Title: The Handbook of Painted Decoration
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Book Condition: New
1996. 0th Edition. Hardcover. Trompe l'oeil painting, the decorative imitation of wood, fabric, marble and other materials, has become a popular art. This practical guide gives step-by-step instructions on the techniques, tools and materials needed to produce patinas and finishes of many kinds. Num Pages: 480 pages, 830 illustrations, 775 in colour. BIC Classification: ACG; AFC; AFT; AMR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 301 x 231 x 30. Weight in Grams: 2158. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780500017128
Synopsis: Trompe l'oeil painting, the decorative imitation of wood, fabric, marble and other materials, has become a popular art. This practical guide gives step-by-step instructions on the techniques, tools and materials needed to produce patinas and finishes of many kinds.
About the Author: Yannick Guégan author of the chapters on marble, wood, friezes and ornaments, and drapery in The Handbook of Painted Decoration (Norton), is an expert decorative painter and lacquerer who has practiced his trade for almost forty years. In 1982 he was awarded the title Meilleur Ouvrier de France for decorative painting and trompe l?oeil, the highest French distinction in the trade. He is the founder of the Institute Guégan at Mesquer-Quimiac in Brittany, where he teaches the techniques of decorative painting to students from around the world.
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