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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 - Very Good
David & Charles
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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