Antique and Country Paint Projects

Antique and Country Paint Projects

Book - 2002
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Antique Treatments aging by simple burnishing crackle for paint and varnish antiquing by stripping paint a serpia-stucco aging technique for an Italinate period piece

Country Treatments freehand folk painting English country designs stenciling a Victorian floral pattern decorating with vines and leaves

Paint how to paint backgrounds sponging basic block printing freehand embellishments stains all about paint and craft supplies and their properties

Also included: a full section on making and repairing chair seats and cushions

Antique and Country Paint Projects is part of a four book series on Decorating Furniture based on Sheila McGraw's highly successful Painting & Decorating Furniture (pb: 1-55209-380-8) that has sold over 40,000 copies. Booklist called this volume "Quite probably the best general instruction on furniture decoration that exists."

With these four books as guides, anyone can decorate furniture like a professional. Each book contains complete, easy-to-follow instructions and hundreds of step-by-step color photographs. The extensive range of projects and techniques provides something for every taste. Other books in the series are D#65533;coupage, Paint and Fabric Projects (pb: 1-55297-616-5); Stencil, Paint and Block Print Projects (pb: 1-55297-617-3); Texture, Paint, Ornament and Mosaic Projects (pb: 1-55297-618-1).

Publisher: Willowdale, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2002.
ISBN: 9781552976159
1552976157
Branch Call Number: 745.723 McGr
Characteristics: 135 p. : col. ill. --

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