Paperback(1ST)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780696217234
Publisher: Meredith Books
Publication date: 08/15/2003
Series: Better Homes and Gardens Series
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 11.14(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction4
Part 1How to Use This Book4
Part 2Choosing Colors with Confidence6
Part 3Before you Paint16
Part 4Technique Primer24
Section 1Create Texture with Glazes26
Colorwashing32
Fresco38
Denim42
Dragging (Strie)46
Linen50
Leather56
Frottage60
Ragging64
Sponging70
Combing: Pinstripes, Moire, and Burlap76
Section 2All in Good Measure84
Stripes86
Blocks, Checks, and Grids94
Diamonds106
Plaids112
Section 3Techniques with Specialty Tools116
Calligraphy118
Hand-Painted Motifs122
Stamping128
Stenciling134
Marbling146
Wood Graining150
Distressing154
Crackling160
Whitewashing164
Double-Brush and Double-Roll168
Recessed Details172
Decoupage178
Torn Paper184
Gredits and Resources188
Index192
Technique Glossary193

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