Faux Marble Glaze Project

Rick sent in a gorgeous example of how to accentuate a room with faux marble. He used just tape and glaze! Technorati Tags: faux marble tile, faux marble wall, tape and glaze

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How to Faux Granite Laminate Counters

DIY projects are busting out all over. It’s Spring… so it’s time to give your kitchen a great new look. One of the questions I get often (really often) is “How Do I Paint Faux Granite on Laminate Counters? These are just 2 questions from the piles of mail: Can you paint countertops? – I […]

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Here Is An Easy Way To Paint Dove Marble

This marble is one of the easiest to imitate on the whole list. It is a veined marble and chiefly a warm gray with white veining. The background color for dove-marble is a warm grey, formed of black, white, and a small proportion of red. The first process is to lay over the work with […]

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The Secrets Of Painting Sienna Faux Marble Finish

This marble is more extensively imitated than any of the others, with the exception of white marble with black veins, and there is no wonder that it is so with its wealth of forms. No matter what which one you like or paint – it is pretty sure to look like some specimen sienna faux […]

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Paint Faux Marble Like A Fine Artist

Sienna Red or Florence Faux Marble The marble called Sienna Red differs greatly in character, and this specimen is introduced to show how a painter may vary the character, so as to obtain an appearance in every way true to nature, and yet differing from the marbles in common use. The background for this variety […]

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Little Known Ways To Paint Faux Green Marble

Verd Antique Green Faux Marble This marble is probably just a variation of the Egyptian green marble, which it closely resembles in all its colorings. It contains more veining’s than the other, although it shows clumps of conglomerate very much the same in formation as the Egyptian marble. You can vary from the directions given […]

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Faux Marble In Black and White

With the exception of the background color and the reversing of the color used in the veining – Black marble with white veining and white marble with black and gray veins are so much alike that the same description will do for each of them. They are veined marbles, and many specimens show fissures which […]

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How To Faux Granite

An artist will very rarely attempt faux granite painting any other than the common fine-grained granites. The term granite has been used in a very indefinite sense, and in fact signified any granular stone, but it has now a more restricted meaning. Granites commonly consist of mica, quartz, and hornblende, or feldspar, and two of […]

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Paint Faux Marble By Imitation

Marbles may be divided up into two different types, and even these are somewhat interchangeable. It also will depend upon the angle that the slabs have been sawed as to whether they should be placed in type or the other. These two types of marble are the striated marbles, which includes the veined and serpentine […]

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