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Publisher Comments:

The Paint Effects Bible is a library of faux finishes: 100 of them. Each is described on a single spread with a large photograph of the finish plus step-by-step illustrations, an ingredients list, and detailed instructions for creating the effect.

A valuable source for professional and amateur decorators alike, this book comes in a handy, pocket-sized format with a concealed wiro-binding that lays flat during use.

The Paint Effects Bible includes: How to decorate with paint finishesBasic color theory including choosing colors and combinationsBasic techniques plus helpful hintsA paint effect selector that helps you choose the best effect and variation

The paint effects are made with brushes, rollers, rags, sponges and waxes. Featured are: Textured Effects: stone, leather, fabric, plaster, crackleglaze, craquelure, sand, metal, paper and decoupageTraditional Finishes: sienna, breccia, carrera, rosa and granite marble; oak, pine, cherry and mahogany; distressing, antiquing, trompe l'oeil, lining, marquetry, porphyry, tortoiseshell, lapis lazuli, malachite, floating marblesMetallics: verdigris, steel, copper, rusted iron, patination, gold and silver leafPatterns and Motifs: stencils, murals, repeats, overlays, block printing, frottageOther Patterns and Motifs: banding, stripes, squares, borders, spray painting

Synopsis:

A library of faux finishes in a pocket-sized edition wiro-bound designed to lay flat. Each of the 100 recipes are fully described with detailed instructions, an ingredients list, and illustrated with a photo of the finish, plus step-by-step illustrations.

Synopsis:

"The Paint Effects Bible" is a library of faux finishes--100 of them. Each is described on a single spread with a large photograph of the finish plus 800 step-by-step illustrations, an ingredients list, and detailed instructions for creating the effect.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781552977187
Publisher:
Firefly Books
Location:
Toronto
Author:
Skinner, Kerry
Subject:
Painting
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Interior decoration
Subject:
Painting - Other Specific Subjects
Subject:
Decoration and ornament
Subject:
House painting
Subject:
Texture painting
Subject:
Paint
Subject:
Finishes and finishing
Subject:
Decorating - General
Subject:
Techniques - General
Subject:
Techniques - Painting - Specific Subjects
Subject:
Painting -- Technique.
Subject:
Art-Painting General
Subject:
Home Construction-Decorating by Room
Series Volume:
108-39
Publication Date:
20030431
Binding:
Spiral
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.02x6.86x1.18 in. 1.40 lbs.

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Art » Painting » General
Engineering » Construction » Do It Yourself
Engineering » Home Construction » Decorating » By Room
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Decor Painting
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Tole, Painting, and Decoupage
Home and Garden » Interior Design » Color
Home and Garden » Interior Design » Details

Paint Effects Bible
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Product details 256 pages Firefly Books Ltd - English 9781552977187 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A library of faux finishes in a pocket-sized edition wiro-bound designed to lay flat. Each of the 100 recipes are fully described with detailed instructions, an ingredients list, and illustrated with a photo of the finish, plus step-by-step illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , "The Paint Effects Bible" is a library of faux finishes--100 of them. Each is described on a single spread with a large photograph of the finish plus 800 step-by-step illustrations, an ingredients list, and detailed instructions for creating the effect.
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