Paint Magic: The Home Decorator's Guide to Painted Finishes
Describes tools, equipment, and techniques for highlighting walls, woodwork, floors, and furniture with decorative paint finishes, such as stenciling, marbling, and graining
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acrylic colours apply artists bamboo blowlamp blue bristles burnt umber clean coat of clear colourwashing dark decorative finishes denatured alcohol diagonal door dragging dries edge effect emulsion latex filler flat or mid-sheen flat paint flat white floor floorcloth FLP/p gesso give glaze or wash gloss varnish gouache Graham Carr grain green ground hard James Mortimer lacquer lines look marble matt varnish metal leaf methylated spirits mixed motif oil colours opaque paint finish paint glaze panels paper pattern Photo Bay Hippisley Photo James Mortimer piece pigment polyurethane varnish primer raw umber rottenstone sand sandpaper semigloss shade sheen shellac shiny smooth soft soften solvent spatter spirit mineral spirits sponge stainers tinting colours steel wool stencil stippling stripes technique texture tone tortoiseshell transparent oil glaze trompe l'oeil undercoat universal stainers tinting walls white oil-based paint white spirit mineral wipe wood woodwork