Archives for September 2012

Painted Homes by pascal Amblard

Painted Homes by Pascal Amblard To purchase this book, click here: The large living room The sobriety and luminosity of the large living room really correspond to the atmosphere of a contemporary apartment, matching very well with the owners’ life style.  It was essential to find a décor that took into account the classicism of […]

Decors et Voilages

Decors et Voilages (Curtains and Valances) is a technical book for upholsterers. With many sketches, the instructions are easy to follow. You will learn complex folds for window dressings, canopy beds, and interior curtain treatments. Decorative painters will love the period renderings that are easy to copy and paint. Perfect for muralists who paint fabric. […]

Perspective study of Interiors

Traite de Perspective d’Architecture Interieure (Perspective study of Interiors) is a highly detailed study of perspective in interiors. It is the most complete book on the subject. Written in French, the description is thorough and clear. For those who don’t read French, the lithograph drawings and diagrams speak for themselves and one can still learn […]

Manuel de sculpture sur bois

Manuel de sculpture sur bois is primarily for the wood carver. This is a step-by-step to creating carved ornaments for furniture, panelling, and any other wood project. For the decorative painter, there are tons of classical and period style ornamentation ideas, where it becomes clear how to render a painted design. Technique book on wood […]

Wood Panelling in Carnavalet Museum

Wood Panelling in Carnavalet Museum shows the renovation process and results of this fantastic museum in Paris. The Carnavalet was a private hotel in the 17, 18th Centuries. Recently, the hotel was completely restored to show it’s original interiors. Great lengths were taken to get a complete color analysis so restorations were accurate. The beautiful strong […]