Explains how to use such materials as pearlized paint, metallic paint, sparkly paint, and graphite paint, along with such effects as stencilling, stippling, stamping, and dragging to enhance the interior design in the home.
Modern Paint Effects is a colorful exploration of the newest paint products and how to use them to achieve exciting effects in the home. Illustrated with dozens of specially commissioned full color photographs, Modern Paint Effects is materials-based and technique-oriented and opens with a detailed examination of the newest materials:Pearlized Paint; Matte Paint; Glossy Glaze Paint; Metallic Paint; Sparkly Paint; Graphite Paint; Mid-sheen Paint; Marmorino. Annie Sloan then demonstrates various decorative techniques using the new paint products, suggesting innovative applications and dynamic color combinations including:Colorwashing; Sparkle paint; Combing; Sponge rollers; Dragging; Spotted stone; Glazing checks; Stamping; Hand-painted stripes; Stencilling and reverse stencilling; High gloss paints; Incising; Stippling; Masking; Using a long-pile roller; Matte paints; Using crackle medium; Rubbing back; Using pattern and (distressing) texture; Semi gloss paintsand many more. A glossary and a list of suppliers of these new products round out this excellent and inspirational decorating resource.