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Painting Murals

Seligman, Patricia

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ISBN 10: 0316909548 / ISBN 13: 9780316909549
Published by Little Brown 1993, 1993
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Square 4to softcover 168pp index, colour illus. very good, book covered in protective clear adhesive plastic. Book Description: This book is a comprehensive guide to painting murals both inside and outside the home, whether it be a child's room, entryway, kitchen, or garden. Patricia Seligman begins with a brief history of this artform, with photographs of unique mural paintings throughout the world. She follows with demonstrations on how to prepare a wall surface for painting and how to select the materials for the job. nnArtists will learn how to choose an appropriate subject for their mural, select colors that will create the desired effect, and transfer their design to the final surface. They'll learn as eight different murals are created step-by-step-including those in a child's room, bathroom, study, hallway, and on a ceiling. nnThrough these projects, artists will discover how murals can be used to create visual tricks with the eye, provide a focal point to a room, create illusion of more space, render textures and more. nnPatricia Seligman has a degree in history and art from London University. She spent four years introducing young people to art through tours of the galleries and museums of London. As a freelance editor, she has also worked for a number of prominent art and drawing magazines in the United Kingdom. She lives in London, England--This text refers to the nnnnPaperbacknedition. Bookseller Inventory # 35742

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Title: Painting Murals

Publisher: Little Brown 1993

Publication Date: 1993

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Painting Murals demonstrates how to create your own murals, large or small, not only on walls and ceilings, but also on other surfaces, such as floors, shutters and screens. All the practical aspects of painting murals - materials, equipment, preparing the surface, choosing a subject and style and how to transfer your design - are covered in the first part of the book. This is followed by eight special projects, illustrated step-by-step with full-colour photographs, taken from design to completion. Anyone who has yearned to paint a mural in their home - perhaps in the bathroom, in a child's room or on a garden wall - but never quite had the confidence to carry it out will find Painting Murals to be an indispensible source of information and inspiration.

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Patricia Seligman has a degree in History of Art from London University. As a freelance editor she worked on a number of magazines, including The World of Interiors. She is married to the artist Lincoln Seligman.

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