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Ortho's All about Decorative Painting

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ISBN-10: 0897214692

ISBN-13: 9780897214698

Edition: 2002

Authors: Orthos Books Staff, Larry Johnston

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This text shows how to customize the home or dress up a piece of old furniture with decorative painting and faux finishes. It includes dozens of beautiful painting technqiues that can be applied to almost any surface.
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Book details

List price: $11.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Meredith Books
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Larry Johnston is the author of Ideologies: An Analytic and Conceptual Approach (1996) and Between Transcendence and Nihilism (1995). A legislative researcher in Toronto since 1998, he was an academic consultant to the Ontario Citizens' Assembly on Electoral Reform in 2006. He has taught a variety of politics courses at the University of Toronto, McMaster University, and Ryerson University.

Decorative Painting and Faux Finishingp. 4
The Art of Finishingp. 6
Colorp. 8
Color Characteristicsp. 10
Colors with Feelingsp. 12
Light and Colorp. 14
Pointers About Using Colorp. 15
Developing a Color Schemep. 16
Tools and Materialsp. 18
Parts of Paintp. 19
Wall Paintsp. 20
Artist's Paintsp. 21
Other Mediap. 22
Primers and Sealersp. 24
Brushesp. 26
Rollers and Padsp. 28
Where to Start?p. 30
Planning the Projectp. 32
How Much Paint Do You Need?p. 34
Preparing for Paintingp. 36
Pointers on Paintingp. 40
Painting Techniquesp. 42
Gallery of Effectsp. 43
Glazing and Color Washingp. 50
Antiquing and Agingp. 52
Combingp. 54
Cracklingp. 56
Distressingp. 58
Draggingp. 60
Floggingp. 62
Gold Leafingp. 64
Wood Grainingp. 66
Granitep. 68
Malachitep. 70
Marblingp. 72
Raggingp. 74
Spatteringp. 76
Painted Linesp. 77
Spongingp. 78
Stencilingp. 80
Stipplingp. 82
Stone Blocks and Bricksp. 84
Stripingp. 86
Tortoiseshellp. 88
Weathered Metalsp. 90
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