (@folkit.co) on Instagram: “These roses are just beautiful. We do have a soft spot for #canalart 💕 . Repost from @thearcshed -…”