Faux Paint Effect´s

The word 'faux' is a French phrase indicating fake or untrue. Fake finishing is the painting of a surface
in a way as to imitate the physical appearance of the real object.
The background of faux finishing goes back many years to the early days in Pompeii when artists
painted fake stones. During the Renaissance time period, Europe grasped the concept too.
At that time a novice studied and practiced for 10 decades or longer to perfect the strategies.
The end results were so precise that it was often virtually impossible to distinguish between the actual
end and the faux finish.

Fake finishing to resemble marble has from that time to this become a very popular style to
replicate. In fact, marble is the most popular stone to imitate. Fake marble can be utilised in
several locations where genuine marble cannot  be employed because of the  weight and price.
Granite is another popular surface area to replicate. Similarly, several varieties of wood finishes
can be achieved by means of faux finishing approaches.

You can duplicate the appearance and finish of several metals with the correct paints and faux
finishing methods. Gold, silver, copper, bronze and lead can all be duplicated on wooden, plaster
tiles,cement, plastic, metal - any paintable area., leather, tortoise shell and cork are well-known
products to imitate. There appears to be no restriction to what can be achieved with faux finishes.
Do you have a concrete floor that you want a faux look achieved? It is possible to create this
method of decoration almost anywhere.

Faux painting is an ancient style that can change your house dramatically and create a pleasant
and soothing environment for you and any room in your home. It can add a high level of texture to
your  walls or ceilings  changing the whole theme of the room adding individual style and  character.
Choose to either change or compliment your existing interior design and furnishings with the help
of Superior Interiors


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