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Is Faux Painting Still Hot or Not?

by Birgit
WHAT EXACTLY IS FAUX PAINTING? The word “faux” means mimicking the look or feel of other materials, such as marble, granite, suede, or wood. While it takes some know-how, patience, and creativity to successfully complete a faux finish project, the results will convince you that the work and amount of time spent were worth it. The Most Common Faux Techniques Sponging: Sponging is perhaps the easiest form of faux painting technique to learn. All it takes is a natural sea sponge, glaze, and two or three colors of paint to add dimension. Marbleizing: Probably one of the most common ones. […]