Professional Painted Finishes
A Guide To The Art And Business Of Decorative PaintingBook - 2008
Now the Marxes classic classic first book, Professional Painted Finishes, is available in a handy paperback edition. Drawn from the authors 30 years of experience in the field, these painted finishes simulate a wide variety of wood grains, stones and marbles. Over 55 techniques are explained in depth, with hundreds of step-by-step colour photographs and complete lists of the materials and tools needed. Everything that a professional or hobbyist needs is here, from basics to specific techniques such as marbling, glazing and graining, to an overview of business practices, including startup, preparing estimates and contracts and getting the job done. A comprehensive decorative painting resource, ideal for professionals, aspiring professionals and committed amateurs; Professional Painted Finishes packs the combined knowledge of three top experts into one indispensable reference.
Publisher: New York : Watson-Guptill ; Lewes : GMC Distribution [distributor], 2008.
Characteristics: p. cm.