The Encyclopedia of Decorative Paint Effects

The Encyclopedia of Decorative Paint Effects

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This text presents a step-by-step demonstration of decorative paint effects such as sponging, craquelure, marbling, graining and stencilling. More than 50 decorative paint effects are featured and photographs illustrate each step of the process.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 220 x 222 x 14mm | 580.6g
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • colour photographs, index
  • 0747278016
  • 9780747278016

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Table of contents

Colour; Paints, mediums and varnishes; preparation; equipment; finishing; decorative effects - antiquing, check rolling, colour washing, combing, dragging, faux bamboo, faux stone blocks, flogging, graining, lapis lazuli, liming, malachite, marbling, pickling, porphyry, ragging, sandstone and lichen, spattering, sponging, stippling, sugi, tortoiseshell, verdigris; artistic effects - decoupage, gilding, stencilling, trompe l'oeil; themes - floors, walls, furniture, decorated accessories.
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