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|This all-new edition of one of Sunset’s perennial best sellers is back and better than ever with loads of ready-made color combinations, tips on choosing the right painting effects, advice from the pros, and information on specialty tools. It has tons of photos to get your creative juices flowing and confidence-building instruction on techniques and materials to see you through to the successful completion of your masterpiece.
* This comprehensive decorative painting guide is the second edition of a Sunset best seller
* Provides instruction on thirty decorative paint techniques with step-by-step photography and color combining recommendations
* Includes newer techniques as well as tried-and-true favorites that will inspire novice and experienced painters alike
* Completely updated resource and materials guide --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
ISBN: 0376013885 Date Published on 5/3/2006
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Enliven walls, doors, and furniture with ragging, sponging, color-washing, staining, stenciling, and more. Learn surface preparation, mixing colors, and glaze and faux finish step-by-step application. 180 full-color photographs and illustrations.
ISBN: 1880029383 Date Published on 5/5/2006
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Perfect for both beginners and seasoned painters, this comprehensive guide provides clear, thorough instructions for completing unique decorative paint finishes for use anywhere and on anything. Included are the popular marbleizing and metal leafing techniques, along with antiquing, stenciling, and staining, among many others. And, each finishing process is rated for difficulty (either easy, moderate, or challenging) so that users are sufficiently prepared for each project.
ISBN: 0823012816 Date Published on 5/3/2006
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Decorative Paint Projects offers a wealth of ideas on how to transform inexpensive furniture and accessories at minimal cost, using a comprehensive range of different paint techniques to decorate items around the home. Popular techniques such as distressing and stencilling are included, as well as some of the more unusual ones, such as tarnishing, lacquering, and creating mock animal hides. The projects are divided into two sections. Part 1 looks at rejuvenating old or plain furniture in each room of the home, from an elegant marquetry dining table to a rustic country-style dresser. Part 2 includes projects for smaller furnishing items, giving advice on how to work with a range of surfaces.
ISBN: 1858338522 Date Published on 5/8/2006
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|A perfect companion to the phenomenal bestseller Paint Recipes, Decorative Paint Recipes shows how to use basic techniques to create fun and sophisticated trims, patterns, and embellishments. Filled with inspirational photos and helpful illustrations, this no-nonsense guide to inexpensive flourish and finesse lets anyone bring a fresh new look to virtually any surface--from walls to rocking chairs to wainscotting. Easy instructions include step-by-step directions, illustrated examples, and complete details about tools, materials, techniques, and color. With a wipe-off vinyl cover for easy cleanup, nearly 150 individual paint effects, and dozens of stenciling motifs, Decorative Paint Recipes provides both instruction and inspiration for the home artist in us all. |
ISBN: 0811818489 Date Published on 5/3/2006
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|Precise how-to for popular faux finishes and decorative treatments for walls, ceilings, and floors.
Step-by-step photos and instructions help DIYers achieve specialty looks.
Handy tips ensure success for beginners and experts.
Inspirational photos demonstrate effects of paint treatment on room character.
Details the latest procedures using standard tools as well as new-to-market products.
Includes basic painting techniques plus new types of finishes.
Bonus feature—color options for the most popular techniques.
ISBN: 0696225662 Date Published on 7/11/2006
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|With some paint, vibrant patterns, and simple instructions at your disposal, it takes only a mere few hours to create these special pieces for yourself or as a gift. Make a functional and artistic Tulip Candle Vase, Funky Flowers Tray, Sunflowers and Strawberries Table and Chairs, and more—30 in all. “Helps even beginners create beautiful accessories for their homes.”—Tole World.|
ISBN: 1402705948 Date Published on 5/4/2006
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With its specialized focus on the decorative artist's favorite motifs, fruits and flowers, this book shows both oil and acrylic painters how to master painting on wood, tin, paper, and other surfaces. 200 color illustrations.
ISBN: 0823012808 Date Published on 5/5/2006
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|An interior wall needn't always be a single flat color. Here are exciting ideas and detailed instructions for using paint to create marbleized effects, speckled tones, graded tones of a single color, lively contrasting color schemes, and more.|
ISBN: 0764115502 Date Published on 5/8/2006
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|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. |
ISBN: 1580111793 Date Published on 5/3/2006