It's never to late to learn how to paint! This is Brush Stroke Workbook by Bette Byrd, A Complete Guide to Making Brush Strokes, Plus 17 Painting Projects. It was published by Plaid in 1996. This is a 4th printing. There are 35 pages which includes the inside of both covers.
You'll learn how to do different brush strokes, what colors to use, etc. There is also a template insert in the middle of the book.
The book measures approximately 11 inches by 8 1/2 inches.
The book is in very good vintage condition. There is very minimal wear around the edges of the covers. Pages are clean with minimal discoloration from age. The two metal staples are holding everything together nicely.