The Complete Book of Decorative PaintingBook - 2001
As practical as it is inspirational, this guide is destined to become a decorative painting classic. It's packed with solutions to a range of painting challenges, covering everything from surface preparation to floating techniques to finishing. Information is presented in an easy-to-reference, question & answer scenario, so artists can find the help they need--fast. Full-color, step-by-step instruction clearly illustrates dozens of easy painting techniques. Painters will find complete answers to questions like these:- I can't draw a straight line. How can I paint?- I can't get the paint to go on smoothly. How do I prepare this surface?- My brushstrokes look wobbly. Help!- Where can I find ideas and inspiration?- How do I make my project look special? This guide leaves nothing to chance. It even features tips and techniques for making the most of classes and seminars, as well as a list of major conventions worldwide.Tera Leigh is the founder of ToleNet, the first online resource for decorative painters. As a columnist for PaintWorks and Decorative Artist's Workbook magazines, she has become widely known as a popular resource for painting advice. In addition, she is the co-creator of Paintability, a line of products that help aspiring artists learn to paint, manufactured by Delta Technical Coatings. Leigh lives in Lafayette, California.
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, 2001
Branch Call Number: 745.723 LEI 2001
Characteristics: 256 p. : col. ill