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Basic surface preparation 
Glaze and Glazing

Material descriptions 
Patching drywall 
Paint & varnish removers
Sanding techniques
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Wood Staining - Furniture staining 
Patching drywall 
Design Styles
Understanding your materials
Basic techniques to master
Preparing your Surfaces
Priming - interior, exterior, and furniture
Material and product descriptions 
Paint & varnish removers
Sanding techniques
Sealers & sealants
Solvents & thinners


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First in a series of 3 tutorials, Decorating Children's Rooms will teach you how to transform the entire room by decorating walls, adding accents and painting furniture.

Children's Rooms.

This simple distressed finish evokes time worn comfort and easy living. A perfect decorative paint finish to complement color-washed walls.


Weathered doors and windows

This beautiful effect
looks like floating color!

Color washing

Artist and muralist
Tobias Freccia
discusses the creative process of developing commissioned murals.


Simulated fresco murals


Basic Members and
free Step-by-Step tutorials

Color washing 
Rustic charm or subtle sophistication. You decide.
Rag rolling
Ideal suited for walls, transform any room with mood an ambience.
Not just for beginners. Sponging is a versatile and easy to clean-up decorative treatment.
more techniques...
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Antiquing - Basic principles
Glazing techniques 
Striee glazing 
Dragging techniques 
Pouncing techniques 

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Painting Sky Murals

Cloud and sky paintings can be a simple representation or an elaborate painted affair. Learn how to create your own.


Create this bold Ochre marble effect like a professional!
Furniture glazing

An ideal finish for kitchen cabinets, bathroom vanities and just about any piece of furniture.

Silver leafing - Gilding made easy!
Gold or silver leaf any object, quickly and easily. Basic gilding techniques, terms and principles.

Antique wood grain -
Produce this rustic finish with the appearance of antique wood grain.
more techniques...

Antique wood grain
Weathered doors and windows
Wood Staining - Furniture staining



Rustic French Style

Window Styles through the Ages
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American Arts & Crafts 
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Victorian Style 


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