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Trompe L'Oeil: Grisaille: Architecture Drapery

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This how-to manual introduces the techniques of painting with monochrome washes, a key element of trompe l’oeil painting. It gives step-by step instructions for a variety of grisaille effects, shows how to utilize such avant-garde materials as sheet steel and plastic foil, and offers a collection of classical and modern motifs to copy.
Paperback, 96 pages
Published June 17th 2006 by W. W. Norton Company
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I'm interested in Grisaille for my own artwork and I'd like to eventually do some mural work on my own walls. I picked up this book to get a general idea of the technique and wall possibilities.

The book is pretty basic, yet highly informative and the images are lovely.
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