The art of the painted finish for furniture & decoration;antiquing, lacquering, gilding, & the great impersonators.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-225867

Description

382 p. illus. 26 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Painting, Industrial.
Furniture painting.

Originator

O'Neil, Isabel.

Contents

1: Painting, antiquing & distressing: mediums & methods -- Color -- Preparation of surface: basic tools & methods -- Paint -- Antiquing -- Varnishes -- Distressing -- 2: Glazes, lacquer & casein: old techniques updates -- Glazes -- History of lacquer -- Lacquer techniques -- Casein -- 3: Leafing, gilding & burnishing: traditional techniques -- Introduction -- Mat gilding -- Antique patina for leaf -- Burnishing -- 4: The great impersonators: faux finishes -- Introduction -- Bamboo -- Porphyry -- Faux marbre -- Faux tortoise shell -- Lapis Lazuli -- Faux bois -- Malachite -- Six fantasies.

Publication

New York, Morrow

Publisher Series

A House and garden book
House and garden book.

Description

382 p. illus. 26 cm.

Notes

"A House & garden book."
Bibliography: p. [381]-382.
Gift of Tom McGrath, August 4, 2009.

ISBN

0688060706 (pbk.)
9780688060701 (pbk.)

Call Number

Coll. TT305.O64 1971