Colour in Decoration
Promoting an understanding of colour principles and describing how coloursork, this is a sourcebook of practical advice and positive ideas forreating floor-to-ceiling decorative success. With an introduction on theistory and use of pigments, colour "portraits" demonstrate how colour issed to manipulate space, create mood, add light and dark to every room. Withdditional sections on colour in focus, and in combination, this is aomprehensive book on how to use colour effectively.;Annie Sloan is theuthor of "Simple Painted Furniture", and co-author (with Kate Gwynn) of "Theomplete Book of Decorative Paint Techniques" and (with Felicity Bryan) of "ursery Style".
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achieved acrylic alizarin crimson Art Deco background bedroom blue-green brown burnt sienna burnt umber cadmium red cadmium yellow carpet ceiling cerulean blue chair coat cobalt colour mixing colour scheme colour wheel combined complementary contrast cool yellow cream create curtains dark David Hicks decoration deep Designer dining room distemper drawing room Duncan Grant dyes earth colours effect eggshell eighteenth century elegant emulsion fabrics finish glaze gloss gold green-blue greenish blue grey grey-blue harmonious hues intense colour interior lacquer Left lemon yellow light lime green limewash matt muted neutral colours nineteenth century offset oil-based paints orange orange-red paintwork pale palette panels pattern pigments pink Prussian blue purple raw sienna raw umber rich Right shades sofa soft strong colour subtle surface terracotta texture tones touches transparent turquoise ultramarine umber & white varnish vibrant Victorian violet viridian wall colour wallpaper warmth water-based white cadmium wood woodwork yellow ochre yellow-green