Decorative Painting Techniques Book: Over 50 Techniques for Convincing Brushstrokes and Paint Effects

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North Light Books, 2001 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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The only difficult thing about decorative painting is really believing in one's ability to do it. with this book and some practice, readers can become competent decorative painters--even if they have never picked up a brush before. By taking a structured approach to brushwork, designs can be mastered and embellished as skills are acquired. Readers will learn how to master a variety of techniques, including masking, sideloading, mopped shading, smoking, stenciling, tinting, crackling and decoupage. Over 50 step-by-step techniques, suitable for novice and advanced painters alike, ensure that any project can be tackled with success. Di Singleton became hooked on painting as a hobby and years later decided to turn it into a business. She runs a decorative painting studio in South Somerset, England where she also teaches classes for beginners and intermediate painters. She also runs an Internet magazine for decorative painters and travels to the U.S. once a year to take classes, improve her abilities and get new ideas.

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Contents

Patterns and designs
24
Paint effects
30
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