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encyclopedia of decorative paint techniques a unique A-Z directory of decorative paint effects, including guidance on how to use them by Simon Cavelle

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Published by Running Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Painting -- Technique,
  • Decoration and ornament

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StatementSimon Cavelle.
LC ClassificationsTT323 .C38 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p. :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1446481M
ISBN 101561382124
LC Control Number93085510

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Annie Sloan (born 19 June ) is a British artist, colour expert and author. After studying Fine Art at university in the s, Annie Sloan went on to write several books on traditional paints and decorative painting techniques, starting with The Complete Book of Decorative Paint Techniques in She developed her own line of decorative paint "Chalk Paint" in PAINTING. PAINTING. Renaissance artists broke decisively from their medieval predecessors by looking to nature as their guide in the art of painting. Through observation and imitation, artists strove to construct a lucid depiction of their world. Mathematical principles were applied to establish a canon of proportions, aided immeasurably by the study of antique, classical sculpture. Faux painting or faux finishing are terms used to describe decorative paint finishes that replicate the appearance of materials such as marble, wood or stone. The term comes from the French word faux, meaning false, as these techniques started as a form of replicating materials such as marble and wood with paint, but has subsequently come to encompass many other decorative . Leonardo da Vinci >Leonardo da Vinci () was an Italian painter, sculptor, architect, >engineer, and scientist. He was one of the greatest minds of the Italian >Renaissance, and his influence on the painting of the following generations >was enormous.

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