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Publisher Comments:

Professional-caliber techniques from the nation's leading school for decorative painters.

Professionals and amateurs alike will be able to render beautiful painted finishes using the proven techniques in this book. Step-by-step instructions and over 500 full-color photographs show how to achieve exquisite effects. Over 55 glazing, marbling, and graining techniques are presented, each complete with a list of tools and materials.

Includes instructions for:

  • Glazing
  • Caen Stone
  • Multilayer Glazing
  • Strie
  • Rag-Rolling
  • Novelty Effects
  • Marbling
  • Malachite Travertine
  • Unpolished Stone
  • Granite Rasotica
  • Serpentine Marbles
  • French Grand Antique
  • Rosso Verona
  • French Rose
  • Botticino
  • Drift and Mottled Marbles
  • Veined Marbles
  • Norwegian Rose
  • Yellow Sienna
  • Portoro (Black and Gold)
  • Graining
  • Macassar Ebony
  • Zebrawood
  • English Brown Oak
  • Orientalwood
  • English Harewood
  • American Sycamore
  • Bird's-Eye Maple
  • American Oak
  • Brazilian Rosewood
  • Burl
  • Mahogany
  • Satinwood
  • Country Graining

Also included is a complete guide to starting and running a successful decorative-painting business.

Synopsis:

Detailed demonstrations show how to utilize all kinds of special paint techniques. Business aspects are also covered.

Synopsis:

A guide to professional decorative painting, this book attempts to teach designers and decorative painters how to make effective use of special paint techniques in interiors. The book gives instruction on over 50 glazing, graining and marbling techniques.

Synopsis:

The worlds leading experts reveal how to paint great finishesand make money doing it!

• classic, now in paperback for the first time

• Basics plus step-by-steps for more than 55 techniquesglazing, marbling, graining, more

• Full information on running a furniture-restoration business

Booklist called the Marxes latest collaboration, Furniture Restoration, “a book to be pored over again and again.” Now their classic first book, Professional Painted Finishes, is available in a handy paperback edition. Drawn from the authors 30 years of experience in the field, these painted finishes simulate a wide variety of wood grains, stones, and marbles. More than 55 techniques are explained in depth, with hundreds of step-by-step color photographs and complete lists of the materials and tools needed. Everything that a professional or hobbyist needs is here, from basics, to specific techniques such as marbling, glazing, and graining, to an overview of business practices, including startup, preparing estimates and contracts, and getting the job done. A comprehensive decorative painting resource, ideal for professionals, aspiring professionals, and committed amateurs, Professional Painted Finishes packs the combined knowledge of three top experts into one indispensable reference.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Synopsis:

Professionals and amateurs alike will be able to render beautiful painted finishes using the proven techniques in this book. Step-by-step instructions and over 500 full-color photographs show how to achieve exquisite effects. Over 55 glazing, marbling, and graining techniques are presented, each complete with a list of tools and materials.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 280) and index.

About the Author

Ina Brosseau Marx and Allen Marx are the founders and codirectors of The Finishing School in Great Neck, New York, which offers one-day classes in the painted finish. They are also conservators of painted, gilded, oriental lacquer, and verre eglomise objects, and their work is in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Yale University's Garvan Collection, the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the New York Historical Society, and prominent private collectors. The Marxes have lectured and conducted demonstrations for the National Decorating Products Association, the Painting and Decorating Contractors of America, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Smithsonian Institution, and many others. They recently founded The Decorative Painter's Network, an information exchange for decorative painters.

Robert Marx, a successful decorative painter, began working with his parents, Ina and Allen, in restoration commission in 1981. He joined the staff of The Finishing School in 1986.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780823044184
Subtitle:
A Guide to the Art and Business of Decorative Painting
With:
Marx, Robert
With:
Marx, Robert
Author:
Ina Brosseau Marx, Allen Marx & Robert Marx
Author:
Marx, Llen
Author:
Brosseau Marx, Ina
Author:
Marx, Robert
Author:
Marx, Ina Brosseau
Author:
Marx, Allen
Author:
Marz, Robert
Publisher:
Watson-Guptill
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Painting
Subject:
Engineering - Chemical & Biochemical
Subject:
Decorating - Painting/Wallpapering
Subject:
Finishes and finishing
Subject:
Painting, industrial
Subject:
Paint materials
Subject:
Color decoration and ornament.
Subject:
Finishes and finishing -- Technique.
Subject:
Construction - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
9346
Publication Date:
19910601
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
500 COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
11.00 x 8.25 in

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"Synopsis" by , Detailed demonstrations show how to utilize all kinds of special paint techniques. Business aspects are also covered.
"Synopsis" by , A guide to professional decorative painting, this book attempts to teach designers and decorative painters how to make effective use of special paint techniques in interiors. The book gives instruction on over 50 glazing, graining and marbling techniques.
"Synopsis" by , The worlds leading experts reveal how to paint great finishesand make money doing it!

• classic, now in paperback for the first time

• Basics plus step-by-steps for more than 55 techniquesglazing, marbling, graining, more

• Full information on running a furniture-restoration business

Booklist called the Marxes latest collaboration, Furniture Restoration, “a book to be pored over again and again.” Now their classic first book, Professional Painted Finishes, is available in a handy paperback edition. Drawn from the authors 30 years of experience in the field, these painted finishes simulate a wide variety of wood grains, stones, and marbles. More than 55 techniques are explained in depth, with hundreds of step-by-step color photographs and complete lists of the materials and tools needed. Everything that a professional or hobbyist needs is here, from basics, to specific techniques such as marbling, glazing, and graining, to an overview of business practices, including startup, preparing estimates and contracts, and getting the job done. A comprehensive decorative painting resource, ideal for professionals, aspiring professionals, and committed amateurs, Professional Painted Finishes packs the combined knowledge of three top experts into one indispensable reference.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

"Synopsis" by , Professionals and amateurs alike will be able to render beautiful painted finishes using the proven techniques in this book. Step-by-step instructions and over 500 full-color photographs show how to achieve exquisite effects. Over 55 glazing, marbling, and graining techniques are presented, each complete with a list of tools and materials.
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