Brush, Sponge, Stamp: A Creative Guide to Painting Beautiful Patterns on Everyday Surfaces

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Quarry Books, 1998 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
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Truly great decorative-painting projects begin with a wonderful pattern. In this inspiring new guide, you will find recipes and instructions for creating almost forty decorative-painting patterns simply and beautifully. Learn how to successfully adapt a favorite design from a rug, a fabric, or the pages of a book, and paint them on the surface of your choice. Find out how to layer color and pattern like an expert; and transform furnishings and everyday objects into works of art.

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DeSimone teaches at the Museum of fine Arts in Boston, the Fuller Museum of Art, and the DeCordova Museum of Art, all in Massachusetts. She heads a certificate program in Decorative Arts at the Rhode Island School of Design.

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