Decorative Painting & Faux Finishes

Decorative Painting & Faux Finishes

Book - 2004
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Baker & Taylor
Vivid color photographs and simple step-by-step instructions walk homeowners through the process of transforming a room into a stylish work of art with the help of a variety of creative painting techniques, including sponging, ragging, stippling, spattering, and more, with detailed guidelines on selecting materials, how-to tips for preparing surfaces, and a comprehensive index and glossary. Original.

Creative Homeowner Pr
Decorative Painting & Faux Finishes shows how to turn an ordinary room into a modern work of art. Paint is the hottest design trend today. Exciting color photographs display the ways to use the magic of paint to create drama, texture, detail, and illusion around the house whether doing-it-yourself of working with a contractor. Easy step-by-step instructions walk homeowners through the process, from mixing paints and glazes to applying the techniques for sponging, ragging, stippling, color washing, spattering, combing, stenciling, marbling, and wood graining.

A complete, step-by-step guide to creating classic decorative techniques, including creating paints and glazes. Over 360 color photos.

Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Creative Homeowner Press, c2004
ISBN: 9781580111799
Branch Call Number: 747.3 ROS
Characteristics: 239 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Kinkead, Elise


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