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Trompe l'Oeil Roberta Gordon-Smith

Trompe l'Oeil By Roberta Gordon-Smith

Trompe l'Oeil by Roberta Gordon-Smith

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Providing an explanation of trompe l'oeil techniques using step-by-step photography to ensure an understanding of how each technique is achieved, this book offers trompe l'oeil projects ranging from simple colour washing and fading to more advanced compositions with shelves, ornaments and windows.

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Trompe l'Oeil: Creating Decorative Illusions with Paint by Roberta Gordon-Smith

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Table of Contents

Introduction - materials, equipment, preparation. Section 1 The techniques: colourwash and shading - stonework, pediments and pillars, skies, panelling, Italian distressed walls; simple freehand painting - flowers and foliage, pots and containers; fabric, fringing, rope and tassels; advanced perspective and drawing objects. Section 2 Projects: hat box; sprigs of herbs for kitchen; vase of tulips on a mantlepiece; children's cupboard; bathroom corner cabinet; kitchen cabinet; fire screen; chest of drawers. Section 3 Ideas and inspiration: templates.

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Trompe l'Oeil: Creating Decorative Illusions with Paint by Roberta Gordon-Smith
Used - Like New
David & Charles
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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