Paint Effects

Paint Effects

A Unique Guide on How to Use Decorative Paint Effects

Book - 2003
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Barron's Educational Publishing
More than 750 how-to color photos complement concise instructions to guide do-it-yourself home decorators. They learn how to create more than 250 different paint effects on many different surfaces. The author introduces his art with a chapter describing necessary tools and materials, and gives step-by-step directions for preparing walls, floors, ceilings, and furniture for decorative painting. All important techniques are demonstrated in the chapters that follow. They include color washing, sponging, decoupage, marbling, and gilding. Readers learn how to combine many different colors to create painted effects that imitate wood grains, marbling, antiquing, and many other decorative finishes. They will be further inspired by photos that show stylish results achieved by leading interior decorators.

Publisher: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's, 2003
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780764124334
Branch Call Number: 747.3 Paint 2003
Characteristics: 224 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Barron's Educational Series, Inc


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