This practical guide to exterior decorating features 25 weatherproof paint effects, with options for five surfaces: plaster, cement, wood, metal, and stone. Step-by-step projects are provided for a wide variety of decorative finishes including stucco treatment, faux tiles, frescos, lime washing, verdigris, moss effects, and more.
Marina Niven owns a decorating business and a curtain workshop, and teaches decorative painting and interior decorating. She was involved in the restoration of the Villa Ciano in Tuscany and, together with Nella Opperman, designed and painted the ceilings of the Sultan of Brunei's reception rooms in London.
Louise Hennigs runs her own business as a designer of interior finishes and freelances as a colour consultant. She has been commissioned by architects, designers, interior decorators and independent clients to undertake a variety of projects for restaurants, wine estates and hotels.