Quick and Easy Trompe L'oeil

Quick and Easy Trompe L'oeil

Decorative Painting on Walls, Furniture, Frames & More

Book - 1997
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Sterling
:"Visual deception" can open up space, solve a decorating problem, or create exciting objets d'art to enliven your home. With just a few tricks of perspective, shadow, and color, anyone can usetrompe l'oeil to change the appearance of furniture, ceilings, walls, or an entire room! It's easy, and you don't have to be a skilled painter to get fabulous effects; this basic primer guides you through all the materials; preparing surfaces; mixing colors; and the laws of perspective from background to mid-distance to foreground--even an aerial view. Beautiful projects include a projection of a window overlooking a park, extremely suitable for beginners; painted stones; decorative panels; and classical forms like arches and columns. You won't believe how fast you can get great results!



By playing with perspective, shadow, and color, trompe l'oeil changes the appearance of furniture, ceilings, walls, or an entire room. And, you don't have to be a skilled painter; this primer guides you through materials; preparing surfaces; mixing colors; and the laws of perspective from background to foreground--even an aerial view. "...supplies information on perspective, color, techniques, and architectonic and scenic methods."--Booklist. "...this is a great book for your painting library."--Decorative Artist's Workbook.


Baker & Taylor
Offers an introduction to the art of trompe l'oeil painting, including step-by-step instructions on how to use these techniques to paint walls, furniture, and other household objects.

Publisher: New York : Sterling, 1997
ISBN: 9780806971384
080697138X
Branch Call Number: 745.723 HOL
Characteristics: 160 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm

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