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Gilded Ceilings
& large surface areas

Gilded Ceiling Tutorials
Gilding Ceilings and large area surfaces like walls has never been easier. Learn how now!

Purchase Ribbon Leaf for large area surfaces!

Hand-painted Delft tiles

The loose un-even quality of this faux technique makes painted Delft tiles an ideal decorative effect for the beginner or inexperienced do-it-yourselfer.

Irregular lines and hand painted renderings add character and old world charm, easily achieved without any prior painting experience.

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Simulated Fresco Treatments

Create old world charm or contemporary sophistication with these easy to follow plaster effects and simulated Fresco techniques.

artSparx has created a 3 stage step-by-step tutorial series. Series 1 begins with basic plaster application, our 2nd series illustrates antique glazing and plaster distressing methods, culminating in the final fresco simulation series 3, hand-painted elements.

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 Marshall's Learn to Color Set  learn to color set

Marshall's Learn to Color Set learn to color set

For professionals and amateurs involved in the photographic and related arts. Rediscover the diversity and satisfaction of direct image enhancement via hand applied altered techniques on prints, film, transparencies, negatives and other surfaces. Photo Oils can be intermixed for a vast range of color combinations from soft and muted to bold and intense. The self blending colors may be applied over each other to produce nearly any shade desired.

Complete Gilding Kits

   

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Includes all the tools and materials
to apply imitation gold leaf, aluminum or copper leaf. Set contains one 4 oz. bottle
of Gilding Size, natural hair brush, cotton and mixing sticks, wet/dry paper and
book of leaf. Water-based.
Each
book contains 25 leaves.
Each leaf is 5.5" x 5.5" square. Approx coverage is 5.25 sq. ft.

 


 

Antiquing gold and silver leaf.

This classic antiquing glaze creates the soft glow of slightly
tarnished silver. Ideally suited for genuine silver leaf and
imitation aluminum leaf.

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Complete Basic Gilding Kits

 

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Includes all the tools and materials to apply imitation gold leaf, aluminum or copper leaf. Set contains one 4 oz. bottle of Gilding Size, natural hair brush, cotton and mixing sticks, wet/dry paper and book of leaf. Water-based. Each book contains 25 leaves.
Each leaf is 5.5" x 5.5" square. Approx coverage is 5.25 sq. ft.

 

artSparx Book special

The Paint Effects Bible is a library of faux finishes: 100 of them. Each is described on a single spread with a large photograph of the finish plus step-by-step illustrations, an ingredients list, and detailed instructions for creating the effect.

A valuable source for professional and amateur decorators alike, this book comes in a handy, pocket-sized format with a concealed wire-binding that lays flat during use.

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Modern Options Metallic Surfacers 8 oz. bottle iron

Modern Options Metallic Surfacers

A liquid of pure ground metals is ideal as a finish coat or as a base for treating with any patina and tinting solutions. Produces a true metallic finish on virtually any paintable surface. Great for outdoor use on garden ornaments, flower pots, architectural elements, and much more. Easily cleans up with water.

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Adding an antique patina to furniture, cabinets, mirror and picture frames and decorative objects is easy with these methods.

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