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How to apply wall texture. Photos show technique for creating several textured finishes.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1997 (v.75#8) pg. 44

Texture painting is easy! Instructions on how to give painted projects a three dimensional look using paintable texture gel. A wooden box with hinged lid is painted with trillium motifs.
CRAFTS Jan 1996 (v.19#1) pg. 50, 41

Plastic wrap texturizing with paint creates the illusion of dimensional texture.
CRAFTS Feb 1997 (v.20#2) pg. 76

Texturizing painted walls with a rag finish. Glaze is rolled on and then removed by pressing folded parchment paper against the wall.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1991 (v.18#4) pg. 70

How to create a textured diamond design on walls. Tissue paper, a simple wallpapering technique and painted on diamonds add new life to old, weathered walls. Low-luster and semi-gloss paints are used on alternate diamonds to create a subtle differentiation.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1993 (v.20#5) pg. 18

Texturizing and color-blending techniques for renovating aging walls. Includes instructions for walls with the look of polished gun metal and for walls with a thin layer of slightly arched ridges.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1994 (v.21#6) pg. 18

How to use sand and paint to create a textured finish on walls.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1995 (v.22#3) pg. 74

Ralston finish for texturing walls combines glazing and ragging. Stencils, sponge-painted with gold metallic paint, added over the dried glaze.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1995 (v.22#6) pg. 32

How to paint interior stucco walls with glazes of color to enhance the texture. Includes information on creating a textured plaster finish on plain walls.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1996 (v.23#1) pg. 26

Textured wall finish and metallic accents of silver and gold set off an eye-catching stenciled border in an antelope motif.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1996 (v.23#6) pg. 16, 40

Torn paper texture. How to use brown paper and a sponge-painted finish to apply an interesting surface to walls or other flat surfaces.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1997 (v.24#2) pg. 12

Wall embossing. Techniques for creating (1) combed crescent and (2) shell scallop textured finishes on walls.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1999 (v.26#1) pg. 20

A unique wall textured finish features the application of crumpled tissue paper and pearl metallic stripes.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Oct 1999 (v.26#5) pg. 70

How to apply ready-mixed, vinyl-acrylic based texture paints to a wall or ceiling.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #195 Jan 1979 (v.29#1) pg. 48

The forgotten art of texturing. How to use texture paints and compounds to achieve expensive-looking results.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #232 Oct 1982 (v.32#8) pg. 45

Texture for your walls. Give walls a facelift with easy-to-apply texture material from a can.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #305 Feb 1990 (v.40#2) pg. 42

Tips on removing textured paint from a wall.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #314 Jan 1991 (v.41#1) pg. 4
Added Info FAMILY HANDYMAN #319 Jun 1991 (v.41#6) pg. 6
Added Info FAMILY HANDYMAN #322 Oct 1991 (v.41#9) pg. 6

Applying a spray-texture finish to a ceiling using rented equipment.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #362 Oct 1995 (v.45#9) pg. 64

Repairing damaged ceiling texture.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #363 Nov 1995 (v.45#10) pg. 24

Tip explains how to cosmetically repair small cracks in a textured ceiling.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #369 Jun 1996 (v.46#6) pg. 8

Rag-rolled interior walls. How to achieve a sponge-applied, parchement glaze effect featuring subdued color and subtle texture. This techniques goes by the name of rag rolling, glazing, faux finishing, and sponge painting.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #385 Feb 1998 (v.48#2) pg. 36

Basic instructions for spraying textured ceilings.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #392 Oct 1998 (v.48#9) pg. 34

Tip: Make your own textured paint by adding bits of styrofoam to ordinary latex paint.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jul-Aug 1982 (v.7#4) pg. 8

How to use texture paints on your walls. Preliminary surface preparation and texturing techniques explained.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #587 Apr 1977 (v.73) pg. 78

Home-brewed texture paint. Use joint cement thinned to brushing consistency and topped with a finish coat of regular wall paint. Cost is 1/5 of commercial texture paint.
NEW SHELTER Feb 1980 (v.1#1) pg. 16
Added Info NEW SHELTER Jul-Aug 1980 (v.1#5) pg. 10

Tip: Mixture of latex paint and joint compound is applied to interior drywall and plaster walls to hide surface irregularities.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1987 (v.15#4) pg. 58

How to apply texture paint to your wall and achieve various patterns using a brush, putty knife, corrugated cardboard, etc.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1980 (v.216#5) pg. 154

Cover wall cracks for good using low-cost texturing. Includes three ways to paint textured walls.
WORKBENCH Feb-Mar 1992 (v.48#1) pg. 50