Colour in Decoration

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Frances Lincoln Limited, 1990 - House & Home - 191 pages
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Promoting an understanding of colour principles and describing how coloursork, this is a sourcebook of practical advice and positive ideas forreating floor-to-ceiling decorative success. With an introduction on theistory and use of pigments, colour "portraits" demonstrate how colour issed to manipulate space, create mood, add light and dark to every room. Withdditional sections on colour in focus, and in combination, this is aomprehensive book on how to use colour effectively.;Annie Sloan is theuthor of "Simple Painted Furniture", and co-author (with Kate Gwynn) of "Theomplete Book of Decorative Paint Techniques" and (with Felicity Bryan) of "ursery Style".

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Color in decoration

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The authors, both professional decorators and artists, have compiled a book that will give readers the means to "make their decorating less of a hit-and-miss affair.'' The majority of the book is ... Read full review

Contents

COLOUR PORTRAITS
19
White Brown Black
124
THE PALETTES
151
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About the author (1990)

Annie Sloan writes about decorative painting of furniture and interiors in The Painted Furniture Sourcebook: Motifs from Medieval Times to the Present Day and Decorative Antique Effects.

Gwynn works as an illustrator, designer, and teacher of decorative painting.

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