Paint Recipes: A Step-by-Step Guide to Colors and Finishes for the Home
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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02 Wood finishes
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1tbsp 2tbsp 3tbsp 4tbsp acrylic color 11tbsp acrylic glazing liquid aging Allow to dry Apply one coat areas basic recipe burnt umber artists coat of varnish coat to dry cobalt blue colorwashing colorway containers for mixing crackle varnish create decorative denatured alcohol dry 1 hour dry 2–3 hours Ē Ē effect entire surface Exterior fitch gesso gilding glazing liquid transparent green artists imitation metal leaf INGREDIENTS EQUIPMENT INSTRUCTIONS INSTRUCTIONS Base coat latex brush latex flat paint latex paint latex semigloss paint look Mars black metal finishes mineral spirit mixing paint oil color oil-based glazing liquid oil-based paint oxide paint and glaze pint plaster polyurethane powder pigment premixed prepared surface primer quart 1 liter raw sienna raw umber sealant Second glaze coat sponges staining stencil stipple stir technique tinted tones tossaway brush undercoat verdigris water a little water-based paint white latex flat wood wood stains zinc white