Trompe L'Oeil Painting Books

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Order The Painted House
The Painted House by Graham Rust. Paperback, 188 pages. Stunning trompe l'oeil paintings grace the walls of dozens of stylish homes in Europe and America. This fascinating style book showcases the best of Rust's work--from dramatic entryway scenes to elaborate murals for the bedroom. Includes projects for every home, from small chimney boards to folding screens to full-room scenic paintings. 260 color illustrations.

 


Order Trompe L'Oeil : Creating Decorative Illusions With Paint

Trompe L'Oeil : Creating Decorative Illusions With Paint by Roberta Gordon-Smith. Hardcover, 144 pages.

 


Order Painting Murals : Images, Ideas, and Techniques

Painting Murals : Images, Ideas, and Techniques by Patricia Seligman. Hardcover, 168 pages. Beautifully photographed book with many examples of Trompe L'Oeil murals and other styles of muralsas well as technical information on paints, surfaces and sealers.

 


Order Trompe L'Oeil : Murals
and Decorative Wall Painting

Trompe L'Oeil : Murals and Decorative Wall Painting by Lynette Wrigley. Hardcover, 144 pages. The art of illusion is one of the most fascinating aspects of interior design. This portfolio of the world's best contemporary trompe l'oeil artists and muralists brilliantly conveys the thrill of encountering this wonderful art form. Painting techniques and issues of perspective are discussed and illustrated with full-color photos, giving the reader a range of options for creating their own effects. 130 color photos.

 


Order The Handbook of Painted Decoration : The Tools, Materials, and Step-By-Step Techniques of Trompe-L'Oeil Painting

The Handbook of Painted Decoration : The Tools, Materials, and Step-By-Step Techniques of Trompe-L'Oeil Painting by Yannick Guegan, Roger Le Puil. Hardcover. An excellent reference book for experienced decorative painters with chapters on marble, wood, friezes and ornament. 450 full color pages of information, step-by-step illustrations, and inspiring examples.

 


Order Decorative Murals with Donna Dewberry

 

Decorative Murals with Donna Dewberry by Donna Dewberry. Paperback, 144 pages. With Donna Dewberry's help, even inexperienced do-it-yourself home decorators can turn any wall into a masterpiece! Donna has completed more than 1,200 custom decorative paint jobs for homes and businesses, perfecting a variety of surefire techniques along the way. In this book, she shares some of her favorite tricks and techniques for creating: trompe l'oeil murals, floral designs and leafy garlands, faux wood, marble and other finishes, popular theme designs, including gardens, animals and European scenes, and other grand ideas for painting foyers, doors, windows, kitchens, dining rooms, bathrooms, bedrooms...practically every room in your home! Decorative Murals with Donna Dewberry

 


Order Decorative Mini Murals
You Can Paint

 

Decorative Mini Murals You Can Paint
by Kerry Trout.
Paperback, 144 pages.
New for June 2002!!

 

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