Painted Illusions

Painted Illusions

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Melanie Royals returns with more of the great techniques that made her first book, Trompe L'Oeil Murals Using Stencils, a must-have for anyone seeking to explore the intriguing possibilities of trompe l'oeil. Designed to be used by newcomers to the art and featuring sophisticated content that will captivate professionals, Painted Illusions includes: * Step-by-step projects using stencil techniques so easy to master that even novices can paint beautiful faux finishes and trompe l'oeil images * Inspiring photographs of completed projects and helpful hints for alternative applications * A variety of possible effects, including inlaid wood, embroidered fabric, embossed leather, and decorative plaster moldings With Painted Illusions, readers can make magic!If you are willing to commit the time it takes to emboss a pattern over a large surface area, you will undoubtedly find that, in the end, the ... ways to maximize the artistic impact of stencil embossing on a wall while minimizing the amount of time and effort invested. ... Allover patterns can be finished off at corners in ways that not only make them easier to use, but enhance the overall look of the design as well.

Title:Painted Illusions
Author:Melanie Royals
Publisher:North Light Books - 2004-09-02


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