The Brushstroke Handbook

The Brushstroke Handbook

eBook - 2006
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There's no other book on the market completely dedicated to mastering individual brushstrokes--the essential building blocks of any successful decorative painting project. A must-have reference for painters at every level, The Brushstroke Book:Builds confidence by teaching one stroke at a time through close-up action photosShows readers how to combine strokes to paint flowers, ribbons, lace, leaves, and moreWithout any pressure to complete projects, this book gives painters a rare chance to build skills at their own level and pace!
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : F+W Media, 2006.
ISBN: 9781440321979
1440321973
Characteristics: 1 online resource (555 p.)
Contents: Combination Quarter-turn and Half-turn PivotRuffled S, Pivot S and Half-turn Pivot; Common Flat Brush Mistakes; Ten Flat Brush Borders; "Roses and Calla Lilies"; "Trillium and Peach Blossoms"; "Jacobean Fantasy"; "Violet Posies"; "Red Poppies"; "Forget-Me-Nots, Bumblebees & Butterfly"; Patterns; Resources;
Combination Straight Pointed Fan and Bumpy FanCurved Pointed Fan; Chocolate Chip; Combination Curved Pointed Fan and Chocolate Chip; Teardrop; Teardrop Chip; Combination Teardrop and Teardrop Chip; Common Round Brush Mistakes; Ten Round Brush Borders; SECTION TWO: FLAT BRUSH; Straight; Curved; Combination Straight and Curved; Curved; Straight; Combination Straight and Curved; C Stroke; Scroll; Combination C and Scroll; Pivot C; Closed C; Combination Closed C and Pivot C; Ruffled C Stroke Variations; S Stroke; Pivot S; Combination S and Pivot S; Quarter-turn Pivot; Half-turn Pivot
Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Materials; How to Load the Brush; SECTION ONE: ROUND BRUSH; Straight; Curved; Combination Straight and Curved; Curved; Straight; Flat on Inside Edge; Combination Straight, Curved, and Flat on Inside Edge; Straight; Curved; Flat on Inside Edge; Combination Straight, Curved, and Flat on Inside Edge; Straight; Curved; Combination Straight and Curved; Wavy; Flat on Inside Edge; Combination Wavy and Flat on Inside Edge; Long Point, Quick Pressure; Fan; Combination Pointed Comma: Long Point, Quick Pressure and Fan; Straight Pointed; Bumpy
Summary: There's no other book on the market completely dedicated to mastering individual brushstrokes--the essential building blocks of any successful decorative painting project. A must-have reference for painters at every level, The Brushstroke Book:Builds confidence by teaching one stroke at a time through close-up action photosShows readers how to combine strokes to paint flowers, ribbons, lace, leaves, and moreWithout any pressure to complete projects, this book gives painters a rare chance to build skills at their own level and pace!

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