Maggie Covin's Fabulous Fakes by Maggie Colvin
Painted Decorative Illusions for the Home

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This superb book presents a range of stunning projects for transforming the home, using paint effects, the simplest of trompe l'oeil techniques, and stenciling for professional, eye-catching results. The 20 complete, step-by-step projects cover a wide range of themes including creating realistic wood and marble effects, painting trompe l'oeil rugs and bookshelves or a Greek-style balcony with fabulous views. Tips are included on how to create realistic shadows, incorporate existing architectural details and add embellishments for striking results.
 

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Published May 1, 2002 by David & Charles Publishers. 144 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction