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Decorative Painting (Ortho's All about)

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Publisher Comments:

* Paint techniques and faux finishes you can do

* Imaginative finishes for walls and furniture

* Ways to customize your home with paint

You can have lots of fun customizing your home or dressing up a piece of old furniture with decorative painting and faux finishes. Ortho's All About Decorative Painting shows dozens of beautiful painting techniques you can apply to almost any surface. Complete instructions make it easy to paint any of them, and color photos are helpful references while you work.

Synopsis:

-- Covers nearly two dozen popular paint techniques.
-- Unique faux finishes for walls and other surfaces.
-- Covers woodgraining, marbling, gold leafing, and verdigris (aged copper) as well as ragging, sponging, dragging, and flogging techniques.

Synopsis:

Covers nearly two dozen popular paint techniques.

Unique faux finishes for walls and other surfaces.

Covers woodgraining, marbling, gold leafing, and verdigris (aged copper) as well as ragging, sponging, dragging, and flogging techniques.

Table of Contents

Decorative Painting and Faux Finishing

The Art of Finishing

Color

Color Characteristics

Colors with Feelings

Light and Color

Pointers About Using Color

Developing a Color Scheme

Tools and Materials

Parts of Paint

Wall Paints

Artist's Paints

Other Media

Primers and Sealers

Brushes

Rollers and Pads

Where to Start?

Planning the Project

How Much Paint Do You Need?

Preparing for Painting

Pointers on Painting

Painting Techniques

Gallery of Effects

Glazing and Color Washing

Antiquing and Aging

Combing

Crackling

Distressing

Dragging

Flogging

Gold Leafing

Wood Graining

Granite

Malachite

Marbling

Ragging

Spattering

Painted Lines

Sponging

Stenciling

Stippling

Stone Blocks and Bricks

Striping

Tortoiseshell

Weathered Metals

Product Details

ISBN:
9780897214698
Manufactured:
Ortho Books
Publisher:
Ortho
Author:
Ortho
Author:
Ortho Books
Author:
Johnston, Larry
Location:
Des Moines, Iowa
Subject:
General
Subject:
Decorating
Subject:
Interior decoration
Subject:
Decorating - Painting/Wallpapering
Subject:
House painting
Subject:
Furniture finishing
Subject:
Paint
Subject:
Finishes and finishing
Subject:
Decorating - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Ortho's All about
Series Volume:
v. 8, 8A, 8B
Publication Date:
20020101
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Full-color photos and illustrations
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
10.875 x 8.125 in 12 oz

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Product details 96 pages Ortho Books - English 9780897214698 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , -- Covers nearly two dozen popular paint techniques.
-- Unique faux finishes for walls and other surfaces.
-- Covers woodgraining, marbling, gold leafing, and verdigris (aged copper) as well as ragging, sponging, dragging, and flogging techniques.
"Synopsis" by , Covers nearly two dozen popular paint techniques.

Unique faux finishes for walls and other surfaces.

Covers woodgraining, marbling, gold leafing, and verdigris (aged copper) as well as ragging, sponging, dragging, and flogging techniques.

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