Classic Paints & Faux Finishes

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Reader's Digest Association, Oct 1, 1996 - Crafts & Hobbies - 160 pages
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Step-by-step instruction on classic decorative techniques including glazes, simple oil paint, limewash, bronze powders, decoupage, wood stains, antiquing and distressing, crackle varnish and more. This has become the standard book on decorative paint finishes.

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This is an excellent book for beginners because it covers all the basics in some detail: the kinds of paints and different surfaces to paint on and the techniques to use in different projects. Color ... Read full review

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Annie Sloan writes about decorative painting of furniture and interiors in The Painted Furniture Sourcebook: Motifs from Medieval Times to the Present Day and Decorative Antique Effects.

Gwynn works as an illustrator, designer, and teacher of decorative painting.

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