Painted Designs, Etc
Cy DeCosse, 1996 - Antiques & Collectibles - 64 pages
Give your home its own distinctive character with original painted designs. A few basic techniques and a little inspiration will get you started. PAINTED DESIGNS ETC. introduces you to the best tools and materials for the job, easy methods for adapting and transferring designs to any surface, and no-fail techniques for applying free-hand designs. Full-color photography and careful instructions explain every detail.
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