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Priscilla Hauser's Decorative Painting Secrets Paperback – Bargain Price, May 28, 2003

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Skilled decorative painters can make their intricate artwork look tremendously difficult to accomplish, but Priscilla Hauser knows precisely how to teach her art even to beginners. In Priscilla Hauser's Decorative Painting Secrets the doyenne of decorative painting takes a flower-of-the-month approach, serving up 12 charming projects, each loosely related to the time of year. Thus January brings a bright patch of crocus painted on a weathered architectural bracket; May offers wisteria delicately trailing over a long wooden fragment that's become a headboard; and November features a chrysanthemum-strewn frosted glass platter. Each project is introduced by a little diary entry that explains the piece's genesis. In July, for instance, Hauser focuses on miniature watering cans bedecked with tiny rosebuds--originally created, she tells us, as bridesmaids' gifts for her daughter's wedding shower. An extensive introduction to technique shows exactly how to use various brushes to paint specific types of strokes and how to work with blending gel and floating medium. This volume is an excellent choice for anyone looking to get started in decorative painting. --Amy Handy --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Sterling; 18932nd edition (May 28, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1402706073
  • ASIN: B008SLH4LQ
  • Product Dimensions: 11 x 8.5 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,746,908 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Pricilla Hauser's is one of many of painter's I respect and have learned from. Book of her secrets is priceless.
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Great book for drawers. Many options to draw .. so detailed. I recommend 100%. I ordered for my mom and she loves it !!!!
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