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False Graining Techniques

How to Add the Rich Look of Wood to Your Next Project

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Graining with paint offers an expressive way to transform any plain surface with textured and stylized veneers. This practical introduction to a unique folk art includes 6 easy projects with vivid step-by-step color photos. The authors provide all of the information you need to get started, with handy tips on tools, materials, and techniques. Try your hand-literally-at making rich wood grain designs with such tools as corncobs, rubber combs, foam brushes, and even your own fingers!
Graining with paint offers an expressive way to transform any plain surface with textured and stylized veneers. This practical introduction to a unique folk art includes 6 easy projects with vivid step-by-step color photos. The authors provide all of the information you need to get started, with handy tips on tools, materials, and techniques. Try your hand-literally-at making rich wood grain designs with such tools as corncobs, rubber combs, foam brushes, and even your own fingers! False Graining Techniques introduces you to the unique craft of grain painting, the decorative technique of imitating wood grain on furniture, accessories, and other objects. With this book, you can try your hand-literally-at making beautiful designs with such tools as corncobs, rubber combs, foam brushes, and even your own fingers. The authors provide all of the information you need to get started, with handy tips on tools, materials, and techniques. Six easy projects show how to transform plain surfaces into textured and stylized veneers. Step-by-step photos cover all the details necessary to achieve artistic painting effects. A colorful gallery of finished pieces will inspire you with expressive modern variations of this innovative technique.
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Weight 0.437500
Pages 40
Size 8.5" x 11" x .1614"
Author Beth Oberholtzer
Region United States
Subscription Length 1 Years
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