Toledo Stories: Whatever Happened to Paint By Numbers?
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Toledo Stories: Whatever Happened to Paint By Numbers?

Thursday, February 14 at 8:30 p.m.

Explore the 1950's paint-by-numbers craze from its beginnings as a post-World War II hobby to its current resurgence as a collectible by enthusiastic fans.

Narrator Dan Robbins started it all as an artist for the Palmer Paint company, which later became known as Craft Master. His concept for a fill-in-the-spaces paint set became one of the biggest fads in history.

At right: A Craft Master rendition of the Last Supper.