Decorative Painting Made Easy
Meredith Books, 2003 - House & Home - 208 pages
Features: Painting techniques including frottage, wood grain, and crackling are presented in real room settings; Full-size, half-page samples of 16 finishes allow readers to see how an application might look in their homes; Features step-by-step instructions for each technique along with complete materials listings; Provides additional information for choosing the right paint for a particular technique and the right technique for different decorating styles; Decorative-painting techniques explained through detailed instructions and photography.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
HOW TO USE THIS BOOK A PART THREE BEFORE YOU PAINT
CHOOSING COLORS WITH CONFIDENCE 6 PART FOURTECHNIQUE PRIMER
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acrylic paint alkyd Apply the base apply the glaze/paint areas base coat color blue Bucket and mixing casual ceiling chair rail chalk lines Choosing Colors clean coat in desired color and finish colored pencil colorwashing combing crackle create crisp decorating decoupage desired color diamonds DIFFICULTY LEVEL DOUBLE-ROLL drywall floor floorcloth frottage Gallery & How-To glaze/paint mixture green hand-painted horizontal How-To Instructions HOW-TO steps joint compound layers let dry linen lint-free cloth living room look marble measuring and marking mixing tool molding motifs NEED D Satin Optional paint colors paint for base paint for top paint tray painter's tape paper pattern Photo plaid plaster polyurethane primed sample board primer project surface ragging Remove the tape Roller and paint Satin or semi-gloss sea sponge semi-gloss latex paint shades Sherwin Williams space squeegee stamp stencil strie stripes Technique Gallery techniques featured texture top coat paint vertical wall wallpaper width Wipe wood-graining