New PDF release: Painting for dummies

By Katharine Kaye McMillan

ISBN-10: 0470175338

ISBN-13: 9780470175330

ISBN-10: 0470258535

ISBN-13: 9780470258538

Книга portray home made For Dummies portray homemade For Dummies Книги Искусство. Живопись Автор: Katharine Kaye McMillan, Patricia Hart McMillan Год издания: 2007 Формат: pdf Издат.:For Dummies Страниц: 212 Размер: 12,2 ISBN: 0470175338 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:A full-color homemade advisor that walks humans step-by-step via portray and papering tasks portray & Papering homemade For Dummies offers do-it-yourselfers the entire info and suggestion they should tackle the most typical portray and papering tasks and fixes. From acquiring the precise instruments and choosing the perfect shades and types to priming and prepping partitions, ceilings, and flooring, this colourful consultant, which positive aspects over forty tasks, walks readers via every step, observed through a colour picture or representation. This ebook additionally covers numerous finishings (faux, sponging, colorwashing), borders, papering partitions, matching textures and styles, and making upkeep and touch-ups.

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7. 8. Repeat Step 4, and start the next stroke by overlapping the edge of the one you just finished. Blending the edges of wet primer gives you a smoother, more even result. Check periodically for drips. Gently “tap” up any drips by holding the bristle end of a dry brush on the drip, just lightly touching the drip. ) Don’t push the bristles any lower than the surface of the drip. Allow the primer to dry for 24 hours or according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Remove any tape from the walls.

Don’t push the bristles any lower than the surface of the drip. Allow the primer to dry for 24 hours or according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Remove any tape from the walls. Chapter 2: Readying Your Room and Surface 45 Applying Sealer and Primer Stuff You Need to Know Toolbox: ߜ 21⁄2-inch angled sash brush ߜ Sealer (or combination sealer/primer) ߜ 180-grit sandpaper ߜ Vacuum cleaner with To enhance the beauty and durability of freshly painted walls, prep work is necessary. After you clean the walls, as we explain in the “Cleaning Surfaces” project, your next step is to apply a sealer and/or primer.

28 Part I: Preparing for Your Painting Project Safeguarding the Area Stuff You Need to Know Toolbox: ߜ Plastic dropcloths ߜ 21⁄2- or 3-inch blue ߜ ߜ ߜ ߜ painter’s tape Screwdriver Stepladder Zip-top plastic bags Newspapers An ounce of prevention truly is worth a pound of cure! For example, it’s far easier to throw a protective dropcloth over a velvet sofa and floors than to try to remove a paint spatter from the upholstery and carpet. Similarly, taping is the easy way to mask off any surface that needs to be protected from paint from a wayward brush or roller or spillover of a cleaning liquid.

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