Handpainting Porcelain

Handpainting Porcelain - Gardening Book

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Handpainting Porcelain


ISBN 0-8230-2182-3
Softcover, 8 3/8 x 11 in.
144 pages; 280 black and white illustrations; 400 color illustrations

Learn dozens of entertaining ways to create beautiful motifs for any table!

From mischievous sprites to beautiful florals, elegant architectural facades and timeless monograms, Handpainting Porcelain presents scores of charming motifs to embellish and enhance every table setting.

Each one of these classic, enchanting designs includes step-by-step directions and full-size templates that make duplicating these motifs easy. Readers will discover time-proven techniques for working with porcelain paints and surfaces. The beautiful, full-color photos and hundreds of remarkable drawings are sure to arouse the creativity of artists who work in other mediums on china, glass, wood, and fabric.

  • Presents dozens of sophisticated designs that can be applied to porcelain as well as china, glass, wood, and fabric
  • Includes detailed worksheets, full-size templates, and step-by-step directions

About the Author
Astrid de Sartiges is a graduate of the Nyon Factory School in Switzerland and has taught porcelain painting for several years. Richard Boutin is a photographer who specializes in interiors and decorative arts photography. His work can be seen in Marie Claire and other lifestyle magazines. Both live in France.

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