Book Title: How to Paint Ceramics: 30 Step-by-Step Decorative Projects : How to Transform Bowls, Plates, Cups, Vases, Jars and Tiles into Exquisite Original Pieces, with Simple Techniques and 300 Inspirational Photographs
Author: Ian Marsh
Format: Paperback | 96 pages
Publication Date: 07 Jan 2014
This title features over 30 beautiful and easy-to-follow decorative projects for all types of china, with practical ideas for both the house and garden. It is illustrated with over 300 pictures and detailed photographs of the finished results so that you can see exactly what you are aiming to achieve. You can learn how to transform plain fruit bowls, plates, jars, lamp bases, vases, pots, tiles and many other items with stunning and cheerful motifs. Projects include a Seashore Bathroom Set, Autumn Leaf Coffee Pot, Rosebud Tiles, Spiral Lamp Stand and a Mosaic Garden Table. It requires no previous experience or craft expertise. This delightful book shows how you can add vibrancy and interest to ceramics around the home, and transform them into beautiful objects that complement the rest of your decor. Painting ceramics is fun and easy to learn. The book is split into three main sections: Decorating Ceramics; Decorating Tiles; and Ceramic Mosaic. Each section begins by listing the materials and equipment needed, as well as step-by-step instructions to the basic techniques.Templates for all designs featured in this book are included at the back of the book, which can either be copied as they are, or used as a starting point for your own designs.
There are more than 30 projects in total, from Sunflower Vase and Sponged Snowflake Plate through to Plant Pots and Arched Mirror. With step-by-step instructions throughout and 300 inspirational photographs, this creative sourcebook will provide a wealth of ideas for craft enthusiasts of all abilities.