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Title:
Decorative paint & faux finishes
Author:
Sunset Books.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Menlo Park, CA : Sunset Books, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
176 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780376013880
Format :
Book

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Summary

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Instructs how to create decorative finishes on walls using a variety of painting techniques including rubbing, sponging, spattering, stamping, and stenciling.


Table of Contents

Basicsp. 6
Materials and Toolsp. 8
Painting Basicsp. 19
Understanding Colorp. 35
Techniquesp. 40
Colorwashingp. 42
Fresco Colorwashingp. 46
Rubbingp. 50
Rubbing Onp. 52
Rubbing Offp. 54
Stipplingp. 55
Stippling with a Brushp. 56
Stippling with Cheeseclothp. 57
Stippling with a Foam Rollerp. 58
Raggingp. 59
Classic Raggingp. 60
Plastic Raggingp. 61
Crosshatch Raggingp. 62
Rag Rollingp. 63
Spongingp. 66
Sponging Onp. 68
Sponging Offp. 70
Spatteringp. 72
Draggingp. 76
Stripingp. 80
Combingp. 86
Straight Combingp. 88
Basketweave Combingp. 90
Moire Combingp. 91
Stampingp. 92
Stencilingp. 98
Damask Stencilp. 100
Two-Color Border Stencilp. 102
Multicolor Stencilp. 104
Vinegar Paintingp. 112
Distressingp. 116
Picklingp. 120
Cracklingp. 124
Granitep. 128
Limestone Blocksp. 132
Wood Grainingp. 138
Burlp. 140
Mahoganyp. 144
Knotty Pinep. 148
Marblep. 152
Yellow Sienna Marblep. 154
Bleu Belge (Black) Marblep. 156
Malachitep. 158
Tortoiseshellp. 163
Gildingp. 166
Verdigrisp. 171
Indexp. 174
Photography Creditsp. 176