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Paint Effects



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Barrons Educational Series Inc
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More than 750 how-to color photos complement concise instructions to guide do-it-yourself home decorators. They learn how to create more than 250 different paint effects on many different surfaces. The author introduces his art with a chapter describing necessary tools and materials, and gives step-by-step directions for preparing walls, floors, ceilings, and furniture for decorative painting. All important techniques are demonstrated in the chapters that follow. They include color washing, sponging, decoupage, marbling, and gilding. Readers learn how to combine many different colors to create painted effects that imitate wood grains, marbling, antiquing, and many other decorative finishes. They will be further inspired by photos that show stylish results achieved by leading interior decorators.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 7
Toolsp. 8
Preparationp. 15
Paintsp. 20
Colorp. 22
Finishingp. 24
Techniques/Effectsp. 29
Color Washingp. 30
Spatteringp. 34
Spongingp. 38
Floggingp. 42
Draggingp. 43
Combingp. 46
Grainingp. 51
Woodgrainp. 56
Stipplingp. 58
Raggingp. 65
Limingp. 72
Dry Brushingp. 75
Frottagep. 77
Cloudingp. 79
Waxingp. 81
Distressingp. 83
Antiquingp. 85
Gildingp. 96
Verdigrisp. 103
Marblingp. 106
Crackleglazep. 116
Stencilingp. 118
Tracingp. 126
Mosaicp. 128
Terra-cottap. 130
Stampingp. 132
Tortoiseshellp. 135
Sugip. 138
Trompe l'oeilp. 140
Old Stonep. 144
Sandstonep. 146
Porphoryp. 148
Pewterp. 150
Granitep. 152
Malachitep. 154
Slatep. 156
Painted Ironp. 158
Marquetryp. 160
Using Photocopiesp. 162
Decoupagep. 164
Painting Tilesp. 168
Enamelingp. 172
Floorsp. 177
Wallsp. 183
Furniturep. 191
Accessoriesp. 201
Galleryp. 209
Glossaryp. 220
Indexp. 222
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