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Decorative Paint & Faux Finishes
Decorative Paint Faux Finishes
Author: Jeanne Huber
ISBN-13: 9780376013897
ISBN-10: 0376013893
Publication Date: 8/30/2006
Pages: 192
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

3 stars, based on 1 rating
Publisher: Sunset Publishing Corporation
Book Type: Paperback
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Do you want to turn drab walls into architectural features that will make anyone envious? Or turn that old table into a beautiful antique look-alike? Then you need to get "Sunset's Decorative PAINT & FAUX FINISHES". The information and photographs contained in the book will take you, step-by-step, through the process...from the painting basics to the beautiful finished project.

"The Basics" include: Materials and Tools, Painting Basics, and Understanding Color. Then there are the "Tricks Of The Trade: Handling Corners; Holding Brushes; Stripes and Grids; Repeating Patterns; Murals and Trompe l'Oiel; Novelty Tools; and Flagging. There are 59 different painting techniques that are explained from Fresco Colorwashing to Verdigris.

With this book, you will be so impressed by what you can do, that you won't want to stop!
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Fantastic book with lots of great ideas on different painting techniques, some I had seen before, and some that I hadn't. It makes each one look so easy, too!