Period Finishes and Effects

Period Finishes and Effects

Book - 1992
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Demonstrates a variety of finishing techniques, including milk paint, stencilling, broken color, woodgraining, marbling, ornamental finishes, trompe l'oeil, and aging paint

Paint finishes and effects are now established as an essential component of every decorator's range of skills. Here, for the first time in paperback, is bestselling authors Judith and Martin Miller's fully illustrated practical guide to the secrets of the surface finishes and effects that complement period homes and furniture. Each chapter is illustrated by inspirational photographs showing how different finishes were used in decorative schemes and includes practical step-by-step sequences demonstrating how amateurs can achieve authentic-looking finishes and effects. By focusing on authentic-looking period finishes, this book answers a need that is not fulfilled by any other paint-finish or do-it-yourself manual.

Publisher: New York : Rizzoli, 1992
ISBN: 9780847815692
Branch Call Number: 698 M615p
Characteristics: 178 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm
Additional Contributors: Miller, Martin 1946-2013


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