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 more

Product details

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

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 more