The Ultimate Book of Faux Finishes

The Ultimate Book of Faux Finishes

by Martha L. Kenton
     
 
Yes, you really can replicate the look of stone, marble, burled wood, and other seemingly impossible-to-copy textures. The Ultimate Book of Faux Finishes reveals how, with comprehensive painting techniques and tips that you'll be able to employ for your own d�cor needs. Identifying photos show the delightfully deceptive quality of finished surface treatments.

Overview

Yes, you really can replicate the look of stone, marble, burled wood, and other seemingly impossible-to-copy textures. The Ultimate Book of Faux Finishes reveals how, with comprehensive painting techniques and tips that you'll be able to employ for your own d�cor needs. Identifying photos show the delightfully deceptive quality of finished surface treatments. Easy-to-follow techniques include clear directions and photography.

Features:

  • A "Teach Yourself" book for beginner-level painters
  • Includes 84 faux finish identification photos
  • Offers instruction by Martha Kenton on how to paint faux finishes
  • Faux finishes include: granite, lightly textured stone, marble, mottled stone, polished stone, bubble wrap, burled wood, worn leather, and stucco

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574865400
Publisher:
Leisure Arts, Inc.
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
1,088,592
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.87(h) x 10.87(d)

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