Types of decoupage

The decoration items decoupage technique, there are many areas and techniques: craquelure, patina, margarinovyj, overlaid gilding, the effect of lace, textured pattern. This is a decoupage. And learn it much easier than it seems at first glance. Moreover, in this work pleases not only a great result, but the whole fascinating process.

Decoupage as a hobby

Many students of Junior and senior classes seriously obsessed with decoupage. And it is right: after all this painstaking technique develops the imagination, the inner world and positive attitude towards life. To learn the technique of decoupage come and adults. Seriously addicted to decoupage some retirees. In addition to the interesting classes, decoupage is becoming for the elderly exerciser maintain fine motor skills of hands, another topic for conversation, and most of all, quite a noticeable increase in small pensions.

Among your friends too will not remain indifferent to the author's gifts and fine furnishings, hand made. Decoupage is good that the newcomers never knew how to draw and paint, you can use ready-made photo or simply swipe for the decoration of the object in this picture. You can decorate all the things in your home: furniture, dishes, walls, mirrors, vases, flower pots, books, picture frames, candles, curtains, lampshade, refrigerator and even their own shoes. Everything, on what the imagination will suffice. To be decorating almost any surface. Start with decoupage, plastic, ceramics, wood, stones, glass etc.

Beauty created by his own hand, will be well protected with varnish. A product made in the technique of decoupage, may even become the subject of family family pride.

The history of decoupage

Decoupage has a long and fascinating history that can be traced in different styles and directions of art in many countries. Technique boasts many well-known artists, including Marie Antoinette, Madame de Pompadour, Lord Byron, and even Matisse and Picasso.

Of course, to create masterpieces that will go down in history, it is necessary to have a terrific mindset and worldview themselves Pompadour or Picasso. But nobody prevents to nurture and develop this gift. Sam Pablo Picasso promoted: "Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up". Unplug your head, take a dip into childhood, go back to the artist.