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Reader, if I were not already a fervent believer in the power of paint, the use of paint in French chateaus would have changed my mind. But in fact when it comes to the power of paint, I’m like the Cowardly Lion: I DO believe in paint; I DO believe in paint. So I didn’t […]

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I am extremely well behaved, thanks to my grandmother, but I’m not quiet. I have lots of ideas and strong opinions and big eyes and my dad’s loud voice and babies love me because I show so much emotion in my face. But when I put the paint I’d chosen on the wall today, I […]

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Years ago my husband gave me Jocasta Innes’s book Paint Magic, which is completely inspiring and totally intimidating at the same time. She is a professional so she is really big on oil paints and pigments. I spent hours learning how to faux marble with oils (among other things, I faux marbled a series of […]

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