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 Decorative Painting Sourcebook
This one source offers expert instruction on every decorative painting technique - from basic brushstrokes to faux finishes - plus a complete list of resources for all the tools and materials you need. And with the right techniques and tools, you can turn ordinary objects into extraordinary works of art! If you're just getting started, the step-by-step, illustrated instructions will have you transforming glassware, wood, baskets, even clothing, into showcases of your creativity in no time. If you're already an accomplished decorative painter, you'll enjoy the professional tips and latest techniques from Priscilla Hauser, Phillip Myer, Sherry Nelson, Gretchen Cagle, Jackie Shaw and other leading teachers and artists. Plus, you'll find tips on getting the most out of painting workshops. And since every artist needs the right materials, this comprehensive sourcebook tells you where to find all the paints, brushes, finishes, surfaces and supplies you need.
  Date Published 3/1/1997

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Comments: everything you need in one colorful book
Being an extreme beginner, I was looking for a complete manual to help me start on my new painting "career". After reading and using the material in this book, I consider myself capable of not only producing quality pieces of artwork, but being able to both sell them and be proud to give them as gifts.

I would highly recommend this book to anyone who, wants to learn how to paint; needs to find hard to find supplies; needs a color conversion chart or wants a brush-up course on strokework.