Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Paint Effects: Over 120 Fabulous Projects and 1000 Photographs - the Complete Practical Guide and Ideas Book for Decorating Your Home with Special Finishes, Including Step-by-Step Instructions for Guaranteed Results

Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Paint Effects: Over 120 Fabulous Projects and 1000 Photographs - the Complete Practical Guide and Ideas Book for Decorating Your Home with Special Finishes, Including Step-by-Step Instructions for Guaranteed Results

by Sacha Cohen, Maggie Philo

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Overview

Techniques and ideas for decorating every kind of surface, from walls and floors to furniture, furnishings,fittings, objects and ornaments.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780754816157
Publisher: Anness Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date: 05/25/2006
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 6.98(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.48(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction6
The decorative use of painting8
Using Colour14
Colour terminology16
Density of colour18
Colour and light19
Colour and texture20
Natural shades21
Colour groups22
Yellow, orange and red24
Pink, lilac and peach27
Blues and greens28
Decorating Schemes30
Choosing a scheme32
Where to use special effects36
Getting Started38
Painting materials40
Stencilling materials42
Stamping materials44
Painting equipment46
Stencilling equipment48
Stamping equipment50
Paint removal52
Surface preparation54
Using brushes and rollers56
Painting techniques58
Stencilling techniques60
Stamping techniques65
Stamp effects70
Creating the Effects72
Basic finishes74
Colourwashing75
Sponging79
Dragging82
Dry brushing84
Stippling86
Roller fidgeting88
Ragging90
Combing92
Frottage94
Spattering96
Distressing98
Ageing and antiquing102
Wood washing (wood staining)106
Basket weave108
Crackle glaze110
Lacquering112
Gilding114
Stained glass116
Faux finishes118
Birdseye maple119
Oak120
Mahogany122
Beech123
Pine124
Burr walnut126
Malachite128
Agate129
Stone blocking130
Granite133
Tortoiseshell134
Lapis lazuli136
Wrought iron138
Copper139
Pewter140
Steel142
Aged bronze144
Leather146
Bambooing148
Marbling150
Floating marble152
Verdigris154
Faux plaster156
Animal prints158
Trompe l'oeil doorway161
Trompe l'oeil panelling164
Trompe l'oeil sky166
Tartan (plaid)168
Paint Effects Projects170
Rough Plaster Colourwash172
Diamond-stencilled Wall174
Limewashed Wall177
Fresco Effect180
Egyptian Bathroom182
Neo-classical Bathroom186
Misty Lilac Stripes190
Red-panelled Wall194
Two-tone Rollered Wall197
Stone Wall200
Japanese Living Room204
Church Hallway208
Colonial Living Room212
Manhattan Dining Room216
Seaside Kitchen220
Tartan (Plaid) Study224
Potting Shed228
Wax-resist Shutters232
Kitchen Tiles235
Frottage Hallway238
Vinegar-glazed Floorcloth241
Combed Check Floor244
Distressed Table Top248
Dry-brushed Chair251
Grained Door254
Scandinavian Door Panels256
Indian Bedhead258
Harlequin Screen262
Grained Window Frame266
Crackle-glaze Picture Frame268
Sponged Lamp Base272
Crackle-glaze Planter276
Scandinavian Table278
Stencilling Projects282
Pennsylvania-Dutch Tulips284
Through the Grapevine288
Renaissance Art292
Rope and Shells296
Heraldic Dining Room300
Celestial Cherubs304
Folk Art Wall308
Star Bathroom310
Seashore Bathroom Set312
Greek Urns315
Making Sandcastles318
Flag Stencils322
Child's Seaside Room324
Painted Drawers328
Train Toy Box331
Geometric Floor Tiles334
Trompe l'Oeil Plates338
French Country Kitchen342
Fifties Rose Cushions346
Organza Cushion348
Tablecloth and Napkins351
Dragonfly Curtain354
Rainforest Curtains357
Seashell Beach Bag360
Elizabethan Lampshade362
Leafy Picture Frames364
Citrus Fruit Tray366
Tray of Autumn Leaves368
Gilded Candles371
Frosted Vases374
Art Nouveau Hatbox377
Snowflake Gift Wrap380
Stamping Projects382
Santa Fe Living Room384
Scandinavian Bedroom388
Art Nouveau Roses392
Plaster Wall Treatment396
Gothic Dining Room400
Rose Breakfast Room404
Grapevine Frieze and Glasses408
Provencal Kitchen412
Tuscan Frieze416
Flower Pot Frieze420
Medieval Hallway424
Mexican Hallway428
Moorish Tile Effect432
Scandinavian Bedroom436
Country Grandeur Bedroom440
Country Quilt Frieze444
Animal Frieze448
Decorated Tiles452
Sailing Boat Frieze456
Country Kitchen460
Folk Coffee Canister464
Egyptian Table Top466
Spotted Flower Pots468
Strawberry Fruit Basket470
Herb Box473
Folk-art Chair476
Stamped Wrapping Paper479
Indian Velvet Cushion482
Rose Cushions484
Seashore Throw486
Starfish Hand Towels488
Vineyard Table Napkins489
Templates490
Index507
Suppliers512

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