Faux painting
Faux painting or faux finishing are terms used to describe decorative paint finishes that replicate the appearance of materials such as marble, wood or stone. The term comes from the French word faux,...
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Marbleizing
Marbleizing or faux marbling is the preparation and finishing of a surface to imitate the appearance of polished marble. It is typically used in buildings where the cost or weight of genuine marble wo...
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Thomas Kershaw
Thomas Kershaw (1819–1898) was a leading British pioneer of marbleizing, the creation of imitation marble finishes.He was born in Standish, Lancashire and from the age of 12 served his time as a...
Gary Lord
Gary Lord is Cincinnati, Ohio-based faux painting artist and teacher, born September 6, 1952. He owns a decorative painting business, Gary Lord Wall Options and Associates Inc, and is the founder of P...
Marmorino
Marmorino Veneziano is a plaster or stucco decoration used on walls. It was used as far back as Roman times, but was made popular once more during the Renaissance 500 years ago in Venice.It is made fr...
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Strié
Strié is a popular form of faux painting using glaze and paint brushes to create a soft natural striped texture. Strié is a negative glaze technique. The glaze is generally rolled over the entire sur...
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Color wash
A color wash is a popular technique in faux painting using paint thinned out with glaze to create a subtle wash of color over walls or other surfaces. Color washing is an easy and forgiving form of f...
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