Decorative Painting & Faux Finishes

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Creative Homeowner Press, 2004 - Crafts & Hobbies - 239 pages
Decorative Painting & Faux Finishes shows how to turn an ordinary room into a modern work of art. Paint is the hottest design trend today. Exciting color photographs display the ways to use the magic of paint to create drama, texture, detail, and illusion around the house whether doing-it-yourself of working with a contractor. Easy step-by-step instructions walk homeowners through the process, from mixing paints and glazes to applying the techniques for sponging, ragging, stippling, color washing, spattering, combing, stenciling, marbling, and wood graining.

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Painted faux finishes and trompe l'oeil are exciting alternatives to plain walls or wallpaper. Both create an illusion of something else, either a material such as fake stone or an architectural ... Read full review

About the author (2004)

Sharon Ross is the author of numerous books and magazine articles. She was also Director of Editorial Projects for The Family Handyman magazines and has written for PBS-TV's Hometime. Sharon resides in Cottage Grove, MN.

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