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Painting Techniques & Faux Finishes Total Hits - 352  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (4)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Enjoy full-color photos of interior and exterior finishes, and learn how to successfully paint over 20 elegant, decorative effects yourself. You'll find basic materials and equipment needs, no-nonsense, step-by-step instructions, important surface preparations and an introduction to color theory.

Some of the basic techniques you can learn include color washing, sponging, tortoiseshell, or faux lacquer.

ISBN: 0865731829   Date Published on 5/3/2006
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Painting Textured Walls Total Hits - 174  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Painting Textured Walls: Craft Ideas for Your Home
ISBN: 0316291412   Date Published on 5/9/2006
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Painting Without Fainting: How the Pros Do It Fast, Easy & No Mess Total Hits - 154  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Painting Without Fainting In a few pages Don Aslett will show you how the professionals paint so well and so fast! What tools to use; fast, professional prepping; when to paint; what kind of paint; which colors are best; outwitting the weather; painless cleanup; secrets of pro brushing and rolling technique; how to reach high places safely; what to paint first and last; and much more.

64 pages; illustrated.

ISBN: 0937750093   Date Published on 5/1/2006
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Painting Your Favorite Flowers: Step by Step Total Hits - 321  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Mary Wiseman teaches the art of decorative floral painting in a highly visual, stroke-by-stroke fashion that readers are sure to love. Her techniques are built on the basic elements of good painting: shapes, form, values and correct brushwork. She develops these elements by incorporating them into beautiful projects that ensure success--even for a complete beginner.

Each project teaches fundamental flower and foliage painting lessons, such as painting petals with flips and ruffles, painting white flowers, and combining flowers to create your own designs.

* Packed with clear, step-by-step photos and skill-building lessons
* 10 beautiful projects in acrylic--the most popular painting medium

ISBN: 158180024X   Date Published on 5/3/2006
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Painting Your Flea Market Finds Total Hits - 199  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Based upon the popularity of flea markets and the shabby chic look for home decor, this lively and colorful guide will teach readers how to repair, refinish, and clean up flea market finds, and to then transform them by adding beautiful handpainted designs and chic finishes. Crafters will discover how to: -Scope out flea markets for the prize among the clutter -Make minor repairs and clean objects, and prepare them for refinishing and painting -Determine what existing finish is on a piece and what paint to use over it -And more!

Twelve step-by-step projects show how to transform actual flea market finds into charming and stylish additions for any home.

ISBN: 1581804822   Date Published on 5/2/2006
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Painting, Paneling and Wallpapering (Adventures in home repair series) Total Hits - 191  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Painting, Paneling, and Wallpapering
ISBN: 0832622125   Date Published on 5/9/2006
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Painting, Staining, and Finishing Total Hits - 178  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
The Professional Painter's Bible. Brush up on the latest painting methods and technologies... discover new and improved materials... capitalize on products customized for specific uses. In Tom Philbin's Painting, Staining & Finishing, you get wide-ranging advice on everything from selecting and using the best materials for exterior work... to applying the most efficient wood stripping methods... to mastering the art of hanging wallpaper. packed with illustrations, case studies, tricks of the trade and time-saving tips, this hands-on guide gives you the know-how to handle any problem solving: tools and equipment; primers; specialty finishes; wood stripping; estimating supplies; interior painting; exterior painting and staining; wallpapering; floor refinishing; metric conversions; more.
ISBN: 0070497311   Date Published on 5/2/2006
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Painting: How to Paints Walls, Ceilings, Trim & Exteriors Total Hits - 244  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Preserved in this fun activity book are the Atlas Bear, the Bali Tiger, the Eastern Bison, the Round Island Boa, the Dodo, the Toolache Wallaby, the Oahu Omao, and 23 other extinct animals. For each, kids will find where it lived, interesting facts, how to pronounce its name, when the last one died, a description of its coloring, and, most importantly, why it became extinct.
ISBN: 080697057X   Date Published on 5/5/2006
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Paintwork (Inspirations)Total Hits - 176  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
ISBN: 1842153773   Date Published on 5/8/2006
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Paper Illuminated: 15 Projects for Making Handcrafted Luminaria, Lanterns, Screens, Lamp ShadesTotal Hits - 313  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
A candle, a light bulb, or natural daylight illuminating a translucent sheet of paper can create surprises by casting a shadow through holes onto another surface, illuminating a subtle pattern in the paper, or showing off a batiked design. As the popularity of handmade paper grows, this unique book takes the paper crafter beyond stationery, cards, and journals to innovative designs for using colored and textured paper to make striking three-dimensional home furnishings: luminaria, lanterns, room divider screens, sconces, lampshades, nightlights, window shades, and more.

This book includes inspiring full-color photographs of the projects, as well as the works of a variety of talented paper artists. Line drawings illustrate the step-by-step instructions. Paper decorative techniques include piercing, layering, collage, crayon batiking, fold and dye, marbling, nature printing, rubber stamping, stenciling, embossing, and weaving. Also included is easy-to-understand information on lamp basics and safety, wiring and rewiring lamps, and creating interesting lamp bases.

ISBN: 1580173306   Date Published on 5/10/2006

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