Paint Recipes: A Step-by-Step Guide to Colors and Finishes for the Home

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Chronicle Books, Apr 1, 1996 - House & Home - 192 pages
Both an easy-to-use how-to-guide and an eye catching style book, this innovative painting manual shows homeowners, designers, and craftspeople how to create 50 beautiful paint effects—from ageing and verdigris to stippling and trompe l'oeil—in more than 150 gorgeous colors for walls, floors, ceilings, and furniture. Handy features include chapters laid out like recipes, complete with "ingredients," equipment, and step by step instructions to inspire do-it-yourselfers at every level of experience. With a comprehensive source listing; beautiful, full color photography; and a striking design—plus a durable, wipe clean cover to resist splatters at the work site—Paint Recipes offers the perfect combination of practicality and style, all at a terrific price.

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Contents

Introduction
6
Brushes
28
Paint techniques
34
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Liz Wagstaff is a professional designer of sets, props, and painted costumes for theater and opera in England.

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