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Order Decorative
Folk Painting

Decorative Folk Painting
by Jean Payne
  Paperback.

 


Order Decorative
Painted Wood Projects

 

Decorative Painted Wood Projects
Paperback, 128 pages. Windmills and whirligigs, wind chimes and weather vanes--you've never seen such striking painted-wood projects for garden, yard, and house. With just a few simple tools and these fully charted patterns and instructions, you can make delightful designs, such as a pair of plaid chicken boxes, a tableau of Old Mac's Farm, a charming wind chime with Noah's animals, and 29 more enchanting creations.

 


Order Painted Wood Projects in the Pennsylvania Folk Art Style

Painted Wood Projects in the Pennsylvania Folk Art Style
by Alan Bridgewater, Gill Bridgewater.
Paperback.

 


Order Decorative Painting: Fruits, Vegetables, and Berries

Decorative Painting : Fruits, Vegetables, and Berries
by Kathie Ritchie
. Paperback, 128 pages.

 


Order Decorative Painting: Techniques and Design for Transforming Everyday Objects

 

Decorative Painting: Techniques and Design for Transforming Everyday Objects by Tahira Lewis. Paperback, 144 pages. Divided into four main sections, "Materials & Techniques," "Round Brush," "Flat Brush," and "Classic Painting." Full of designs and projects, all of which can be customized, personalized, or improvised upon (and the author certainly encourages all of those), this is a great new book about a traditional craft and art that will allow the beginner, with practice and experimentation, to create family heirlooms out of everyday objects. It is beautifully illustrated with color photographs and hand drawings throughout.

 


Order The Art of Faux : The Complete Sourcebook of Decorative Painted Finishes

 

The Art of Faux : The Complete Sourcebook of Decorative Painted Finishes by Pierre Finkelstein. Paperback. beginning with extensive specifics on all tools, materials, supplies, and planning, and including preparation and cleanup considerations. Each of the other 10 chapters concentrates on a wide variety of faux finishes in different categories: marble, semiprecious stone, limestone and sandstone, wood, patinas and textures, metals and gilding, tile, organic materials (such as ivory, leather, and mother-of-pearl), stenciling, and trompe l'oeil. There are even instructions for uncommon faux finishes, such as bamboo, Delft tile, snakeskin, and damask, that are not generally taught in other books on the subject.

 


Order Brush, Sponge, Stamp:
A Creative Guide to Painting Beautiful Patterns on
Everyday Surfaces

 

Brush, Sponge, Stamp : A Creative Guide to Painting Beautiful Patterns on Everyday Surfaces by Paula Desimone, Pat L. Stewart. Paperback, 144 pages. Truly great decorative-painting projects begin with a wonderful pattern. In this inspiring new guide, you will find recipes and instructions for creating more than 30 decorative-painting patterns simply and beautifully. Learn how successfully adapt favorite designs from a rug, a fabric, or the pages of a book, and paint them in the surface of your choice. Find out how to layer color and pattern like an expert; and transform furnishings, and everyday objects into works of art.

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