A new and original approach to the art of interior decoration revealing the secrets of a wide range of techniques, effects and finishes Includes bambooing -- battening fabric -- bleaching bronzing -- colour mixing -- colourwashing -- crossdragging -- decorative painting -- displaying pictures and objects distempering -- dragging -- fake and real panelling -- gilding -- graining -- lacquering -- liming -- marbling -- picking out -- print rooms -- ragging -- simulating lapis lazuli -- spattering -- sponging -- staining -- stencilling -- stippling -- stone effects -- storage tortoiseshelling -- trompel l'oeil -- washes and glazes
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