Recipes for surfaces : decorative paint finishes made simple / text by Mindy Drucker and Pierre Finkelstein; photographs by Tony Cenicola Drucker, Mindy

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Drucker, Mindy
House painting.; Housepainting.; Interior decoration.
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  • Machine derived contents note: Contents
  • Foreword: How To Use This Book
  • Introduction: What Is Decorative Painting?
  • Part I
  • General Information
  • Chapter One
  • Color: The Key Ingredient
  • Chapter Two
  • Paints And Tools: The Staples
  • Chapter Three
  • Preparing To Paint
  • Part Ii
  • The Recipes
  • Chapter Four
  • Mixing Paints
  • Mixing a Base Coat
  • Mixing a Glaze
  • Glossary of Terms
  • Before You Begin
  • Chapter Five
  • Sponging
  • Sponging On
  • Sponging On: Light Over Dark
  • Sponging On: Three Colors
  • Random Sponging In Four Colors
  • Sponging Off
  • Combination: Sponging Off and On
  • Chapter Six
  • Cloth Distressing
  • Ragging On
  • Two-Tone Ragging On
  • Ragging Off
  • Cheeseclothing
  • Rag-Rolling On
  • Rag-Rolling Off
  • Combination: Ragging Off and Cheeseclothing
  • Combination: Ragging Off and Cheeseclothing In Two Colors
  • Ragging Oft and Cheeseclothing: Light Over Dark
  • Chapter Seven
  • Stippling
  • Wiping Off
  • Wiping Off In Three Colors
  • Fade-Away Stippling
  • Chapter Eight
  • Color Washing
  • Sponge Washing
  • Brush Washing In Two Tones
  • Fade-Away Washing
  • Chapter Nine
  • Spattering
  • Spattering On
  • Spattering Off
  • Combination: Spattering Over Sponging in Five Colors
  • Stone-Block Effect
  • Chapter Ten
  • Dragging
  • Dragging With Steel Wool
  • Dragging With a Hard-Bristle Brush
  • Combing
  • Chapter Eleven
  • Stenciling
  • Making Your Own Stencil
  • Working With a Stencil
  • Chapter Twelve
  • Marbling
  • White Marble
  • Red Marble
  • Green Marble
  • Application: Yellow Sienna Marble on a Column
  • Application: Marbling a Floor
  • Chapter Thirteen
  • Wood Graining
  • Pine
  • Oak
  • Mahogany
  • Burl
  • Appendix
  • Bibliography
  • Sources
  • Index.
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