The Hamlyn Encyclopedia of Decorative Techniques

The Hamlyn Encyclopedia of Decorative Techniques

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Compiled by a team of decorators and restorers, this guide to paint effects and decorative finishes provides extensive information on a range of traditional and contemporary surface treatments. These range from marbling, grisaille and trompe l'oeil to stencilling, decoupage and country style. Each technique is presented with suggestions for suitable equipment and materials, and helpful hints on how to organise work. Step-by-step instructions are accompanied by project photography, motif and pattern suggestions and design templates.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 223.52 x 284.48 x 22.86mm | 1,179.33g
  • Octopus Publishing Group
  • Hamlyn
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 400 colour photographs and illustrations
  • 0600591492
  • 9780600591498

Table of contents

Woodgraining; marbling; stenciling; country style; decoupage; grisaille; trompe l'oeil; metal antiquing.show more