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Faux Painting Techniques Examples

by Guest on May 9, 2012

The Decorative Art of Wall Painting

Faux painting, also called faux finishing, is used to describe a wide range of decorative painting artistic techniques. The naming comes from the French word faux, meaning false, as these techniques started as a less expensive solution to textures like marble and wood by using artful painting.

Rag Dab
This type of faux finish is achieved by

Rag Rolling (dabbing)

Brush Stippling
This faux finish effect is achieved by

Brush Stippling


feathering_stippling
This faux effect is created
through a combination of

Feathering & Stippling


woodgraining
This faux finish effect is the result of

Wood-Graining

marbeling
Veiny faux finish effects
like this are the result of
a technique known as

Marbling

Spong Faux

dagging at least 2 colors
with a spong

Spong Faux

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