Classic paints and faux finishes: how to use natural materials and authentic techniques in today's decorating

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Reader's Digest Association, Oct 1, 1993 - Art - 160 pages
The first book to meet all the needs of the do-it-yourself decorative painter, whether novice or experienced, this complete guide offers new versions of the old techniques used by house painters, furniture painters, artists, and restorers. Step-by-step instructions and more than 300 color illustrations.

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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 is one of the world's most respected experts in the field of decorative painting. She runs highly successful workshops from her shop in Oxford, England and teaches in Europe and the US. She has written over 10 books and has featured prominently on PBS television and the Homes & Gardens TV channel.

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

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